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Apple teases Monday event with “livestream” of empty Jobs Theater

Apple teases Monday event with “livestream” of empty Jobs Theater

Apple's event on Monday, March 25, is expected to largely be bereft of new hardware announcements or software updates. Despite that, the tech and entertainment worlds are all eyes on what could be a decisive turn in Apple's business. As if to make sure those eyes are tuned in this early, the company has put up a "livestream" page to show how it's preparing for the event, while dropping some hints at what can be expected tomorrow.

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YouTube tags Brie Larson search results as news, pushes trolls down

YouTube tags Brie Larson search results as news, pushes trolls down

Just like its parent company, YouTube has taken no small amount of flack for how it surfaced videos that some consider to be fake news, inappropriate, or even downright trolling. Often, YouTube has hidden behind its automated but not always perfect algorithms almost as an excuse. It turns out, however, it might have a rather simple solution to at least some of those cases. It has silently labeled "Brie Larson" as news and, lo and behold, trolling videos have been buried by actual authoritative news on the actress.

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This is the last Blockbuster store on earth

This is the last Blockbuster store on earth

It's the end of an era we thought was already over. The final Blockbuster down under - in Australia - will close at the end of this month. But fear not! This is not the last Blockbuster in the world. The last Blockbuster in the world is inside the United States. That last Blockbuster movie rental store in the entire world is located in Bend, Oregon.

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Game of Thrones Season 8 Trailer: 5 answers, 5 new questions

Game of Thrones Season 8 Trailer: 5 answers, 5 new questions

Right now we're watching the Game of Thrones Season 8 trailer, over and over again. Once you've seen it a time or two yourself, scroll down and have a peek at our analyzation of what this video suggests this season will bring. Or if you'd rather do that yourself, just remember: The first episode comes on April 14th, 2019, and we'll be there with bells on. Know that the following post is full of SPOILERS - though you knew that, right? Nobody's going to get this far and expect an article about a trailer to be spoiler free.

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Apple video service will make starry March 25 event debut: Report

Apple video service will make starry March 25 event debut: Report

Apple was tipped to call upon "Hollywood stars" to attend a March 25th event for the launch of a new video service. This video service would join a new News subscription service that'd also launch on the same day, at the same event. The video service would be similar to, but not the same as, major video streaming services already on the market like Amazon Prime Video and Netflix.

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Instagram just put IGTV videos in your feed

Instagram just put IGTV videos in your feed

As if the social network with the biggest variety of ways to post a piece of content was king, Instagram's released another new feature. This new system allows creators to take clips from their IGTV videos to post to the main news feed. Instagram said they did this so that "you can preview IGTV videos in your feed."

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Hulu reveals how its new pause ads will work

Hulu reveals how its new pause ads will work

In early December, word surfaced that Hulu was considering a new type of advertisement: one that appears when the viewer pauses the video they're watching. The company has proceeded with introducing that new ad type, though it doesn't work quite the way it was originally tipped. Rather than presenting a video advertisement, Hulu is dishing up a static ad on the screen when a video is paused.

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Fortnite Marshmello event and copyright strikes: What streamers need to know

Fortnite Marshmello event and copyright strikes: What streamers need to know

The massive popularity of Epic Games' Fortnite battle royale game has been the catalyst for more than a couple successful streaming careers. These streamers often draw higher than usual audience numbers during big in-game events, such as the rocket launch and, more recently, the blizzard. The company's next big event is a live DJ Marshmello concert that will take place in Pleasant Park, but it has raised some concerns about copyright issues.

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YouTube ends conspiracy theory video recommendations

YouTube ends conspiracy theory video recommendations

YouTube has made big changes to its recommendation system over the last year, refining which videos it suggests to users based on feedback it has received. The system works to offer a wider variety of suggested content, as well as cutting down on the amount of clickbait and misleading garbage that could show up. One problem has persisted, though: conspiracy theories.

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Google IO 2019 conference details revealed in coded messages

Google IO 2019 conference details revealed in coded messages

Today we're taking a peek at the coded messages Google's sent with regard to its 2019 Google I/O developers conference. The conference will be taking place on May 7th, 8th, and 9th, 2019, at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. Those are the basic details - from there it gets interesting.

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Dropbox adds time-based comment support for videos and audio

Dropbox adds time-based comment support for videos and audio

Dropbox has added time-based commenting for audio and video files, the company has announced. This new support makes it possible to leave comments at specific times on both content types, eliminating the need to put the comments in a separate email or document. Other Dropbox users with access to the file can view the comments and leave their own, simplifying the collaboration process.

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Super Bowl 2019 live streaming on YouTube TV for free, sort of

Super Bowl 2019 live streaming on YouTube TV for free, sort of

If you do this the right way, you might well be watching the Super Bowl LIII for free on the web this year. If you're super excited about watching ads on a streaming platform, and you don't mind your football being interrupted by a several-song-long concert halfway through the action, then this Big Game is for you! This year's events will be broadcast by YouTube TV.

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