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Today – Roku is declaring war on streaming apps – and it could get ugly

Meanwhile, Big Tech rings the register on  Big Billions.  And, Basecamp’s CEO announced he was limiting political speech, resulting in almost a third of the companies employees handing in their resignations.  I’m Steven Rosenbaum and this is Future Forward. I’m Alexa Scordato. – Let’s Launch!

What’s going on at basecamp

Basecamp Employees Are Leaving After CEO Bans Politics at Work

https://www.vice.com/en/article/wx58vx/basecamp-employees-are-leaving-after-ceo-bans-politics-at-work

Basecamp implodes as employees flee company, including senior staff

https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/30/22412714/basecamp-employees-memo-policy-hansson-fried-controversy

Big Tech Billions

Big Tech $100 Billion Foreign-Profit Hoard Targeted by Tax Plan

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-04-22/big-tech-100-billion-foreign-profit-hoard-targeted-by-tax-plan

Google’s and Microsoft’s Profits Soar as Pandemic Benefits Big Tech

https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/04/27/business/stock-market-today

‘A Perfect Positive Storm’: Bonkers Dollars for Big Tech

Roku and YouTube go to war? 

Roku removes YouTube TV from channel store as dispute with Google escalates

https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/30/22411711/roku-removes-youtube-tv-channel-store?scrolla=5eb6d68b7fedc32c19ef33b4

Contract dispute removes Spectrum TV app from the Roku streaming store

https://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/article248605960.html

Use Roku? You may lose access to a popular streaming service

https://www.komando.com/tv-streaming/roku-youtubetv-dispute/787928/
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