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Todd Spangler / Variety:
YouTube says new creators will need 4K hours of watch time and 1K subs to join Partner Program for ad revenue; Google Preferred videos to be reviewed by humans   —  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
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
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Musical.ly announces $50M Creator Fund to support users by financing college scholarships, co-development deals with individual video creators, more   —  Musical.ly, which makes a short-form video app popular among teens, announced that it is investing up to $50 million in a fund to support its users — or “Musers,” as it calls them.
Dec 19, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Redbox launches Redbox On Demand with 6,000+ movies and TV shows available to rent or buy, starting at $3.99 for 48-hour VOD rentals   —  Redbox is finally opening a bridge to an online digital-entertainment future.  —  The company, known for its nationwide network of DVD-rental kiosks …
Dec 13, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Nintendo says it has sold 10M Switch consoles since its release 10 months ago, meaning it may top first-year sales of the Wii, its best-selling console to date   —  Nintendo is boasting that its Switch hybrid console has sold 10 million units worldwide in the first nine months of release, helped by Black Friday promotions.
Dec 12, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Vidme Shuts Down User-Generated Video Service, Citing Inability to Compete With Google, Facebook   —  Startup Vidme is shutting down its user-generated video service — because it can't see a way to make money in the face of internet giants Google and Facebook.
Dec 2, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Report: Mashable has agreed to sell itself to Ziff Davis for around $50M, a fraction of the site's $250M valuation less than two years ago   —  Digital-media firm Mashable has clinched a sale for the company — and it's not for a price that founder Pete Cashmore or investors including Turner were looking for.
Nov 16, 2017, 5:55 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Fullscreen Media says it will shut down its SVOD service January 2018, will lay off about 25 employees   —  Fullscreen Media is pulling the plug on its subscription-video service — less than two years after launching it — and is laying off about 25 employees with the shutdown.
Nov 13, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
AT&T loses record 385,000 traditional pay-TV subscribers in Q3, posts 296,000 net adds for DirecTV Now, and reports revenue of $39.7B, down from $40.9B YoY   —  AT&T's DirecTV and U-verse TV businesses were hammered in the third quarter of 2017, while the telco's over-the-top DirecTV …
Oct 24, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context

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