Casey Neistat and Beme join CNN, DirecTV Now debutsToday's tech wrap-up features a YouTube star headed to CNN, Sling TV's introduction of a cloud DVR feature and AT&T unveiling the newest streaming TV competitor, DirecTV Now.
The move is most certainly a way to get a younger audience, the kind [UNKNOWN] has been able to cultivate, interested in the CNN brand. Sling TV users are about to get cloud-based DVR that will allow for some shows to be viewed later. The feature will roll out as an invite-only beta to some of the service's users who use Sling TV with the [UNKNOWN] device. Plans to expand the feature to additional platforms will begin to hit in the next few months. Of course the time of the announcement is no coincidence, as AT&T's DirecTV now has also been announced. Starting at a discounted price of just $35 a month, new DirecTV Now customers can get access to 100 channels Which will cost more when normal pricing goes into effect. The new service is offering all kinds of incentives like a free Apple TV to those who pay up front for three months. And $5 a month for HBO. There's a lot to learn about the latest entry in a growing sea of streaming TV services. So keep it right here at CNet for all the info you need.