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Snapchat stock tanks – Can smaller services compete?

 

Can smaller services compete against juggernauts like Facebook? Snap’s stock took a tumble. Built on “cool”, how can this service transition to monetizing without alienating users?

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360VLOG: Will 360 video die like 3D TV?

In an age where consumers create their own content, the health of a new technology depends on consumers receiving tools which are easy to use and price accessible. 360 degree video has huge potential, but can it weather the transition into a more accessible platform? It’s not the easiest to work with at present. Will 360 video become the next buzz-wordy consumer tech to die like 3D TV?

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A new home for ‘Movies You May Have Missed’?

In 2009, three friends produced a movie review webseries called Movies You May Have Missed. It ran successfully for three years, but we were never able to host it on Youtube or monetize it.

We’re hoping VidMe can be a new home for this show. Is it possible to resurrect a long defunct webseries? That’s my experiment.

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FCC to kill Net Neutrality: Help Me Fight This


Chairman Pai’s public comments on ending Net Neutrality https://www.c-span.org/video/?427558-…

The fight for internet privacy and freedom is getting ugly. This administration has already taken its first steps in dismantling the open internet. Now we’ve received comments from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on what the next steps are for killing the remaining communications regulations. It was a long and difficult fight getting protections in place, but we can’t stop putting pressure on elected officials to keep those protections in place.

The EFF’s reply to Chairman Pai’s comments https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/04…

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Are the Galaxy S8 premium earbuds NOT from AKG?

We’ve just been handed some breaking news about the Galaxy S8 and the included earbuds! Were these headphones NOT made by AKG???
GS8 earbud review https://youtu.be/o3RP6-i6zlk

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360VLOG: A beautiful day in a park, and getting a new camera…

It’s a beautiful day, and I needed to get outside, get out of the studio, and see the sun. I’m about decided on what to do about my camera situation, so let’s chat about repairs and upgrades.
This video shot on the 2017 Gear 360, which failed at the end of this video. It’s still in BETA. Cut it some slack.
My camera died vlog https://youtu.be/m7n4eag08rM

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Tennessee approves $45 Million for Broadband, but no Gigabit Fiber? Why?

Home to one of the most successful experiments in municipal funded broadband, Tennessee is working diligently to prevent that experiment from improving data and energy infrastructure throughout the rest of the state. Now a new bill will fund ISP’s through tax payer funds, instead of expanding on city funded fiber? Why?

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My Samsung Camera is DEAD, my lenses are useless, I’m bummed…

It’s dead Jim. I am without a camera, and replacing this busted shooter is a frustrating endeavor. Looks like it’s finally time to properly leave the Samsung NX system and start shopping a proper replacement…

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