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Amir Efrati / The Information:
Google plans to spend several hundred million dollars marketing Android One phones in India   —  Google Plans India Ad Blitz in Smartphone Bid  —  Google is planning a major spending effort on marketing its new Android One phones in India, in an ambitious play into a challenging but potentially huge market for smartphones.
Jul 16, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Jessica E. Lessin / The Information:
Senior Apple Maps app and Mapkit engineer Chris Blumenberg leaves for Uber   —  Apple Maps Engineer Moving to Uber  —  Uber has poached Chris Blumenberg, a senior engineering manager who worked on Apple Maps, according to three people familiar with the move.
Jul 8, 2014, 11:40 AMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
AMC Networks to launch genre-based subscription video sites this summer   —  AMC Plans Novel Move into Online TV  —  AMC Networks, which has vaulted into the first tier of TV programmers in recent years with shows such as “Mad Men” and “Breaking Bad,” is preparing to break …
Jun 18, 2014, 8:05 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Vevo on the Block after Failed Bid for Independence   —  Vevo, the leading purveyor of online music videos and one of the largest Web video services in the world, is for sale: the company and its bankers have begun taking meetings with a veritable who's who of media and tech companies that have signaled they could be buyers.
Jun 4, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context
Jessica E. Lessin / The Information:
Google considered acquiring connected camera maker Dropcam through its Nest division, in a push into home security   —  Google Eyes Home Security, Dropcam  —  Google's Nest division is plotting a move into the home-security market and has considered acquiring connected camera-maker Dropcam …
May 26, 2014, 9:05 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Alibaba Mulls AppNexus Stake as U.S. Strategy Takes Shape   —  In the latest sign of Alibaba Group's aspirations to be a major player beyond its home base of China, the soon-to-be-public Web giant is considering making an investment in U.S.-based advertising technology firm AppNexus, according to people briefed on the recent discussions.
May 23, 2014, 10:10 AMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Comcast is testing its own CDN service, a potential threat to network middlemen like Akamai   —  As TV Battles Heat Up, Comcast Launches New Web Delivery Service  —  As regulatory battles and mega-mergers roil the media business, Comcast is preparing to offer a new service for Web content companies …
May 19, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Comcast Plots Big Push in Web Video Ads   —  As debate over Comcast's control of Internet and TV in American households plays out in front of regulators reviewing its bid for Time Warner Cable, the cable industry leader is quietly planning a major foray into the Web advertising business.
May 8, 2014, 11:05 PMIn context
Tom Dotan / The Information:
Last-minute cancellation of flagship original series raises questions in Hollywood about Hulu's stability   —  Hollywood Questions Hulu as Video Landscape Shifts  —  When the owners of the online video site Hulu pulled the company off the auction block for the second time last summer …
Apr 16, 2014, 9:50 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Comcast preparing wireless service built on combination of Wi-Fi and leased cellular capacity   —  Comcast Quietly Preps Challenge to Wireless Carriers  —  Google isn't the only technology giant thinking of offering new mobile phone plans to unseat wireless giants.
Apr 8, 2014, 6:00 PMIn context

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