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AT&T Donates $500,000 to Locast Free Broadcast-TV Streaming Org

According to the telco, the donation “will support SFCNY’s mission to make free broadcast content available to consumers and offer them more choice.” AT&T added the Locast interactive app to internet-connected DirecTV and U-verse set-tops on May 30 — giving it a path to perhaps eventually avoid paying retransmission fees to broadcasters. – Todd Spangler, Variety » https://ift.tt/31ZK06r
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IMDb Scraps Freedive Name, Will Triple ‘IMDb TV’ Free Streaming Lineup With Movies From Warner Bros., Sony, MGM

IMDb TV is currently available only in the U.S. It’s accessible on the IMDb website and as a free channel in Amazon’s Prime Video app across hundreds of devices. That includes Amazon’s own Fire TV streaming-media products, which the tech giant claims has over 34 million active users worldwide. IMDb TV streaming titles currently are not available on IMDb’s iOS and Android apps. – Todd Spangler, Variety » http://bit.ly/2Il18vn

Facebook Watch Sets Premiere Dates For ‘Sorry For Your Loss’, ‘Five Points’, The New ‘Human Discoveries’, ‘Limetown’, & More

Facebook Watch boasts 720 million monthly and 140 million daily users who spend at least a minute on the video platform, spending 26-plus minutes on average. It said last month that MTV’sThe Real World, its reboot of the seminal reality series, will bow in June 13. – Erik Pedersen, Deadline Hollywood » http://bit.ly/2XC2HKI

Id Software built a framework to make streaming video games better

Bethesda is jumping on the cloud-gaming train with Orion, a software collection that optimizes game engines for streaming. Essentially, Orion is designed to make games run better on platforms like Google’s Stadia or Microsoft’s xCloud. It works with any game and any platform, lowering latency by up to 20 percent per frame and reducing bandwidth demands by as much as 40 percent. – Jessica Conditt, Engadget » https://engt.co/2R3qpxc
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