The COMUNICANO for Friday August 18th 2017

Revue
 
Uber's battles with Benchmark are heating up. Barbs are being tossed in all directions. It all remind
 
August 18 - Issue #143
Andy Abramson

Uber’s battles with Benchmark are heating up. Barbs are being tossed in all directions. It all reminds me of the Don Henley song, “Dirty Laundry”Theatre owners and movie studios are going to war and is it all Netflix’s fault?….YouTubeTV keeps growing…Facebook has plans for ads in videos…Instagram has something new…..all that, and more, in today’s edition of the COMUNICANO.

Travis Kalanick hits back at Benchmark in Uber lawsuit reply
The Uber civil war is now a PR battle
Streaming Watch
Hollywood, Apple Are Said to Mull Rental Plan, Defying Theaters
YouTube’s live TV service is available in half of all US homes
Facebook Watch
Facebook looks to rival YouTube, TV with in-stream-only video ad option
Facebook will soon purge video clickbait from the News Feed
Instagram Watch
New Ways to Reply with Photos and Videos with Instagram
Blockchain Watch
Bitcoin's Biggest Software Wallet Blockchain Adds Ethereum
Mobile Watch
Comcast’s surprisingly good wireless plans now available nationwide
Apple Watch
iOS 11 has a ‘cop button’ to temporarily disable Touch ID
Skype Watch
Hello, desktops. Meet Skype Preview
Wi-Fi Watch
Virgin Australia's high-speed Wi-Fi rollout gathers pace
22 Cafés with Free Wi-Fi in Los Angeles that Aren’t Starbucks
Odds & Ends
FCC Pledges Openness -- Just Don't Ask To See Complaints
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