YouTube Jumps into the Live TV Streaming Fray


YouTube has jumped headfirst into the growing market for live streaming television with the announcement of YouTube TV, a service aimed squarely at DirecTV Now, Sling and other streaming TV services. YouTube’s cord-cutter friendly $35-a-month service will offer live sitcoms, dramas, news and sports from ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, ESPN, CW, Telemundo and other networks. It will include local TV stations offering news and sports. It will be accessible on mobile phones, tablets or computers, and it can be streamed to a television using Google Chromecast.

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GoPro shares surge more than 10% after Apple acquisition speculation

Article Image Shares of action cam maker GoPro jumped 16% on Thursday after market analysts speculated that the company may be an acquisition target for Apple.

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Pope features in White House's first ever Periscope production

Already signed up to all the major social media platforms, the White House has now also jumped aboard streaming service Periscope to bring users of the app live broadcasts from inside the Obama administration.

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Dish announces 'Sling TV' $20-per-month Internet TV service with ESPN, CNN, more

Satellite television provider Dish has jumped into the cord-cutting ring with a new over-the-top streaming television service featuring a number of big-name broadcasters, possibly signaling that content owners are becoming more at ease with alternative distribution methods that could bolster Apple’s own efforts.



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Demoted planet Pluto making a comeback?

Poor Pluto. Is it or isn’t it a planet? On September 18th, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics jumped into the debate — what is a planet? They had some experts discuss the definition of a planet and then they let the audience vote. Guess what? They voted that Pluto is a planet.

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Target Customers Broadcast Epic Checkout Fail


Target’s customers jumped en masse onto social media Sunday night after technical malfunctions at its stores around the country resulted in long checkout lines and, in some cases, inability to make purchases with store-branded credit cards. The episode struck a nerve with customers, not only because of the inconvenience, but because it was a reminder of another Target point-of-sale glitch: last year’s infamous security breach that may have affected as many as 110 million customers.

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