The Comunicano Communique for Tuesday January 19th 2016
The Comunicano Communique
Slow news day yesterday. Slow news today. Even the Uber driver yesterday was saying it was slow. Call it a holiday, but lots is happening in Miami where NAPTE is going on. That's the dealmaking show for the television industry. For my friends at YIPTV it was also a milestone moment. 100 Channels in less than nine months is nice growth. What's more impressive is with the number of subscribers they have YIPTV is as large as some cable operators in the top 20 in the USA. That's GROWTH...now onto the NEWS.
Have a view on the news today? Please let me know what you think....Andy Abramson
Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadband OTT television service YipTV, which allows subscribers to watch 17 live TV channels free, said today it has reached the major milestone of offering o ver 100 live channels of easily affordable TV programming only six months after launch.
Glenn Frey, the guitarist and singer who was a founding member of the Eagles, died Monday in New York City, the band said in a statement. He was 67. Frey died of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia, the band said. "Words can neither describe our sorrow,...
Amazon raised a lot of eyebrows last year when it announced that it was planning to start delivering packages by automated drones. Last month, Amazon released a new video showing a prototype of one of its delivery drones, which shares features of both helicopters and airplanes. Clearly, the company
2016 is being declared the year of bots. And it feels like there is a broad shift in the developer ecosystem away from traditional point-and-click apps, towards chat-based user interfaces.It's happening because there is broad consumer and developer fatigue with apps. Consumers don't want to ...
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Disruptive labor market changes, including the rise of robots and artificial intelligence, will result in a net loss of 5.1 million jobs over the next five years in 15 leading countries, according to an analysis published in Davos on Monday.
Ryan Craine hates carrying cash and finds writing checks to be a headache. He doesn't do much of either anymore - he mostly uses his smartphone to pay for things. Mr. Craine, a 28-year-old tech support worker in Washington, D.C., uses Apple Pay at the stores and restaurants that accept it.
During last night's democratic debate we were once again inundated with calls from politicians that a compromise was being sought between government leaders and Silicon Valley as it related to the battle on encryption. Arguments from government leaders echo previous sentiments regarding the dangerous world we live in.
That frustrating and sometimes lengthy period between boarding an airplane and taking off could soon be consigned to the history books. Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed an algorithm they hope will shorten how much time passes between passengers getting on board and into the sky.
Co-working spaces and membership clubs with a heavy tech bent have proliferated across the planet in recent years as the industry itself has exploded, and startups look to find flexible spaces to work.
Look on the bright side! There's one good thing that comes out of all those website breaches every year: Security researchers get to comb through all those lists of usernames and passwords to remind us just how bad most of our passwords are.
As the countdown to the most anticipated movie of the year, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, ticks ever-so slowly toward March 25, there's a very important birthday this year in the Batman franchise that shouldn't be overlooked. Fifty years ago today, ABC premiered the live-action series Batman, starring Adam West and Burt Ward as Robin, The Boy Wonder.
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