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Peter Kafka / Recode:
Time Warner buying 10% of Hulu for $583M, will join Hulu's new pay TV service, says Time Warner CFO during earnings call   —  This TV package is different from the rest.  —  After months of talks, Time Warner is buying a chunk of Hulu, the web TV service.  —  The deal means Time Warner …
Aug 3, 2016, 8:20 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
In letter to Apple's general counsel, Spotify says Apple won't approve app update in move to “diminish competitiveness” of Spotify on iOS   —  “We cannot stand by as Apple uses the App Store approval process as a weapon.”  —  Spotify says Apple is making it harder …
Jun 30, 2016, 1:05 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Twitter Ventures invests in SoundCloud; sources say investment is $70M in a round valuing SoundCloud at about $700M   —  Twitter wanted to buy the company a couple years ago; now it has invested $70 million instead.  —  Two years ago Twitter thought about buying SoundCloud, but ended up walking away from the music service.
Jun 14, 2016, 5:35 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Gawker files for bankruptcy, sources say it already has a firm bid from Ziff Davis for under $100M, will fight Thiel/Hogan case and continue operations   —  Gawker and Nick Denton say they won't pay Hulk Hogan and Peter Thiel $140 million.  —  Peter Thiel is getting closer to his goal …
Jun 10, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Facebook hires CollegeHumor's Ricky Van Veen as head of global creative strategy   —  Goodbye, Barry Diller.  Hello, Mark Zuckerberg.  —  Last year, Ricky Van Veen argued that Mark Zuckerberg is the most powerful person in the world.  —  Now he's going to work for him.
Jun 8, 2016, 6:20 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Nomura research: installs of apps from the top 15 publishers dropped 20% YoY in May 2016 in the US, up 3% elsewhere; Snapchat and Uber saw downloads double YoY   —  Your phone is full of apps, and you're done downloading new ones — unless they're Snapchat or Uber.
Jun 8, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Facebook says it has invited “about a dozen” conservative leaders to meet Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday, including Glenn Beck   —  “It would be interesting to look him in the eye.”  —  Mark Zuckerberg is hosting a summit for conservative leaders on Wednesday.  —  So says Glenn Beck, who says he will attend.
May 15, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Apple denies report that it will end iTunes music downloads within the next few years   —  The future of music is streaming, not downloads.  —  But that doesn't mean Apple, the company that essentially invented the market for music download sales, is going to stop selling downloads anytime soon.
May 11, 2016, 8:16 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Warner's Q1 music streaming sales up $72M, making it the biggest source of revenue, more than 50% from outside US; downloads down $17M, physical copies down $6M   —  Streaming music has become Warner Music's biggest business  —  Another milestone in the music industry's shift to streaming …
May 6, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Twitter's user growth problems become ad revenue issue as firm struggles to compete with new products like Snapchat, lacks scale to take on Facebook, Google   —  Twitter is going to have a hard time fixing its ad problem  —  For the last couple of years, two things about the Twitter narrative …
Apr 27, 2016, 7:15 PMIn context

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