With Disney in charge, Hulu ready to expand original content

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Airbus says it can make a plane to fly without a pilot, but will passengers be willing to get on board? The planemaker says it is ready to use the technology, but it is a matter of interaction with the regulators and perception in the traveling public. This comes as trust in airlines remains low after two Boeing 737 Max jets crashed within five months. National regulators have not yet established rules for how autonomous commercial flights should be monitored.

Get ready for more content on Hulu. The platform saying there will be more original content now that Disney is in charge. Hulu CEO Randy Freer didn't disclose an exact amount, but said the company's investment in original programming will increase significantly. Hulu already has a slate of original shows that include Emmy award-winning The Handmaid's Tale. This comes as streaming competition heats up, with giants like Warner Bros. and Comcast entering the game.

Comcast has launched a feature that lets you change the TV channel with just your eyes. It is intended for people with physical disabilities, and lets users navigate TV menus by looking at the buttons they want to press.

 

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