Sunday, May 31, 2020

If you haven’t watched ‘Succession’ yet, what are you even doing? – TechCrunch

You’ve probably already heard that HBO’s “Succession” (which recently completed its second season) is amazing. And as three East Coast tech reporters, we were probably the easiest targets for the...

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...

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...

Sahara Reporters founder Sowore remains detained in Nigeria – TechCrunch

The founder of African investigative digital media site Sahara Reporters Omoyele Sowore remains detained in Nigeria on charges including treason, his wife Opeyemi Sowore told TechCrunch. Her husband founded Sahara Reporters...

Plex launches a co-watching experience for its on-demand library and users’ personal media –...

Virtual viewing parties that let people watch video together remotely have become a popular way to stay connected with friends and family amid the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier today, Hulu announced...

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...

How to get people to open your emails – TechCrunch

Julian Shapiro Contributor Julian Shapiro is the founder of BellCurve.com, a growth marketing agency that trains you to become a marketing professional. He also writes at Julian.com. More posts by this contributor How to...

Anti-utopian type design with Monotype’s Charles Nix – TechCrunch

Monotype recently introduced a new typeface called Ambiguity, created by its Type Director, Charles Nix. Its unusual proportions deliberately challenge typographical conventions, going wide where a letter was once narrow...

Spotify turns its personalization technology to podcasts with launch of Your Daily Podcasts –...

Spotify is taking the personalization technology that powers its music playlists, like Discover Weekly and Daily Mix, and turning it to podcasts. The company announced this morning the launch of...

HBO Max will release Zack Snyder’s cut of ‘Justice League’ – TechCrunch

WarnerMedia announced today that director Zack Snyder’s version of “Justice League” will be released on HBO Max in 2021. Snyder is the only credited director on the 2017 superhero...

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