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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Hulu to unveil VR apps and content this spring, says company's head of experience Ben Smith   —  Hulu Exec: ‘We Are Spending A Lot of Time on Virtual Reality’  —  Hulu is getting ready to unveil its first virtual reality (VR) efforts this spring, which will include apps for VR headsets as well as VR content.
Jan 12, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Yahoo shuts down Yahoo Screen, moves video content to its digital magazines like Yahoo Music   —  Yahoo Shutters Video Service Yahoo Screen (Exclusive)  —  Yahoo has shut down Yahoo Screen, the video hub the beleaguered company launched over two years ago to unite its many original and syndicated programming under one roof.
Jan 4, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Vivendi Buys Majority Stake In Winamp, Shoutcast Owner Radionomy   —  Winamp is back... in the hands of a major corporation: Vivendi has acquired a 64.4 percent stake in Radionomy, the European online radio services company that owns Winamp and Shoutcast as well as the online radio ad marketplace Targetspot.
Dec 21, 2015, 2:30 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Netflix is re-encoding its entire catalog to improve quality and save users up to 20% of data, starts using different encoding algorithms for different titles   —  Inside Netflix's Plan to Boost Streaming Quality and Unclog the Internet (Exclusive)  —  The company is on a quest to re-encode its entire catalog
Dec 14, 2015, 8:20 PMIn context
Ted Johnson / Variety:
Piracy Sites Collect $70 Million a Year by Installing Malware (Study)   —  A new study estimates that sites that traffic in pirated content collect $70 million per year for installing malware, underscoring the threat of content theft to consumers.  —  The study, called “Digital Bait,” …
Dec 14, 2015, 9:45 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Amazon Brings Showtime, Starz and Other Video Services to Prime As Add-Ons   —  Amazon's Prime members just got a new perk: Showtime and Starz, unbundled and cheap.  The internet company launched a new initiative called “Streaming Partners Program” Tuesday that allows Prime members …
Dec 8, 2015, 11:50 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Samsung's Gear VR Shows A Lot of Potential, Still Best for Early Adopters   —  You know a product is compelling when after what feels like no time whatsoever, the company spokesperson giving you the demo starts to gently tell you that it may be time to move on.
Nov 20, 2015, 9:20 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: Pandora in advanced talks to acquire Rdio, announcement could come as early as this week   —  Pandora In Talks to Acquire Music Streaming Service Rdio (Exclusive)  —  Pandora is in talks to acquire the San Francisco-based music subscription service Rdio, Variety has learned.
Nov 16, 2015, 4:11 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Vevo revamps iOS app for US users with personalized recommendations, favorites feed, and new design   —  Vevo Releases New iPhone App That's A Lot More Like Tinder Than YouTube  —  Music video service Vevo released a completely revamped iPhone app to its U.S. users Thursday …
Nov 15, 2015, 9:45 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Wi-Fi Speaker Makers Aether, Beep Shut Down Quietly   —  There's a saying among Silicon Valley entrepreneurs: Making hardware is hard.  As it turns out, making hardware that competes with products from much bigger companies is even harder.  —  That's a lesson that two San Francisco-based …
Nov 13, 2015, 12:05 AMIn context

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