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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Google revamps its Play Store and Play Movies & TV app to show users where they can stream content from 28 streaming services, not including Netflix   —  Google is promoting Android streaming-media apps from partners — including HBO, Amazon, Hulu, ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC …
Mar 27, 2018, 2:45 PMIn context
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Endeavor, formerly known as WME-IMG, has acquired streaming technology firm NeuLion for $250M; NeuLion powers video delivery of several major sports leagues   —  Endeavor, the holding company formerly known as WME-IMG, has acquired streaming technology firm NeuLion for $250 million, the companies announced Monday.
Mar 27, 2018, 8:20 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Facebook Head of News Partnerships Campbell Brown says it was “not probably our wisest move” to threaten to sue The Guardian over Cambridge Analytica stories   —  Facebook was blindsided by the user-data scandal that has grabbed the headlines in the past week …
Mar 22, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: Facebook plans to launch Oculus Go standalone VR headset at its F8 developer conference on May 1   —  Facebook is looking to officially launch its Oculus Go standalone virtual reality (VR) headset at its f8 developer conference on May 1, Variety has learned from multiple sources familiar with the company's plans.
Mar 16, 2018, 5:23 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
MoviePass CEO backtracks on previous comments about tracking users before and after movies, says the app only tracks users' location when they use the app   —  MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe said he misspoke at a recent industry conference in describing the kinds of data the company tracks on its users …
Mar 12, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Spotify opened up Line-In to all desktop users this month, allowing them to suggest genres of albums, moods of songs, and more, to help inform its metadata   —  Spotify has found a new way to beef up its knowledge about music: The company has begun to solicit music metadata suggestions from its users …
Mar 12, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Ted Johnson / Variety:
White House says President Trump will meet with executives from the video game industry next week to talk about gun violence   —  WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will meet with executives from the video game industry next week to talk about gun violence, the White House announced on Thursday.
Mar 1, 2018, 4:12 PMIn context
Janko Rottgers / Variety:
Spotify says operating loss was $461.2M in 2017, up from $425M in 2016; average user streams 25 hours of audio a month, playlists generate 31% of all listening   —  Spotify officially filed for a public offering with the Security and Exchanges Commission Wednesday.
Feb 28, 2018, 3:13 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Twitter's annual report says it has written off $66.4M of its investments in private firms, most likely related to rumored $70M investment in SoundCloud in 2016   —  Twitter's lost almost all of the money it had invested in SoundCloud, the company disclosed as part of its 2017 annual report Friday.
Feb 24, 2018, 12:50 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Roku beats Q4 estimates with $188.26M net revenue, up 28% YoY, predicts $40M-$55M 2018 loss; active accounts rose 44% YoY to 19.3M; stock down 20%+ after hours   —  Roku had a blowout holiday quarter: The company was able to handily beat analyst expectations, thanks largely to a big increase of its advertising revenue.
Feb 21, 2018, 4:23 PMIn context

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