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Justin Kroll / Variety:
Christian Bale in talks to play Steve Jobs in Sony's new movie “Jobs”   —  Christian Bale to Play Steve Jobs in New Movie  —  Oscar-winner Christian Bale, who has played Batman and Moses, is about to take on another iconic figure: Steve Jobs.  —  Sources confirm the actor …
Oct 15, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix Q3 earnings: profit of $59.3M on revenue of $1.41B; shares fall over 25% on lower-than-projected subscriber numbers   —  Netflix Blames Missed Sub-Growth Targets on Price Increase, as Stock Gets Hammered  —  Netflix added 3.02 million overall streaming customers for the third quarter of 2014 …
Oct 15, 2014, 4:20 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Digital Studio JibJab Acquires Startup Behind ‘Hello Santa’ Video Service   —  JibJab Bros. Studios, the company whose backers include Sony Pictures Entertainment best known for its political satires, announced that it has acquired Make Believe Studios, creators of the “Hello Santa” …
Sep 16, 2014, 8:30 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Facebook adds video features like view counts and related videos as it tops 1B daily video views   —  Facebook Adds YouTube-Like Video Features, as It Tops 1 Billion Daily Views (Exclusive)  —  Facebook, already a huge distributor of Internet video, continues to roll out new ways …
Sep 8, 2014, 1:10 AMIn context
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Reddit unveils its first mobile app for Ask Me Anything (AMA) interviews on iOS, Android version coming later this week   —  Reddit to Launch Mobile App for AMAs (Exclusive)  —  Reddit has made its long-awaited entry into the mobile app category with one devoted to its most popular attraction, the Ask Me Anything (AMA) interviews.
Sep 2, 2014, 1:05 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
ESPN Launches Score-Tracking App for Pebble Smartwatch   —  ESPN wants to grab sports fans by the wrist: The cable programmer has unveiled a real-time score app for the Pebble smartwatch.  —  The app, launched Thursday, can track multiple games and causes the Pebble to vibrate when it receives game updates and score changes.
Aug 21, 2014, 6:00 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Roku's First Streaming-Video TVs Ready to Hit U.S. Market   —  Remote controls for TVs from TCL, Hisense include buttons for Netflix, Amazon Video, Rdio and Walmart's Vudu  —  For years, Apple has been rumored to be developing an integrated, Internet-connected HDTV designed to make streaming video …
Aug 19, 2014, 12:20 AMIn context
Susanne Ault / Variety:
Survey: YouTube Stars More Popular Than Mainstream Celebs Among U.S. Teens   —  U.S. teenagers are more enamored with YouTube stars than they are the biggest celebrities in film, TV and music.  —  That's the surprising result of a survey Variety commissioned in July that found the five …
Aug 10, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Danny Zappin, Ousted CEO of Maker Studios, Raises $25 Million to Launch Digital Studio   —  Danny Zappin, who was fired as CEO of Maker Studios and unsuccessfully tried to block a shareholder vote on Disney's acquisition of the mulitchannel network he co-founded, has raised $25 million …
Aug 5, 2014, 10:00 AMIn context
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

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Zoho:
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