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Kim Masters / Hollywood Reporter:
David Fincher pulls out of talks to direct Sony Pictures' Steve Jobs film   —  David Fincher Out of Steve Jobs Movie in $10 Million Fee Fight (Exclusive)  —  The director was negotiating with Sony to reteam with “The Social Network” writer Aaron Sorkin and producer Scott Rudin.
Apr 14, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
AwesomenessTV To Buy YouTube MCN Big Frame for $15 Million   —  The boutique YouTube network works with more than 300 channels and has more than 39 million total subscribers.  —  AwesomenessTV has agreed to acquire boutique YouTube MCN Big Frame for $15 million, the companies announced Wednesday.
Apr 2, 2014, 6:55 PMIn context
Borys Kit / Hollywood Reporter:
Sony buys rights to NYT's profile of security blogger Brian Krebs “Reporting From the Web's Underbelly”   —  Man Who Exposed Target Security Breach Is Focus of Sony Movie Deal (Exclusive)  —  Richard Wenk is on board to write the screenplay adapted from the New York Times article “Reporting From the Web's Underbelly.”
Mar 22, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
MP3Tunes Founder Michael Robertson Found Liable for Copyright Infringement   —  A jury finds that the once-popular website willfully blinded itself to thousands of songs being stolen.  —  On Wednesday, a jury in a New York federal courtroom found MP3Tunes founder Michael Robertson liable …
Mar 19, 2014, 9:20 PMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Dating App Tinder to Launch Verification Program for Stars (Exclusive)   —  CEO Sean Rad tells THR that celebrities will soon be able to bypass Tinder's Facebook login to create accounts using their real names.  —  Tinder has sparked a fire in Hollywood.  —  The mobile dating app …
Mar 12, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Verizon CEO Eyes Netflix Streaming Deal, Online TV Talks With Hollywood   —  “We would love to partner with content companies” to bring mobile content to users of Verizon's FiOS pay TV service and launch a wireless Internet TV service.  —  Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said Tuesday that he expects …
Mar 4, 2014, 5:35 PMIn context
Tatiana Siegel / Hollywood Reporter:
David Fincher in Early Talks to Direct Steve Jobs Film for Sony (Exclusive)   —  Based on Walter Isaacson's best-selling biography, the film would reteam Fincher with “Social Network” writer Aaron Sorkin and producer Scott Rudin.  —  David Fincher already has tackled one Silicon Valley billionaire in Mark Zuckerberg.
Feb 26, 2014, 1:05 PMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Jury finds Courtney Love not liable in landmark Twitter defamation case   —  Courtney Love Wins Twitter Defamation Trial  —  After eight days of testimony, the singer prevails in a trailblazing case.  —  Courtney Love  —  On Friday, a California jury decided that Courtney Love …
Jan 25, 2014, 12:05 AMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Record Companies' Lawsuit Against Vimeo Heads Towards Appellate Showdown   —  If the 2nd Circuit agrees to hear this copyright dispute, it could impact how employees of UGC sites interact with videos and whether popular websites carry pre-1972 music.  —  Barry Diller
Jan 3, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
Gavin J. Blair / Hollywood Reporter:
Amazon Launches Online Video Service in Japan   —  More than 26,000 imported and local films and TV shows are available on the Instant Video platform that will compete in the crowded Japanese Web video market.  —  TOKYO - Amazon Japan launched its ‘Instant Video’ online platform Tuesday …
Nov 27, 2013, 9:25 PMIn context

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