Apple Might Need to Think Different About TV


Apple’s tough negotiating stance apparently has hobbled its efforts to bring entertainment industry companies on board with its planned streaming TV service. Talks with Disney, 21st Century Fox and CBS reportedly have fallen through. Had the entertainment and cable TV industry given in, Apple’s demands would have turned current practices topsy-turvy. For example, Apple reportedly wanted a multiyear freeze on the monthly per-viewer rate it would pay for Disney Channel licenses, whereas the standard practice is to increase rates annually.

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Florida sheriff vows to arrest Tim Cook if Apple won't comply with court orders

Article Image Apple’s firm stance against decrypting iPhones in criminal investigations could land CEO Tim Cook in jail, if the sheriff in one rural Florida county has his way.

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Law enforcement groups, San Bernardino victims file in support of government in Apple vs FBI row

Article Image Following friend of the court filings in support of Apple’s stance on encryption, law enforcement groups and the families of six San Bernardino victims issued countering arguments on Thursday backing the government.

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The FAA says it will shoot down your drone if you fly within 36 miles of the Super Bowl

The Federal Aviation Administration is taking a tough stance on drones at the Super Bowl this year: bring them, and we’ll shoot them down.

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AT&T May Leave Anti-Net Neutrality Ranks


AT&T has just revealed what it would take for it to change its stance on Net neutrality: regulators’ approval of its purchase of DirecTV. The company has offered to accept the rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission early this year, according to reports that surfaced Wednesday. It was just last month that the FCC denied petitions from a slew of companies — including AT&T — to delay its implementation of the rules. Now it appears that opposition may be dwindling — assuming that AT&T is able to seal the DirecTV deal.

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No, Windows 10 won’t be a free upgrade for OS pirates

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Microsoft has clarified its stance on non-Genuine OS versions and future upgrades to Windows 10: If you don’t have a legal copy of the OS now, Redmond isn’t going to give you one.

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Apple now allowing marijuana-themed App Store downloads in 23 US states where drug is legal

America’s stance on marijuana is changing, and so too are Apple’s App Store policies, as the iPhone maker has begun giving the greenlight to cannabis-related apps, provided they are accessed from a state where the drug has been legalized.



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