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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
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Dish says its Sling TV service had 2.21M subscribers in Q4 2017, a 47% YoY increase, the first time it has broken out the numbers   —  Sling TV, Dish Network's internet-delivered skinny bundle, stood at 2.21 million subscribers as of the end of last year — the first time the satellite operator …
Feb 21, 2018, 10:25 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Viacom confirms it has acquired online video conference VidCon and will run it as a standalone subsidiary   —  It's official: Viacom has announced the acquisition VidCon, host of the world's biggest conference dedicated to YouTube and online video.  —  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Feb 7, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Brent Lang / Variety:
ESPN Streaming Service Coming This Spring for $4.99   —  ESPN's standalone streaming service will launch this spring, Disney CEO Bob Iger told analysts and investors shortly after the media conglomerate posted its quarterly earnings.  The over-the-top offering will be priced at $4.99 a month and will debut as part of a new ESPN app.
Feb 6, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Pandora announces restructuring, shifting resources to ad tech and audience development, cutting workforce by 5% to save $45M annually, will expand in Atlanta   —  Pandora is pink-slipping about 5% of its workforce, a move the streaming-music company said will help it save $45 million annually.
Jan 31, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Spotify is testing Stations, a Pandora-style free music app that includes some personalization options; app is currently only available on some Android devices   —  Music streaming service Spotify released a new Android app that's all about free music Tuesday.
Jan 31, 2018, 9:35 AMIn context
Ted Johnson / Variety:
Bipartisan group of senators introduces the Music Modernization Act, mirroring a House bill, to streamline music licensing on services like Spotify, Pandora   —  WASHINGTON — A group of senators introduced legislation on Wednesday to streamline the music licensing process and to increase royalty payments to rights holders.
Jan 24, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context

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