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Jay A. Fernandez / Hollywood Reporter:
Sundance 2012: MPAA's Chris Dodd Calls Piracy Defeat a ‘Watershed Event’   —  Speaking at the festival's daily Cinema Cafe series, Dodd said the tech community's ability to mobilize the public was a game-changing phenomenon that he hadn't seen in more than three decades in public office.
Jan 24, 2012, 9:30 AMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Megaupload Drops Lawsuit Against Universal Music Over Viral Video (Exclusive)   —  Amid a criminal case that forced the shutdown of Megaupload, the company has dismissed UMG from a lawsuit over a video that showed many stars endorsing the site.  But that doesn't mean the case is over.
Jan 21, 2012, 6:10 PMIn context
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
TiVo: Recorded and Internet-Delivered Content Surpasses Live TV Viewership   —  The DVR company's audience research unit found that only 38 percent of viewing is live, or 27 percent among users of Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus and other Web video options.  —  NEW YORK - DVR pioneer TiVo …
Jan 11, 2012, 2:15 PMIn context
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Yahoo to Launch Original Comedy Channel With Bill Maher Stand-Up Performance … NEW YORK - Yahoo said Thursday it would launch the Yahoo Comedy Channel with a slate of original comedy video content featuring such comedians as Mike O'Brien, lead writer on Saturday Night Live, and Seth Morris …
Dec 8, 2011, 12:45 PMIn context
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Yahoo Building New York Studio … NEW YORK ­ About 5,000 square feet in an office building at the corner of Manhattan's 40th Street and Avenue of the Americas will become the city's next major studio space by mid-March.  —  But the company that is looking to transform …
Dec 6, 2011, 6:10 PMIn context
Paul Bond / Hollywood Reporter:
Netflix Hires Former Skype Executive and FCC Advisor to Head Government Relations … Netflix said Thursday it has hired as its head of global government relations Christopher Libertelli, a former Skype executive and legal advisor to the chairman of the FCC.
Dec 1, 2011, 7:05 PMIn context
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
AFM 2011: Ex-Groupon Executive Takes New Venture Prescreen to Santa Monica … Groupon, the online deals company of which Shawn Bercuson was a co-founder, had its IPO on Friday.  But Bercuson, who turns 30 next week, was already in Santa Monica for his first-ever AFM to look for content …
Nov 5, 2011, 11:15 PMIn context
Rebecca Ford / Hollywood Reporter:
‘Avengers’ D.P. Says He Was Misquoted About Using the iPhone on the Film   —  UPDATED: Seamus McGarvey and Disney have confirmed that he did not use his smartphone to shoot some of the scenes in the superhero film.  —  The Avengers is one of the most highly anticipated films of 2012.
Oct 24, 2011, 7:15 AMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Does Warner Bros. Really Have Exclusive Movie Rights to a Story Posted on Reddit?  (Analysis)   —  Fledging author James Erwin sold Warner Bros. on movie rights to his short story posted on Reddit.  But the user agreement for the news community website could raise some thorny intellectual property questions.
Oct 20, 2011, 7:15 PMIn context
Jim Gianopulos / Hollywood Reporter:
A Studio Chief Pens Revealing First-Person Steve Jobs Remembrance … “I'm coming to Paros.”  Hearing those words was much scarier than you'd think.  —  During the spring and summer of 2006, Steve Jobs was negotiating with Fox and other studios to expand iTunes from selling digital music and TV shows to selling feature films.
Oct 17, 2011, 7:05 AMIn context

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