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  1. AlphaAtlas

    AT&T Raises Prices Again

    According to recent reports, AT&T is raising subscription prices for their DirecTV Now streaming service. Citing their own sources, as well as an official confirmation from AT&T, Cord Cutters says that emails about the $10 price hike are supposed to go out today. AT&T also raised U-Verse and...
  2. cageymaru

    YouTube TV and Hulu Are Outperforming the Competition

    According to a report from Bloomberg, industry insiders say YouTube TV and Hulu are outperforming the competition in the live online TV services industry. Hulu's subscription total has nearly eclipsed the 2 million mark and YouTube TV has already broken the 1 million mark in subscribers. Both...
  3. cageymaru

    Revenue from Music Streaming Services Grew 30% in 2018

    According to the RIAA 2018 Year-End Music Industry Revenue Report, revenue from streaming music platforms grew 30% year-over-year (YoY) in 2018. Revenue from streaming music platforms was $7.4 billion and contributed to 75% of the total revenue from 2018. Nearly all U.S. music industry revenue...
  4. cageymaru

    Viveport Infinity Brings Unlimited Access to the Viveport Subscription Catalog

    HTC Vive and Viveport have announced a new unlimited VR rental service called Viveport Infinity during its CES presentation. For a low monthly fee, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift users will be able play a vast selection of VR titles from the Viveport Subscription catalog with an unlimited...
  5. cageymaru

    Twitch Streamer Ninja Made Close to $10 Million Last Year

    Twitch streamer and Fortnite personality Ninja has been interviewed by CNN where he revealed that he made close to $10 million last year. 70% of his income is from YouTube and Twitch, but he also has sponsors such as Samsung, Uber Eats, and Red Bull. His 20 million YouTube subscribers generate...
  6. cageymaru

    Sign up for a VIVEPORT Subscription and Purchase VR Games for $1 Each

    HTC VIVEPORT is having a promotion where signing up for a free trial subscription, that costs $8.99 a month afterwards, will allow you to purchase 5 VR game at $1 each. The game selection includes: SUPERHOT VR Arizona Sunshine Sairento VR The Wizards Accounting+ The service work for the...
  7. cageymaru

    Start a Free Trial VIVEPORT Subscription and Purchase VR Games for $1 Each

    VR gamers can start a free 14 day trial subscription for VIVEPORT and purchase VR games for $1 each. The 5 games available for purchase include Accounting+, Arizona Sunshine, Sairento VR, SUPERHOT VR, and The Wizards. The subscription costs $8.99 a month and works with both the HTC Vive and...
  8. cageymaru

    HTC Is Fully Committed to the VR Ecosystem

    Roy Steiber, senior vice president of VR at HTC and president of the Viveport store was interviewed by GamesBeat. He discussed upcoming product development like 6DOF controllers for the wireless HTC Focus headset and the possibility of console like business models for VR going forward. He...
  9. cageymaru

    Amazon Expands Free Shipping with No Minimum Purchase to Everyone

    Amazon has expanded the free shipping option, with no minimum purchase, to everyone for the holidays. Prime members will receive free same-day delivery on more than 3 million eligible items. This will last as long as Amazon can promise to deliver items on time for the Christmas holiday...
  10. cageymaru

    Developers Receive 100% Revenue Share from Viveport Subscription Until End of 2018

    HTC has graciously extended their offer of granting developers 100% revenue sharing from the Viveport subscription until the end of the year. Normally HTC would take 30% of the subscription revenue and the developers would get 70%. Viveport now boasts a library of over 500 titles and 5x the...
  11. DooKey

    'Xbox All Access' Possible New Subscription Service With Live, Game Pass, and an Xbox

    Windows Central has heard Microsoft might be announcing a new service later this month called Xbox All Access. The new subscription service will be a 2-year contract that provides an Xbox One S, Xbox Live, and Xbox Game Pass for $22 per month and $35 per month if you want the Xbox One X. If...
  12. cageymaru

    HTC VIVEPORT Subscription Service Adds Oculus Rift Support

    The HTC VIVEPORT has been an exclusive monthly subscription service for VR aficionados who own the HTC VIVE HMD. Now the HTC VIVEPORT subscription service has added Oculus Rift support for certain games. This move makes sense as most VR titles on Steam support the HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift...
  13. DooKey

    EA’s Subscription Service Origin Access Premier Launches Next Week

    EA is going to start signups for their new Origin Access Premier service next week. This service will set you back $14.99 per month or $99.99 per year. Your subscription will allow you to play their newest games for that price and also offers play five days before launch. The current Origin...
  14. DooKey

    Facebook Considering Ad-Free Subscription Service

    It seems that Facebook might be feeling a little pressure over the Cambridge Analytica scandal because they are considering an ad-free subscription service to regain trust. Also, they believe it might bring even more people to Facebook. However, this is far from a done deal, but at least it's...
  15. R

    PC Gaming Subscription Service Utomik Launches Today

    If the title didn't give it away, Utomik, a PC gaming subscription service has launched today! The press release boasts of over 100 publishing partners, as well as over 750 games available to play now. It's worth noting that Utomik does not stream the games, instead users download a small part...
  16. DooKey

    Comcast and Netflix Formally Consummate Marriage

    Netflix and Comcast started dating each other back in 2016 when Comcast added Netflix to their X1 platform. This allowed customers to maintain their Comcast usage and also let them take advantage of a Netflix subscription without changing devices. This worked so well for both that they've now...
  17. R

    DOTA Announces "DOTA Plus"

    DOTA has announced a new subscription program called "DOTA Plus." The subscription will cost you $3.99 per month and offers Hero Leveling, so as your progress with a hero you get Reward Shards and new chat wheel responses; Hero-specific challenges to get more XP for leveling up your hero; Hero...
  18. R

    Nintendo Switch Online Coming in September

    Nintendo has announced that Nintendo Switch Online will be released September 2018. You will have to use the Switch Online app for Android and iOS, which will integrate with games to show stats and more, and will also be required for partying with friends and voice communication. The service...
  19. DooKey

    YouTube is Starting Their Own Paid Music Service in March of Next Year

    YouTube has finally made up their mind and they're going to compete with other music services like Spotify and Apple. They've tried a few times before, but this time they're adding a few wrinkles they haven't offered in the past. However, with the competition fully entrenched I'm not sure if...
  20. Z

    firewall recommendation

    Hi, I'm in the market for a new firewall and I'd like to hear the community recommendations. I have checked out a bunch of hardware firewalls and I think I have narrowed it down to Fortigate and Zyxel. I would like a fully featured hardware firewall that has VPN capabilities so I can connect...
  21. FrgMstr

    File-Less Malware Attack Uncovered & Identified

    Rule # 119 of the Cyber-Squirrel Handbook: Sometimes it's best not to taunt a Cyber Security Organization with hidden code in super stealthy malware. On the 24th of February, Twitter user Simpo posted a picture of a string of malicious code with the words "SourceFireSux" encoded in Base64...
  22. I

    O'Reilly Safari subscriptions half off!

    Looks as thought O'Reilly is having a 2 day say (ends tonight) for their excellent, subscription based learning tool. ================= Learn new technologies, build skills, and find the exact information you need to solve a problem on the fly. You’ll get access to Safari's huge corpus of...
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