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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: Google hires Manu Gulati, who led Apple's chip development for almost eight years, as Lead SoC Architect   —  Google has hired a veteran chip architect away from Apple and is now looking to build its own chips for future versions of its flagship Pixel phone, Variety has learned from sources familiar with the hire.
Jun 13, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Drone Racing League raises $20M Series B From Sky, Liberty Media, WWE, Lux Capital   —  Drone Racing League announced today the close of a Series B investment round of more than $20 million, led by U.K. satellite provider Sky, Liberty Media and Lux Capital.  —  The two-year-old New York startup …
Jun 12, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
Maureen Ryan / Variety:
Planet of the Apps review: Apple's foray into original content is “bland, tepid” and a “barely competent knock-off of Shark Tank”   —  These days, there's an almost endless array of reasons for TV executives to feel anxiety, and for some time, one of the most ulcer-inducing prospects …
Jun 7, 2017, 11:10 AMIn context
Elsa Keslassy / Variety:
Vivendi acquires 60% stake in advertising group Havas for $2.5B pending French anti-trust board approval   —  Vivendi, the parent company of Universal Music Group and Canal Plus Group, has acquired a 60% stake in Havas, a leading advertising and communication group, from Bolloré Group …
Jun 6, 2017, 7:30 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Facebook says it is closing Oculus VR film studio, canceling all ongoing projects, will invest in VR content produced by outside partners   —  Oculus Story Studio, the award-winning studio behind virtual reality (VR) short films like “Dear Angelica” and “Henry,” is being shut down, Facebook announced Thursday afternoon.
May 4, 2017, 7:30 PMIn context
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
HBO will pull its shows from Amazon's streaming service in mid-2018, when its current agreement ends, as it focuses on growing HBO Now's subscriber base   —  HBO has made the strategic decision to pull its library shows off of Amazon's streaming service after the current licensing pact ends in mid-2018 …
May 3, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Live streaming service Live.me raises $60M from China's Cheetah Mobile and others to expand overseas   —  Live.me, a one-year-old startup that makes a live-streaming video app, has banked $60 million from investors including its majority owner, Chinese app developer Cheetah Mobile.
May 3, 2017, 6:45 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Hacker leaks stolen “Orange Is the New Black” season 5 episodes after Netflix failed to pay ransom; Netflix says a production vendor was compromised   —  An anonymous hacker has carried through on a threat to release “Orange Is the New Black” season five episodes online …
Apr 29, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Dish's Sling Media debuts SlingStudio, a $999 portable TriCaster competitor that can connect with 10 cameras, optimized for Facebook Live, YouTube live streams   —  Sling Media, the Dish Network subsidiary that brought us the Slingbox, is back — with a product no one expected …
Apr 24, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Jem Aswad / Variety:
Spotify signs new licensing deal with Merlin, which represents thousands of indie labels; deal allows new music to be held from free tier for two weeks   —  Spotify cleared another hurdle in the route to its IPO this morning when it announced a multi-year licensing deal with Merlin …
Apr 20, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context

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