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Amazon orders William Gibson series from the creators of ‘Westworld’

Amazon's push into sci-fi increasingly entails some of the biggest names in the business, both on-screen and off. After months of waiting, Amazon has ordered a Prime Video series adaptation of William Gibson's sci-fi novel The Peripheral that will b… … Read the rest of this entry

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YouTube creators will chat with famous authors in new series ‘BookTube’

YouTube will debut a new "book club" series on October 17th as a follow to its successful Michelle Obama special, which garnered over over 1.5 million views since March. The show is aptly called BookTube, and like the former first … Read the rest of this entry

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YouTube’s non-skippable ads are coming to more video creators

Starting next week, you might come across more YouTube ads that don't come with the option to skip to the video you want to watch. The video-sharing website has announced through its official Creator Insider account that it's rolling out … Read the rest of this entry

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YouTube looks to merch and memberships to make creators more money

YouTube is having a busy day at VidCon 2018. Aside from launching Premieres, a new feature that lets creators hype pre-recorded videos with a public landing page, the company is also announcing new ways for them to make more money. … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon pushes Signal creators to change their anti-censorship tool

For years, Open Whisper Systems has used clever tricks to circumvent censorship of its Signal messaging app on the part of countries trying to silence political dissent. Those methods are getting it into hot water, however. Amazon has warned OWS … Read the rest of this entry

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Glitch launches its ‘YouTube for app creators’

Fog Creek Software (led by well-known entrepreneur Anil Dash) has spent about a year testing Glitch, a sort of YouTube for app creators where people can create, modify and host code in an easy to use, collaborative environment. And now, … Read the rest of this entry

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SpaceX and ‘Westworld’ creators made a Falcon Heavy short film

Elon Musk promised a short film about the inaugural Falcon Heavy launch from the team behind Westworld, and he delivered. The entrepreneur has posted the video (he calls it Falcon Heavy and Starman) in two parts on Instagram. It's not … Read the rest of this entry

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Kickstarter Patron aims to generate larger pledges for creators

Kickstarter is piloting a program that will match up companies, organizations and institutions with projects that need more substantial funding, TechCrunch reports. It's called Kickstarter Patrons and the nonprofit and for-profit groups selected to t… Engadget RSS Feed

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Netflix lands ‘Deadpool’ creator’s comic universe

Netflix is pushing hard to stay relevant in the comic-based movie business, especially after Disney announced plans to shun the streaming service and make its own. Now, just a few months after Netflix's big acquisition of Mark Millar's comic publishe… … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon offers free sound effects to Alexa skill creators

Amazon is making it easier for developers to add a variety of sound effects to their Alexa skills. The tech giant has launched a library full of built-in audio clips people can use to add — in Amazon's words — … Read the rest of this entry

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