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Todd Spangler / Variety:
YouTube: creators will need 4K hours of watch time in past year and 1K subs to monetize videos under Partner Program; humans will review Google Preferred videos   —  YouTube is making its creator revenue-sharing program more restrictive and will start manually reviewing all videos …
Jan 16, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
TiVo's Rovi subsidiary files lawsuit alleging Comcast's X1 platform infringes eight patents; Comcast says its own engineers created the X1 products and services   —  TiVo has launched a new legal attack on Comcast aimed a pushing the cable giant to reach a settlement to license TiVo-owned patents.
Jan 15, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Profile of Roku and its founder Anthony Wood, looking at the company's early days, how Roku plans to compete with its rivals, and more   —  Roku founder and CEO Anthony Wood doesn't fit the image of your typical tech mogul.  In person, he comes across as quiet and introverted.
Jan 12, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Gene Maddaus / Variety:
Netflix, Amazon, and major studios sue Dragon Box, alleging it facilitates piracy with its $350 streaming box that offers easy access to illegal movies and TV   —  Netflix and Amazon joined with the major studios on Wednesday in a lawsuit against Dragon Box, as the studios continue their crackdown on streaming devices.
Jan 10, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Paula Parisi / Variety:
Jimmy Iovine casts doubt on earlier report that he planned to leave in August: “I am committed to doing whatever Eddy (Cue), Tim (Cook) and Apple need me to do”   —  Music mogul Jimmy Iovine shot down rumors that he plans to exit Apple in August telling Variety that he's committed …
Jan 10, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Janko Rottgers / Variety:
HTC unveils Vive Pro VR headset with 2880x1600 resolution, a 78% increase over current Vive, and wireless adapter, so customers can lose the wired PC connection   —  HTC used its virtual reality (VR) keynote at CES in Las Vegas Monday to unveil an updated version of its Vive virtual reality headset …
Jan 8, 2018, 4:26 PMIn context
Variety:
Facebook has signed a multi-year, multi-territory licensing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing, allowing users to upload and share media from the catalog   —  Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Facebook on Monday announced the signing of a licensing agreement.  —  The multi-territory …
Jan 8, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Google and Facebook's dominance in digital ads and Netflix and Amazon's massive programming budgets are forcing big media mergers and streaming ventures   —  There's no debating the #MeToo movement was the biggest story in the entertainment industry in 2017.
Jan 2, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
CNN ends its daily Snapchat news show, The Update, launched just four months ago, saying it couldn't make enough money from advertising   —  CNN is ending its daily Snapchat news show, “The Update,” launched just four months ago — after concluding, at least for now, that it couldn't make money …
Dec 24, 2017, 8:00 AMIn context
Jem Aswad / Variety:
Universal Music Group and Facebook sign multiyear deal to license UMG's recorded music and publishing catalogs across Facebook, Instagram, and Oculus   —  Facebook and Universal Music Group today announced a global, multi-year agreement under which UMG becomes the first major music company …
Dec 21, 2017, 11:31 AMIn context

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