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Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Federal Judge issues preliminary injunction blocking Milwaukee from enforcing ordinance aimed at forcing AR game makers to seek permits, insurance, and more   —  The city didn't like the prospect of rare flora being trampled by game players.  A federal judge warns of censorship.
Jul 20, 2017, 10:45 PMIn context
Hollywood Reporter:
Facebook greenlights reality TV series Last State Standing and scripted comedy Loosely Exactly Nicole, in bid to lure viewers to its video tab   —  From ‘American Ninja Warrior’ producers A. Smith and Co., the reality show is the social media giant's second original series.
Jun 13, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
Patrick Brzeski / Hollywood Reporter:
Netflix signs licensing deal with iQiyi, one of China's top video streaming services and a subsidiary of the country's search giant Baidu   —  The streaming giant has been attempting to negotiate greater accesss to the huge Chinese market for several years.  —  Blocked by regulators …
Apr 25, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Amazon gets first Oscar nomination for “Manchester by the Sea”, marking the first time a streaming service has been recognized in the Best Picture category   —  Kenneth Lonergan's drama scored a total of six noms, including lead actor, supporting actor and supporting actress.
Jan 24, 2017, 9:30 AMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Techdirt founder Mike Masnick faces $15M libel suit over articles that cast doubt on Shiva Ayyadurai's claim to have invented e-mail   —  This is the latest case from attorney Charles Harder, who previously represented Hulk Hogan against Gawker.  —  Techdirt founder Mike Masnick will be going toe …
Jan 5, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Ashley Cullins / Hollywood Reporter:
Snapchat accused of misleading investors to drive up its IPO in ex-employee lawsuit; company says the claims have no merit   —  An ex-Snapchat employee says he was fired just weeks after the company poached him from Facebook and is being blackballed.  Snap says his claims have no merit.
Jan 5, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Hollywood Reporter:
California enacts law, effective Jan. 1, 2017, requiring some entertainment sites with paid subscriptions like IMDb to remove actors' age info upon request   —  “On behalf of everyone in the industry who has struggled with age discrimination, whose opportunities to showcase their talent may have been blocked …
Sep 25, 2016, 10:30 PMIn context
Kim Masters / Hollywood Reporter:
As Netflix asserts itself, studios and cable channels fret that the streaming company is headed for a near-monopoly in entertainment   —  The streaming service is spending $6 billion a year on content, choking basic cable and brusquely rattling the relationship business of the town as fears …
Sep 18, 2016, 3:30 PMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
21st Century Fox sues Netflix for poaching employees, seeks injunction against interfering with employee contracts and damages   —  The film studio seeks an injunction to prevent contractual interference.  —  21st Century Fox is accusing Netflix in a lawsuit of running a …
Sep 16, 2016, 4:30 PMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Interview with Eddy Cue on TV skinny bundles and cable boxes, getting Hollywood content to consumers, working with studios, and making Apple Music stand out   —  The senior vp also dishes on what he learned from Steve Jobs, why the company won't be buying a Hollywood studio anytime soon and why agents should be “very, very excited.”
Jul 14, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context

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