Youtube is dropping thousands of creators. Most of them work under the umbrella of Multi-channel Networks or MCN. YouTube is restructuring the terms of service. YouTube seems to be dropping creators over copyright issues, misleading titles and thumbnails. It seems that YouTube intent is to cripple or put MCNs out of business. Making money from YouTube seems to get even tougher. From Polygon.
What’s made Netflix, Amazon and the major studios in a tizzy? The service is called Setvnow. They sell a TV service with more than 500 channels for about $20 per month. So, what is the real problem? It’s all about copyright and infringements. The list of impressive. Besides Netflix and Amazon, the plaintiffs are Columbia Pictures, Disney, Paramount Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Universal, and Warner Bros. It looks like SetvNow has got their hands full. Read the Ars Technica article.
Recent reports indicate that Tesla is trying to ramp up production. It wants to make 6000 Model 3 cards per week, up to 3 times more in terms of what is currently built. But there are underlying issues with production. Many tasks still involve humans. Automation hasn’t work. It might be doing the same thing GM did in the 1980’s. Read the Ars Technica article.