YouTube Pays $170M Over Accusations It Broke Children’s Privacy Law

Google will pay $170 million to the FTC and the New York Attorney General to settle allegations YouTube unlawfully collected data of children under 13. In the announcement of this settlement, the FTC call this the largest penalty of its kind to date. However, this fine may not be enough to …

Apple’s Next iPhones My Sport Triple-lens AI Cameras

Bloomberg reported today that Apple is preparing to introduce three new iPhones, three upgraded iPad models, a supersized MacBook Pro, and other goodies. Apple hasn’t provided a date for its autumn smartphone launch dog and pony show. But for seven consecutive years, the company has introduced new devices either on Labor Day week …

Intel Announces 8 New CPUs in Comet Lake series

Today Intel added eight new chips to its portfolio with the introduction of Comet Lake, a CPU family for energy-efficient lightweight notebooks. Based on the 14-nanometer Skylake architecture Intel launched back in 2015, the Comet Lake series is making its debut just a few weeks after the chipmaker unveiled Ice Lake, another CPU …

YouTube Changes Copyright Monetization Policy

YouTube is changing its copyright enforcement policies around music to help create a healthier ecosystem for YouTube creators and rights holders. Copyright owners will no longer be able to monetize creator videos with very short or unintentional uses of music via YouTube’s “Manual Claiming” tool. Instead, they may stop monetizing …

DCC Web Round Up – July 2019

Is Netflix Overvalued? Netflix missed subscriber growth estimates in Q2, but Dilantha De Silva of Seeking Alpha argues that investors have many bigger problems to focus on. Citing the companies Debt to equity, quarterly cash expenditure on streaming content and new competition.  Full Story YouTube Creators Looking for New Ways to Earn. Speaking to CNN Business …

What Does It Take To Be An Oscar Nominee?

Interviewing the Animators In a time when animation is becoming more mainstream, when technology is breaking ground daily and talent is being heralded like it once was centuries ago; isn’t it interesting to see a medley of animators realizing their art? The Oscar Nominees for the 1998 Short Animated Film category …

Content Distribution – The Second Stage of Desktop Revolution

With all respect to highend system vendors, I see a massive trend bearing down like a freight train in the digital content creation market. So do most people I meet in the content creation arena. There’s the sense of awe, excitement, and yet trepidation that the way they’re doing business …

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