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Amazon's new IMDb Freedive service streams ad-supported movies and TV shows in the US

12 days ago   |   By The Next Web

Amazon-owned IMDb launched a new movie streaming platform today called Freedive, and it's basically Prime Video Lite. The ad-supported service is available from today in the US on the web, and via Amazon's Fire TV devices. Amazon-owned IMDb launched a new movie streaming platform today called Freedive, and it's basically Prime Video Lite for film buffs. The service offers Hollywood movie titles like Awakenings, Foxcatcher, Memento, Monster, Run Lola Run, The Illusionist, The Last Samurai, and True Romanceand TV shows like Fringe, Heroes, The Bachelor and Without a Trace. If a title is...
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Amazon is reportedly building a game streaming service to rival Google and Microsoft

Amazon is reportedly building a game streaming service to rival Google and Microsoft

12 days ago   |   By The Next Web

The Information reports that Amazon is putting together a game streaming service that will beam titles from the cloud right to your devices, so you can play without installing them, or even owning a powerful machine to run them. The service will see Amazon compete with Google - which is currently testing its Project Stream service in the US - as well as Microsoft, which is building its own platform, hardware maker Nvidia, and publisher Electronic Arts. Sony‘s PlayStation Now service is already up and running, and charges players $99.99 a year for access to more than 700 games. It...
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Reports raise video privacy concerns for Amazon-owned Ring

Reports raise video privacy concerns for Amazon-owned Ring

12 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Amazon -owned smart doorbell maker Ring is facing claims that might give some smart home enthusiasts pause. Recent reports from The Intercept and The Information have accused the company of mishandling videos collected by its line of smart home devices, failing to inform users that their videos would be reviewed by humans and failing to protect the sensitive video footage itself with encryption.
In 2016, Ring moved some of its R&D operations to Ukraine as a cost saving move. According to the Intercept's sources , that team had “unfettered access to a folder on Amazon's S3 cloud storage...
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Netflix becomes first streaming company to join the MPAA

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