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threatpost.com - Becky Bracken - FBI: Cybercriminals Eyeing Broadcast Disruption at Tokyo Olympics
FBI: Cybercriminals Eyeing Broadcast Disruption at Tokyo Olympics
Threatpost

Expected cyberattacks on Tokyo Olympics likely include attempts to hijack video feeds, the Feds warn. The Tokyo Olympics, set to open Friday night, are already being targeted by threat actors — however, the Federal Bureau of Investigation's…

nypost.com - Phil Mushnick - MLB broadcasts keep playing ignorant to rotten baseball
MLB broadcasts keep playing ignorant to rotten baseball
New York Post

As Aaron Boone's “savages” have been supplanted by scavengers, the YES Code of Ignorance remains mostly intact. David Cone, for example, is still willing to ignore, indulge, rationalize and even excuse the rotten baseball he sees…

nypost.com - Andrew Marchand - How NBC is approaching herculean task of broadcasting fanless Olympics
How NBC is approaching herculean task of broadcasting fanless Olympics
New York Post

These Olympics present maybe the largest challenge yet for a network to connect with viewers during the pandemic. With no fans in attendance and host Japan in a state of emergency due to the resurgence of COVID-19, NBC will have to entice viewers…

forbes.com - John Archer - Sky Confirms First Live 4K HDR Broadcasts: 200+ Hours Of The Olympic Games
Sky Confirms First Live 4K HDR Broadcasts: 200+ Hours Of The Olympic Games
Forbes

Having rolled out HDR support to many of its on-demand TV shows and films over recent months, British satellite broadcaster Sky has now revealed its first live broadcasts to appear in both 4K and high dynamic range (HDR) picture technologies will…

espn.com - Emily Kaplan - Biggest NHL draft questions: Top prospects, trade targets, bold predictions
Biggest NHL draft questions: Top prospects, trade targets, bold predictions
ESPN

You've read through our top-50 prospect rankings, checked out the latest projections in Greg's mock draft, learned more about what makes Owen Power such a great prospect from Emily's story, and of course, digested the Seattle Kraken 's expansion…

nytimes.com - Victor Mather - Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony: Live Updates as the Games Begin
Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony: Live Updates as the Games Begin
The New York Times

Current time in Tokyo: July 23, 7:05 p.m. The opening ceremony of what is being marketed as the 2020 Olympics finally takes place on Friday night (Friday morning U.S. time) — one year late. In many ways, the event at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo…

technewsinc.com - Brooke Vargas - What is it: cellular broadcasting?
What is it: cellular broadcasting?
Tech News Inc

Since the flood disaster in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate, voices have been heard repeatedly calling for the use of cellular broadcast-based warning systems. We explain what technology can and cannot do. Since the introduction of…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - Niko Partners: Asia is 54% of the $1B global esports market
Niko Partners: Asia is 54% of the $1B global esports market
VentureBeat

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. The Asia esports market is more than 54% of the $1 billion dollar global esports market, according to market researcher Niko Partners. Asia is the world's largest and most…

politico.eu - Liv Klingert - US warns Poland over broadcaster spat
US warns Poland over broadcaster spat
POLITICO

Future American investment could be in jeopardy if Poland refuses to renew the license of a U.S.-owned broadcaster, Washington warned Warsaw. Poland's ruling coalition, led by the Law and Justice (PiS) party, has proposed a media bill that would…

radioworld.com - RW Staff Published: July 23 - NABLF Broadcast Leadership Program Deadline Approaches
NABLF Broadcast Leadership Program Deadline Approaches
Radio World

If you are interested in the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation 2022 Broadcast Leadership Training Program, you better get moving. The NABLF has announced that it is accepting applications until Aug. 2. The NABLF says the…

abcnews.go.com - Morgan Winsor - Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony: How to watch
Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony: How to watch
ABC News

After a yearlong delay and a string of scandals, the 2020 Summer Olympics is officially opening in Tokyo on Friday. All eyes will be on the opening ceremony to see whether the host city can not only put on a good show but also lift spirits and…

deadline.com - Dominic Patten - Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Review: Naomi Osaka & Tonga Man's Return Couldn't Elevate DownBeat Affair Of NBC's Live Morning Broadcast
Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Review: Naomi Osaka & Tonga Man's Return Couldn't Elevate DownBeat Affair Of NBC's Live Morning Broadcast
Deadline

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of this morning's Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony live on NBC. Ever imagine what it would be like if they held an Olympics and almost nobody came? Well, with Japanese-born tennis superstar Naomi Osaka…

searchenginejournal.com - Brent Csutoras - 25 Essential Social Media Marketing Apps for Your Smartphone
25 Essential Social Media Marketing Apps for Your Smartphone
Search Engine Journal

The transition to remote work means people will be relying on mobile offices much more heavily than we have in the past. Social media marketers need to have all the necessary tools to work anywhere and anytime — whether they're lounging at…

theverge.com - Alex Heath - Facebook brings cloud gaming to Apple devices with a web app
Facebook brings cloud gaming to Apple devices with a web app
The Verge

Starting Friday, Facebook is bringing its nascent cloud gaming service to iPhones and iPads through a web app people will be able to add to their homescreens like a native app. The site will let you play simple web games like Solitaire and…

forbes.com - Brad Adgate - Prominent Agencies And Marketers Are Ramping Up Their Ad Commitment To Minority-Owned Media
Prominent Agencies And Marketers Are Ramping Up Their Ad Commitment To Minority-Owned Media
Forbes

The killing of George Floyd and the subsequent protests has triggered a call to action in the advertising industry to invest a greater amount of their budgets to minority owned media companies. As a result, every prominent media holding group…

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