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Todd Spangler / Variety:
EDO, a startup that uses consumer behavioral data from search engines and shopping sites to measure effectiveness of TV ads, raises $12M in Series A funding   —  EDO, co-founded by actor and entrepreneur Edward Norton, has banked $12 million in Series A funding to fuel its buildout …
Nov 2, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
AT&T to shut down WarnerMedia's FilmStruck, its two-year-old streaming video service for indie, arthouse, and classic films, on November 29   —  The FilmStruck indie, arthouse and classic film subscription-streaming service will shut down next month, Turner and Warner Bros. Digital Networks announced Friday.
Oct 26, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix says it's going to raise $2B through debt securities, the sixth time in less than four years it's raising $1B+ through bonds   —  Netflix is again going to debt markets to fund its enormous appetite for content, announcing plans Monday to raise $2 billion in financing through debt securities.
Oct 22, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Sensor Tower: Netflix app revenue was up ~90% YoY to ~$243.7M in Q3 across both App Store and Google Play, the highest grossing non-game mobile app worldwide   —  App spending across Apple App Store and Google Play increased 23% in third quarter, per Sensor Tower
Oct 12, 2018, 12:35 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Regulatory filings show that Hulu lost about $357M in Q2 due to higher programming and marketing costs; parent companies to invest an additional $1.5B in 2018   —  Parent companies to invest additional $1.5 billion in streaming venture in 2018  —  Hulu's cash burn has accelerated …
Aug 10, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Video streaming startup NewTV, led by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman, raises $1B round with Disney, Alibaba, NBCUniversal, Viacom, and others participating   —  Backers include Disney, Fox, Sony, Lionsgate, MGM, NBCU, Viacom, WarnerMedia, Alibaba, Liberty Global, Madrone Capital
Aug 7, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Comcast and Amazon reach a deal to integrate Prime Video into Comcast's Xfinity X1 service; Comcast expects to launch Prime Video on X1 later this year   —  Comcast and Amazon reached a deal to bring Prime Video to the cable company's Xfinity X1 service — the first time Amazon's premium …
Aug 2, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
YouTube TV went down during a crucial World Cup match, the second such outage since it went down during an NBA game in May   —  YouTube TV, Google's internet-delivered subscription TV service, was hit with nationwide outages Wednesday — right in the middle of Fox's broadcast …
Jul 11, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Philo, a low-cost live-streaming TV service, has raised $40M Series C led by existing investors AMC Networks, Discovery, and Viacom   —  Internet TV provider launches service on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV  —  Philo has nabbed more dough: The low-cost live-streaming TV “skinny bundle” …
Jul 10, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Facebook partners with seven news orgs, including ABC News, CNN, and Fox News, to roll out a series of news shows on Facebook Watch this summer   —  After going through the fake-news wringer, Facebook is shelling out money on original news content.  The strategy is partly aimed at driving …
Jun 6, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context

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