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Peter Kafka / Recode:
Netflix data shows that while only 25% of users sign up on TVs, most viewing, ~45% after one month and 70% after six months, happens on TVs   —  Most Netflix subscribers sign up on phones or computers.  But 70 percent of viewing happens on TVs.  —  You can watch Netflix in almost every country in the world, on any device you want.
Mar 8, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Recode:
Spotify's gross margin has grown from 16% to 21% from 2014 to 2017, but since it pays per stream, it still must figure out how to turn usage growth into profit   —  Spotify generates billions in revenue and gives most of that money to the music labels.  But it is gaining leverage and getting better margins.
Feb 28, 2018, 10:25 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Streaming service ESPN Plus launching next month at $4.99/mo; sources say it won't have ESPN cable channels' content, which still requires ESPN subscription   —  How much would you pay for sports you weren't watching on TV?  —  Want to pay for a subscription to ESPN without paying for a subscription to other cable channels?
Feb 6, 2018, 9:10 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Facebook to show more stories from local news sources in News Feed, will identify local publishers by looking at clicks in tight geographic areas   —  It's the third big change Facebook has announced in the last month.  And at least one more is coming.  —  Facebook says it will bring …
Jan 29, 2018, 3:11 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Spotify's Chief Content Officer Stefan Blom is leaving ahead of its IPO; the company hasn't named a successor yet   —  Stefan Blom's departure may raise questions.  —  Spotify's top content executive is leaving, just ahead of the streaming music company's planned public offering.
Jan 5, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Recode:
Sources: TPG and Dragoneer converted Spotify debt into equity at ~$10B valuation, sold it to Tencent at ~$20B, solving Spotify's $1B debt problem ahead of IPO   —  Big investors TPG and Dragoneer get a nice return, and Tencent gets a piece of the streaming music company.  Everybody happy?
Jan 3, 2018, 10:35 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Splice, a startup that sells digital tools and music samples to musicians, raises $35M Series B led by DFJ Growth   —  Steve Martocci's first company was a text messaging service.  Now he's behind the scenes of a Demi Lovato song.  —  Making money selling songs is hard: Just ask Spotify …
Dec 18, 2017, 12:26 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Twitch and NBA agree to stream up to six minor league games per week, starting December 15, with interactive overlays for viewers   —  The “G League” comes to Amazon's live-gaming platform, with interactive features  —  A few months ago, NBA boss Adam Silver said that pro basketball broadcasts …
Dec 13, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Recode:
Magna: digital ad spend surpassed TV worldwide in 2017 for the first time, with digital taking $209B, 41% of the market, and TV taking $178B, 35% of the market   —  You knew it was coming.  —  We've been headed here for a while.  But this was the year it actually happened: Advertisers spent more on digital than traditional TV.
Dec 6, 2017, 4:45 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says DoJ did not ask him to sell CNN as a condition of acquiring Time Warner, despite report, reiterates he does not intend to sell   —  That contradicts reports from yesterday.  —  AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says no one from the Department of Justice has asked …
Nov 9, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context

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