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HBO is sunsetting HBO Go later this summer

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WarnerMedia is finally addressing the confusing nature of its various HBO offerings through a much-needed consolidation effort. Here’s what you need to know.

Up to this point, HBO has operated its premium television service, HBO Go – the streaming app for those who also subscribe to the cable offering, HBO Now which is a standalone membership program for those who don’t have HBO through a cable provider and HBO Max which features existing programming plus other content from the WarnerMedia library. Each of the latter two offerings commands $14.99 per month.

Moving forward, HBO said it will be sunsetting the HBO Go service in the US on July 31, 2020. The HBO Now app, meanwhile, will be rebranded simply as HBO.

A spokesperson told CNBC that most people who previously used HBO Go through their cable provider will now have access to HBO Max.

So now, we’ve got HBO the cable network, HBO the streaming service and HBO Max, also a streaming service. That still sounds a little bloated IMO, but I suppose three options are easier to juggle than four. Perhaps when HBO Max becomes available across all platforms, further consolidation will take place. As it stands, HBO Max isn’t offered on Amazon and Roku devices due to unresolved licensing agreements, hence the need for its existence.

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Mastercard and GrainChain Bring Blockchain Provenance to Commodity Supply Chain in Americas

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Payments giant Mastercard has announced a partnership with GrainChain, a blockchain-based supply chain management firm to enhance visibility for producers and consumers in the commodity supply chain in Latin America and North America.

According to the media release shared with Blockchain.news on October 29, 2020, the partnership is aimed at empowering suppliers and farmers to protect their brand reputation through adherence to supply chain standards in a bid to create trust with the final consumers.

The supply chain management will be provided by the Mastercard Provenance Solution, and together with GrainChain, trusted end-to-end visibility will be given to products, ranging from coffee to sorghum, from the farmers or producers to the final consumers. This visibility will afford everyone in the supply chain to track each product and authenticate its origin, thus providing room for trust in the industry.

Deborah Barta, Senior Vice President of Innovation and Startup Engagement said:

“The traceability market is a global industry, and the digital identity of products and goods is even more critical today as consumers, brands, and governments demand to know where products and services are from […] With Mastercard Provenance Solution, we’re focused on helping parties benefit from reliable data, which brings efficiencies throughout supply chains, ultimately helping to protect consumers.”

Mastercard’s Provenance Solution is Expanding its Reach in Food and Commodity Tracking

The reach of Mastercard’s blockchain-based Provenance Solution for supply chain management has seen increased use in recent times. Besides its current deployment to track products as a GrainChain partner, the financial giant’s Provenance solution has also been deployed to track the origin of food products for America’s largest food group, in partnership with Envisible.

While Blockchain-based supply chain tools are becoming commonplace in the tracking of products including luxury items as offered by Reebonz, Mastercard hopes its Provenance Solution will find an increased use for other commodities including cosmetics, electronics, logistics, and retail as the firm confirmed in the shared media release. 

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Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Tempestfall Announced for PC VR & Oculus Quest, Arrives 2021

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More and more franchises are making their way in the virtual reality (VR) space like Star Wars, The Walking Dead and Game Workshop’s Warhammer. The latter entered the field with Warhammer: Vermintide VR and The Horus Heresy: Betrayal at Calth, and now Carbon Studio has announced Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Tempestfall for next year.

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Tempestfall

The Warhammer universe has a rich lore for Carbon Studio to take from with the synopsis detailing: “Set in the Age of Sigmar universe, Tempestfall begins following the Necroquake. From the domain of Nagash and across all the Realms, Nighthaunt forces are rising. A specially assembled retinue of Stormcast Eternals embarks on a quest to investigate a new threat to the Mortal Realms. Side by side with these elite soldiers, you must explore the dread-filled realm of Shyish and battle your way through the Nighthaunt in a quest to protect the Forces of Order from a sinister plot.”

With a brief teaser trailer showcasing a couple of locales and one enemy, the studio has said Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Tempestfall will mix melee combat with powerful, motion-based spellcasting, utilising the team’s experience developing The Wizards, which had gesture-based speels.

The world of Tempestfall will take players through cities, prisons, swamps and catacombs, an adventure full of Warhammer lore and secrets, reportedly over seven hours in length. Players will be faced with wraiths, revenants and other dangers in what could be Carbon Studio’s biggest project to date.

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Tempestfall

You can wishlist Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Tempestfall over on Steam where there’s also a chance to win a T-shirt and poster, with 10 winners being selected.

