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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix CFO David Wells says company wants original content to make up 50% of its catalog within a few years, is currently “one-third to halfway” toward target   —  Netflix is driving toward having half the content on its streaming service be original productions over the next few years …
Sep 21, 2016, 2:05 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Jessica Alba joins Gwyneth Paltrow, will.i.am, Gary Vaynerchuk as exec producer and mentor on Apple's Planet of the Apps; Lightspeed commits $10M in prizes   —  Lightspeed Venture Partners commits $10 million to fund winning apps  —  Jessica Alba has boarded “Planet of the Apps” …
Aug 31, 2016, 7:15 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Hulu phases out its own free streaming service, inks deal with Yahoo to provide TV episodes to Yahoo View, Yahoo's new ad-supported TV streaming site   —  Hulu inks deal with Yahoo to provide free, ad-supported episodes of TV shows  —  Hulu is moving to an all-subscription model …
Aug 8, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Yahoo Q2: $1.3B revenue, up 5% YoY, in line with expectations, $482M writedown on Tumblr; Mayer notes success in cutting costs as bid deadline hits   —  Yahoo, in the midst of final negotiations to sell itself, reported earnings in line with Wall Street's already lowered expectations …
Jul 18, 2016, 5:35 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Olympics in VR: NBC to Present 85 Hours of Virtual-Reality Content on Samsung Devices   —  NBC is leaning into virtual reality — the hot tech flavor of the moment — with plans to pump out some 85 hours of VR programming for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Jun 30, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Twitter and the NBA sign deal with Samsung for first 360-degree video Twitter Amplify ad campaign, to air during NBA Finals pre- and post-game   —  As the NBA Finals tipping off Thursday night, get ready to see superstars Stephen Curry and LeBron James from every angle on Twitter …
Jun 2, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
AT&T buys video streaming platform Quickplay, will use it to power three new DirecTV streaming services later in 2016; terms not disclosed   —  AT&T is acquiring Quickplay Media, a provider of Internet-video streaming services, which it will use to launch three over-the-top DirecTV services later in 2016.
May 16, 2016, 10:25 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Activision Blizzard to start live streaming eSports on Facebook Live, beginning with June 10 Anaheim Open tournament, building to daily content   —  Video-game giant Activision Blizzard is teaming up with Facebook to deliver live eSports tournament coverage on the social-media service worldwide.
May 14, 2016, 12:45 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Amazon unveils Amazon Video Direct, open to any video creator, with four ways to earn money: per-hour royalty, add-on subs, digital rent/sale, or ad-supported   —  Initial partners include Conde Nast, Samuel Goldwyn Films, Machinima, StyleHaul  —  Amazon, which touts itself as Earth's biggest store …
May 10, 2016, 9:20 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Crackle, Sony's free, ad-supported streaming network, will launch on Comcast's Xfinity On Demand on April 20   —  Comcast to Launch Sony's Crackle on Xfinity On Demand  —  Crackle, Sony Pictures Television's free, ad-supported streaming entertainment network, will become available …
Apr 18, 2016, 11:40 PMIn context

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