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YouTube says machine learning is making progress against violent extremist content

Venture Beat reports: "Four months after launching a program to fight violent extremist content, YouTube says it has become far more efficient at identifying...

Samsung isn’t selling the best Windows Mixed Reality headset in Europe

The Verge reports: "Samsung unveiled what looks like the best Windows Mixed Reality headset earlier this month. Samsung’s Odyssey headset differs from its rivals thanks to...
Nielsen Total Audience Report 2016

Nielsen Says It Will Report On Who’s Watching Streamed Shows

Billboard reports: "The Nielsen company, which has long measured viewership of television programs, now says it has a way to collect and widely spread...

Netflix Is Currently Funding Thirty Original Anime Productions

Forbes reports: "With details emerging on Netflix’s future spending, a large chunk of that includes a lot of new and original anime. The plan is...

Twitter Launches New Crackdown on Sexual Harassment, Hate Content After Boycott

Variety reports: "Twitter has released details of its latest efforts to beef up user safety on the platform with plans to enact new rules banning...

Kerry Washington is producing her next big drama for … Facebook?

Mashable reports: "Facebook just scored a big win in its effort to rule Hollywood. Kerry Washington, the star of Scandal, is among the executive producers for a...

Live Nation, MGM Resorts Sued In Wake Of Festival Shooting

Hypebot reports: "Ten survivors of the deadly shooting spree at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas have hit the estate of alleged...

Magic Leap lands another $502 million

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Last week, reports emerged that Magic Leap was on the verge of raising another $1 billion in funding. Today the company announced its...

Snap Partners With Discovery, Eurosport for Olympics Coverage

Billboard reports: "Social media company Snap has announced a content deal with Discovery Communications' Eurosport to develop and deliver made-for-mobile content for the Snapchat platform. Discovery's...

Torch 3D raises $3.5 million for AR and VR prototyping platform

Venture Beat reports: "Torch 3D has raised $3.5 million to build its augmented and virtual reality prototyping platform. The idea, which came from a couple...

Hollywood Confronts a Copyright Argument With Potential for Mass Disruption

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Are some of Hollywood's biggest movies from the past decade — Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Deadpool, Night at the Museum,...

Netflix is getting serious about making movies: 80 to come in 2018

Mashable reports: "Netflix turned the TV industry upside down and built itself into a powerhouse on the back of its series. Now, it's turning...

Universal Music Launches Music Tech Startup Initiative

Hypebot reports: "Universal Music Group has launched a music tech accelerator engagement network aimed at promoting the development of innovative music-based start-ups globally. Designed...

Snap, NBCUniversal Form Studio Joint Venture, Tap Duplass Brothers for Original Shows

Variety reports: "Snap and NBCUniversal are creating a Hollywood studio dedicated to the future of app-centric entertainment. Snap, Snapchat’s parent company, is teaming with NBCUniversal to bring scripted programming — like...

Redbox starts offering Switch game rentals

Venture Beat reports: "Redbox, the company behind those movie and game-renting machines you see outside of grocery stores and Walmarts, is starting to offer Switch games....

Microsoft joins the VR battle with Windows Mixed Reality today

The Verge reports: "Microsoft is launching its own answer to virtual reality today, taking on HTC and Oculus in the process. Windows Mixed Reality...

Free streaming TV service Pluto TV raises $8.3M, in new round led by Samsung

Tech Crunch reports: "Free streaming TV service Pluto TV announced today it has received a new $5 million investment from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, the VC...

WME, IMG Combine Film and TV Sales Operations Under Endeavor Content Banner

Variety reports: "WME and IMG will combine their film financing and scripted TV sales operations under the central banner of Endeavor Content. Graham Taylor and...

Apple asked to remove Philippines drug war games from App Store

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Apple has been asked to remove games based on the war on drugs being waged in the Philippines by president Rodrigo Duterte. Reuters obtained...

Weinstein Co. Says It Has Lifeline Investment From Tom Barrack’s Colony Capital

The Hollywood Reporter: "After more than a decade as the top independent film outfit in Hollywood, The Weinstein Co. could be sold off to...