The Radice Files — Episode 91 “Google Gate”

Frank Radice
4 min readJul 9, 2021

I just wanted to say that. These recent lawsuits seem to think private companies are public services. Not!

Comcast bets on its secret weapon in the streaming wars: the Olympics

NBC launched Peacock nationwide in July 2020, but couldn’t market it with the Olympics then, as planned, due to the pandemic.

Amazon Prime & IMDb TV Ink Multi-Year Licensing Deal With Universal — Deadline

Universal, in the wake of sending its movies to Peacock for pay one window, will also license films to Amazon and IMDb TV.

Apple founder Steve Wozniak backs right-to-repair movement — BBC News

“We wouldn’t have had an Apple had I not grown up in a very open technology world,” Mr Wozniak said.

Alan Dershowitz Clowned for Calling Trump Lawsuit ‘Important First Amendment Case’

Dershowitz was dragged online after saying Trump’s lawsuit against Google, Facebook and Twitter is an “important First Amendment case.”

Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg’s Partnership Did Not Survive Trump — The New York Times

The company they built is wildly successful. But her Washington wisdom didn’t hold up, and neither did their close working relationship.

Talkshoplive Raises $6 Million, Giving Livestreaming Ecommerce Startup $75 Million Valuation

Talkshoplive, a startup whose a livestreaming ecommerce platform has attracted a roster of celebrities and businesses to host their own QVC-style shopping channels, announced that it has closed $6 …

Nielsen Streaming Ratings: Netflix’s ‘Sweet Tooth’ Shows Bite for the Week of June 7–13 | Next TV

Disney Plus’ First Episode of ‘Loki’ also came on strong with 731 Million Viewing Minutes

Former Paramount and Fox CEO Barry Diller Declares ‘The Movie Business Is Over’

Barry Diller also rips streaming services as “some weird algorithmic process that has created things that last 100 minutes or so”

Realscreen » Archive » BBC, Apple team for Adam Wishart’s “9/11: Inside the President’s War Room”

Realscreen — the best in non-fiction, is about the global business of factual entertainment

AGs Sue ‘Internet Gatekeeper’ Google | Multichannel News

Thirty-seven states attorneys general have filed suit against Google pledging to end what they call its illegal monopoly.

Henry Cavill, Dua Lipa, Bryce Dallas Howard, Samuel L Jackson to Star in Matthew Vaughn Spy Thriller ‘Argylle’

Sam Rockwell, Bryan Cranston, Catherine O’Hara and John Cena round out cast of planned franchise

‘Black Widow’ Should Beat the Box Office Opening of ‘F9,’ But by How Much?

“Black Widow” is expected to earn an $80 million-plus opening at the box office this weekend for Disney. Would that mark it as a success?

The Little Paris at the Heart of Manhattan (Where Chung King Studios used to be)

The tiny Paris in NYC that you’ve probably never heard of and that its residents are trying to make official.

And finally…

Paul McCartney, Rick Rubin Talk Beatles in ‘McCartney 3,2,1’ Trailer — Rolling Stone

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