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Facebook Live now lets you add a friend to live stream together

The Verge reports: "Facebook is now opening up the ability for users to invite a friend for a collaborative broadcast. Think of it like...

Major Labels Are Now Earning $9000 A Minute From Streaming

Hypebot reports: "For those that said that streaming revenue would never replace that from CDs there’s this – According to a study done by...

Supercell acquires 62% of London’s Space Ape Games for $55.8M

Tech Crunch reports: "Some consolidation is afoot in the world of gaming. Today, Space Ape Games — a London social and mobile games studio...

Blackpills Launches Streaming Video App With Originals From Luc Besson, Sharon Horgan

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Over the last two years a number of streaming services have launched in the United States to attract young audiences...
Snapchat files patent for ads that recognize objects in videos

Snapchat Shows: Inside the Plan to Reimagine TV for the Mobile Era

Variety reports: "Vertical Networks, has produced only for the Venice, Calif.-based messaging app, and includes a trio of so-called Snapchat Shows, a short-form video...

Verizon CEO: Combined Yahoo-AOL Will Be Platform to Test Over-the-Top Video Service

Variety reports: "The long and tortuous sale of Yahoo’s internet business to Verizon is expected to close around the middle of June, according to...

PayPal Sues Pandora Over ‘Patently Unlawful’ Logo

Billboard reports: "Arguing that Pandora's minimalist logo 'dilutes the distinctiveness' of its own branding, PayPal has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against the music...

Transformers roll out into VR in China

Venture Beat reports: "Hasbro and Dan Mintz’s Hollywood film studio DMG Entertainment are launching interactive Transformers virtual reality and augmented reality centers in China —...

U.S. dominates world’s VR market as Chinese consumers yawn

Venture Beat reports: "The virtual reality industry, such as it is, continues to have a hard time selling itself to much of the world. According to...
Netflix screen size streaming

Netflix is hiring a new VP of global policy as part of its big...

Recode reports: "Europe is the next frontier for Netflix: The streaming giant is hiring hundreds of workers and spending billions of dollars on local...

Hasbro and Backflip settle with Peak on My Little Pony copycat suit

Venture Beat reports: "Hasbro and its Backflip mobile games division have settled a lawsuit that alleged the companies copied Peak Games‘ Toy Blast when...

Blizzard reveals a semi-pro league ahead of ‘Overwatch’ League

Mashable reports: "League is getting its own developmental league for teams and players who are almost-but-not-quite ready to make it to the big leagues:...

Rovio’s Angry Birds movie sequel is coming September 20, 2019, marking 10 years since...

Venture Beat reports: "Finnish gaming and entertainment company Rovio has confirmed that a sequel to The Angry Birds Movie is coming on September 20,...

Dish integrates with Amazon Alexa for hands-free TV

Tech Crunch reports: "TV provider Dish Network is today rolling out new technology that will make watching television a hands-free experience, via a new integration with...

Viacom CEO Bob Bakish Says MTV Set to Be More ‘Upbeat’

Billboard reports: "Viacom CEO Bob Bakish on Thursday outlined radical changes at the media giant's core flagship brands, including making MTV more cheerful and positive...

MLB to Launch VR-Enhanced Broadcasts, but Live Games Won’t Be in 360 Video

Variety reports: "Major League Baseball is about to give hard-core baseball nerds a new way to experience its live-streaming games with virtual-reality features. On...

Fox Developing ‘Alien’ Multiplayer VR Game, Launches FoxNext Destinations (Exclusive)

The Hollywood Reporter Reports: "This first look was more than a preview of where the future of VR and entertainment might be heading, it...
Vine in trouble

Twitter says Vine users’ emails and phone numbers were exposed for a day, but...

Tech Crunch reports: "Twitter is alerting Vine users of a bug that exposed their email addresses and, in some cases, phone numbers to third parties....

Netflix’s first movie appears at Cannes, and so does the controversy

The LA Times reports: "Any hope that the Cannes Film Festival could proceed with a focus on movies, instead of the way they're delivered, was scuttled...

NBCUniversal, Viacom Discussing Producing Original Shows for Musical.ly Video App (Report)

Variety reports: "Musical.ly, a startup that has more than 200 million users for its video-sharing app, is planning to launch original programming on the...