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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Job offers and documents show Roku's doubling down on voice, with a smart speaker as a possible outcome   —  Streaming video device maker Roku has been working on advancing voice control while also ramping up its own audio efforts, according to a number of new job offers posted by the company …
Sep 19, 2017, 6:15 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins says the streaming service will spend ~$2.5B on content in 2017, less than half of the $6B Netflix says it's spending this year   —  Hulu is spending a bundle on programming this year: Its content budget for 2017 is around $2.5 billion, CEO Mike Hopkins said Thursday.
Sep 15, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Spotify hires Disney executive Courtney Holt to lead its efforts in original video and podcast programming   —  Spotify has lured digital-media veteran Courtney Holt over from Disney to lead its efforts around original video and podcast programming, Variety has learned exclusively.
Sep 6, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Instagram says some high-profile accounts have been breached after a now-fixed API bug exposed phone numbers and email addresses   —  Instagram said at least one hacker was able to steal personal information from high-profile user accounts, blaming the breach on a bug in its system that has now been fixed.
Aug 30, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Ramin Setoodeh / Variety:
In interview, Netflix's Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos says the streaming service will spend $7B on original content in 2018   —  For a soft-spoken man, Ted Sarandos makes a lot of thunderous news.  Just consider the headlines he's generated over the last week alone with a succession of game-changing deals.
Aug 19, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Reddit now allows users to upload videos; videos can be up to 15 minutes long, with file sizes of less than 1 GB   —  Videos are coming to Reddit, thanks to a new feature that allows users to upload video clips directly to the service.  Reddit rolled out the new video feature Tuesday …
Aug 17, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Leaked email: HBO offered hackers who stole scripts, shows, and employee info a $250K bug bounty; source says the message was an HBO stalling tactic   —  The HBO hacker has struck yet again.  —  Variety has obtained a copy of another message released Thursday by the anonymous hacker …
Aug 10, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Shirley Halperin / Variety:
Sources: Tidal hires Richard Sanders, former president of music royalty collector Kobalt, as its CEO   —  Former Kobalt Music Group president Richard Sanders is the new CEO of Tidal, the Jay-Z-owned music streaming service launched in 2015, sources confirm to Variety.
Aug 8, 2017, 12:00 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
HBO security contractor says hackers stole “thousands of internal documents” in addition to episodes and have leaked personal info of a senior HBO executive   —  The HBO hack may have been worse than the initial leaks of a few unaired TV show episodes suggested.
Aug 2, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Google hires Liron Damir, head of UX at Andy Rubin's Essential and former VP of design at Pebble, to lead UX for Google Home   —  Google has hired a former lead Pebble and webOS designer Liron Damir as the new head of user experience of its Google Home group, which works on products such as Google Home, Chromecast and Google Wifi.
Jul 27, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context

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