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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
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix reports Q2 revenue of $2.79B, vs. $2.76B expected, and total streaming subs grew 5.2M to 104M, vs. 3.2M expected; stock up 13%+   —  Netflix added 4.95 million overall streaming subscribers in the second quarter of 2017, handily beating investor expectations for both U.S. and international growth.
Jul 17, 2017, 4:18 PMIn context
Jem Aswad / Variety:
Tim Westergren steps down as Pandora CEO; CFO Naveen Chopra takes over in interim   —  After a flurry of rumors beginning Sunday that Pandora cofounder Tim Westergren would step down as CEO, the company made the announcement officially on Tuesday morning.  Westergren will also exit the board …
Jun 27, 2017, 9:30 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Rick and Jill Larson, owners of the studio at the center of the Netflix OITNB leak, reveal what happened when they were targeted by hackers, including extortion   —  Senior Silicon Valley Correspondent @jank0 … Larson Studios president Rick Larson and his wife and business partner …
Jun 21, 2017, 7:40 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Musical.ly partners with Viacom, NBCUniversal, Hearst to launch series of original interactive shows   —  NY Digital Editor @xpangler  —  Musical.ly, the lip-syncing social video app popular among teen girls, is stirring professionally produced short-form shows into its mix of user-generated content.
Jun 15, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
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

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