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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Viacom confirms it has acquired online video conference VidCon and will run it as a standalone subsidiary   —  It's official: Viacom has announced the acquisition VidCon, host of the world's biggest conference dedicated to YouTube and online video.  —  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Feb 7, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Pandora announces restructuring, shifting resources to ad tech and audience development, cutting workforce by 5% to save $45M annually, will expand in Atlanta   —  Pandora is pink-slipping about 5% of its workforce, a move the streaming-music company said will help it save $45 million annually.
Jan 31, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
YouTube says it will invest $5M in its Creators for Change program in 2018, aimed at YouTubers who “counter hate and promote tolerance”   —  YouTube is looking for some upbeat PR — pushing the idea that the Google-owned global video platform can be a force for social good …
Jan 24, 2018, 11:55 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix beats in Q4 with 8.3M new worldwide subs, vs 5M est., and almost 2M in US, vs 1.28M est.; revenue of $3.29B meets expectations; stock up 10%+   —  Netflix reeled in 8.3 million new streaming subscribers — including almost 2 million in the U.S. — handily beating Wall Street estimates for the fourth quarter of 2017.
Jan 22, 2018, 4:18 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
YouTube: creators will need 4K hours of watch time in past year and 1K subs to monetize videos under Partner Program; humans will review Google Preferred videos   —  YouTube is making its creator revenue-sharing program more restrictive and will start manually reviewing all videos …
Jan 16, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
TiVo's Rovi subsidiary files lawsuit alleging Comcast's X1 platform infringes eight patents; Comcast says its own engineers created the X1 products and services   —  TiVo has launched a new legal attack on Comcast aimed a pushing the cable giant to reach a settlement to license TiVo-owned patents.
Jan 15, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
CNN ends its daily Snapchat news show, The Update, launched just four months ago, saying it couldn't make enough money from advertising   —  CNN is ending its daily Snapchat news show, “The Update,” launched just four months ago — after concluding, at least for now, that it couldn't make money …
Dec 24, 2017, 8:00 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Musical.ly announces $50M Creator Fund to support users by financing college scholarships, co-development deals with individual video creators, more   —  Musical.ly, which makes a short-form video app popular among teens, announced that it is investing up to $50 million in a fund to support its users — or “Musers,” as it calls them.
Dec 19, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Redbox launches Redbox On Demand with 6,000+ movies and TV shows available to rent or buy, starting at $3.99 for 48-hour VOD rentals   —  Redbox is finally opening a bridge to an online digital-entertainment future.  —  The company, known for its nationwide network of DVD-rental kiosks …
Dec 13, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Nintendo says it has sold 10M Switch consoles since its release 10 months ago, meaning it may top first-year sales of the Wii, its best-selling console to date   —  Nintendo is boasting that its Switch hybrid console has sold 10 million units worldwide in the first nine months of release, helped by Black Friday promotions.
Dec 12, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context

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