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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
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Comcast says it will launch Xfinity TV app on Roku later this year, will charge subscribers a monthly fee   —  Comcast is releasing a beta version of the Xfinity TV app for Roku devices and TV sets — but the while users don't have to lease a set-top box, the cable giant will still charge customers …
Feb 2, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
WSJ: Facebook building video app for Apple TV and other set-top boxes as it ramps up its original programming efforts   —  Facebook is developing an app for set-top boxes including Apple TV, as a way to bring longer-form video content — and video ads — to big-screen TVs in consumers' living rooms, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Jan 31, 2017, 7:20 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
SEC filing: AT&T gained 200K+ paying video subscribers in Q4, “entirely driven by DirecTV Now”; DirecTV Now launched on November 30   —  Telco also discloses $1 billion charge in quarter related to pension and postemployment benefit plans  —  AT&T added more than 200,000 …
Jan 20, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Amazon rolls out its first branded VOD subscription service, Anime Strike, with 1K+ titles, available for $4.99/month for Prime members   —  Ecommerce giant plans additional subscription VOD channels  —  Amazon is rolling out its first branded on-demand subscription service for Amazon Channels …
Jan 13, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Disney-ABC to produce several original series for Snapchat, in bid to target younger viewers, starting with an after-party show for The Bachelor, debuting Jan 3   —  Snapchat has pulled Disney-ABC Television Group into its expanding original programming orbit, with the parties setting …
Dec 23, 2016, 4:55 AMIn context

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