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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
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Job listing for news director shows BitTorrent is considering launching a “lean” TV news channel, BitTorrent News, in time for fall election   —  BitTorrent is considering the launch of a TV news network for its live streaming service in time for the election this fall, Variety has learned.
Jun 21, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Boxee founder Avner Ronen launches Public, an iOS app for broadcasting group text chats; chats can be embedded on websites and shared on social media   —  For eight long years, Avner Ronen tried to reinvent television with his consumer electronics startup Boxee.
Jun 20, 2016, 12:10 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: AT&T and Chernin plan subscription video bundle focused on anime and video games, combining Crunchyroll with outside partners, to challenge Amazon   —  How do you sell video subscription bundles to young viewers who've never paid much attention to traditional cable programming?
Jun 7, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: BitTorrent to spin off Sync, its peer-to-peer file synchronization tool, into separate company, rebrand product as Connect with focus on enterprise   —  BitTorrent Inc. is saying good-bye to Sync, the file synchronization tool once pitched as an alternative to Dropbox and similar services.
Jun 2, 2016, 7:05 PMIn 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
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
FCC officially approves Charter's acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, with conditions FCC chairman outlined last month   —  FCC Approves Charter Acquisition of Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks … The FCC has formally approved the acquisition of Time Warner Cable …
May 6, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context

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