Sunday, May 31, 2020

Gal Gadot and Chris Pine are back in the first trailer for ‘Wonder Woman...

Despite the financial success of the goofily likable “Aquaman,” Gal Gadot’s “Wonder Woman” probably remains the biggest draw in DC’s Extended Universe. She’s returning to big screens next year in...

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...

Disney officially launches its streaming ‘crown jewel,’ Disney+ – TechCrunch

The centerpiece of Disney’s streaming strategy is here. After an initial test in the Netherlands, Disney+ is officially launching in the United States and Canada today, with a lineup of original...

Spotify’s podcasting app Anchor now helps you make trailers – TechCrunch

Spotify’s simple podcasting suite, Anchor, is today introducing a new feature designed to help creators promote their podcast: trailers. On the Anchor app for iOS and Android, podcasters will now...

Sony to shut down PlayStation Vue on January 30, 2020 – TechCrunch

Sony’s live TV streaming service, PlayStation Vue, is shutting down. The service will no longer be available as of January 30, 2020, the company announced today. The news comes...

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...

Why the Facebook News tab shouldn’t be trusted – TechCrunch

Are we really doing this again? After the pivot to video. After Instant Articles. After news was deleted from the News Feed. Once more, Facebook dangles extra traffic, and journalism...

Somehow, ‘Dark Fate’ got me excited about the Terminator again – TechCrunch

The release of a new Terminator sequel has become a familiar ritual: The latest filmmakers acknowledge the greatness of the first two movies, then mumble awkwardly about the other sequels...

Netflix to raise $2 billion in debt to fund more content spending – TechCrunch

For the second time this year, Netflix is offering $2 billion in debt to fund its investment in content, including original programming, content acquisitions, investments and more. The news was...

Apple creates its own TV studio, will produce WWII drama ‘Masters of Air’ –...

While Apple has a long list of new programming lined up for its TV+ subscription streaming service, the company won’t actually own any of the announced shows — until...

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