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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Hacker leaks stolen “Orange Is the New Black” season 5 episodes after Netflix failed to pay ransom; Netflix says a production vendor was compromised   —  An anonymous hacker has carried through on a threat to release “Orange Is the New Black” season five episodes online …
Apr 29, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Vivendi's Dailymotion plans major June relaunch, sidelining user videos to focus on premium news, sports, music, and entertainment content   —  Dailymotion is about to largely abandon its roots in user-generated content.  —  The video site, now majority owned by French media conglom Vivendi …
Apr 11, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Altice USA, Owner of Cablevision and Suddenlink, Files for IPO   —  Altice USA, formed from the acquisition of cable operators Cablevision Systems and Suddenlink Communications, has filed for an initial public offering.  —  In the SEC filing Tuesday, Altice USA indicated that it plans to raise …
Apr 11, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix's chief product officer Neil Hunt to depart in July after 18 years, will be replaced by Greg Peters; chief talent officer Tawni Cranz also leaving   —  Greg Peters to take over as chief product officer in July; chief talent officer Tawni Cranz is departing
Apr 8, 2017, 1:20 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Snapchat starts rolling out search for public Stories, starting in select US cities   —  Snapchat, looking to stay a step ahead of rival Facebook, is finally adding a search function for Stories — the 24-hour photo and video posts users can share on the app.
Mar 31, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Facebook Keeps Copying Snapchat: Adds Camera Filters, 24-Hour Stories, Direct Messages   —  Facebook is launching three new features — each popularized by rival Snapchat.  —  Facebook is enhancing its camera app with dozens of filters and effects, including selfie “masks” …
Mar 28, 2017, 8:30 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Marissa Mayer to get $23M severance package; Thomas McInerney, former CFO of Barry Diller's IAC, to take over as CEO of Altaba following Verizon deal close   —  Marissa Mayer, who is set to lose her job as Yahoo CEO following the closing of the Verizon acquisition of the internet company's operating businesses …
Mar 13, 2017, 10:25 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Comcast to launch YouTube app on its Xfinity X1 set-top platform later this year; terms of the deal with Google are not being released   —  Cable operator inks distribution deal with Google-owned video platform  —  Comcast plans to launch a YouTube video app on the Xfinity X1 set-top platform …
Feb 27, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Prince's Warner Music catalog returning Sunday to subscription-streaming services, including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Napster, and iHeartRadio   —  Songs of late music legend Prince will again be available on multiple streaming-music services on Sunday, in releases timed for the 59th Grammy Awards.
Feb 10, 2017, 7:10 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Kayvon Beykpour, co-founder of Periscope, now overseeing Twitter's video initiatives   —  Kayvon Beykpour, co-founder and CEO of Twitter's live-streaming app division Periscope, is now overseeing operational and product aspects of all of the company's video initiatives.
Feb 7, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context

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