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May 25, 2017, 10:40 AM

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Jessica Toonkel / Reuters:
Sources: Facebook signs deals with Vox, BuzzFeed, others for video content, paying up to $250K/episode for longer shows it will own, $10-35K for shorter shows  —  Facebook Inc (FB.O) has signed deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment creators Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN …
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Microsoft rebrands Beam as Mixer, adds mobile live streaming, and “co-streaming” to enable four gamers to combine their live streams in a split-screen view  —  - Google's YouTube Gaming app has had mobile game streaming since 2015, and now Microsoft's competing app is getting that feature.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter updates its Apple TV app to include support for Periscope's global map and the ability to watch live 360 degree video  —  Twitter launched a version of its service on Apple TV and other media player platforms last fall in order to deliver its live video content to the big screen.
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
DJI debuts Spark, a drone with a palm-sized body for taking pictures and video, controllable via smartphone; preorders open today, shipping next month for $499  —  The big news at DJI's “huge Seize the Moment” event in New York City is, as expected, pretty small.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft now uses Git to develop Windows, along with its open source Git Virtual File System to help manage the ~300GB repository  —  Microsoft today announced that virtually all of its engineers now use the Git version control system to develop its Windows operating system.

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