This MacVoices Live! session concludes with thoughts on France’s pursuit of Microsoft and how Meta’s approach to local law compliance differs from Apple’s. Chuck Joiner, David Ginsburg, Jeff Gamet, Jim Rea, Ben Roethig, Web Bixby, Eric Bolden, Brian Flanagan-Arthurs, and Guy Serle also predict the consolidation of streaming services and discuss the NFL’s tight control over its events and local commerce. (Part 3)
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0:02:58 Changes in Cable TV and the Rise of Streaming Services
0:06:30 Streaming Services Consolidation Predictions
0:08:07 Frustration with Watching NFL Games
0:11:01 Star Trek Fisbin Analogy for Watching Sports
0:14:15 Benefits of NFL Ticket and Restrictions on Streaming
0:16:08 NFL’s Strategy and Pricing Model for Games
0:22:00 Pricing and Availability of NFL Sunday Ticket on YouTube
0:24:16 France’s Financial Motivations and GDPR fines
0:25:03 EU fines on Facebook: Money or Ban?
0:28:45 Facebook and its Business Model
0:31:52 Facebook’s Importance and Hypothetical Shut Down
0:35:20 Addiction to Social Media
0:36:17 Facebook vs Apple: Opposite Approaches to Local Laws
DirecTV Inks NFL Sunday Ticket Deal for Bars, Restaurants and Other Businesses After YouTube Nabs Retail Rights
Microsoft Dodges More French Fines After Tweak to Bing Tracking
Eric Bolden is into macOS, plants, sci-fi, food, and is a rural internet supporter. You can connect with him on Twitter, by email at [email protected], on Mastodon at @[email protected], and on his blog, Trending At Work.
Brian Flanigan-Arthurs is an educator with a passion for providing results-driven, innovative learning strategies for all students, but particularly those who are at-risk. He is also a tech enthusiast who has a particular affinity for Apple since he first used the Apple IIGS as a student. You can contact Brian on twitter as @brian8944. He also recently opened a Mastodon account at @[email protected].
Jeff Gamet is a technology blogger, podcaster, author, and public speaker. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s Managing Editor, and the TextExpander Evangelist for Smile. He has presented at Macworld Expo, RSA Conference, several WordCamp events, along with many other conferences. You can find him on several podcasts such as The Mac Show, The Big Show, MacVoices, Mac OS Ken, This Week in iOS, and more. Jeff is easy to find on social media as @jgamet on Twitter and Instagram, jeffgamet on LinkedIn., @[email protected] on Mastodon, and on his YouTube Channel at YouTube.com/jgamet.
David Ginsburg is the host of the weekly podcast In Touch With iOS where he discusses all things iOS, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and related technologies. He is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Visit his YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/daveg65 and find and follow him on Twitter @daveg65 and on Mastodon at @[email protected]
Jim Rea has been an independent Mac developer continuously since 1984. He is the founder of ProVUE Development, and the author of Panorama X, ProVUE’s ultra fast RAM based database software for the macOS platform. Follow Jim at provue.com and via @provuejim on Twitter.
Ben Roethig has been in the Apple Ecosystem since the System 7 Days. He is the a former Associate Editor with Geek Beat, Co-Founder of The Tech Hangout and Deconstruct and currently shares his thoughts on RoethigTech. Contact him on Twitter and Mastodon.
Guy Serle, best known for being one of the co-hosts of the MyMac Podcast, sincerely apologizes for anything he has done or caused to have happened while in possession of dangerous podcasting equipment. He should know better but being a blonde from Florida means he’s probably incapable of understanding the damage he has wrought. Guy is also the author of the novel, The Maltese Cube. You can follow his exploits on Twitter, catch him on Mac to the Future on Facebook, at @[email protected], and find everything at VertShark.com.
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