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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Samsung to Close Milk Music on September 22   —  Samsung is finally pulling the plug on its Milk Music streaming service: The company started to notify users of Milk Music Friday that it will shut down the service on September 22.  Samsung told existing users to instead switch to Slacker, which has been powering Milk since its launch.
Aug 20, 2016, 9:40 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Hulu phases out its own free streaming service, inks deal with Yahoo to provide TV episodes to Yahoo View, Yahoo's new ad-supported TV streaming site   —  Hulu inks deal with Yahoo to provide free, ad-supported episodes of TV shows  —  Hulu is moving to an all-subscription model …
Aug 8, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
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

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