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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Qplay, TiVo founders' service for streaming video playlists to TVs, shuts down six months after launch   —  Qplay, Internet Set-Top Startup Formed by TiVo Founders, Shuts Down  —  Qplay, the Internet video-device and app startup launched by the founders of TiVo, is closing its doors less …
Jul 19, 2014, 5:05 PMIn context
Ted Johnson / Variety:
FCC Receives More Than 677,000 Comments on Net Neutrality Proposal   —  The FCC has collected more than a half million comments on its latest proposal to establish rules of the road for the Internet, with a deadline on Tuesday for weighing in on how or if the agency should adopt regulations …
Jul 15, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Twitter Replaces Media Chief Chloe Sladden with Katie Stanton (Exclusive)   —  Less than a month after the departure of Twitter Media chief Chloe Sladden, the social media giant has found her replacement.  —  Katie Stanton, previously vice president of international market development …
Jul 7, 2014, 6:01 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Twitch Hooks Into YouTube for Live Broadcast Alerts   —  Extended partnership comes as Google is engaged in acquisition talks with Internet videogame broadcaster  —  Internet videogame-broadcasting company Twitch extended its partnership with YouTube, under which the Google-owned site …
Jun 22, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
Dish Network to Accept BitCoin Payments for Pay-TV Service   —  Charlie Ergen has always been a gambler.  Now the Dish Network CEO is taking a flier on accepting the Internet currency bitcoin as payment for pay-TV bills.  —  Dish trumpeted its decision in a news release on Thursday …
May 29, 2014, 12:40 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
YouTube to Acquire Videogame-Streaming Service Twitch for $1 Billion: Sources   —  Deal would be biggest ever for YouTube  —  Google's YouTube has reached a deal to buy Twitch, a popular videogame-streaming company, for more than $1 billion, according to sources familiar with the pact.
May 18, 2014, 6:40 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
AOL Buys Ad-Analytics Startup Convertro in Deal Worth Up to $101 Million   —  AOL is continuing its push toward “programmatic” ad-buying platforms, announcing the acquisition of Convertro, which aims to help marketers and agencies maximize spending across online and offline media channels.
May 6, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
Showtime Near Deal to Partner with Xbox Studios on ‘Halo’ Series   —  Xbox Entertainment Studios is deep in negotiations with Showtime to develop a live-action “Halo” drama series that is a high priority for the Microsoft production unit headed by Nancy Tellem.
May 2, 2014, 9:10 PMIn context
Patrick Frater / Variety:
Alibaba to Pay $1.2 Billion For Stake in Chinese Video Leader Youku-Tudou   —  UDINE, Italy — Alibaba, China's massive home shopping group, is further ramping up its interest in media with the purchase of a $1.22 billion stake in China's online video market leader Youku Tudou.
Apr 28, 2014, 12:05 PMIn context
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

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