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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Source: P2P file-sharing company BitTorrent has been sold to Justin Sun, a blockchain entrepreneur best known for the Tron platform and its TRX cryptocurrency   —  File-sharing pioneer BitTorrent Inc. has been sold to Justin Sun, a blockchain entrepreneur best known for the Tron platform and its TRX cryptocurrency.
Jun 18, 2018, 2:50 AMIn context
Brian Crecente / Variety:
A look at the current state of game streaming, with Ubisoft CEO saying that the next console generation will be the last as game streaming renders them obsolete   —  Some believe that the dedicated game console is an increasing hindrance to the growth of the gaming population and the works created for them.
Jun 7, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Facebook partners with seven news orgs, including ABC News, CNN, and Fox News, to roll out a series of news shows on Facebook Watch this summer   —  After going through the fake-news wringer, Facebook is shelling out money on original news content.  The strategy is partly aimed at driving …
Jun 6, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sonos Introduces Beam, A Compact $399 Soundbar With Integrated Voice Control   —  Smart speaker maker Sonos unveiled a new living room audio product dubbed the Sonos Beam at a press event in San Francisco Wednesday.  The Beam can best be described as a compact soundbar with integrated far-field microphones for voice control.
Jun 6, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Spotify registers with the FCC, a prerequisite to making hardware with wireless capabilities   —  Spotify really does want to make its own hardware: The company registered with the FCC Tuesday, a key prerequisite to getting devices approved for use in the U.S. Previous reports pointed to plans …
Jun 5, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Source: Twitter disbands live video unit, folds it into content partnerships team; ex-Head of News Peter Greenberger and exec Todd Swidler are leaving   —  Global video-partnerships head Todd Swidler, head of news Peter Greenberger are leaving the company  —  Twitter has disbanded …
Jun 4, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
CEO Daniel Ek talks about Spotify's content policy, its direct-listing IPO, and removing R. Kelly's music from its playlists, at Code Conference   —  Spotify CEO Daniel Ek admitted his company fumbled the deployment of a new content policy that sparked considerable controversy within the music industry.
May 31, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Hulu CEO says its internet pay-TV service Hulu With Live TV has signed up 800K subscribers since its launch over a year ago   —  Hulu, in a little over a year since launching its $40 monthly internet-streaming “skinny bundle,” has signed up 800,000 customers for the service, according to CEO Randy Freer.
May 30, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Parisian authorities charged two French teens for allegedly hacking Vevo's YouTube account last month and altering some music videos with pro-Palestine messages   —  Two 18-year-old French citizens have been arrested in Paris and charged with crimes related to the hack of Vevo's YouTube accounts …
May 26, 2018, 12:05 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Vevo is shuttering its Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile apps and website to refocus on YouTube following resignation of several execs and significant layoffs   —  Major-label owned Vevo is giving up on plans to build its own music video platform outside of YouTube's control …
May 24, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context

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