Report: Apple to Funnel Megabucks Into Original TV Content Development

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Apple reportedly has decided to put more than $ 1 billion toward the acquisition and development of original programming, part of a long-awaited rollout of a new television and film experience. The investment will leverage Apple’s thus far underwhelming Apple TV business, bolstering its core video and music library to fulfill the promise of disrupting traditional television and film studios, as well as traditional cable and satellite providers. The move is consistent with Apple’s historic pattern of waiting for a market to develop….
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Chinese regulators are investigating Tencent’s WeChat, Baidu’s Tieba, and Sina Weibo for user-generated content that “endangers national security” (Nyshka Chandran/CNBC)

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Nyshka Chandran / CNBC:
Chinese regulators are investigating Tencent’s WeChat, Baidu’s Tieba, and Sina Weibo for user-generated content that “endangers national security”  —  – Tencent, Baidu and Sina Weibo are being investigated by Chinese cyber-security regulators for potential violations


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News: Apple updates ‘Clips’ app with Disney and Pixar content

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Apple has released an update to Clips, the video app that the company debuted earlier this year designed to help users easily create videos fro their photos, music, and video clips. The new version adds content from Disney and Pixar, allowing users to include Mickey, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Daisy Duck, as well as popular characters from Toy Story and Inside Out. New Disney-designed posters have also been included that can be added to videos… …
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Adventure Time content now available in Minecraft Windows 10 and Pocket Editions

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Adventure Time content now available in Minecraft Windows 10 and Pocket Editions

The Adventure Time Pack is now available for the Windows 10 and Pocket Edition versions of the popular Minecraft video game. The pack unlocks a variety of content relating to the Adventure Time cartoon series and will likely be a hit with fans of the show.
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UE65KS9500 not switching into HDR mode when playing HDR content via the built-in Netflix app

UE65KS9500 not switching into HDR mode when playing HDR content via the built-in Netflix app

I have a Samsung UE65KS9500 (UK Model) which not switching into HDR colour mode when playing 4K HDR content via the built-in Netflix app. When I purchased the TV in October 2016 it did switch into HDR mode. The built-in Amazon app works fine and switches …
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Bound launches New App with Exclusive Content from Sci-Fi Legend

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California based Bound Publishing, Inc. today announces the soft launch of its app in the U.S. and Canada debuting exclusive content based on the new novel “The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.” by sci-fi legend Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland and named one of the “20 Books to Read this Summer” by Entertainment Weekly. Bound is a new app that combines serialized prose, art and audio with community features from the best storytellers in geek genres like sci-fi, fantasy and thrillers….
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