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Jenn Cutter - Freelance Game Journalist/Producer
Tristan Jutras - Digital Media instructor/Producer & Host.
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|Amber Mac - Speaker, Author, Host, Entrepreneur|
|Jenn Cutter - Freelance Game Journalist/Producer|
|Tristan Jutras - Digital Media instructor Producer & Host.|
|and as every Friday we have Len Peralta|
|Producer Roger Chang|
|TM||Welcome everyone to our Round Table show. Its the show we do once a month where we expand the regular show into a full-fleged round-table discussion. We do a full hour of meaty discussion with Sarah, myself and our guests. While all of our topics cover news of the day, let's start with a few tech things you should know.|
|sl||Amazon is raising the price of Prime for the first time in 4 years, from $99 to $119 as of May 11 for US subscribers. If you're already a Prime subscriber, you have until June 16.||https://www.recode.net/2018/4/26/17287476/amazon-prime-new-price-increase-119-99-dollars|
|tm||Microsoft announced the Windows 10 April 2018 update, as it will be called, will become available for all users April 30. Just barely avoiding being called the June update. The update brings Timeline which gives access to the last 30 days of activity from any Windows device, Focus Assist that blocks notifications when on then gives you a summary of what you missed when you turn it off and new features in the Edge browser like muting tabs and autofill.||https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/27/windows-10-s-next-major-update-arrives-on-april-30th/|
|sl||Apple’s working on a wireless headset for both AR and VR, sources tell Bloomberg. The headet is reportedly slated to arrive in 2020. Codenamed T288, the project is still in its early stages.||https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-is-working-on-an-ar-augmented-reality-vr-virtual-reality-headset-powered-by-a-wireless-wigig-hub/?ftag=COS-05-10aaa0b&linkId=51043864|
|tm||Apple announced Thursday that it will sell out its existing line of Airport product but the line will be discontinued. That includes AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule. Apple will continue to support the line for the next five years and post a series of articles on its website to help users pick new networking gear when needed.||https://www.imore.com/rip-airport|
|sl||A TechCrunch reader noticed Amazon launched a portal for its home security products including the ability to order installation. Packages range from $240 to $840 with no monthly service fees. The page is being promoted on Amazon's Smart Home Services page.||https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/26/amazon-is-now-selling-home-security-services-including-installations-and-no-monthly-fees/|
|tm||Sony saw a rise in profit last year from $2.6 billion to $6.7 billion. Sales of the PlayStation 4 fell from 20 million to 19 million in its 5th year, and Sony's gaming division led the way with $1.6 billion up over last year thanks to PlayStation plus subscribers.Sony's home entertainment and sound division rose as well. It's mobile division posted a loss. Sony projected a decline in operating profit of 8.8% as semiconductor profits, will fall 39 percent due to a slowing market for image sensors and a stronger yen.||https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/27/sony-fiscal-year-2017-playstation-game-sales/|
|:35||sl||Amber Mac Discussion Topic|
|Watch Jordan Peele use AI to make Barack Obama deliver a PSA about fake news|
- Jordan Peele and BuzzFeed, who teamed up to make the above PSA. Using some of the latest AI techniques, Peele ventriloquizes Barack Obama, having him voice his opinion on Black Panther (“Killmonger was right”) and call President Donald Trump “a total and complete dipshit.”
|:50||tm||Jenn Cutter Discussion Topic|
|I'd like to discuss FairPlay.|
| -- coalition (including Bell, Rogers, CBC) behind an internet censorship campaign to block Canadian access to sites they don't like without judicial review||https://www.fairplaycanada.com/|
|-- against this power play||https://act.openmedia.org/DontCensor|
|Complaints would be submitted to an "Independent Piracy Review Agency"|
- If the agency decided to order a site blocked, could object and have recourse to review by the Federal Court of Appeal.
1.88 billion visits made to piracy sites from Canada 2017.
Sandvine found 7 per cent of Canadians use tools to access unauthorized content online
|:05||sl||Tristan Jutras Discussion Topic|
--> How do the markets between Canada and US differ.
---> How many subscription services both locally and international players can be sustained by the Canadian market (and each individual)?
|Apple planning a news subscription service similar to Apple Music, sources say | Financial Post||http://business.financialpost.com/technology/apple-planning-a-news-subscription-service-similar-to-apple-music-sources-say|
|Amazon to raise Prime subscription price from $99 to $119 | VentureBeat.||https://venturebeat.com/2018/04/26/amazon-to-raise-prime-subscription-price-from-99-to-119/amp/|
|Subscription Services in the Video Game Industry | PYMNTS.com|
- Jump, Gamefly and Utomik — which resemble movie and television streaming platforms like Netflix or music streaming subscriptions like Spotify — are all betting on that.
|The most US-specific thing about tech that bugs Canadians|
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