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Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Amazon seeking streaming rights to a wide range of sports like French Open tennis championship and professional rugby, for its Prime Video service   —  Prime Video service could offer live tennis, rugby matches  —  Online retailer could acquire rights or offer apps from others
Sep 9, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Snapchat ends its Local Stories section as it shifts to live events, fires about 15 curators   —  Snapchat Inc. is ending its daily local stories for cities feature, which pulled together video of everyday activities — concerts, cute puppies in the park — shot by users in locales such as New York.
Sep 7, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Spotify retaliates against artists who give exclusives to rivals by excluding tracks from promoted playlists and demoting their songs in search results   —  Service said to tell labels it may keep tracks off playlists  —  Apple Music emerges as largest challenge to streaming leader
Aug 26, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Google's Daydream service is launching “in the coming weeks” as the company pays YouTube stars for VR content and helps promote some Hulu projects   —  Company to release Daydream virtual reality service in weeks  —  Google said to back games, short films with YouTube celebs
Aug 23, 2016, 12:40 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Pandora misses targets for Q2 with revenue of $343M, up 20% YoY but lower than projections of $351.7M; active listeners fall to 78.1M from 79.4M a year ago   —  Pandora Media Inc., the Internet radio service that's become the subject of heated merger speculation, posted second-quarter revenue …
Jul 21, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Sony PlayStation Vue web-TV service, which debuted in March 2015, surpasses 100K subscribers   —  Playstation network has dozens of TV channels live, on-demand  —  Disney, Time Warner, Viacom have all licensed their programs  —  PlayStation Vue, the web-TV service for owners …
Jun 29, 2016, 9:05 AMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
After growing the service to 280M monthly users and 710K paid subscribers, Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor steps down   —  Vimeo Chief Executive Officer Kerry Trainor is leaving his post atop IAC/InterActiveCorp's video website after building a niche outlet for filmmakers into a destination for high-end internet TV series.
Jun 13, 2016, 5:25 AMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Spotify expands its video offerings, unveils slate of 12 original series which will be available to both free and paid users in US, UK, Germany, and Sweden   —  Russell Simmons, Tim Robbins to produce programs for Spotify  —  Videos will help Spotify compete with YouTube, Apple
May 9, 2016, 11:15 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: YouTube working on Unplugged, a subscription service offering cable channels over the Internet, expected to debut 2017   —  YouTube Said to Plan ‘Unplugged’ Online TV Service for 2017  —  Google has been plotting a web TV service since 2012  —  Large media companies CBS, Fox, Comcast haven't signed up
May 4, 2016, 1:25 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg Business:
Amazon ramps up investment in podcasts, other radio-style shows to expand Audible offering   —  Amazon Recruits Comedians, Engineers for Audio Service  —  Audible expands to offer radio-style programming, podcasts  —  Division is advertising for almost 100 positions worldwide
Jan 29, 2016, 4:25 PMIn context

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