Gigaom - The online media business got a surprise on Monday, when the news broke that Politico correspondent Ben Smith was joining BuzzFeed, the pop-culture meme generator whose current offerings trend more towards funny cat videos than in-depth political coverage. But Smith isn’t giving up reporting for a beat trolling 4chan for new memes — he is becoming editor-in-chief and said he will be hiring at least a dozen reporters to break news of all kinds, including political. Can BuzzFeed become a new Huffington Post? Why not? If the rise of Arianna’s media empire has shown us anything, it’s that new media entities can spring from the most unlikely sources.
Vision Pro is here and it’s a surprisingly capable device. Apple has also loaded the headset with a ton of options and features that aren’t obvious at first glance.
Apple announced that its Major League Soccer Season Pass (through Apple TV) will include new immersive video content covering the 2023 playoffs. Apple TV is the exclusive provider of online Major League Soccer broadcasts via the MLS Season Pass subscription.
As the election approaches,Meta plans to activate an Elections Operations Center to identify potential threats and put mitigations in place in real time.