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BBC and Google take you under the sea in VR

It’s easier to appreciate nature when you witness it first-hand, but that’s rather difficult with the ocean unless you have a submarine at your disposal. The BBC and Google have a more practical solution: they’ve launched a BBC Earth: Life in VR ap…Online Embroidery Digitising Embroidery Digitizing

Apple is developing a scripted basketball show inspired by Kevin Durant’s life

The Warriors are currently atop the Western Conference standings, but from the looks of it, Kevin Durant is shaping up to be every bit as  in demand off the court. Roughly a month ago, YouTube announced that it was partnering with the star small forward’s video business to offer up original sports programming. Now Apple’s …

Amazon greenlights the fifth season of Bosch

Amazon Prime Video’s longest running hour-long original series is back for yet another season. The company has greenlit Season 5 of Bosch, the Emmy-nominated series based on Michael Connelly’s detective/crime fiction novels. Bosch follows LAPD Detective Hieronymus “Harry” Bosch as he tries to solve the most elusive cases. The fifth season is based on the …

YouTube will remove ads and downgrade discoverability of channels posting offensive videos

After barring Logan Paul earlier today from serving ads on his video channel, YouTube has now announced a more formal and wider set of sanctions it’s prepared to level on any creator that starts to post videos that are harmful to viewers, others in the YouTube community, or advertisers. As it has done with Paul …

Chamillionaire is a presentation genius, has a new app

You probably know Chamillionaire from the song “Ridin,’” but did you know the Grammy Award winner is also a successful startup investor? He has had several favorable outcomes, including Cruise, which sold to General Motors and Maker Studios, which was bought by Disney. Now he’s trying his hand at a startup of his own. If you’re …

Kendrick Lamar bans all cameras during his latest tour

The reasoning remains the same as with earlier smartphone bans (such as those at Dave Chappelle’s events). It’s partly about ensuring that fans are actually enjoying the concert rather than trying to record it all. And it might just drive ticket sales — you may be more likely to attend if you can’t just rely …

The Indie Haven Podcast Episode 19: Yer Crabs Won’t Fly Here

What’s that coming over the hill? Is it Big Ron? Is it Granny Pengis? This time on the Indie Haven Podcast, we delve into more of Valve’s baffling business decisions, discuss a few old favourites, and witness the fall of an old empire and the rise of a new. That’s right everyone, it’s Ellen Paaaaaggg-uh …