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Peter Kafka / Recode:
Mode Media, publisher and ad network formerly known as Glam and once valued at $1B, shuts down; company was on track to generate over $100M in revenue this year   —  The company that used to be called Glam Media generated $90 million last year.  Now it's out of business.
Sep 15, 2016, 11:40 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Pandora's new music services could launch as early as Thursday; deals set with Universal Music, Sony, and Merlin, but not yet Warner Music   —  Sources say it's aiming for a Thursday launch.  —  Pandora wants to launch two new music services, and it may be ready to do it this week.
Sep 13, 2016, 10:40 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
How News Corp's Storyful became the agent for the creator of video of Clinton at 9/11 event, charging news orgs “a couple hundred thousand” for rights so far   —  If you want to show the 20-second clip, you need to pay Storyful, News Corp's viral video agency.
Sep 13, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Jaunt, a virtual reality startup that has raised $100M from investors including Disney and Sky, hires Hearst exec George Kliavkoff as its new CEO   —  Jaunt has raised more than $100 million from Disney, Sky and other media backers.  —  You don't need more signs that virtual reality …
Sep 12, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Facebook reinstates “Napalm Girl” photo, says it will adjust its review processes to allow future sharing of that photo   —  “The value of permitting sharing outweighs the value of protecting the community.”  —  After removing several posts that used a famous photograph from the Vietnam War …
Sep 9, 2016, 1:48 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Spotify calls report that it demotes songs in search due to artists' exclusives with rivals “unequivocally false”   —  Spotify doesn't like exclusives.  But it says it won't bury Frank Ocean and other acts in its search results.  —  Spotify doesn't like it when big-name acts take their music to Apple or Tidal first.
Aug 26, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Amazon hopes to launch unlimited, ad-free, $4-$5/month Echo-only music streaming service in September, has yet to finalize deals with labels   —  Spotify, Apple Music and everyone else cost $10 a month.  Amazon wants to charge half of that.  —  Amazon wants to launch …
Aug 22, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Univision acquires Gawker Media for $135M; Denton says employees will continue work under new ownership “disentangled from the legal campaign”   —  Sold!  —  Univision has won the auction for Gawker Media.  —  The TV network and digital publisher has agreed to pay $135 million …
Aug 16, 2016, 6:17 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Source: Arianna Huffington is leaving the Huffington Post because Verizon's acquisition of Yahoo threatened her website's status as a dominant property   —  Arianna Huffington surprised the media world this morning when she announced that she was leaving the Huffington Post, one of the most powerful properties in digital publishing.
Aug 11, 2016, 11:15 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Apple is talking to TV firms about building a TV guide for Apple TV and iOS, letting viewers browse available in-app content, play shows with one click   —  Tim Cook doesn't want to sell you TV anymore.  He wants to tell you what's on TV.  —  Last year, Apple shelved its plan to sell you TV.
Aug 4, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context

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