The Radice Files — Episode 96 “Streamers Boffo Emmy Noms”

Sure, you say, but HBO leads the charge, to which I reply…but not without HBO-Max!


‘The Crown,’ ‘Mandalorian’ Top Emmy Nominations With 24 Each | TV News Check

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Crown” tied with “The Mandalorian” for the most Emmy nominations Tuesday with 24 apiece, but the Marvel universe also got bragging rights with runner-up “WandaVision.” The nominations reinforced the rapid rise of streaming, with most of the top-nominated scripted shows on services that emerged in the past two years. In […]

Cannes: How Streaming Is Helping, Not Killing, the Indie Film Business

Streaming services, both big and small, are filling a gap in the indie film business, helping arthouse and genre titles get made.

Trump Lawsuits Against Facebook, YouTube and Twitter Face First Amendment Hurdles — The New York Times

A unanimous 1974 Supreme Court decision said newspapers could not be forced to publish replies from politicians they had criticized.

VR is media’s fastest-growing market — Protocol — The people, power and politics of tech

It’s still small, but it’s growing faster than console gaming, streaming and podcasts.

Report: Global ad market rebounds |

Global advertising spend is on course for 12.6 per cent growth this year to reach $665 billion (€561.3bn), an upgrade from 6.7 per cent initially projected, a

Charge Ready − Southern California Edison Launches U.S. Program to Install 38,000 EV Chargers

Charge Ready is the largest utility-run electric passenger vehicle charging infrastructure program in the nation. ROSEMEAD, Calif.– Beginning today, businesses, government agencies and other…

Google Slapped With $593 Million Fine by French Competition Authority

Google was slapped with a $593,000 fine by the French competition authority this week for failing to negotiate fairly

YouTube’s TikTok competitor YouTube Shorts is rolling out globally — The Verge

YouTube Shorts, the services short-form competitor to TikTok, is now rolling out globally. It’s still in beta, but will now be available “across more than 100 countries around the world where YouTube is available.”

Spears hearing to deal with turmoil from her dramatic speech

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three weeks after Britney Spears ‘ dramatic comments in court condemning the conservatorship that has controlled her life for 13 years, a Los Angeles judge and others with legal power over the pop star will convene for a hearing Wednesday to deal with the aftermath.

Amazon autonomous vehicle patent — Protocol — The people, power and politics of tech

Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft patent applications this week Oculus VR straps, autonomous vehicles, and more.

‘Black Widow’ Racks Up Near $33M In Samba TV U.S. Households — Deadline

Samba TV, which measures 3M U.S. TV households, reports that 1.1M tuned into Disney+ for Marvel’s Black Widow this past weekend. That translates into $32.989M, based on a price of $29.

‘Ted Lasso’ Avoids Sophomore Slump as Critics Call Season 2 ‘Impressive Triumph’ and ‘More Ambitious’

The Jason Sudeikis-led comedy “Ted Lasso” returns July 23 on Apple TV+ — and Season 2 is already winning praise from critics

Comcast Will Spend Billions on Peacock. Now It Needs a Strategy. — Bloomberg

The internet and cable provider is still trying to figure out the best way to compete in the streaming wars.

And finally…

Before & After Funkadelic’s ‘Maggot Brain’ — The New York Times

Funkadelic’s third album was a psychedelic blast of freewheeling protest music. As the LP turns 50, we look back at the music that fueled it — and that was inspired by it.




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