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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix reports Q2 revenue of $2.79B, vs. $2.76B expected, and total streaming subs grew 5.2M to 104M, vs. 3.2M expected; stock up 13%+   —  Netflix added 4.95 million overall streaming subscribers in the second quarter of 2017, handily beating investor expectations for both U.S. and international growth.
Jul 17, 2017, 4:18 PMIn context
Jem Aswad / Variety:
Tim Westergren steps down as Pandora CEO; CFO Naveen Chopra takes over in interim   —  After a flurry of rumors beginning Sunday that Pandora cofounder Tim Westergren would step down as CEO, the company made the announcement officially on Tuesday morning.  Westergren will also exit the board …
Jun 27, 2017, 9:30 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Rick and Jill Larson, owners of the studio at the center of the Netflix OITNB leak, reveal what happened when they were targeted by hackers, including extortion   —  Senior Silicon Valley Correspondent @jank0 … Larson Studios president Rick Larson and his wife and business partner …
Jun 21, 2017, 7:40 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Musical.ly partners with Viacom, NBCUniversal, Hearst to launch series of original interactive shows   —  NY Digital Editor @xpangler  —  Musical.ly, the lip-syncing social video app popular among teen girls, is stirring professionally produced short-form shows into its mix of user-generated content.
Jun 15, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: Google hires Manu Gulati, who led Apple's chip development for almost eight years, as Lead SoC Architect   —  Google has hired a veteran chip architect away from Apple and is now looking to build its own chips for future versions of its flagship Pixel phone, Variety has learned from sources familiar with the hire.
Jun 13, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Drone Racing League raises $20M Series B From Sky, Liberty Media, WWE, Lux Capital   —  Drone Racing League announced today the close of a Series B investment round of more than $20 million, led by U.K. satellite provider Sky, Liberty Media and Lux Capital.  —  The two-year-old New York startup …
Jun 12, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
Maureen Ryan / Variety:
Planet of the Apps review: Apple's foray into original content is “bland, tepid” and a “barely competent knock-off of Shark Tank”   —  These days, there's an almost endless array of reasons for TV executives to feel anxiety, and for some time, one of the most ulcer-inducing prospects …
Jun 7, 2017, 11:10 AMIn context
Elsa Keslassy / Variety:
Vivendi acquires 60% stake in advertising group Havas for $2.5B pending French anti-trust board approval   —  Vivendi, the parent company of Universal Music Group and Canal Plus Group, has acquired a 60% stake in Havas, a leading advertising and communication group, from Bolloré Group …
Jun 6, 2017, 7:30 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Facebook says it is closing Oculus VR film studio, canceling all ongoing projects, will invest in VR content produced by outside partners   —  Oculus Story Studio, the award-winning studio behind virtual reality (VR) short films like “Dear Angelica” and “Henry,” is being shut down, Facebook announced Thursday afternoon.
May 4, 2017, 7:30 PMIn context
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
HBO will pull its shows from Amazon's streaming service in mid-2018, when its current agreement ends, as it focuses on growing HBO Now's subscriber base   —  HBO has made the strategic decision to pull its library shows off of Amazon's streaming service after the current licensing pact ends in mid-2018 …
May 3, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context

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