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Streaming: Amazon & MGM

Amazon Pondering Deal to Buy MGM – Amazon is in discussions to acquire MGM Holdings, said a person familiar with the situation, in what would be the ecommerce giant’s biggest move yet to expand in entertainment. – MGM owns a major film library, with interests in the long running James Bond franchise as well as other well known titles such as Rocky and Pink Panther. It also owns the Epix cable channel and makes TV shows, including The Handmaid’s Tale and Fargo and reality shows such as Shark Tank and Survivor. An acquisition would beef up Amazon’s film studio and streaming services Prime Video and IMDB. A deal could cost between $7 billion and $10 billion.“

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AT&T: WarnerMedia & Discovery

AT&T to spin off and combine WarnerMedia with Discovery in deal that would create streaming giant – On Monday morning AT&T (T) and Discovery, Inc. (DISCA) announced a deal under which AT&T’s WarnerMedia will be spun off and combined with Discovery in a new standalone media company. – The deal, subject to regulatory approval, will combine two treasure troves of content, including the HBO Max and discovery+ streaming services. CNN will be included in the transaction.“


Biometrie: zentrale Datenbanken?

„Scharfe Kritik an Biometriedatenbanken der Länder – Die Länder sollen zentrale Datenbanken für Passbilder und Unterschriften aufbauen dürfen. Das gefällt Datenschützern und Netzaktivisten gar nicht. – Die Pläne zum Aufbau zentraler Biometriedatenbanken in den Bundesländern stoßen auf Kritik bei Datenschützern, Kommunen und Netzaktivisten. In einer Anhörung des Bundestagsinnenausschusses am Montag in Berlin äußerte der Bundesdatenschutzbeauftragte Ulrich Kelber ‚erhebliche datenschutzrechtliche Bedenken‘, da biometrische Daten nach der EU-Datenschutzgrundverordnung besonders schützenswert seien.“


Microsoft Teams für jedermann

Microsoft Teams launches for friends and family with free all-day video calling – Microsoft Teams for personal use exits preview – Microsoft is launching the personal version of Microsoft Teams today. After previewing the service nearly a year ago, Microsoft Teams is now available for free personal use amongst friends and families. The service itself is almost identical to the Microsoft Teams that businesses use, and it will allow people to chat, video call, and share calendars, locations, and files easily.“

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