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Playkey raises $2.8M to fund its US expansion

Tech Crunch reports: "Playkey, a game streaming service we saw earlier this year at Disrupt NY, has just closed an additional $2.8 million round...

Netflix drops the full trailer for ‘Bright,’ its $90M+ potential blockbuster hit

Tech Crunch reports: "Netflix may have its first blockbuster movie on its hands. The new, full-length trailer for the upcoming Will Smith movie, 'Bright,'...

Cinq Music Nabs $20 Million From GoDigital For Music Rights Acquisitions, International Expansion

Hypebot reports: "Artists services firm Cinq Music has built its business with a Latin focus, releasing five number one Indie records on the Billboard Urban and...

Roblox expects to pay $30m to devs this year

Gameindustry.biz reports: " Social platform Roblox, which has seen the production of over 29 million user-generated games, has announced today that the company is on...

Amazon Fire TV Gets Hulu’s New User Interface, Live TV Service

Variety reports: "Hulu is bringing its new interface to Amazon’s Fire TV devices. And with the design refresh, Fire TV users are also getting the...

Vice Media Laying Off 2% of Staff Amid International, Video Expansion

Variety reports: "Vice Media is laying off about 2% of its 3,000 employees across multiple departments while at the same time the company is looking expand internationally...

Michael Jackson’s Estate Extends Publishing Deal With Sony/ATV Music

Billboard reports: "Sony/ATV Music Publishing has announced an extension of its worldwide administration pact with Mijac Music, the publishing company that owns all of the...

‘Great Step Forward’: Industry Reacts as Congress Seeks to Fix Copyright Law Benefiting SiriusXM

Billboard reports: "For the last several years, the music business has been unified over one thing: SiriusXM and other digital-radio services must pay royalties...
Twitter says it has 10 million users in China

Twitter Says Its New Safety Features Are Working

Variety reports: "Twitter users are facing less harassment and abuse than they did just a few months ago, the company claimed Thursday in a...

Big-time sports are coming to virtual reality

Digiday reports: "On July 29, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid will meet for a friendly match at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida....

Kahoot! learning game platform closes $20 million series A round

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "The educational game platform Kahoot! has boosted its series A funding round with an additional $10 million. Kahoot! had already raised $10...

YouTube TV Launches in 10 New Markets, Including Houston, Atlanta, and Washington, D.C.

Variety reports: "Google’s Internet TV service YouTube TV expanded into ten new markets Thursday, and is streaming live local programming from all major broadcasters...

‘Carpool Karaoke’ Producers Bringing Live Music Back to Primetime BBC

Billboard reports: "Fulwell 73, the production company behind CBS The Late Late Show with James Corden and its smash hit "Carpool Karaoke" series, is to bring...

Pokémon Go is finally getting Legendary Pokémon

Venture Beat reports: "Niantic revealed today that Pokémon Go players will finally be able to capture Legendary Pokémon. They can do this by teaming up in...

NASA is uploading hours of aerospace history on YouTube

The Verge reports: "NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center is in the process of uploading hundreds of videos of rare test flight, launch, and landing...

Nintendo launches Nintendo Switch Online app ahead of Splatoon 2 release

Tech Crunch reports: "Nintendo just launched a new smartphone app called Nintendo Switch Online. It is a companion app for Nintendo’s latest console and...

BBC Under Fire for Gender Pay Gap After Salaries Made Public

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "The BBC in its annual report for 2016-2017, published Wednesday, touted the success of its big dramas and other shows,...

Pandora’s Artist Marketing Platform Hits 1 Billion Impressions

Variety reports: "After months of turbulence from financial challenges and executive turnover, Pandora has some good news: Its Artist Marketing Platform has passed a...
Spotify reaches 100 million paid users

Spotify Hit With Two New Music Publisher Lawsuits Alleging Unlicensed Use Of 2500+ Songs

Hypebot reports: "Nashville music publishers Rob Gaudino and Bluewater Music have each filed lawsuits alleging that Spotify failed to obtain the proper licenses to...

Zynga and MGM are planning a Words With Friends TV show

Venture Beat reports: "Zynga has teamed up with MGM Television to develop a primetime TV show based on Zynga’s Words With Friends puzzle game....