Entertainment and media technology

Australia's Attorney-General Christian Porter, left, and Minister for Communications Mitch Fifield hold a press conference at Parliament House, in Canberra, Wednesday, April 4, 2019. Australia's Parliament passed legislation that could imprison social media executives if their platforms stream violent images such as the New Zealand mosque shootings. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 3:24 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Parliament passed legislation on Thursday that could imprison social media executives if their platforms stream real violence such as the New Zealand mosque shootings. Critics warn that some of the most restrictive laws about online communication in the...
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FILE - In this June 4, 2018 file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. Apple is expected to announce Monday, March 25, 2019, that it’s launching a video service that could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
March 25, 2019 - 1:41 pm
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple's streaming TV event (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Apple says its new subscription News Plus service will not track what you read. Apple says the article recommendations will be made on your device, not Apple's servers, and advertisers won't be able to...
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March 19, 2019 - 2:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Google says it plans to launch a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business. The platform lets gamers playing Stadia jump across devices operating on Google's Chrome browser and Chrome OS, such as Pixel phones and...
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FILE - This photo combo of images shows the Amazon, Google and Facebook logos. A review into competition in the U.K.'s digital market says the country needs tough new rules to help counter the dominance of big tech giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon. The independent review published Wednesday, March 13, 2019 says global tech giants don't face enough competition and that existing rules are outdated and need to be beefed up. (AP Photo, file)
March 13, 2019 - 7:44 pm
LONDON (AP) — Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are once again being cast as monopolies that have become too powerful for society's good, a recurring theme that's increasing the pressure to rein them in. A 150-page report commissioned by the British government depicts big digital companies in...
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In this Oct. 1, 2018, photo, moderator Alex Trebek speaks during a gubernatorial debate between Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican Scott Wagner in Hershey, Pa. Jeopardy!" host Trebek says he has been diagnosed with advanced -four pancreatic cancer. In a video posted online Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Trebek said he was announcing his illness directly to "Jeopardy!" fans in keeping with his long-time policy of being "open and transparent." (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
March 06, 2019 - 8:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek said he has been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer but intends to fight the disease and keep on working. In a video posted online Wednesday, the 78-year-old said he was announcing his illness directly to "Jeopardy!" fans in keeping with his...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2018 file photo, John Landgraf, CEO, FX Networks and FX Productions, participates in the executive panel during the FX Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Landgraf said Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, that Netflix is using cloudy measurements to claim increasing dominance among viewers. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
February 04, 2019 - 6:20 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Someone is standing up to television's Goliath, with a prominent competitor saying Monday that Netflix is deceiving the public about what is a hit and what isn't. John Landgraf, the FX Networks chief executive who has frequently pointed out the glut of scripted TV, said...
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FILE- This June 24, 2015, file photo shows the Hulu Apple TV app icon in South Orange, N.J. Hulu's live-TV streaming service will cost $5 more per month, while its traditional video-on-demand service will be $2 cheaper. Hulu with Live TV, a cable-like package with ESPN and a few dozen other channels, will cost $45 a month starting Feb. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Dan Goodman, File)
January 23, 2019 - 2:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hulu's live-TV streaming service will cost $5 more per month, while its traditional video-on-demand service will be $2 cheaper. Hulu with Live TV, a cable-like package with CNN, ESPN and a few dozen other channels over the internet, will cost $45 a month starting Feb. 26, as Hulu...
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January 22, 2019 - 5:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Jan. 16 about Sinclair Broadcast's new streaming service, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the company's ownership of national television networks and channels. The company runs smaller national broadcasting networks such as TBD and Charge and also owns The T...
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FILE--- In this picture taken Nov.27, 2018 Bayern midfielder Franck Ribery celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal during the Champions League group E soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Benfica Lisbon in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
January 06, 2019 - 4:54 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich has fined winger Franck Ribery for posting expletives and insults on social media after receiving criticism online for posting a video of being served a gold-leaf steak. "He used words that we as Bayern Munich cannot accept and that Franck as a role model, as a player of...
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December 26, 2018 - 12:04 pm
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Four international media organizations have called on the Albanian government to drop two draft laws on state regulation and compulsory registration of online media to fight fake news. In a letter sent Wednesday to Prime Minister Edi Rama and Justice Minister Etilda Gjonaj,...
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