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CNET UK podcast 483: Jane Bond and Google shaming tactics - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 27, 2016
Andrew Hoyle is joined by Katie Collins to discuss new Xbox consoles, why Three is blocking ads on its network and why Gillian Anderson could make a great Bond.

ForcePhone could let you control your phone with a squeeze - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 27, 2016
Unrelated: butt-dials are about to sky-rocket

Blake Wexler's guide to building a comedy album (Tomorrow Daily 372 show notes) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 27, 2016
We deep dive into using HoloLens to walk on Mars, how augmented reality could look in the future and a robotic tackling dummy practicing with an NFL team. Also, we welcome Blake Wexler to the show to talk about releasing his first comedy album.

Apple's Echo rival could see you with built-in camera - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 27, 2016
The company has been exploring the inclusion of facial-recognition tech in its upcoming device, sources tell CNET.

'Crowd Control,' part 12: It's a small world, even in a different one - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 27, 2016
In this installment of CNET's crowdsourced novel, one of our heroes tours an alternate Earth. And we learn that there are no coincidences in the new quantum reality.

SES raises funds to control O3b

BroadbandTVNews - May 27, 2016

SES is to increase its share capital in order to pay for the acquisition of O3b Networks. Read the story »

Ultra-realistic dino survival game chomps through Kickstarter goal - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 27, 2016
"Saurian" for PC and Mac promises an open-world survival experience on the "cutting edge of scientific knowledge," and has raised nearly $75,000 to date.

Dutch to measure online video ads

BroadbandTVNews - May 27, 2016

On June 1, SKO, the Dutch organisation that measures viewing figures, will introduce – as a world first – complete audience data of commercials watched online. Read the story »

HBO Spain to debut on Vodafone

BroadbandTVNews - May 27, 2016

New premium channel HBO Spain is to launch on Vodafone’s IPTV and cable services. Read the story »

Swedish TV market sees effects of digitisation

BroadbandTVNews - May 27, 2016

The Swedish TV industry is undergoing a major transformation. The viewing is shifting from traditional broadcast to online and the revenues from online services are taking substantial shares of the overall market. Read the story »

Strap a VR rig to your back with HP's Omen X VR PC Pack concept - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 27, 2016
This prototype backpack puts a full PC on your back for untethered Oculus or Vive action.

Skylink rings in the changes

BroadbandTVNews - May 27, 2016

M7 Group has announced changes to the programme offer Skylink, the leading DTH platform in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Read the story »

TIM launches 4K Android decoder

BroadbandTVNews - May 27, 2016

Telecom Italia Media is launching a new Android-based decoder. Read the story »

Is China's 'bus-way' the future of public transport?

Reuters Technology - May 27, 2016
Part subway, part bus, China's latest innovation in mass transport goes on show in Beijing. Rough cut - subtitled (no reporter narration).

No support for smart TV apps from CE manufacturers

BroadbandTVNews - May 27, 2016

The Dutch consumers union Consumentenbond accuses CE manufacturers of failing to support apps for its smart TVs by putting the blame on the app developers. Read the story »

Change at the top for CTC Media

BroadbandTVNews - May 27, 2016

Yuliana Slashcheva is set to leave her post as CEO of the Russian national commercial broadcaster CTC Media. Read the story »

Surprise change in Bulgarian media law

BroadbandTVNews - May 27, 2016

The DG of Bulgarian National Television (BNT) and their radio counterpart could effectively find themselves in their posts indefinitely. Read the story »

Young Germans prefer Netflix

BroadbandTVNews - May 27, 2016

81% of Germans between 14 and 34 years of age use video-on-demand (VOD) services. Read the story »

'Power Rangers' reboot might be the first of seven films, says studio exec - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 27, 2016
Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer is excited about the prospects of the budding Power Rangers franchise set to hit theatres in 2017.

Crave giveaway: Motionize virtual coach for kayakers - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 27, 2016
Win a sensor-based system worth $499 that keeps tracks of your kayaking performance in real time and tells you how to make it better.

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