Month: January 2018

AT&T’s big DirecTV Now update arrives this spring

January 31, 2018

You now have a better idea of when AT&T’s next-gen TV platform will roll out to streamers on a larger scale. Alongside the telecom’s latest earnings, CEO Randall Stephenson has confirmed that the “next-gen” DirecTV Now will launch in spring 2018….

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Apple Music adds exclusive DJ mixes from Steve Aoki and more

January 31, 2018

Spotify and Apple Music partnered up with Dubset, a rights-management and distribution platform for DJs and remixers, a couple of years ago. Sony Music and independent record company Merlin also partnered with the company to make sure samples …

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Comcast adds Super Bowl-specific voice cues to Xfinity X1 service

January 31, 2018

Comcast has been expanding entertainment options Xfinity X1 platform, from fantasy football to Jackbox games on its cable boxes. But in anticipation of Americans’ most entertaining weekend, the company has added new voice commands to help fans catch…

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Square Cash now allows anyone to buy and sell bitcoin

January 31, 2018

Square’s Cash App has been helping people send and receive money without fees for a while now. Originally an money-by-email service, Cash App has grown into a more robust offering with its own prepaid Visa card. The company has been testing buying an…

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Microsoft’s cloud business just keeps growing

January 31, 2018

If there’s one major takeaway from Microsoft’s earnings reports over the last few years, it’s this: The cloud is everything for Microsoft. And, based on the company’s financials for the second quarter of 2018, its success in the cloud doesn’t appear…

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