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Universal Cancels Premiere of ‘A Dog’s Purpose’

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Amid the controversy surrounding a troubling video which revealed a stressed German Shepherd was forced to perform in artificial rapids on the...

Netflix Is Killing It-Big Time-After Pouring Cash Into Original Shows

Wired reports: "Original content is paying off for Netflix in a big, big way. The company just recorded the biggest quarter in its 19-year history,...

SoundCloud: Chance the Rapper and Desiigner Were Top Artists in 2016

Billboard reports: "SoundCloud has released a sampling of insights from 2016, highlighting stats ranging from favorite artist and track to top genres. The Berlin-based...

YouTube Discloses Glitch That May Have Inflated Total Channel View Counts

Variety reports: "YouTube said it has discovered an error in how it tabulates lifetime view counts on channels — a bug that may have...

U.S. gaming industry earned $30.4 billion in 2016, up from 2015

Venture Beat reports: "2016 was a year of growth for the U.S. gaming industry. According to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group and the Entertainment Software...

With Dear Angelica, Oculus Story Studio stops making VR demos and starts making art

The Verge reports: "Receiving its formal premiere here at the Sundance Film Festival — it’s available on the Oculus Store today — the piece...

What is Meitu and should you think twice before downloading it?

Recode reports: "If you hadn’t heard of Meitu before this week, you aren’t alone. In the last couple of days, though, the Chinese photo...

Despite glitches, AT&T’s DirecTV Now hits 200,000 subscribers in its first month

Tech Crunch reports: "AT&T’s new live TV streaming service DirecTV Now has been off to a shaky start in terms of performance, but that...

12 Finalists for 4th Annual Digital Entertainment World (DEW) Startup Competition Announced

Innovative Startups Focused on Social VR, Music and Video Distribution, Licensing, Personalization, OTT and More Compete for DEW Startup of the Year LOS ANGELES, CA--(January...

Streaming App VRV Wants To Be Netflix For Geeks

Forbes reports: "What if there was a service like Netflix, but targeted exclusively to your interests? If you’re a geeky fan of anime, video...

‘League of Legends’ is heading to the Big Ten Network as a college esport

Mashable reports: "League of Legends just made a huge step for college esports, partnering with the Big Ten Network to create a college-level League of...

Jake Paul Raises $1 Million For Social-Media Venture

Variety reports: Jake Paul, a social-media star and actor, has raised $1 million in funding for TeamDom, his company dedicated to promoting and incubating internet...

Inside Pandora’s Quest to Take on Spotify, Apple Music & Amazon

Billboard reports: "As the lights of the strip ­glimmer below, Pandora co-founder/CEO Tim Westergren stands before two dozen advertising executives in a 61st floor suite...

Fig raises $7.8 million to expand game crowdfunding platform

Venture Beat reports: "Game crowdfunding platform Fig has raised $7.84 million in a funding round led by big name venture capitalists. That shows you...

Facebook temporarily limits posts from media outlet RT following copyright dispute

The Verge reports: "Facebook temporarily limited the ability of media outlet RT to post to the site this week, as RT said the block...

Amazon Offers Sundance Film Selections Up to $100,000 Bonus for Exclusive Streaming Rights

Variety reports: "Amazon is whipping out its checkbook with a no-haggle offer to filmmakers whose movies are official selections of the 2017 Sundance Film...

Russia Limits Foreign Ownership of Amazon Prime, Netflix and Other Digital Services

Billboard reports: "Russia's State Duma, the lower chamber of Parliament, has adopted in the first reading legislation introducing restrictions on the foreign ownership of...

MIT launches Play Labs to help AR, VR, and AI startups get off the...

Venture Beat reports: "Bayview Labs, Seraph Group, and MIT Game Lab are creating Play Labs to accelerate startups in augmented reality, virtual reality, and...

The author of The Martian is writing a NASA TV pilot for CBS

The Verge reports: "The Martian was a huge success in both bookstores and movie theaters, and it catapulted author Andy Weir into a rarified...

Mark Zuckerberg, in Suit, Testifies in Oculus Intellectual Property Trial

The New York Times reports: "A few years ago, Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook and one of tech’s shrewdest seers, made a huge...