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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix to Launch on Three U.S. Cable Operators via TiVo   —  Netflix has grabbed its first foothold with cable operators in the United States, with plans to launch on three smaller companies next week through an app on TiVo DVRs.  —  The deals are with RCN Communications, Atlantic Broadband and Grande Communications.
Apr 24, 2014, 6:03 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
AOL Launches Free Streaming Movies in Pact with Miramax   —  AOL is now playing in the movie biz.  —  The Internet media company inked a deal with Miramax to deliver a selection of its full-length films to U.S. users, available to watch for free (with ads) across a range of devices.
Apr 23, 2014, 12:00 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Comcast: Netflix's Opposition to Time Warner Cable Deal Is About Shifting Costs to All Broadband Users   —  Comcast accused Netflix of coming out against the cable operator's proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable as driven by a desire to shift delivery costs to all broadband users …
Apr 21, 2014, 7:45 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
UPDATED: Relativity Offers Up to $1.1 Billion for Maker Studios, In Move to Outflank Disney   —  Maker Studios is in the center of a bidding war: Ryan Kavanaugh's Relativity Media has staged a surprise late-hour plan to acquire the YouTube multichannel network operator for up to $1.1 billion in stock …
Apr 14, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Six major movie studios file copyright lawsuit against Megaupload, seek $150k per infringement   —  Movie Studios Sue Defunct Piracy Site Megaupload, Seeking Millions in Damages  —  Six major U.S. movie studios have sued Megaupload — which U.S. law enforcement officials shut down in January 2012 …
Apr 7, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Amazon Says It Has No Plans to Offer a Free TV and Music-Video Streaming Service   —  Here we go again: Amazon.com denied a Wall Street Journal report Thursday that the Internet retailing giant is working up a free, ad-supported TV and music-video service.  —  “We're often experimenting …
Mar 27, 2014, 8:47 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Yahoo's Tumblr First TV Ad Deal Is with Viacom   —  Tumblr, the blogging site Yahoo bought last year for $1.1 billion, has secured an advertising deal with Viacom, which plans to pitch cobranded campaigns on the site to marketers tied to TV programming for networks including MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central.
Mar 20, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Vimeo Pledges $10 Million to Fund Indie Film Projects on Its Internet VOD Platform   —  Vimeo is upping the ante in trying to bring independent film projects to its online video-on-demand service, announcing that it has set aside $10 million to help creators fund and promote their works on its platform.
Mar 6, 2014, 8:45 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
ABC will live-stream Oscars on web and mobile only to pay-TV subscribers in select markets   —  ABC Will Live-Stream Oscars to Web, Mobile Apps for First Time — But There's a Catch  —  Alphabet net to offer kudocast through Watch ABC apps and website, accessible only through certain pay-TV partners
Feb 27, 2014, 3:10 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Coming Soon: Tweets, Vines Set to Play on U.S. Movie Screens This Summer   —  Entertainment-related tweets and six-second Vine videos are set to splash onto movie screens across the country starting this summer, through a deal between Twitter and in-theater advertising company National CineMedia.
Feb 25, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
FansChoice.tv and Ooyala choose Microsoft to help them deliver content to anyone, on any device  —  On Monday at the 2014 NAB Show exhibition, Microsoft is showing the latest technology innovations for the broadcast media industry.
Atlassian:
5 Steps to launching a thriving Q&A Community  —  Imagine having a self-governing community of engaged employees answering each others' questions, solving problems, and sharing new ideas!
Zoho Blogs:
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Silicon Valley Bank:
Strengthening the U.S. Innovation Economy by Ending Abusive Patent Litigation  —  In Silicon Valley Bank's Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey, we asked executives what they see in today's patent system …