Here We Go Again: How Murdoch’s Offer For Time Warner Fucks Hollywood
Back in 1983, some 90% of the U.S. media was controlled by 50 companies. I thought Hollywood had it bad enough when studios started gobbling up networks, and cable companies started taking over studios and networks. Now 90% of media is controlled by 5 companies — Comcast, Viacom, CBS, Walt Disney, Time Warner and 21st Century Fox.
Boldfaced emphasis added by me.
Thunderbirds Are Go! to Mark First MIP Junior World Premiere TV Screening
PARIS: Thunderbirds Are Go!, a remake of the classic show from the 1960s, is slated to make its world debut at this year’s MIP Junior, which is being held in Cannes from October 11 to 12.
MIP Junior’s first-ever World Premiere TV Screening will take place at 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 11, at the event’s new Palm Beach location at the opposite end of the Croisette from the Palais des Festivals.
Someone needs to Be There.
The Onda V989 is the first tablet with the new octa-core Allwinner A80 CPU. It’s an iPad Air clone with 9.7-inch Retina-class screen, 2GBs of RAM, and 32GBs of internal storage.
Over at the IMP3Net forum in three threads [Google Translate and Google Translate and Google Translate].
Testing has begun; at post time not much there. I tend to think these are legitimate buyers and not Onda beards.
I’m passing this along only as information. If anyone is actually brave enough to try this, please report in Comments.
PC Pop mentioned an online store that’s selling the Xiaomi MiPad for a reasonable price: 1549 yuan [Google Translate]. That’s just 50 yuan (US$8) over its official 1499 yuan price.
Just a day after the rumor, it’s true: CUBE has upgraded the iWork8 from a “1/16” to a “2/32” tablet for the same price as the original model — 799 yuan (about US$129).
See the 5Fans thread that announces their beta test round [Google Translate].