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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Comcast launches Xfinity Instant TV streaming service in beta for its broadband customers, starting at $18 per month   —  Todd Spangler  —  Todd's Most Recent Stories  —  Comcast is hoping to bring “cord nevers” into the pay-TV fold with Xfinity Instant TV: The stripped-down bundle …
Sep 27, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
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

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