Who are the rivals to Apple’s new subscription TV service?
00:40, Mar 26, 2019
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The move comes amid deepening woes for the news sector facing a hard transition to the digital world where few people want to pay for information and advertising is problematic.
Apart from Apple-originals, the company is also looking forward to get the likes of HBO, Showtime and Starz to stream their content on the Apple platform.
Within a few hours from now, the world can watch the much awaited unveiling ceremony of Show time Event that will be kicked off by the Apple Company. Apple says advertisers won't track readers inside the app.
This model - which may also be adopted by WarnerMedia or Disney - could fuel a new market for "addressable" or targeted ads which are based on data from viewers in the same manner as Google and Facebook. According to Bloomberg, Apple has partnered with Goldman Sachs to launch a co-branded credit card.
It won't have any late fees or annual fees and offer 2 percent cash back.
Apple has big ambitions for the service, and is hiring people with experience in promoting movies and TV shows for awards including the Emmys and Oscars.
March 2019 is close at hand, and that means Netflix subscribers will be able to binge watch a bunch of new and returning TV shows and movies. As expected, the company just announced its game subscription service which will be called Apple Arcade, and among the details we know so far is that it will give subscribers access to more than 100 new and exclusive games.
But Apple remained focused on making on gadgets: iPhones, iPads, computers and its Apple TV streaming box for TVs. It has taken his successor, CEO Tim Cook, almost eight years to draw up the script that the company will now try to execute. This is half of the cheapest plan Netflix now offers for INR 500 ($7.2), which gives you SD quality and the option to stream on one device at a time.
Hulu ended 2018 with some 25 million subscribers in the USA for its various streaming plans, some of which are ad-supported. But Apple will have several other deep-pocketed competitors fighting for consumers' dollars. The WSJ also reported that Apple and Roku are in talks to bring Apple's new TV services to Roku owners.
According to Apple's first quarter results published earlier this year, services revenue hit an all-time high of $10.9 billion which is up by 19% over the prior year. AT&T is debuting another streaming service built around HBO. Free-to-play games that generate their revenue from optional in-game purchases aren't said to be part of the plans.
And there is none amongst those MPs for Brexit . "We should not run that risk", he told the EU's member states on Friday evening. "That is because a People's Vote is not just another option in this Brexit crisis - it is a solution to this crisis".
Two women appeared to spread poison on Kim Jong Nam's face while he was walking through the Kuala Lumpur airport in early 2017. He had been living overseas for years but could have been seen as a threat to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's rule.
She said, "He's not too far left, as some people are, and I think he could appeal to a lot of voters". The show cut to a split-screen of the two men, overlaid with a graphic of an old-school video game.
Toronto's Serge Ibaka and Cleveland's Marquese Chriss were ejected for throwing punches near the end of the third period. With the loss, the Raptors now sit at a record of 48-20 and are still ranked second in the Eastern Conference.
Sadio Mane is one of the names at the top of Zinedine Zidane's transfer target list ahead of a vital summer at Real Madrid . Solskjaer appears to have got the best out of Pogba since the Norwegian replaced Mourinho in December.
March's full moon is also called the sap moon because the sap of sugar maples begins to flow around this time of the year. On any other day of the year, either the Southern Hemisphere or the Northern Hemisphere tilts a little towards the sun.
The suspected gunman livestreamed video of the attack and posted a lengthy manifesto online under the name of Brenton Tarrant . At least one Palestinian died, Palestine's ambassador to Australia and New Zealand said in a statement .
But Barr is also compelled to submit to Congress his own summary of the investigation, a report which could be made public . Given the partisan divide in Congress, it's rare that any measure or resolution garners a unanimous vote.
The Oculus Rift S uses " Oculus Insight" tracking to catch every movement you make without the need for external sensors. Even though PC specification requirements are largely the same as with the original Rift, you might need a faster CPU.
The former Texas congressman has joined the growing list of Democrats who hope to take on Donald Trump at the next election. Meanwhile, a source tied to O'Rourke's campaign confirmed to Reuters that the ex-congressman would be running.
Venezuela’s Guaido says Maduro is in his final phase
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New York Mafia chieftain gunned down in front of mansion
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