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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Matchstick to refund Kickstarter pledges for its $25 Firefox-OS streaming stick, says DRM issues too great   —  Matchstick's Firefox OS-Based Chromecast Competitor Is Dead  —  Matchstick is pulling the plug on its Firefox OS-powered Chromecast competitor: The company, which raised …
Aug 3, 2015, 6:30 PMIn context
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
CBS Will Live-Stream Super Bowl Ads In Big Move For Media Industry   —  TV's most memorable and most-watched commercials will no longer be relegated to the TV set.  —  For nearly half a century, the only way for the average consumer to see all the glitzy commercials that accompanied …
Jul 29, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Snapchat Adds BuzzFeed, iHeartRadio to Discover Lineup After Dropping Yahoo, Warner Music   —  Snapchat has slotted BuzzFeed and music-streaming service iHeartRadio into its Discover media section, after removing launch partners Yahoo and Warner Music Group from the lineup.
Jul 28, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context
Ted Johnson / Variety:
FCC OKs AT&T-DirecTV merger with conditions lasting 4 years: expand fiber internet to 12.5M new customers, submit interconnection agreements for review, more   —  FCC Approves AT&T-DirecTV Merger  —  AT&T and DirecTV's merger cleared its final federal regulatory hurdle on Friday, garnering the votes at the FCC for approval.
Jul 24, 2015, 6:50 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Verizon's mobile video service Go90 will launch late this summer, initially for free, with full TV show episodes from select networks on tap   —  Verizon Mobile Video Service Details Uncovered: To Be Called Go90 (Exclusive)  —  Verizon is getting ready to launch a new mobile video service called Go90 this summer, Variety has learned.
Jul 24, 2015, 4:25 PMIn context
Ted Johnson / Variety:
FCC Chairman and Justice Department say they will approve AT&T Direct TV merger, with conditions on data caps, interconnection agreements, and fiber buildout   —  FCC Nears Approval of AT&T-DirecTV Merger  —  FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said that he is recommending approval of the AT&T merger …
Jul 21, 2015, 7:55 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Maker Studios is shutting down pioneering online video site Blip on Aug. 20   —  Maker Studios Is Shutting Down Blip Next Month  —  Disney-owned Maker Studios will shut down its web video portal Blip next month.  Blip informed its users Monday that it will shut down on August 20, and encouraged them to export their videos.
Jul 20, 2015, 6:05 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
YouTube's global watch time grew 60% YoY; average mobile viewing session now over 40 minutes   —  Google Grows YouTube Views, Revenue Despite Facebook Threat  —  YouTube got a big shout-out during Google's Q2 2015 earnings call Thursday, with Google's new CFO Ruth Porat stating that the company has seen …
Jul 17, 2015, 11:15 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Illicit sharing of HBO, Netflix, and other account passwords estimated to cost the VOD industry $500M+ in 2015   —  Password Sharing: Are Netflix, HBO Missing $500 Million by Not Cracking Down?  —  Subscription VOD players, fighting for market share, aren't likely to crack down on cheaters
Jul 16, 2015, 1:05 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
GoPro hires former Hulu original series chief, Charlotte Koh, as head of features and series for content push   —  GoPro Hires Former Hulu Original Series Chief for Content Push (Exclusive)  —  GoPro is getting ready to step up its content game: Charlotte Koh, who used to lead Hulu's original …
Jul 7, 2015, 5:10 PMIn context

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