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Romain Dillet

Apple could charge $9.99 per month each for HBO, Showtime and Starz

The Wall Street Journal has published a report on Apple’s media push. The company is about to unveil a new video streaming service and an Apple News subscription on Monday.

According to The WSJ, you’ll be able to subscribe to multiple content packages to increase the video library in a new app called Apple TV — it’s unclear if this app is going to replace the existing Apple TV app.

The service would work more or less like Amazon Prime Video Channels. Users will be able to subscribe...


Chloe Bryan

Watch viral gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's amazing new floor routine

UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi, who went viral back in January for her electrifying floor routine, is back for more.

Ohashi debuted a new floor routine Saturday at the PAC-12 women's gymnastics championship in West Valley City, Utah. The routine features music from only female artists, including Tina Turner and Janet Jackson — both of whom were featured in her original viral routine — and Beyoncé. (Though music from Michael Jackson appeared in her previous routine, Ohashi chose not to...


Saloni Gajjar

Netflix's 'Delhi Crime' is a tenacious, disquieting true crime drama

True crime dramas are frequently engaging but don’t necessarily make for the easiest viewing experience. Shock, grief, and anger usually get involved as you watch the story unravel. 

All of these feelings are escalated in Netflix’s Delhi Crime. The seven-episode first season (which is mostly in English, with subtitled scenes in Hindi) is based on a real-life incident that took place in 2012 in India's capital of New Delhi – the horrific gang-rape of a physiotherapy intern on a moving...


Sasha Lekach

Tesla's latest Autopilot update warns drivers about red lights

Red light!

The Tesla electric car community is talking about an Autopilot over-the-air update version 2019.8.3 that showed up on Saturday. Now the semi-autonomous system can warn drivers about traffic lights.

SEE ALSO: Elon Musk unveils Tesla's Model Y

The Autosteer feature, which uses cameras and sensors to keep the car in its lane and navigate tight turns, can now alert drivers about an upcoming red light. If the car is about to run the light, the new system will alert the driver.



Bud Elliott

Can Clemson land 5-star edge rusher Myles Murphy out of Atlanta?

It will take relationships, academics, and scheme fit to sign the five-star.

ATLANTA — Myles Murphy is a special football player. Out of Powder Springs (Ga.) Hillgrove near Atlanta, Murphy checks in at 6’5 and 260 pounds. And yet, he says schools are recruiting him to play on the edge, be it as a JACK linebacker or defensive end.

Even if that projection is lofty for a recruit with a frame that can easily hold 285-plus pounds, it says something that schools are even pitching it to him as...


Ricky O'Donnell

How Tennessee survived the biggest collapse in NCAA tournament history to make the Sweet 16

Tennessee almost blew a 25-point lead against Iowa, but the Vols made big plays late to advance in March Madness.

Tennessee led Iowa by 25 points late in the first half of their round of 32 matchup in the NCAA tournament. The Vols looked ready to walk into the Sweet 16, but Iowa wasn’t prepared to roll over just yet.

What followed next was the biggest comeback bid in tournament history: Iowa consistently forced Tennessee into turnovers, got Vols star Admiral Schofield in foul trouble, and...

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Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: Awaiting the Summary’s Release

The attorney general, William Barr, and his team are preparing a summary of the special counsel’s report for Congress.

The Verge

Andrew Liptak

Apple’s original TV shows reportedly won’t be free — plus $9.99 for HBO, Starz, Showtime

Tomorrow, Apple will unveil its strategy for services in an event that is expected to reveal its Apple News subscription and its television streaming platform. According to a lengthy report from The Wall Street Journal, it sounds like the company has been negotiating with premium channels HBO, Showtime, and Starz to offer a standardized $9.99 monthly subscription each, will reportedly charge $9.99 for its news service, and will likely charge for access to its original content, which had been...


Chloe Bryan

In praise of the weeklong social media break

Perhaps your phone has delivered your weekly Screen Time report and you know, in your heart, that it's time to take a break from social media. This is good. A little break is nice every now and then.

But you don't need to embark on a full 30-day screen-free detox every time you overdo it on Twitter. Instead, consider a weeklong break. Yes, just seven days. Will it irrevocably change your habits? Probably not. But a valuable break doesn't have to.

Crucially, you do not have to announce that...


Sasha Lekach

Leaked Microsoft Edge browser confirms new features

Microsoft's Edge browser is coming out soon with a Google Chromium-powered revamp and an online leak showed all the features.

The Verge reported the leak Sunday on various online forums and sharing sites. A public preview is expected soon, but so far only media outlets have gotten a look at the Edge's new open source-powered browser. 

SEE ALSO: Microsoft cybersecurity expert: Please, stop using Internet Explorer as a web browser

Chrome extension support, eventual compatibility on Mac, and...


Georgia Tech D-lineman Adams dies at age 21

Georgia Tech defensive lineman Brandon Adams has died at age 21, the school announced.


Bama parts ways with Johnson after 4 seasons

The University of Alabama and men's basketball coach Avery Johnson have parted ways after four seasons.

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Watergate reporter: Want to avoid the 'drip, drip, drip'

Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein stresses the importance of releasing the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

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Mueller report summary expected Sunday

Attorney General William Barr is expected to provide Congress and the public Sunday with his summary of the main conclusions from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, according to a person familiar with the process.

The Verge

Adi Robertson

Girl on the Third Floor is a skin-crawling horror movie about home improvement

Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special-event releases. This review comes from the 2019 SXSW Interactive Festival.

It’s hard finding new ways to haunt a house. And Girl on the Third Floor, a horror film that premiered at 2019’s SXSW Interactive Festival, doesn’t make a point of trying. It hits the classic beats of the genre, largely established by Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House: a protagonist with a troubled...


Brian Heater

MoviePass parent’s CEO discusses the service’s rocky year

In the space of a few months, MoviePass went from being the hottest startup on the block to a cautionary tale about growing too big, too fast.

By the time the summer of MoviePass came to an end, the company that was going to permanently disrupt the box office was hemorrhaging money. It changed its subscription plans repeatedly, while a service outage found its parent company, Helios and Matheson Analytics, asking creditors for a $5 million loan.

The company’s past year is littered with...


Alex Wilhelm

It’s not so obvious that this VC firm is focused on impact

Mary Ann Azevedo Contributor Share on Twitter Mary Ann Azevedo covers startups and tech at Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor With these numbers, it’s no surprise SoftBank is investing in Latin America Two Austin-based VC firms are each raising $100M funds

Obvious Ventures was founded in 2014 by Medium CEO and Twitter co-founder Ev Williams, along with Vishal Vasishth and James Joaquin. Its mission? To invest...


Jon Evans

Where did social media go wrong?

For most of my life, the Internet, particularly its social media — BBSes, Usenet, LiveJournal, blogosphere, even MySpace, early Twitter and Facebook — consistently made people happier. But roughly 5 years ago it began to consistently make people more miserable. What changed?

I posted that question to Twitter a week ago, and the most notable response was the response that did not exist: not a single person disputed the premise of the question. Yes, Twitter responses are obviously...


Kirsten Korosec

Transportation weekly: Nuro dreams of autonomous lattes, what is a metamaterial, Volvo takes the wheel

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it coming.

Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Read the first edition here.  As I’ve written before, consider this a soft launch. Follow me on Twitter @kirstenkorosec to ensure you see it each week. An email subscription is coming!

This week, we’re shoving as much transportation news, tidbits and insights in here as...

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