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Spammers are emailing businesses, schools, and other locations in the US, Canada, and New Zealand, demanding bitcoin as ransom to not detonate a…

Adi Robertson / The Verge : Spammers are emailing businesses, schools, and other locations in the US, Canada, and New Zealand, demanding bitcoin as ransom to not detonate a supposed bomb   —  Spammers are sending a wave of threats to businesses, schools, and other locations in English-speaking countries across the world …

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Sources: Medium CEO Ev Williams had preliminary talks about buying New York Media, parent of New York Magazine; source said talks are “unlikely to…

Bloomberg : Sources: Medium CEO Ev Williams had preliminary talks about buying New York Media, parent of New York Magazine; source said talks are “unlikely to progress”   —  - The Twitter co-founder says he wants to invest in media in '19  — Magazine publisher has been exploring its options this year

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Sources: Facebook is in talks with pay TV channels, including HBO, Showtime, and Starz, about selling their streaming TV services on its platform…

Peter Kafka / Recode : Sources: Facebook is in talks with pay TV channels, including HBO, Showtime, and Starz, about selling their streaming TV services on its platform   —  The world's biggest social network wants to get into the pay TV business — by taking a page from Amazon.  —  Facebook is readying …

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SEC filing: IMAX will close its remaining three virtual reality centers and write off “certain VR investments”; the three sites are expected to close…

Janko Roettgers / Variety : SEC filing: IMAX will close its remaining three virtual reality centers and write off “certain VR investments”; the three sites are expected to close in Q1 2019   —  Imax is making its exit from virtual reality (VR) official: The company notified shareholders with a SEC filing Thursday …

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