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Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Amazon's Twitch has been pursuing exclusive livestreaming deals with popular companies and personalities, offering millions per year in some cases   —  It wants to turn its Twitch online hangout for avid gamers into a broader video service.  —  YouTube has become synonymous …
Aug 15, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: YouTube is signing stars to new contracts that pay them to use new features like paid chats and prohibit them from posting first on competitors' sites   —  - Twitch, Facebook try to lure talent with new video ventures  — Parent Google wants to diversify revenue for talent, itself
Aug 13, 2018, 3:02 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: YouTube plans to let select content creators sell monthly subscriptions with perks like custom emojis and merchandise, similar to some gaming channels   —  YouTube Inc. is doing more to keep its brightest stars happy.  —  The online video site is adding a feature …
Jun 21, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
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
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's  —  Apple Inc.'s plan to reinvent cable TV is starting to look a lot like the strategy of its rival Inc.
May 9, 2018, 3:21 PMIn context
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
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

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