Plex acquires Watchup, plans to integrate personalized news service into media player

 Plex, the company behind the media storage and playback tools tool is any physical item that can be used to achieve a goal, especially if the item is not consumed in the process, has acquired the personalized streaming news service Watchup, as part of a plan to provide users of the Plex ecosystem more content to watch from their devices.

Watchup, available for iOS, combines together news is an adjective referring to something recently made, discovered, or created from more than 150 sources may refer to —including CBS, CNN, PBS, Euronews, and Hearst Television —into a personalized newscast. Users are able to select videos to compile their newscast broadcasting is the medium of broadcasting of various news events and other information via television, radio or internet in the field of broadcast journalism from a variety of international, national, and local sources, with content narrowed down based on selected interests.

After preferences are set, Watchup users can then watch watch is a small timepiece intended to be carried or worn by a person the content in various ways, including on iPhone and iPad via the iOS app, the Apple TV, and other phenomenology, the terms the Other and the Constitutive Other identify the other human being, in his and her differences from the Self, as being a cumulative, constituting factor in the self-image set-top boxes. In addition, a dedicated watchOS app also provides details of upcoming stories in the newscast that can be set to play straight away.

The terms of the deal were not disclosed by Plex, but TechCrunch claims the nine Watchup employees will join Plex’s team of 90 staff. Watchup’s news will may refer to: The English modal verb will; see shall and will, and will and would Will and testament, instructions for the disposition of one’s property after death Advance healthcare directive be integrated into Plex in the coming months, gaining its own section in the player may refer to: Player (dating), a man or woman who has romantic affairs or sexual relations or both with other women or men but will not marry or commit to any one relationship Player (game), a sometime in the second quarter, though it is unclear if the iOS app will disappear as part part is a component part of a system of the acquisition and integration.

Plex is known for its media may refer to server and player tools, typically for managing a user’s own video is an electronic medium for the recording, copying, playback, broadcasting, and display of moving visual media library, but the company Company is a legal entity made up of an association of persons, be they natural, legal, or a mixture of both, for carrying on a commercial or industrial enterprise has taken steps to position itself more as a single destination for content, especially for cordcutters. In September last year, it launched a cloud-based media server may refer to that allowed its users to store content on Amazon’s servers, while the Plex DVR was offered as a way to record over-the-air broadcasts using HDHomeRun devices device is usually a constructed tool and quickly incorporate the shows into the user’s library library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing.

By acquiring Watchup, Plex is continuing its slow transition towards becoming a content or contents may refer to provider to its users.

“Our mission at Plex has always been to provide our users may refer to: User (system), a person using a generic system User (computing), a person or software using an information system User (telecommunications), an entity using a telecommunications with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), one simple and personalized window to all of their media, accessible from any device,” said Plex CEO Keith Valory. “Adding a trusted and reliable news experience into Plex, so that people can choose and organize the news they care may refer to about along with the other content they care about, is a natural next step for us.”

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Source: http://appleinsider.com/news/

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