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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Virtual reality startup Wevr raises $25M, plans to launch cross-platform VR content network, Transport   —  Wevr Raises $25 Million, Starts Testing Transport VR Platform  —  Venice, California-based virtual reality (VR) startup Wevr has raised a $25 million round of funding from a number …
Feb 5, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
YouTube Red to launch its first original programming, three films and a series, on Feb. 10   —  YouTube Set to Premiere First Original Movies, PewDiePie Series  —  YouTube next week is set to launch its first exclusive programming — a test of how many customers will fork over $10 per month …
Feb 4, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
SEC filing shows Roku raised $45.5M in late 2015, bringing total to about $200M   —  Roku Has Raised New $45.5 Million Round of Funding  —  Roku has added some more cash to its coffers: The streaming device and platform maker has raised another $45.5 million round of funding …
Jan 29, 2016, 3:10 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Watchup launches Apple TV news app for personalized, on-demand TV newscasts from 160 sources including CNN, Fox News, CBS, and Tribune Media   —  Apple TV Launches Watchup Video-News App (Exclusive)  —  Startup delivers personalized, on-demand TV newscasts from 160 sources including CNN, Fox News and CBS News
Jan 28, 2016, 8:50 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Aereo founder Chet Kanojia to unveil new project next week; records indicate his startup, Project Decibel, may offer wireless internet access called Starry   —  Aereo Founder to Unveil Wireless Internet Access Startup Dubbed Starry Next Week (Exclusive)  —  With Aereo, Chet Kanojia took …
Jan 21, 2016, 8:00 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix says it will block proxy and VPN access, used to bypass country restrictions, in the coming weeks citing content-licensing restrictions   —  Netflix Vows to Shut Down Proxy Users Who Bypass Country Restrictions  —  Netflix, which now offers streaming service in some 190 nations …
Jan 14, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Hulu to unveil VR apps and content this spring, says company's head of experience Ben Smith   —  Hulu Exec: ‘We Are Spending A Lot of Time on Virtual Reality’  —  Hulu is getting ready to unveil its first virtual reality (VR) efforts this spring, which will include apps for VR headsets as well as VR content.
Jan 12, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Yahoo shuts down Yahoo Screen, moves video content to its digital magazines like Yahoo Music   —  Yahoo Shutters Video Service Yahoo Screen (Exclusive)  —  Yahoo has shut down Yahoo Screen, the video hub the beleaguered company launched over two years ago to unite its many original and syndicated programming under one roof.
Jan 4, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Vivendi Buys Majority Stake In Winamp, Shoutcast Owner Radionomy   —  Winamp is back... in the hands of a major corporation: Vivendi has acquired a 64.4 percent stake in Radionomy, the European online radio services company that owns Winamp and Shoutcast as well as the online radio ad marketplace Targetspot.
Dec 21, 2015, 2:30 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Netflix is re-encoding its entire catalog to improve quality and save users up to 20% of data, starts using different encoding algorithms for different titles   —  Inside Netflix's Plan to Boost Streaming Quality and Unclog the Internet (Exclusive)  —  The company is on a quest to re-encode its entire catalog
Dec 14, 2015, 8:20 PMIn context

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