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After Les Moonves’s Downfall, CBS Investors Fear the Reign of Shari

If Moonves goes, as seems likely, it will be just a matter of time before Shari tries to merge CBS and Viacom for a third time. And that’s what CBS investors fear most.<p>Hours before <b>Ronan Farrow</b> published his bombshell about <b>Leslie Moonves</b> in the <i>The New Yorker,</i> the stock market had already reached a …

Media Industry

How 2 Media Moguls’ Once-Warm Friendship Turned Frigid

When CBS filed suit to strip Shari E. Redstone of her voting control of the company in May, no one purported to be more surprised — and hurt — than Ms. Redstone herself.<p>Perhaps she shouldn’t have been.<p>Ms. Redstone, thrust into the role of Hollywood mogul after gaining control of her ailing father’s …

Media Industry

How to Install, Update, and Use Kodi

Kodi is a powerful, open-source media-streaming application, but it can be difficult to set up and maintain. Read our guide to get started.<p>PCMag …

Free Streaming of Movies and TV Shows on FlixTor

We're trying to run a great site with no advertisements. This means that we're paying for servers and bandwidth ourselves.<br>Please consider becoming a …

Timeline: The Redstones' many battles for Viacom ... and now CBS

The behind-the-scenes battle for CBS has been filled with more twists and turns than many of the scripted dramas on the company’s TV network. Shari<p>Redstone, leading the charge for the Redstone family, and Chairman and Chief ExecutiveLeslie Moonveshave been locked in a war over whether CBS Corp. …

Media Industry

Behind Leslie Moonves' Crusade to Save CBS From Viacom

The CBS chief says it's all about shareholder value, but he privately considers the Viacom channels an albatross, thinks there are better deals and …

Moonves vs. Redstone: Inside the Poisonous War for Control of CBS and Viacom

Leslie Moonves is open to merging CBS and Viacom — on his terms — but Shari Redstone, eager for power, may be ready to sacrifice Hollywood's most …

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Verizon is going to start selling its phones locked

Ever since Verizon Wireless started selling 4G LTE devices, the biggest wireless carrier in the United States has been generous enough to sell those …

Locast Launches in NYC Offering FREE Live Locals Streaming Online

By onJanuary 11, 2018 in All News, News<p>Locast a new live TV streaming service today launched in New York City to offer access to 13 stations …

DIRECTV NOW is Adding a 3rd Stream But DVR Delayed Until Spring

By onJanuary 31, 2018 in All News, DIRECTV NOW, News<p>Today AT&T held their 4th quarter 2017 earnings call and it was packed full of DIRECTV NOW news. …

Cord-Cutting

YouTube has compiled all of the Super Bowl 52 commercials for your enjoyment [Video]

If you’re like me, you don’t watch the Super Bowl for the game. You watch it for the commercials. Well if you just want to binge watch the ads, you’re in luck because YouTube has compiled them all into one place for your enjoyment…<p>YouTube has updated the Adblitz website with all of the Super Bowl …

Here’s the chart that explains why CBS and Viacom want to merge

They’re big. But not nearly big enough.<p>CBS and Viacom plan to merge and will set up a special committee to figure out how the combination would work for shareholders, both companies announced today.<p>Shari Redstone, who controls both companies, wanted to look at a possible deal in 2016, but then she …

Media Industry

Start streaming: How to store your existing media in the cloud

Years ago, the thought of watching movies on a phone was absurd — our connections were too slow, or they took up too much space. Today, if we still …

Google Play

Photo Basics: Understanding a DSLR’s AF System and How Different Autofocus Point Options Work (VIDEO)

The autofocus system in a modern DSLR camera is truly a wonder of technology. And there’s a lot going on under the hood that you may not totally …

Cameras

Some Sprint customers pay more than their phone’s full price, and Sprint is very OK with it

Yesterday, the <i>Kansas City Star</i> ran an article noting how some Sprint customers could accidentally end up paying more than a phone’s full market value …

How You Can Help Save Net Neutrality

By onNovember 25, 2017 in News<p>This week it was announced that the FCC will vote to repeal the net neutrality rules that were set up in 2015. This …

Best Bluetooth Trackers

Time was you'd lose track of your keys and waste precious minutes or even hours scouring the house or office for them. Now, though, you have phones …

Gear & Gadgets

People Are Dropping Their iPhone X’s And Sharing Their Expensive Horror Stories

On November 3rd, the iPhone X was released into the wild and Apple fanatics (or people looking to make a quick buck) are scooping them up across the country. According to various reports, the $1000 iPhone X has sold out in over 20 major cities, and online orders are backed up at least three to four …

How to Kill Active Listening on Siri, Cortana, Alexa, and Google

Some devices are designed to listen to you, but you can axe active listening. Here's how.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Smart Homes

Restore old print photos with free software

Get your pictures perfect.<p>When you want to revisit an old digital photo, you can simply scroll through your past social media posts or open your favorite storage app. But what about those physical prints from your film camera days—are they still filling up old albums and boxes in the basement? If …

Tutorials

The Ultimate Guide to DIRECTV NOW (August 2017 Edition)

By onAugust 12, 2017 in Blog, Reviews<p>It was no surprise when DIRECTV developed a platform for streaming content. Find out what benefits the service …

Plex becomes a low-cost, DIY streaming TV service

Plex is doubling down on its support for capturing over-the-air signals from digital antennas this morning, with the announcement that it will now not only let users record TV programs, it will also allow them to watch live TV. The result is a low-cost, do-it-yourself version of a live TV streaming …

How to Install TOR on Android and iOS Devices

Installing Tor on Android and iOS devices is not as difficult as you may think.<p>You can safeguard your online privacy when you are using an Android or …

Perfect your figures with our anatomy masterclass

In this masterclass, I'll reveal the basic steps you need to follow to perfect your figure drawing. I'll start with the first conception – or inkling …

Monty Don, take note: A gentleman's guide to tying a tie

With a name like 'Monty Don', you would assume that the television gardener is an impeccably dressed man. It's a moniker that screams suave sophistication But as viewers of the BBC's Chelsea Flower Show coverage discovered yesterday evening, the Cambridge man somehow cannot tie a tie.<p>Wearing a nice …

The Complicated Way Streaming Is Becoming TV

It is fascinating to watch the televisionization of streaming video. It was always inevitable and I’m sure to a lot of people, regressive and sad. …

AMC, Viacom, and Discovery Consider a $20 Bet on Sports-Free Streaming TV

Television has a widely-reported problem: Consumers are cutting the cord at an alarming clip.<p>This comes as no surprise—people want to pay only for …