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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Redbox confirms it is testing Redbox Digital video streaming service   —  Redbox is officially venturing back into streaming — on a trial basis, anyway.  A Redbox spokesperson told Variety Thursday that the company has started to test its new streaming service, dubbed Redbox Digital, with some customers.
Jul 21, 2016, 7:20 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Yahoo Q2: $1.3B revenue, up 5% YoY, in line with expectations, $482M writedown on Tumblr; Mayer notes success in cutting costs as bid deadline hits   —  Yahoo, in the midst of final negotiations to sell itself, reported earnings in line with Wall Street's already lowered expectations …
Jul 18, 2016, 5:35 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Yahoo posts quarterly revenue of $1.3B, up 5% YoY, in line with lowered expectations; Mayer notes success in cutting company costs as bid deadline hits   —  Netflix delivered disappointing subscriber numbers as part of its Q2 2016 earnings release Monday, which showed that the company …
Jul 18, 2016, 5:25 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Vevo updates its design with vertical video, adds user profiles, hires playlist curators and hosts for original video, plans paid tier later in 2016   —  How do you reinvent music television for a generation that grew up not watching MTV, but YouTube, Vine and Snapchat?
Jul 14, 2016, 6:00 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Olympics in VR: NBC to Present 85 Hours of Virtual-Reality Content on Samsung Devices   —  NBC is leaning into virtual reality — the hot tech flavor of the moment — with plans to pump out some 85 hours of VR programming for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Jun 30, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Job listing for news director shows BitTorrent is considering launching a “lean” TV news channel, BitTorrent News, in time for fall election   —  BitTorrent is considering the launch of a TV news network for its live streaming service in time for the election this fall, Variety has learned.
Jun 21, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Boxee founder Avner Ronen launches Public, an iOS app for broadcasting group text chats; chats can be embedded on websites and shared on social media   —  For eight long years, Avner Ronen tried to reinvent television with his consumer electronics startup Boxee.
Jun 20, 2016, 12:10 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: AT&T and Chernin plan subscription video bundle focused on anime and video games, combining Crunchyroll with outside partners, to challenge Amazon   —  How do you sell video subscription bundles to young viewers who've never paid much attention to traditional cable programming?
Jun 7, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: BitTorrent to spin off Sync, its peer-to-peer file synchronization tool, into separate company, rebrand product as Connect with focus on enterprise   —  BitTorrent Inc. is saying good-bye to Sync, the file synchronization tool once pitched as an alternative to Dropbox and similar services.
Jun 2, 2016, 7:05 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Twitter and the NBA sign deal with Samsung for first 360-degree video Twitter Amplify ad campaign, to air during NBA Finals pre- and post-game   —  As the NBA Finals tipping off Thursday night, get ready to see superstars Stephen Curry and LeBron James from every angle on Twitter …
Jun 2, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context

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