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BIGnews in the Tech World: Stranger News Edition

by Meghan Gabel

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Long time, no see BIGtechies! Halloween may be over, but we’re still feeling some spooky vibes after binge-watching the recently released Stranger Things Season 2 on Netflix. In the spirit of the holiday and our new favorite show, we’re bringing you all the tech news you may have missed while you were out trick-or-treating, as told by the kids of Hawkins (no spoilers ahead, we promise).  

How to Spot Fake News Like a Pro

by Jacqui Harig

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For many decades, fake news has been an issue that readers had to combat, but it wasn’t until recently that fake news became so prominent and influential in our daily lives. According to a 2016 Gallup poll, only 32% of people said they have a great deal or fair amount of trust in the media, down 8% from the previous year - and the lowest it’s been in polling history. This is clearly a huge issue for companies and news organizations, and fake news sites are capitalizing on it. 

Streaming Wars: Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Roku

by BIGfish

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The expression “content is king” gets thrown around a lot in today’s digital world, but there’s no denying that consumers want and are willing to pay for quality, easily accessible entertainment. The demand for these services is high and continuing to rise—Netflix recently released its second quarter earnings, which showed the company surpassed 50 million members and generated $1.1 billion in revenue. With users spending 29% of their time online consuming video content, it’s not surprising that a new market has emerged, making it easier for consumers to more comfortably spend hours streaming their favorite shows. Why watch something on a bulky laptop or tablet when you can seamlessly view it on your television? Enter the world of wireless streaming devices.  

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