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Disney is about to release an ad-free Hulu, ESPN+, and Disney+ bundle

Disney is about to release an ad-free Hulu, ESPN+, and Disney+ bundle

Disney has announced plans to release another bundle featuring its top streaming services, one that will be similar to the Hulu, Disney+, and ESPN+ bundle it already offers. As many have hoped for, the new bundle will feature the ad-free version of Hulu rather than the cheaper ad-supported version, giving users the opportunity to avoid commercials.

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Netflix ‘Death to 2020’ comedy special will be a faux documentary

Netflix ‘Death to 2020’ comedy special will be a faux documentary

Netflix will soon be home to a new comedy special called Death to 2020 and it'll come in the form of a faux documentary. The special has tapped a number of comedians to star in the project, including Samuel L. Jackson, Lisa Kudrow, Joe Keery, Leslie Jones, and others. As you likely anticipate, the comedy will focus on 'the year you really don't want to remember.'

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YouTube will delete new videos with false election claims

YouTube will delete new videos with false election claims

YouTube plans to remove videos uploaded that attempt to mislead on the outcome of the 2020 US Presidential election, warning users that it will remove content that alleges unfounded voter fraud. The announcement comes amid ongoing criticism of the video platform for what some critics have bemoaned is a hands-off attitude toward misleading or false video, or content that could potentially incite violence.

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YouTube HDR live stream support arrives, but you need the right gear

YouTube HDR live stream support arrives, but you need the right gear

Streamers can now broadcast their videos in HDR on YouTube, assuming they have the right hardware. Though the company already had support for HDR videos uploaded to the service, it has -- until now -- lacked the ability to live stream HDR content, an increasingly archaic restriction as more consumers adopt devices with HDR support.

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Despite request, Netflix won’t add a disclaimer to ‘The Crown’

Despite request, Netflix won’t add a disclaimer to ‘The Crown’

Netflix won't add a disclaimer to its hit drama The Crown despite a formal request from the UK's culture secretary Oliver Dowden, according to a new report. Though the letter wasn't made public, Dowden did provide a statement to The Mail before it was sent, expressing concern that viewers may mistake the show as something more than fiction.

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Pikachu ASMR is the Pokemon chill-out you never knew you needed

Pikachu ASMR is the Pokemon chill-out you never knew you needed

It's been a hard year for pretty much everyone, but now with promising news about a number of COVID-19 vaccines, it seems that maybe we can finally hope there's a light at the end of the tunnel. Even with that hope, a bunch of us are finishing the year mentally and emotionally exhausted, and we need something to kick back and relax with. The Pokemon Company may have given us that exact thing, as it has published a Pikachu ASMR video to YouTube.

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YouTube users will now see a prompt before posting hateful comments

YouTube users will now see a prompt before posting hateful comments

YouTube is back with another update on its effort to reduce hate speech on the platform, revealing that users will soon see a prompt before commenting that reminds them to be respectful. The warning will appear if YouTube's system detects that you may be about to publish a hateful comment, the idea being that you'll have a chance to rethink your commentary.

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Microsoft Holiday 2020 ad spot delivers free Minecraft, Flight Simulator goodies

Microsoft Holiday 2020 ad spot delivers free Minecraft, Flight Simulator goodies

This week Microsoft released an ad spot video with a daydreaming dog. The dog dreams, and the dreams are a delight. The dog's name is Rufus - his owners are all about the Microsoft products, and the dog (like any good dog) dreams of living the life his human lives. That means living inside Minecraft, flying an airplane, and talking on Microsoft Teams.

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Discovery has finally revealed its standalone streaming app

Discovery has finally revealed its standalone streaming app

Discovery, the media company behind channels like Discovery Channel, Science Channel, Animal Planet, and TLC, has finally revealed its own standalone video streaming app, providing fans of the network with access to its content library independent of a cable or OTT subscription. The service is called Discovery+, and it'll come with two subscription options.

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YouTube’s new AI experiment automatically adds chapters to videos

YouTube’s new AI experiment automatically adds chapters to videos

The days of having to suffer through an overly long and cringe-worthy YouTube intro are nearly behind us. YouTube has announced a new test that is using machine learning to automatically apply chapters to videos, removing the burden from creators while helping viewers quickly navigate through the content. In addition, YouTube has detailed another experiment involving timestamps.

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Wondershare Filmora X turns vision into reality with just a few clicks

Wondershare Filmora X turns vision into reality with just a few clicks

Technology is such a wonderful thing, enabling us to quickly create things that took long hours or thousands of dollars just a few years ago. 3D printing, for example, has let a thousand DIY projects bloom and software has made it almost too easy to create professional-looking videos in a snap. Wondershare's Filmora has long enjoyed renown in the latter and its latest release, Filmora X ("Ten") takes the video editing tool to new heights. And while it won't magically give make you an expert, Filmora X gives you the tools to experiment, to learn, and, most importantly, to grow into a pro.

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YouTube Rewind 2020 won’t happen and you already know why

YouTube Rewind 2020 won’t happen and you already know why

For the first time in years, YouTube has announced that it will not be releasing its YouTube Rewind video series at the end of the year. The reason is exactly what you've guessed: 2020 isn't a great year and it's not really one we're going to look back on fondly. The company issued a statement on the matter, indicating that it will resume Rewind at the end of 2021.

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