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Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: after outcry from some artists and employees, Spotify reconsidering its hateful content and conduct policy, plans to restore XXXTentacion to playlists   —  - Streaming service plans to restore XXXTentacion to playlists  — Company had stopped promoting the artist, as well as R. Kelly
May 25, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Netflix topped Walt Disney Co. in market value Thursday after surpassing Comcast on Wednesday; the company's stock is up 82% in 2018   —  - Stock, up more than 80%, leads S&P 500 Index again this year  — Investors focus on subscriber growth over burgeoning cash burn
May 24, 2018, 5:03 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Jeffrey Katzenberg secured $800M for his NewTV startup, led by Meg Whitman, to produce series at $5M-$6M/hr in 10-15min episodes, likely for streaming   —  - Hollywood mogul looks to make shows with short running times  — Executive helped lead Walt Disney's comeback during the 1980s
May 11, 2018, 10:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple plans to let users buy subscriptions to some third-party video services in its TV app, rather than individual apps, starting next year   —  - Strategy in development looks a lot like rival Amazon.com's  —  Apple Inc.'s plan to reinvent cable TV is starting to look a lot like the strategy of its rival Amazon.com Inc.
May 9, 2018, 3:21 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
A look at YouTube's strategy moving forward from a painful year, as it tries to rein in abusive content while encouraging creators and reassuring advertisers   —  Extremist propaganda, dangerous hoaxes, videos of tasered rats—the company is having its worst year ever.  Except financially.
Apr 26, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Spotify acquires music licensing company Loudr, which helps track and pay royalties to music publishers, as Congress weighs simplifying the royalty system   —  Spotify is buying rights company Loudr in a move to beef up its ability to track and pay royalties to music publishers amid attempts …
Apr 12, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Spotify developing a new version of its free music service to make it easier to use, especially on mobile; announcement expected within a couple weeks   —  Non-paying listeners are key source for subscription streaming  —  Fresh off going public, service seeks to boost user growth
Apr 10, 2018, 4:45 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Google's global head of music, Lyor Cohen, says YouTube will start putting more ads in between music videos to encourage subscriptions to upcoming music service   —  It's a cultural change for a company that was built on free  —  YouTube will increase the number of ads that some users …
Mar 21, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Spotify co-founders plan to retain control after direct stock listing through super voting shares, following Google-Facebook IPO playbook   —  Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon said to own super voting shares  —  Facebook, Alphabet founders keep control with similar setups
Feb 21, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: YouTube is asking musicians to sign non-disparagement agreements in exchange for promotional support, has asked other creators to agree to same terms   —  Artists are said to be asked to sign non-disparagement clauses  —  Google-owned site has been working to improve relations
Jan 24, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context

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