According to some reports, WarnerMedia is still trying to hammer out deals with those companies. We reached out to WarnerMedia for an estimated timeline and will update this post if we hear back. In the meantime, the company’s customer service Twitter account has simply been telling users that it’s working to bring Max to “as many devices and customers as possible,” but Roku and Amazon Fire TV users are understandably disappointed. … [Read more...] about HBO Max vs. HBO Now: What happens if you use an unsupported device like Amazon Fire TV?
“Our tagline is ‘know what to watch.’ We want to help consumers know what makes the most sense for them,” Watters says. “As far as taking them away from a competitor, I think that ultimately they would find that our algorithm . . . would prove to be that much more in tune.” … [Read more...] about This startup thinks it’s cracked streaming TV’s ‘where’s what I want to watch?’ problem
“FCC chairmen have always followed the mandate in the law that the FCC should act on behalf of the people and act as a steward of the internet,” said Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, a Democrat who represents Silicon Valley. “Michael Powell, a Republican, laid out the four internet freedoms–the freedom to access legal content, the freedom to run apps, the freedom to attach personal devices, and the freedom to obtain service plan information,” Eshoo points out. “Following Powell, Kevin Martin, a Republican, turned the internet freedoms into the ‘four principles’ and added the entitlement to competition to the list.” Martin said the commission would incorporate the principles into all their policymaking, Eshoo explains. … [Read more...] about Why The Highly Partisan FCC Decision Won’t Last Long