PlayStation Vue is Adding a Ton of NBC Affiliates Tonight

If you are a PlayStation Vue subscriber you may want to see if you have new locals. We are receiving widespread reports of new NBC affiliates going live on PlayStation Vue tonight. So far we have confirmed that NBC KARE11 in Minneapolis, NBC WRAL Raleigh, NC, Charlotte, NC, Portland, OR, and more have all been added. This should put PlayStation Vue closer to 300 live locals but we are unsure the exact number of locals. It has been a year now since Sony has announced a full list of locals they currently offer. So the following is our list of every local affiliate Click Here to Read more

Tomorrow is The Last Day to Get FREE Amazon Shipping For Christmas

Amazon wants everyone to know if you want free shipping on Amazon orders in time for Christmas tomorrow is the last day. Prime members will still have a few extra days but if you want guaranteed free shipping and are not a Prime member tomorrow is the last day. “We are continually investing in Prime, adding more selection and making delivery faster and more convenient. In fact, in 2016, the last Prime Free Same-Day order from Amazon.com delivered in time for Christmas was ordered at 10:23 a.m. on Christmas Eve. The order included Venum Contender Boxing Gloves, and was delivered to a Prime member in Richmond, Virginia at 2:42 p.m. – Click Here to Read more

Uber investor departs venture firm amid harassment claims

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber Technologies Inc, said on Thursday that he would sever ties with his venture capital company, Sherpa Capital, after being accused of sexual misconduct. FILE PHOTO – Shervin Pishevar speaks during 2016 TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, California, U.S. September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach Pishevar, who has denied the accusations, said in a statement provided by his lawyer that he was voluntarily leaving Sherpa Capital, which he co-founded, because of ongoing “untruthful attacks” against him. Bloomberg reported in November that five women accused Pishevar of Click Here to Read more

The FCC Has Repealed Net Neutrality

We have known for some time this was going to happen but today the FCC made it official and has repealed Net Neutrality. This will return the internet to the rules that governed it at the start of 2015. The vote was 3-2 party-line vote by the Federal Communications Commission to repeal the controversial utility-like oversight of internet service providers that was put in place by Democrats in 2015. “The internet is the greatest free-market innovation in history,” Ajit Pai, the Republican who took over as FCC chairman in January and pushed the repeal, said before the vote. ”Entrepreneurs and innovators guided the internet far better than Click Here to Read more

U.S. regulators ditch net neutrality rules as legal battles loom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape. The approval of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal marked a victory for internet service providers like AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc and hands them power over what content consumers can access. Democrats, Hollywood and companies like Google parent Alphabet Inc and Facebook Inc had urged Pai, a Republican appointed by U.S. President Donald Trump, to keep Click Here to Read more

Limited Time Deal: One Year of MoviePass & Fandor Streaming Just $89.99

MoviePass, the service that lets you see unlimited movies for $9.95 a month, and Fandor, a streaming service with over 5,000 movies, announced this week that they have teamed up with Costco. Now if you are a Costco member you can get MoviePass and Fandor streaming for a year for just $89.99. “We’ve long been fans of Fandor’s library of movies and we’re excited to partner with them and Costco to bring new members this incredible limited-time offer,” said Mitch Lowe, CEO of MoviePass. “MoviePass is ultimately about celebrating our love of movies, whether you stream them at home or Click Here to Read more

Protesters gather as U.S. regulators meet to end net neutrality

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday to rescind rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, as protesters gathered to oppose the change. Net neutrality advocates rally in front of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ahead of Thursday’s expected FCC vote repealing so-called net neutrality rules in Washington, U.S., December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal marks a victory for internet service providers like AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc that opposed the regulations, popularly known as net neutrality rules, and hands them power over what web content Click Here to Read more

Disney Buys Fox For $52 Billion – Now Owns 60% of Hulu

Today it became official as Disney is buying Fox for about $29.54 per share, based on Disney’s closing share price Wednesday. The businesses included giving the deal a total value of approximately $66.1 billion, with Disney assuming $13.7 billion of Fox’s net debt. With this deal, Disney will get ownership of 20th Century Fox movie and television studio, Fox’s 22 regional sports channels, cable channels including FX and National Geographic, and Fox’s portfolio of international operations, including a fast-growing pay-TV service in India. The deal will also give Disney 60% ownership of Hulu. The deal does not include Fox News, the Fox broadcast network, Click Here to Read more

