The Comunicano for Wednesday March 8 2017

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Wednesday...HumpDay....middle of the week. Video is the news today. Actually immersive VR based video
 
March 8 - Issue #38 - View online
Andy Abramson

Wednesday…HumpDay….middle of the week. Video is the news today. Actually immersive VR based video is in the news….The British Are Coming..well going over the top (OTT)…Google makes a buy, Shazam thinks sale. 8X8 messages about a buy…Those stories, and LOTS, LOTS more….in today’s COMUNICANO!

Video Watch
CNN launches a virtual reality news unit
BBC and ITV’s BritBox Launches With ‘Prime Suspect,’ ‘AbFab’
Vimeo now supports 360-degree video
Buy or Sell Watch
Shazam CEO: Company could be acquisition target now that it's profitable
What 8x8's Sameroom acquisition says about cross-platform collaboration
8x8 Bridges Messaging Islands
Google is acquiring data science community Kaggle
Uber Watch
Actually, Uber’s PR disasters aren’t that great for Lyft
Lyft offers ride hailing for developers to use in their apps
Legal Watch
171 Groups Urge FCC, Congress to Protect Net Neutrality
Amazon gives up fight for Alexa’s First Amendment rights after defendant hands over data
Biz Watch
Apple’s enterprise success: Mac and iOS usage is climbing fast
This Is The Stunning Number Of Small Businesses That Have Turned Their Backs On Technology
Qatar Airways unveils new business class product
Odds & Ends
Telcos feed growing Aussie appetite for data downloads
Disney scraps free digital downloads with Australian Blu-rays
Local firm rolls out online translation service for multiple Asian languages
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