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August’s Smart Locks proved to be the key to my smarthome puzzle

Posted by | Assa Abloy, fiction, films, Gadgets, hardware, IT, Reviews, TC | No Comments

 When smart home tech first started coming out, I was hopeful, but also skeptical. It seemed overly complicated, with too many hoops to jump through and a relative inability to meld old and new for situations like rental apartments and older homes. Now, though, the range and breadth of smart home tech means you can find something to suit just about every need, and I find my entire house is… Read More

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Free streaming service Tubi TV grabs $20 million in new funding

Posted by | Apps, films, Fundings & Exits, Media, Mobile, movies, Startups, streaming, streaming service, streaming TV, streaming video, TC, television, tubi tv, tv, Video | No Comments

 San Francisco-based Tubi TV has raised an additional $20 million for its advertising-supported streaming service for TV and movies. Investors in the round are betting on the fact that the next big streaming competitor won’t be a direct rival to Netflix and others with a subscription-based business model, but rather a free service that offers a wide variety of titles for free viewing. Read More

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HBO’s new Westworld trailer shows AI ethical questions made flesh

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westworld HBO has what looks like an expansive new epic TV series on the way, only this time it’s swapping fantasy, swords and castles for androids, AI and western duds. Westworld is a new sci-fi series coming to the cable network beginning in October, based on the Michael Crichton film from 1973. In the original, a high-tech theme park with western, medieval and ancient Roman-themed sections… Read More

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