What if the Google-HTC deal is actually about voice assistants?
Wait, wait, hear me out.
Google is buying HTC's Pixel team for $1.1 billion
HTC will continue focusing on its own smartphone and Vive businesses.
Spotify's deal with Warner Music clears path to going public
It's the last major label to sign up with the streaming titan.
AT&T offers new DirecTV Now customers a free Apple TV, again
Shell out for three months of streams, and the set-top box is yours.
Google cuts up to $200 off its Pixel phones
Every handset comes with a free Daydream VR headset too.
HTC's Vive Prime Day deal makes the Oculus Rift even better value
Without Facebook to absorb losses the Vive is double the price of the Rift
Actors on streaming shows reach a deal for better pay
Netflix and Amazon will have to pay stars more, and pay them sooner.
ABC affiliate deal makes it easier to livestream local channels
The stations' local shows will be digitally distribution through DirecTV Now, Sony PlayStation Vue and YouTube TV.