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Apple kooperiert mit Streamern

Apple Lets Some Video Apps Sell Shows Without Taking 30% Cut – ‚Apple has an established program for premium subscription video entertainment providers to offer a variety of customer benefits,‘ the Cupertino, California-based technology giant said in a emailed statement. The program applies to multiple services, including Amazon Prime Video. Canal+, a unit of Vivendi SA, started participating in 2018. Altice One, a cloud-based video service from Altice USA Inc., signed up in February. … Apple said the program also provides a number of other benefits, including ‚integration with the Apple TV app, AirPlay 2 support, tvOS apps, universal search, Siri support and, where applicable, single or zero sign-on.'“

Bloomberg

Ärzte nutzen Twitter und TikTok

Doctors turn to Twitter and TikTok to share coronavirus news – In a sign of the times, doctors are effectively waging a two-pronged fight against coronavirus: one part takes place in overcrowded hospitals and the other takes place on noisy social media platforms as they work to combat what the World Health Organization has declared an infodemic with accurate, authoritative voices. All of that means doctors, some of whom were once reluctant to embrace social media, are wading deeper into platforms that are rife with fake news, unproven medical advice and mass panic.“

CNN

YouTube Shorts vs TikTok

YouTube Plans ‚Shorts‚ to Rival TikTok – YouTube is planning to release a rival to TikTok, the hugely popular video-sharing app, by the end of the year, according to two people familiar with the matter. … Shorts will include a feed of brief videos posted by users inside the Google-owned app and will take advantage of the video service’s catalog of licensed music, songs from which will be available to use as soundtracks for the videos created by users, said the people.“

The Information

Snapchat wieder mit Wachstum

Snapchat touts engagement boosts in March – Snapchat … is reporting increased engagement over the past few weeks amid the COVID-19 pandemic – much of that coming between close friends, it says. – Snaps between friends reached an all-time high (passing Christmas and other major holidays), and time spent video and voice calling has grown by more than 50% from last month. Group Chat engagement is also at an all-time high. – It also reports elevated engagement in Snap Games, a 25% increase in time playing with augmented reality lenses, and ‚time spent watching Snapchat Shows is higher than ever.'“

Seeking Alpha

Slack integriert Teams, Zoom & Co.

Slack launches call integrations for Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and more – You can now launch a Microsoft Teams call directly from Slack – Slack is launching a new app to integrate Microsoft Teams calling features into its chat app today. The Microsoft Teams Calls beta app comes just days after Slack revealed it was working on the integration, but it will only allow Slack users to launch Teams calls from Slack rather than participate in them directly within Slack. … Alongside the Microsoft Teams integration, Slack is also launching VoIP phone integration with Zoom, Cisco Jabber, RingCentral, and Dialpad. This will allow Slack users to use these VoIP calling providers to call phone numbers directly within the Slack interface.“

The Verge – Siehe auch: Sichere Videokonferenzsoftware mit E2E-Verschlüsselung

Zoom als Traualtar? Selbstredend.

„Saying ‘I do’ over Zoom – As the coronavirus pandemic continues, socially distanced weddings are moving online – Many couples have simply decided to postpone their weddings. But others, like Kabouridis and Blackett, have moved their ceremonies online. A search for #ZoomWedding on Instagram turns up over 100 photos of couples who’ve live-streamed their nuptials.“

The Verge – Siehe auch: Sichere Videokonferenzsoftware mit E2E-Verschlüsselung

Keychain wird stark erweitert

iOS 14: Keychain password manager to gain new 1Password-like features – Apple is working to improve the iCloud Keychain password manager on iOS, 9to5Mac has learned, with two-factor password integration and more. These new features described are based on an early build of iOS 14 obtained by 9to5Mac.“

9to5

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