Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Is Facebook Really Going To Spend $1 Billion On Scripted Original Content?

The digital distribution space is quickly becoming crowded, with some of the biggest tech giants deciding they want a piece of the pie. Everyone wants the next big hit original series,...

Epson Just Unveiled A New 130-inch ‘Screen-Free’ Laser TV

The home projector market is likely far bigger than you think, and Epson is the market leader by a wide margin, with a 53% market share in the United States. The...

An In-Depth Look at the Rise of VR Porn

In the 21st century, porn is an economic and cultural engine unto itself, exerting influence on the economy, the bedroom and our technological world. It is sex education for this generation. And...

AT&T Breaks Out A New Entertainment Focused Tablet

AT&T introduced an entertainment-focused tablet in an effort to leverage its expansion into digital media and advertising. AT&T Primetime, as the slate is branded, will be available starting on Friday for $10...

Paradigm Shift: Netflix Signs Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes, one of the best-known producers in television, is making the leap from ABC to Netflix. And the timing could not be more significant. Rhimes' existing hit shows like "Grey's Anatomy"...

Music and Artificial Intelligence

  Tech firms have developed artificial intelligence (AI) that can learn how to write music. So will machines soon be composing symphonies, hit singles and bespoke soundtracks?  TRY IT OUT You can experiment with AI...

Interesting Move: Netflix Buys Comic Book Publisher Run by ‘Modern-Day Stan Lee’

U.S. video streaming company Netflix Inc said on Monday it bought comic book publisher Millarworld, home to titles such as "Kick-Ass" and "Kingsman," in its first ever acquisition. Millarworld, run by Scottish...

Amazon Buys Into Hollywood Spending, But What Does The Return Look Like?

The billions Amazon spends for TV shows and films could be why it may report a loss this quarter. Amazon.com Inc is quickly ramping up the billions of dollars a year it spends...

How Blockchain Can Revolutionize Music & Media Industries

Hearing a lot about Blockchain these days? Thinking about what is Blockchain? Or what are its applications in entertainment sectors like Music & Media Industries? Then Hang on you will get all...

TV Sets Are Starting To Disappear From American Homes

After years of insisting it wasn’t so, the TV Industrial Complex now admits that it’s contracting: The number of people paying for TV has been declining for several years. But that’s not...

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Apple Is Hiring a Psychologist To Help Siri Have ‘Serious Conversations’

  Apple is on the hunt for a Siri software engineer with a background in counselling or psychology, according to a job listing spotted by CNBC's Christina Farr. The...