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Roku drops all Fox apps over carriage dispute

Roku drops all Fox apps over carriage dispute

If you're a Roku user, you may have noticed that Fox apps disappeared from the platform within the last 24 hours or so. That's due to a carriage dispute, it turns out, though the companies are arguing over whether the loss of the apps was actually necessary. The change happened just ahead of Super Bowl weekend, but Roku owners shouldn't panic -- they'll still be able to watch the big game on platforms like Hulu.

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This is why EA won’t give up on microtransactions

This is why EA won’t give up on microtransactions

Electronic Arts shared its latest round of financials today, and in it, we learned just how much money it's earning from live services. In other words, we learned how much the company is making from things like loot boxes and microtransactions - purchases that are meant to monetize a game post-launch. As you might expect, EA is raking in cash from microtransactions.

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is officially a single-player hit

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is officially a single-player hit

If there was any question that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order was a success for Respawn and EA, it's been answered beyond a shadow of a doubt. In its most recent quarterly earnings call, Electronic Arts revealed that Fallen Order has exceeded its expectations, selling 8 million copies since launch. That's a big deal for any game, but in this case, gamers are hoping that it sends a message to EA that there's still a market for single-player games that lack a live service component.

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PlayStation Vue is dead: Here are the best streaming alternatives

PlayStation Vue is dead: Here are the best streaming alternatives

We've known for a while now that Sony planned to shutter its PlayStation Vue over-the-top television streaming service. That change has finally arrived and the service is officially dead -- you'll need to switch to an alternative if you want to continue watching your favorite live television shows without cable or satellite. Here are the best alternatives.

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Nintendo Switch surpasses the SNES in total sales

Nintendo Switch surpasses the SNES in total sales

Nintendo has delivered a new round of financials, this one detailing the nine-month period ending on December 31st, 2019. In that financial report, we learned that the Switch has now sold a total of 52.48 million units. That, importantly, is enough to surpass the Super Nintendo's lifetime sales.

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Waymo and UPS team to deliver packages with self-driving vans

Waymo and UPS team to deliver packages with self-driving vans

Autonomous car company Waymo has announced a new partnership with the delivery company UPS. This is said to be 'a first-of-its-kind deal' involving Waymo Driver, the company's self-driving car tech. As part of this deal, Waymo Driver will help UPS deliver packages in Chrysler Pacifica vans, though the deliveries will be limited to just the UPS hub in Tempe, Arizona, as well as the Metro Phoenix region.

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Some former MoviePass customers may be owed money

Some former MoviePass customers may be owed money

Helios and Matheson, the parent company behind defunct movie ticket subscription company MoviePass, has officially filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The details surfaced in a Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) document filed by the company. Among other things, it is indicated that some former MoviePass subscribers may be owned money, though the details about that are slim at this time.

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Google unified workplace app tipped to combine multiple services

Google unified workplace app tipped to combine multiple services

Google may be preparing a new product that could make things a bit more confusing for business users, according to a new report. Sources claim that Google is working on a new 'unified' app that will be designed specifically for workplace use. This product is described as a communications app that will bring in the functions found on several of the company's existing standalone mobile apps.

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Apple credits record revenue to iPhone and wearables

Apple credits record revenue to iPhone and wearables

Apple has announced its financial results for its first fiscal quarter of 2020. As has been the case for the company, Apple experienced new record-breaking revenue during its most recent quarter with the iPhone and Apple Watch leading the pack. In the quarter ended on December 28, 2019, Apple raked in $91.8 billion in quarterly revenue, a 9-percent increase over the same quarter last year.

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Atari Hotels will put the gaming brand’s legacy to the test

Atari Hotels will put the gaming brand’s legacy to the test

Some people still speak fondly of Atari today, at least those old enough to remember the gaming company's glorious past. The name, however, holds little meaning to the current generation, especially after the icon has been involved in not a few controversial news of late. It seems that Atari is desperate to keep its name from becoming just a footnote in gaming history, desperate enough to strike a deal that will put its name on a chain of hotels in the US.

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Netflix pens deal with Titmouse studio for new adult animated shows

Netflix pens deal with Titmouse studio for new adult animated shows

Netflix has announced a new multiyear deal with Titmouse, the production studio behind the streaming company's hit original adult animation Big Mouth, as well as other shows like Venture Bros and Metalocalypse. The studio was founded in 2000 by Chris and Shannon Prynoski; under this deal, it will develop new original adult animated shows specifically for Netflix.

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Atari is building video game-themed hotels because why not?

Atari is building video game-themed hotels because why not?

While much of the attention Atari has received lately is down to the upcoming Atari VCS, it hasn't always been that way. Before the VCS was announced, Atari kept its business in the public eye by announcing some strange products. Some of those include its own cryptocurrency and even a hat with built-in speakers.

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