Viacom to purchase Pluto TV for $340 Million

“Viacom Inc. said on Tuesday it will buy Pluto TV, a free video streaming TV service, for $340 million in cash to expand its advanced advertising business,” Reuters reports. “Viacom’s moves reflect a rekindled interest in advertising supported digital media kicked off by Roku, a device maker that helped viewers stream online videos on TVs […]

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Hackers hack into family’s Nest surveillence camera, send fake warning of North Korean Missle Attack

“Laura Lyons was preparing food in her kitchen Sunday when the lazy afternoon took a turn for the absurd,” Matthias Gafni reports for The Mercury News. “A loud squawking — similar to the beginning of an emergency broadcast alert — blasted from the living room, the Orinda mother said, followed by a detailed warning of […]

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 Apple offering another ‘Shot on iPhone Challenge’ to possibly be featured in advertisements

Apple is kicking off 2019 by celebrating the most stunning photographs captured on iPhone, the world’s most popular camera, by inviting iPhone users to submit their best shots. From January 22 to February 7, Apple is looking for outstanding photographs for a Shot on iPhone Challenge. A panel of judges will review worldwide submissions and […]

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Rumor: Apple planning to launch two new low-cost iPads during first half of 2019

“Taiwan-based touch panel makers General Interface Solution (GIS) and TPK Holding are expected to maintain stable shipments in the first half of 2019 thanks to orders for new iPad series products, according to industry sources,” Siu Han and Steve Shen report for DigiTimes. “Apple reportedly plans to launch two entry-level tablets in the first half […]

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