Apple readies $1B war chest for Hollywood programming

Apple Inc. has set a budget of roughly $1 billion to procure and produce original content over the next year, according to people familiar with the matter—a sign of how serious the iPhone maker is about making a splash in Hollywood.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/16/apple-readies-1b-war-chest-for-hollywood-programming.html

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Facebook to Launch Paywall in Response to Publisher Pushback


Facebook last week confirmed its plan to launch a paywall for content providers, a move that could ease longstanding tensions with traditional publishers who objected to giving away their print stories for free. Campbell Brown, former CNN and NBC News journalist and current head of Facebook’s news partnerships unit, announced the plan at a New York digital media forum, outlining the company’s strategy for monetizing the news content that drives so much of the user engagement on the site.

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YouTube redirecting potential Isis recruits to anti-terrorist content

The platform will redirect people searching for violent extremist content to videos that confront and discredit extremist messaging and mythology.

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The 3 Crucial Stages of an Effective Content Marketing Strategy


There are three key stages of implementing a content-based lead generation strategy — content development, targeting and prospect nurturing — that marketers should take into account. However, they often focus on one stage more than the others, missing out on opportunities for optimization.
That is one of the findings of a study released Tuesday by NetLine, a B2B content syndication lead generation network that processes more than 700 thousand leads monthly across 300 industry sectors.

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Research suggests glasses-free 3D videos could be coming soon to home TVs

Hardware for glasses-free TV already exists, but a new AI program will create more compatible content through software conversion. New research converts existing 3D content to a format compatible with glasses-free 3D TVs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/12/research-suggests-glasses-free-3d-videos-could-be-coming-soon-to-home-tvs.html

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Facebook's Original Programming Plans Take Shape


Facebook last week signed agreements with several content firms — among them Vox, Buzzfeed, ATTN and Group Nine Media, according to reports. The deals are widely viewed as part of the company’s strategy to attract millennials to its live-streaming Web content. Facebook will offer multi-tiered programming, according to a report that cited sources familiar with the plans. The service is expected to include Facebook’s own scripted original shows, which will run up to 30 minutes, as well other companies’ shorter videos, running up to 10 minutes.

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YouTube revamps Restricted Mode feature that sparked outrage over LGBT content

YouTube has made changes to its Restricted Mode, which is designed to hide objectionable content, after the feature sparked intense criticism of the video sharing service.

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Facebook launches review of video content after horrific Cleveland killing

Facebook says that it will launch a review of its video content after horrific footage showing the killing of an elderly man was posted on the social network Sunday.

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Following YouTube gaffe, AT&T, Verizon may pull most of their ads from Google

After their ads appeared next to extremist content on YouTube, telecom companies AT&T and Verizon said they were going to pull their ads from the video site. But the fallout may go further than just YouTube.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/23/following-youtube-gaffe-at-t-verizon-may-pull-most-their-ads-from-google.html

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Google unveils super-resolution ‘zoom-and-enhance’ tech

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Not content with traditional methods of increasing the detail in blurry images, Google researchers have invented a way to add detail by borrowing from other, similar images.

The post Google unveils super-resolution ‘zoom-and-enhance’ tech appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/244105-google-unveils-super-resolution-tech-enhances-works?source=Computing

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Facebook's alleged secretive censorship guidelines leaked in new report

Facebook’s content removal policies, including its confounding guidelines on hate speech, have been detailed in alleged internal documents leaked in a new report by German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/21/facebooks-alleged-secretive-censorship-guidelines-leaked-in-new-report.html

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AT&T's DirecTV Now Looking Like a Bargain for Consumers

DirecTV Now, AT&T’s online streaming service that will offer a lot of DirecTV’s content without the need for a satellite dish, will cost only $35 a month when it launches at the end of November.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/25/att-directv-now-looking-like-bargain-for-consumers.html

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