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Nathan McAlone / Business Insider:
Facebook signs non-exclusive deal with MLB to offer live broadcasts of 20 Friday night games this season, with the first stream coming this week   —  Facebook just announced that it has reached a deal with Major League Baseball to broadcast 20 games live on Facebook this season, part of the tech giant's big push into premium video.
May 18, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
Business Insider:
Sources: Facebook planning on premiering about two dozen TV-like shows in mid-June, has greenlit virtual-reality dating show from Condé Nast Entertainment   —  Facebook has kicked its push for TV-like shows into high gear and is aiming to premiere its slate of programming in mid-June …
May 5, 2017, 5:24 PMIn context
Nathan McAlone / Business Insider:
Scott Belsky, Behance founder and venture partner at Benchmark, launches Prefer, an app for on-demand “relationship-based” services   —  The biggest problem with “on-demand” apps, the Uber for XYZ model, is that they make whichever service they are selling a commodity …
May 1, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Nathan McAlone / Business Insider:
How Verizon stumbled when go90 launched in 2015, spending $200M+ on programming but falling short with discovery, and how it rebuilt with Vessel's tech team   —  The anticipation was palpable inside Verizon in the weeks leading up to the big launch.  —  The forthcoming video service …
Apr 3, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
Nathan McAlone / Business Insider:
Former members of Google News team reminisce about how the service vetted sites during their tenure, rejecting or de-ranking those seen as unreliable or biased   —  For the small team maintaining one of the world's most popular news sites, the job was straightforward: weed out liars and scammers.
Feb 13, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Nathan McAlone / Business Insider:
Google removes its “In the news” section from desktop search, replacing it with a carousel of “Top stories”, after drawing criticism for spreading fake news   —  In the wake of criticism over fake news on its platform, Google is removing its “In the news” …
Dec 7, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Nathan McAlone / Business Insider:
YouTube has paid over $1B to the music industry in the last year, from advertising alone   —  In the last year, YouTube has paid out over $1 billion to the music industry from advertising alone, the company revealed on Tuesday.  —  Bolstered by music subscription revenue …
Dec 6, 2016, 2:30 PMIn context
Nathan McAlone / Business Insider:
Delaware filing: BuzzFeed authorizes sale of $200M worth of shares at $1.5B valuation, unchanged from last year   —  BuzzFeed raised another $200 million from NBCUniversal, making the company's investment in BuzzFeed total $400 million, the companies announced on Monday.
Nov 18, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Nathan McAlone / Business Insider:
AT&T's new streaming TV service, DirecTV Now, will debut in November with 100+ channels for $35/month and include unlimited mobile data for TV viewing   —  AT&T just dropped a bombshell by announcing that its streaming TV streaming package, DirecTV Now, will include more than 100 channels for only $35 a month.
Oct 25, 2016, 2:12 PMIn context
Business Insider:
Inside Mode Media's end: a changing ad market, a free-spending co-founder and CEO, and investors who had lost faith   —  From the winding freeway that links Silicon Valley with San Francisco, the giant Mode Media sign gracing the company's headquarters was a hard-to-miss proclamation alerting passing drivers …
Sep 21, 2016, 5:25 PMIn context

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