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NBC’s Peacock streaming service will launch on July 15th with three different price tiers
The Verge

Comcast’s new streaming service from NBCUniversal, Peacock, will be mostly free when it launches. There are three tiers, with the main tier being ad-supported. A completely ad-free subscription service will also exist. It will launch in April. more…

Amazon Prime, Hulu, and Netflix: The big three streaming services compared
Techhive.com

Which online entertainment service offers cord-cutters the best combination of original content, user interface, and bottom-line value? more…

Best of CES 2020
Phandroid.com

CES may not be the best tech show for smartphones, but it does set the stage for what we should expect to see throughout 2020. While there were certainly a lot of products unveiled during the week, only a few were good enough to be selected for Phandroid’s “B… more…

Peacock, NBC’s new streaming service, won’t have Baby Yoda. But it will have ads.
Vox.com

It launches in April, and will feature news, Olympics and Jimmy Fallon more…

‘One Day at a Time’ Season 4, ‘Flack’ Season 2 Get March Premiere Dates at Pop TV
Variety.com

“One Day at a Time” Season 4 will premiere Mar. 24, while “Flack” Season 2 will premiere Mar. 13, Pop TV announced Monday. The new season of “One Day at a Time” will be the first to air on the ViacomCBS network after it picked the show up post-Netflix cancell… more…

Why Altice USA Surged 65.5% in 2019
Fool.com

It was a good year for cable operators, despite cord-cutting. more…

Only Disney+ Can Stop Netflix Now
Fool.com

We'll find out soon if Netflix really needs to fear this competitor. more…

The 3 Most Expensive Stocks Warren Buffett Owns
Fool.com

Compared to the usual Berkshire Hathaway purchases, these stocks' P/E ratios are on the high side, but there are good reasons why the famous value investor isn't bothered by that. more…

3 Video Streaming Stocks You Can Bank On
Fool.com

Don't let the video streaming wars scare you -- it's a great thing for these companies. more…

Shaw Communications Inc (SJR) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
Fool.com

SJR earnings call for the period ending November 30, 2019. more…

Compassionate Leadership 101: Twelve Lessons From Business Innovators
Forbes.com

Business leaders across sectors share lessons for how to blend hearts and minds at work. more…

Advertising Revenue And Content Ownership Make Discovery, Inc. An Attractive Play
Seekingalpha.com

Discovery's advertising revenue growth is outpacing distribution revenue. This foreshadows overall revenue resilience as media distribution is disrupted.As an owner of some of cable TV's most popular programming, Discovery can thrive in a direct-to-consumer e… more…

AMC Networks: Doomsday Valuation And An Ok Outlook
Seekingalpha.com

While the bundle started declining in 2013, AMC Networks has almost doubled its revenue and kept operating margins stable over that time.The company has increasingly focused on producing its own content for its channels, in order to offset viewership declines… more…

Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) CEO Bradley Shaw on Q1 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
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As 2020 field dwindles, tech's biggest adversaries advance - Politico
Politico

College campuses face facial recognition reckoning — Barr turns up heat on Apple in encryption dispute more…

Antennas Direct Acquires Mohu to Create the Largest Antenna Company in the U.S.
Yahoo.com

Antennas Direct, the pioneer and leader in digital TV antenna technology, announced today that they have acquired Mohu, The Cord Cutting Company, and will now become the most trusted and largest company in the U.S. delivering TV antennas to the over-the-air (… more…

Christian missionaries retract claim that God TV is preventing suicide in remote Indigenous communities
ABC News (AU)

Missionaries from southern Australia are raising tens of thousands of dollars to travel to remote Indigenous communities to install the televangelist satellite and cable service. more…

Can NBC Strut Its Stuff With Peacock?
Vulture.com

What to know about the new streaming service. more…

As Netflix Collects Oscar Noms, Peacock Spreads Its Feathers
Vulture.com

Welcome to Buffering, a new Vulture column devoted to streaming TV. more…

How to tweak your TV's settings to get the best possible picture
Wired.co.uk

Fiddling with the maze of menus in your TVs settings to get the best picture isn't simple, so most don't bother. But you really should. Here's how to get the most out of your TV more…