Gibraltar launches financial services license for blockchain

LONDON (Reuters) – Gibraltar’s financial services watchdog will introduce the world’s first bespoke license for “fintech” firms using blockchain distributed ledger technology from next month in a bid to attract start-ups to the British overseas territory as it prepares for Brexit. FILE PHOTO: The Spanish city of La Linea de la Concepcion (rear), and the top of the Rock, a monolithic limestone promontory, are seen next to the construction (R) of Cape Vantage, in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, south of Spain, August 16, 2013. REUTERS/Jon Nazca/File Photo The move is the first of its kind and would formally Click Here to Read more

DIRECTV NOW is Sending Out More DVR Invites Tonight

Did you miss out on the first few rounds of DIRECTV NOW DVR invites? Well, go check your email as AT&T is sending out a massive number of DVR invites today. If you want to see if you got an invite to the DIRECTV NOW beta make sure to check the email address you gave AT&T and look in your spam to make sure it didn’t end up there. Here is part of the email that is going out to new beta testers today: Based on your signup response and app availability, in the next 24 hours you will be provided access to the DIRECTV NOW Beta app for Click Here to Read more

The AirTV 2 Will Stream Your Antenna to Any Sling TV App Around The World

A few weeks ago we reported that Sling TV was working on a second gen Air TV device. Now we get some new details of what it can do. According to a new app called “AirTV: Watch Local TV Anywhere” that briefly appeared in the Amazon app store and was spotted by AFTVnews you will be able to stream your antenna from the air TV device to other devices like the Fire TV. No longer will you need one antenna for each TV but with the AirTV 2 and Sling TV you can watch your antenna around the world. The Click Here to Read more

T-Mobile to launch TV service in 2018, buy Layer3 TV

NEW YORK (Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday that it would launch a new streaming television service next year after buying startup Layer3 TV for an undisclosed amount. FILE PHOTO – A T-Mobile logo is advertised on a building sign in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 11, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo The moves come as competitors seek ways to provide content to win over customers in a saturated mobile market, and after the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier and No. 4 rival Sprint Corp ended merger talks last month. T-Mobile Chief Financial Officer Braxton Carter said last week Click Here to Read more

Comcast Promises to Be Good After Net Neutrality Repeal

Tomorrow the FCC will vote on repealing Net Neutrality. Today Comcast wanted to make it clear that they won’t abuse their powers as an ISP in a blog post by David L. Cohen Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer. In the blog post Comcast promised the following points: Will Comcast broadband customers still be able to visit any lawful site they want to?  Yes. Will Comcast block or throttle access to Internet sites?  No. Is Comcast creating Internet fast lanes?  No, we’ve said consistently we’ve not entered into paid prioritization agreements and have no plans to do so. Will Comcast still Click Here to Read more

YouTube Adds 4K Support to The Xbox One

This week Google updated their Xbox One app with 4K support and says HDR support is on the way. 4K HDR support will be added to the Xbox One S and the Xbox One X. Currently the ability to watch 4K video is limited to the Xbox One and the Xbox One S. If you have these models you may need to update your YouTube app to take advantage of the 4K video. Update: We are now being told this is a separate app that you need to download through the Windows Store. This all comes days after Google announced Click Here to Read more

T-Mobile is Launching a “Disruptive” TV Service in 2018

Well, add one more live TV service for cord cutters to the list. Today T-Mobile announced that they plan to take on cable and satellite TV with their own TV service. Here is the announcement from T-Mobile: [embedded content] “People love their TV, but they hate their TV providers. And worse, they have no real choice but to simply take it – the crappy customer service, clunky technology and outrageous bills loaded with fees! That’s where we come in. We’re gonna fix the pain points and bring real choice to consumers across the country,” said John Legere, president and CEO of Click Here to Read more