But overall, Americans are still extremely uncomfortable with the Big Four’s business models, which are built on the backs of user data. Though nearly all Americans (86%) use services like Amazon.com and Instagram, and 75% access them daily, only 9% feel that it is “completely worth it” to give up the personal demographic and preferences information that those companies sell to marketers. … [Read more...] about Surprise! The Big Tech antitrust hearing was a PR boost for Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Apple
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Philo, on the other hand, streamlines that experience by acting as a sort of single, centralized Slingbox on college campuses. The startup takes care of all the wonky back-end details; the students don’t need to worry about having a cable box or set-top box or a Slingbox to hook them up to. Their college will purchase or offer a subscription TV package, and then it can offer Philo as an amenity–a way for students to access TV without, well, a TV. And because Philo offloads the streaming burden onto its own servers, campus bandwidth isn’t strained as it is for, say, streaming Netflix. That’s a welcome relief for college administrations, not least because they are increasingly concerned with online piracy. Several Harvard students told me Game of Thrones, which is said to be the most pirated TV series on the Internet, is now one of the most popular shows to watch (legally) on Philo. … [Read more...] about Tivli Rebrands As Philo. Is It Harvard’s Next Facebook?
Indian regulations forbid 100% foreign ownership of news entities. They require the local partner to control 51% percent of the venture. For the moment, India’s business television market is a three-horse race. Network 18, the owner of Moneycontrol, runs the leading two channels in English and Hindi – CNBC-TV18 and CNBC Awaaz. The Times Group runs ET Now, which competes with CNBC-TV18, while Zee Group runs Zee Business, which trails Awaaz in the Hindi business TV channel space. … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Bloomberg’s India venture with Raghav Bahl’s Quint all set to collapse
"While shopping online, users would like to use the site in local language but there are only a limited number of options at 25 percent in language selection and thus it does not result in a suitable experience that the customer is looking for. 23 percent users feel that online websites in the local language loads slower than usual," Dingra said. … [Read more...] about From social media to video OTTs, more Indians are consuming content in their local languages
The standard Note 20 will also have a triple-camera setup but with a different sensor setup. There will be a 12MP main camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 12MP ultrawide shooter with f/2.2 aperture, a 64MP ‘3x zoom’ camera with f/2.0 aperture and a ToF 3D depth sensor. The aperture on the telephoto camera on the vanilla Note 20 suggests it won’t have any special zoom capabilities as its Ultra counterpart. … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 | Here is everything you need to know about the Galaxy Note 20 series