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Shirley Halperin / Variety:
Apple promotes Oliver Schusser to vice president of Apple Music & International Content, as Music surpasses 40M paid subscribers worldwide   —  Oliver Schusser is promoted to head of Apple Music Worldwide, reporting to Eddy Cue.  — Fleetwood Mac to Tour With Neil Finn …
Apr 11, 2018, 6:10 PMIn context
Gene Maddaus / Variety:
Federal judge sides with Snap in a lawsuit brought by a former employee that alleged Snap misled investors ahead of IPO by forcing his suit into arbitration   —  A federal judge has halted a lawsuit from a former Snapchat employee who claims the company deceived its investors with phony growth metrics.
Apr 11, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
FCC publishes filing from Snap that appears to show second generation Spectacles with 802.11ac WiFi support and more; report said Snap was planning Q3 debut   —  Snapchat's corporate parent Snap Inc. may be getting ready to release a new version of its Spectacles wearable device soon …
Apr 11, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
MoviePass parent company acquires Moviefone from Oath for $15M; Oath will continue selling Moviefone's digital ad inventory   —  MoviePass is saying “Hello — and welcome to Moviefone!"  —  Helios and Matheson Analytics, the majority owner of MoviePass, announced the acquisition of Moviefone from Verizon's Oath subsidiary.
Apr 5, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
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

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