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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Rick and Jill Larson, owners of the studio at the center of the Netflix OITNB leak, reveal what happened when they were targeted by hackers, including extortion   —  Senior Silicon Valley Correspondent @jank0 … Larson Studios president Rick Larson and his wife and business partner …
Jun 21, 2017, 7:40 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: Google hires Manu Gulati, who led Apple's chip development for almost eight years, as Lead SoC Architect   —  Google has hired a veteran chip architect away from Apple and is now looking to build its own chips for future versions of its flagship Pixel phone, Variety has learned from sources familiar with the hire.
Jun 13, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Facebook says it is closing Oculus VR film studio, canceling all ongoing projects, will invest in VR content produced by outside partners   —  Oculus Story Studio, the award-winning studio behind virtual reality (VR) short films like “Dear Angelica” and “Henry,” is being shut down, Facebook announced Thursday afternoon.
May 4, 2017, 7:30 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Dish's Sling Media debuts SlingStudio, a $999 portable TriCaster competitor that can connect with 10 cameras, optimized for Facebook Live, YouTube live streams   —  Sling Media, the Dish Network subsidiary that brought us the Slingbox, is back — with a product no one expected …
Apr 24, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: BitTorrent hires Rogelio Choy as CEO, prepares to spin off BitTorrent Live streaming unit; BitTorrent founder Bram Cohen easing out of day-to-day role   —  More changes are afoot at BitTorrent: The San Francisco-based P2P technology company has hired Rogelio Choy as its new CEO …
Mar 27, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Netflix to replace star ratings with thumbs up and thumbs down in coming weeks after A/B testing showed thumbs got 200% more ratings   —  Get ready to say good-bye to star ratings on Netflix: The company is getting ready to replace stars with Pandora-like thumbs-ups and thumbs-downs in the coming weeks.
Mar 16, 2017, 7:30 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
CEO Erik Huggers says Vevo is postponing subscription service launch to focus on international expansion and original content   —  Music video service Vevo is putting the brakes on its planned subscription service, and will instead focus on its international expansion as well as original content production …
Feb 7, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Verizon laid off 155 employees from its mobile streaming service Go90; sources say Vessel team, acquired in October, will rebuild the service   —  Team from acquisition Vessel charged with app rebuild  —  Verizon's mobile streaming service Go90 is about to get a hard reset …
Jan 23, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Pandora announces it's laying off 7% of its US workforce, excluding Ticketfly group, in Q1 2017 in a bid to reduce costs   —  Music streaming service Pandora is going to reduce its workforce by 7 percent in Q1 of 2017, the company announced Thursday after the close of the markets.
Jan 12, 2017, 5:37 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Amazon partners with three Chinese manufacturers to launch Amazon Fire-powered 4K TVs, to be sold online and in select retail stores later this year   —  Amazon is now making its own TV — sort of, anyway: The e-commerce giant has teamed up with Seiki, Westinghouse and Element Electronics …
Jan 3, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context

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