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Roku will finally get NBC’s Peacock streaming app after months of arguing

Roku will finally get NBC’s Peacock streaming app after months of arguing

Months after officially opening to the public, Roku has finally settled a deal that will bring NBCUniversal's streaming service Peacock to its platform, the company has announced. The news comes only days after the negotiations entered a more heated phase, with Roku and Comcast dragging their drama into the public light alongside the threat of Roku's platform entirely losing NBC TV apps.

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YouTube Shorts launched in India on TikTok’s judgment day

YouTube Shorts launched in India on TikTok’s judgment day

TikTok was practically an overnight sensation just like FaceApp and, like the face-morphing app, it got dragged into a privacy and security scandal. Unlike FaceApp, however, TikTok's problems grew to a national level in the US and its demise in the country was all but ensured. While its fate still likes in the hands of Oracle and the US government, YouTube seems to be taking no chances and is launching a beta test for its new Shorts format, directly taking on TikTok while it's down.

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Clash of Clans gets official story expansion with Lost & Crowned short

Clash of Clans gets official story expansion with Lost & Crowned short

Supercell, the company behind mega-hit mobile games Clash of Clans and Clash Royale, has released an official short video that expands the game's universe. Called Lost & Crowned, the video is fairly long at 12 minutes and may be the first of an expanding array of content set in the fictional universe. The video follows 'fan fiction' short Clash-A-Rama.

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Amazon Studios officially nabs Joe Exotic TV show starring Nicolas Cage

Amazon Studios officially nabs Joe Exotic TV show starring Nicolas Cage

Back in May, we heard that a TV show based on Joe Exotic, the subject of popular Netflix documentary Tiger King, was being shopped around with Nicolas Cage attached for the starring role. Fast-forward a few months and it has been confirmed that Amazon Studios has nabbed the series for the company's Prime Video streaming service. As expected, the show will be scripted.

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Disney+ starts testing feature that lets friends watch shows together

Disney+ starts testing feature that lets friends watch shows together

Disney is now testing a new Disney+ feature called GroupWatch that enables up to six friends to share in the viewing experience with the person who invites them. The feature comes alongside a growing interest in mutual viewing experiences for streaming services, particularly during the pandemic when getting together with a group of friends is no longer an option. There are some big limitations at the moment, however.

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Viral Fortnite video shows what happens when Gauntlets and sharks collide

Viral Fortnite video shows what happens when Gauntlets and sharks collide

In case you somehow missed this detail, the sharks in Fortnite are, in fact, loot sharks. This means that if you kill one (before it kills you), you'll get a weapon and some ammo, and there's a good chance it will be a Legendary weapon. The downside? It takes quite a bit of time and more than a few bullets to kill a loot shark, often making it a risky activity. That is, unless you have Dr. Doom's Arcane Gauntlets and Mystical Bomb.

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Watch SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch and land from onboard camera

Watch SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch and land from onboard camera

The August 30th SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of the SAOCOM 1B mission included an onboard camera which captured the entire rocket takeoff and return back to the surface of our planet for all to see. If you ever wanted to experience what it was like to launch in a rocket into our atmosphere, then return safely back down on a landing pad - now's your chance. In our lifetime it wasn't possible to launch and recover a rocket such as this - now we've got footage of the entire process on YouTube.

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Adobe Flash Player officially cut from Microsoft platforms in 2021

Adobe Flash Player officially cut from Microsoft platforms in 2021

As first announced ALL the way back in the summer of the year 2017, Adobe Flash Player will soon die. Microsoft released an added bit of guidance on this situation this week. They made certain to tell users that Adobe Flash Player content would cease to function at the end of the year 2020 on both Microsoft Edge (and Microsoft Edge Legacy) as well as Internet Explorer 11.

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You should put WhatsApp on permanent vacation mode

You should put WhatsApp on permanent vacation mode

Today we're taking a look at a set of three WhatsApp news stories that should help you decide whether to continue using the app. One has to do with a viral "Argentina Is Doing It" message about COVID-19. Another is about a future update to WhatsApp that'll introduce a Vacation Mode - hopefully. The third story includes information on 6 previously undisclosed security vulnerabilities delivered by WhatsApp.

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Netflix just dropped official details on its Resident Evil series

Netflix just dropped official details on its Resident Evil series

Following multiple rumors and leaks, one which appeared on the company's own website, Netflix has confirmed its plans to release an original Resident Evil series based on the popular video game franchise from Capcom. The company offered more than mere confirmation of the series existence, however, also dropping some official details about what Resident Evil fans can expect.

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GoPro’s new live-streaming service arrives with major webcam update

GoPro’s new live-streaming service arrives with major webcam update

Action camera company GoPro has introduced its own live-streaming video service, enabling its subscription customers to live-stream high-quality feeds from their action cameras to anyone interested in watching. The new service was announced alongside a big firmware update that brings webcam functionality to select GoPro camera models on iOS, as well as a new video stabilization feature.

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CBS All Access reveals premiere date for The Stand original miniseries

CBS All Access reveals premiere date for The Stand original miniseries

CBS All Access, the network's streaming service, has revealed when it will premiere its original adaptation of The Stand based on the Stephen King book with the same name. This show won't be an ongoing series, instead described as a miniseries that will tell The Stand in a limited number of episodes. The show will be available to stream by CBS All Access subscribers.

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