Friday, July 10, 2020

CBS All Access greenlights ‘Strange New Worlds,’ a new Star Trek series about Pike...

CBS All Access isn’t done launching new Star Trek shows. After bringing the franchise back to TV with “Star Trek: Discovery” in 2017, then revisiting some beloved characters with “Star...

New bill threatens journalists’ ability to protect sources – TechCrunch

Runa Sandvik works on digital security for journalists, founded upon her experiences working at The New York Times, the Freedom of the Press Foundation and The Tor Project. Online child exploitation...

Randall Stephenson to step down as AT&T chief, succeeded by COO John Stankey –...

A big changing of the guard is underway at one of the world’s biggest and iconic names in telecoms and media: AT&T today announced that Randall Stephenson will be stepping...

Spotify and Warner Music Group renew their global licensing deal, resolve issue in India...

Spotify and Warner Music Group have renewed their global licensing partnership, the two said on Wednesday, confirming that the giant music label’s songs will now be available on the Sweden-headquartered...

MSCHF’s latest stunt is to pirate video from Netflix and Hulu and Disney+ and...

It’s very likely that you don’t know MSCHF. It’s also likely that you’ve come across one of their wild-ass projects. From “Jesus Shoes” filled with holy water to a collar...

US threatens to pull big tech’s immunities if child abuse isn’t curbed – TechCrunch

The Department of Justice is proposing a set of voluntary principles that take aim at tech giants in an effort to combat online sexual abuse. The principles are part of a...

Disney CEO Bob Iger steps down – TechCrunch

Yesterday was a big day for executive moves, with Bob Iger stepping down as Disney CEO and Keith Block stepping down as Salesforce co-CEO. Meanwhile, Facebook has acquired another VR...

Our.News fights misinformation with a ‘nutrition label’ for news stories – TechCrunch

A startup called Our.News is working to make its users smarter consumers of the news. In other words, it’s confronting some big, seemingly intractable problems. For one thing, there’s a tremendous...

Netflix begins streaming in AV1 on Android – TechCrunch

Netflix announced this week that it has started to stream titles in AV1 on Android in what could significantly help the two-year-old media codec gain wider adoption. The world’s biggest...

NBC partners with Snapchat on four daily shows for 2020 Tokyo Olympics – TechCrunch

Snapchat and NBC Olympics are again teaming up to produce customized Olympics content for users in the U.S. — this time, for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics this summer. The companies...

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