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Radiohead confirms May 8 album release on Twitter - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 06, 2016
Radiohead takes to Twitter to confirm the May 8 digital release of its latest album, "Daydreaming."

New Toshiba CEO named after accounting scandal - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 06, 2016
Satoshi Tsunakawa was just named as Toshiba's next CEO following $1.22 billion accounting scandal.

Warner Music's streaming revenue tops the charts - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 06, 2016
Your listening habits at the likes of Spotify and Apple Music helped make streaming music the biggest source of revenue for the label.

The one thing I really hated about 'Captain America: Civil War' (spoilers!) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 06, 2016
This is no way to treat one of the most beloved characters in the Marvel Universe. Not cool, Marvel.

CNET UK podcast 480: Samsung's VR bedtime and Boaty McBoatface sets sail as a drone sub - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 06, 2016
Plus we consider the fate of Apple Music, celebrate as Vodafone scraps roaming fees in European countries and discuss Radiohead's latest promotional tech tactics.

Sony Pictures to turn Animax into VOD service

BroadbandTVNews - May 06, 2016

Sony Pictures Television Networks will turn Animax, its pay-TV channel for the fans of Japanese cartoon series (animes), into a video-on-demand (VOD) service in Germany from July 1, 2016. Read the story »

Apple and Google reportedly buying land for autonomous car facilities - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 06, 2016
The two tech titans are apparently seeking large swathes of land for their research into driverless cars.

They're not also-Hans: Meet the stars in the running to play young Han Solo - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 06, 2016
"Hail Caesar!" star Alden Ehrenreich is reported to have been cast as the space-faring scoundrel in his own Star Wars spin-off movie.

Malawi goes digital with DVB-T2

BroadbandTVNews - May 06, 2016

Following the analogue switch off being implemented in phases in Malawi, the government launched the Malawi Digital Television at Mzuzu on April 23. Read the story »

GS Group launches first DTH service in Bangladesh

BroadbandTVNews - May 06, 2016

On April 28, 2016, the GS Group launched RealVU – the first DTH operator in Bangladesh. Read the story »

NBC Universal channels disappear from Ziggo

BroadbandTVNews - May 06, 2016

Three channels from NBC Universal, E!, 13th Street and SyFy will no longer be available on the Ziggo network in the Netherlands from July 1. Read the story »

Apple Music streaming subscription chopped in half for students - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 06, 2016
Students will now get a 50 percent discount on yearly subscriptions to the streaming service.

Boaty McBoatface will set sail after all -- in the form of a drone sub - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 06, 2016
A new polar research vehicle will be christened the RRS Sir David Attenborough, but will carry a drone submarine with the name suggested by the public.

Streaming video becomes the new normal

BroadbandTVNews - May 06, 2016

Streaming subscription has become the dominant model for accessing TV online, clearly outpacing ad-supported aggregators (e.g., watching shows for free on Hulu), Read the story »

Turner Russian sale concluded

BroadbandTVNews - May 06, 2016

The acquisition of Turner’s broadcasting assets in Russia by Media Alliance, a joint venture between the National Media Group (NMG) and Discovery Communications, has been finalised. Read the story »

Millennials prefer Netflix to live TV

BroadbandTVNews - May 06, 2016

Streaming is the new normal for Millennials, according to the State of Cable & Digital Media 2016 report from Horowitz Research. Read the story »

Online video takes the lead in UK

BroadbandTVNews - May 06, 2016

Britons will for the first time this year spend more on video streaming subscriptions and film/TV downloads than on buying and renting DVDs. Read the story »

nc+ looks to OTT

BroadbandTVNews - May 06, 2016

The Polish DTH platform nc+ plans to launch an OTT service by the first quarter of 2017. Read the story »

Top Czech TV stations fined

BroadbandTVNews - May 06, 2016

The Czech Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting (RRTV) has imposed penalties on the country’s two leading commercial broadcasters. Read the story »

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