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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Analysis: Amazon Channels, which resells subscriptions to HBO, Showtime, and others, now accounts for 55% of à la carte direct-to-consumer video subscriptions   —  Amazon has quietly become a major player in the subscription video sales business: Amazon Channels, the company's platform …
May 20, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Roku reports Q1 revenue of $136.6M, beating expectations and up from $100M a year ago, as net loss narrows to $6.9M; active accounts up 47% YoY to 20.8M   —  Meet the new Roku: The company best known for its streaming devices made more money with ads and licensing fees than with hardware sales …
May 9, 2018, 4:18 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Google partners with JBL for Android TV-powered sound bar with Google Assistant, slated for later this year, says Android TV's userbase has been doubling YoY   —  Google's next Android TV device is a sound bar: The company has teamed up with speaker maker JBL for the JBL Link Bar …
May 7, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Pandora beats Q1 expectations with revenue of $319.2M, up 12% YoY excluding Ticketfly and AU, NZ markets, and 5.63M subs, up 19% YoY; stock up 7%+ after hours   —  Investors sent Pandora's stock up more than 7 percent in after-hours trading Thursday after the company reported better-than expected Q1 2018 revenue numbers.
May 3, 2018, 4:45 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Amazon and Best Buy announce multi-year partnership to sell smart TVs made by Toshiba and Best Buy's brand Insignia, with built-in Fire TV   —  In its quest to get more consumers to use its Fire TV products, Amazon announced an unusual partnership Wednesday: The company has teamed up with Best Buy …
Apr 18, 2018, 7:55 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Facebook says it will no longer fund opposition campaign to California Consumer Privacy Act, a November state ballot proposal strengthening data privacy rights   —  Facebook has decided to withdraw its opposition to a California ballot measure that is seeking to strengthen privacy protections …
Apr 11, 2018, 8:20 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
FCC publishes filing from Snap that appears to show second generation Spectacles with 802.11ac WiFi support and more; report said Snap was planning Q3 debut   —  Snapchat's corporate parent Snap Inc. may be getting ready to release a new version of its Spectacles wearable device soon …
Apr 11, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: Facebook plans to launch Oculus Go standalone VR headset at its F8 developer conference on May 1   —  Facebook is looking to officially launch its Oculus Go standalone virtual reality (VR) headset at its f8 developer conference on May 1, Variety has learned from multiple sources familiar with the company's plans.
Mar 16, 2018, 5:23 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Spotify opened up Line-In to all desktop users this month, allowing them to suggest genres of albums, moods of songs, and more, to help inform its metadata   —  Spotify has found a new way to beef up its knowledge about music: The company has begun to solicit music metadata suggestions from its users …
Mar 12, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Twitter's annual report says it has written off $66.4M of its investments in private firms, most likely related to rumored $70M investment in SoundCloud in 2016   —  Twitter's lost almost all of the money it had invested in SoundCloud, the company disclosed as part of its 2017 annual report Friday.
Feb 24, 2018, 12:50 AMIn context

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