This isn’t the only Warhammer videogame on the way as Pixel Toys previously unveiled Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister for Oculus Quest, due before the end of the year.

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Tempestfall is currently slated for a 2021 launch across PC VR headsets and the Oculus Quest platform. As further details including gameplay, visuals and launch date are released, VRFocus will let you know.

Source: https://www.vrfocus.com/2020/10/warhammer-age-of-sigmar-tempestfall-announced-for-pc-vr-oculus-quest-arrives-2021/

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I Dare You to Ignore This Trend

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As I told you on Tuesday, I like to set goals in life. Big and crazy ones.

For example, a few weeks ago, I set the goal to run every street in downtown Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee.

That’s 2,957.06 miles of running. (Told you I’m crazy.)

Why am I bringing this up now?

Well, as you’ll see in a moment, it has to do with the latest emerging market trend…

And it has to do with your investment goals.

So let’s get to it…

A Journey of a (Few) Thousand Miles

Perhaps you’ve heard the Chinese proverb, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

The same thing goes for my running journey of a few thousand miles.

But to be honest, it’s hard for me to picture reaching my goal. Especially when I look at a map and count up what it’s going to take.

All the red in this chart shows every road I still have to run.

And the tiny handful of green spots represent the roads I’ve run so far.

(Full disclosure: I decided to run every street before I knew how many miles it would entail. So consider me not just crazy, but a little impulsive! But I digress.)

I’m barely 1% of the way to my goal. But I’m not going to quit.

And based on all the emails my readers shared with me over the past week or so, when it comes to reaching your investment and retirement goals, you’re not going to quit either…

Keeping At It

I get it. You feel like you still have so far to go.

Plus, the clock is ticking, so it can feel like the pressure is on.

But you know that you can’t quit. Which brings me to today…

Remember, every big accomplishment starts with taking a small step.

And the fact that you took action — including deciding to read Trend Trader Daily — is a small but meaningful step!

If you keep at it, I know you can accomplish your investment goals, and even exceed them.

Especially if you focus on the right trends.

Like semiconductors…

Down, Down, Everywhere — Except…

Yesterday, the markets suffered their single biggest drop in four months, as coronavirus cases spiked globally, and hopes for additional stimulus evaporated.

Against such a backdrop, most investors forget about seeking opportunity. Instead, they seek shelter.

But don’t join them! Why? Because when a similar type of fear and paranoia gripped the markets in March and April, my fearless readers were presented with a major investment opportunity…

An opportunity to leapfrog closer to their investing goals by almost doubling their money.

And all they had to do was invest in semiconductor stocks.

Keep in mind: I’m not sharing this now to rub it in your face.

To the contrary, I’m sharing it because, today, the investment set-up is even better.

Let me explain…

Buy the Chip Dip (Again)

As I wrote earlier this year, without semiconductors, the most important tech innovations of the future literally can’t happen.

I’m talking about major trends like:

  • Artificial Intelligence, which is expected to be worth almost $120 billion by 2025.
  • The Internet of Things, which is already a $200 billion industry.
  • Driverless cars… 5G networks… and the list goes on and on.

Long story short — because of these trends, annual semiconductor sales are expected to top one trillion units, year-in and year-out.

That’s how I know the slowdown in March promised to be a blip in the long-term growth trend.

Or as I wrote back then, “Covid-19 might impact how we work and live in the future… But one thing it won’t change is our demand for chips.”

As such, this presented a tremendous buying opportunity.

And not just based on the price performance of the iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX) that you saw above…

But based on actual market fundamentals…

I Dare You to Ignore This Trend

To understand what I mean, consider the latest analysis from chip-market insiders:

  • The pure-play foundry market, which makes up to 90% of integrated chips, is on pace for its strongest growth since 2014, according to IC Insights.
  • And global silicon wafer shipments, which are the fundamental building material for chips, are on track for recovery this year and a record high in 2022, according to SEMI.

Here’s the key: it turns out that Covid-19 is actually boosting demand for chips.

Tomorrow, I’ll share more details on why this is so, and more importantly, I’ll share the single market indicator that reveals which specific chip stocks are all but guaranteed to blast off.

And that’s regardless of who wins this election, or how bad the third wave of Covid-19 gets.

I dare you to ignore this trend.

Don’t miss out on the profit opportunity this time!

Keep an eye on your inbox.

Ahead of the tape,
Lou Basenese
Lou Basenese

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