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Lionsgate Stock Pops After Report Of Active Merger Talks

Deadline Hollywood reports: "Lionsgate stock roared out of the gate this morning, rising 5% in mid-morning trading to just shy of $34 a share. The jump...

Sony Teams Up With Survios to Bring ‘Jumanji: The VR Adventure’ to Virtual Reality...

Variety reports: "Sony Pictures Virtual Reality has struck a partnership with Los Angeles-based virtual reality (VR) startup Survios to bring the recently-released 'Jumanji: The VR Adventure' to VR...

StubHub adds augmented reality to its app in time for the Super Bowl

Mashable reports: "For serious football fans, there's no more prized (or pricey) ticket than the Super Bowl. But that ticket also often comes with a...

Oculus opens applications for its new VR developer support program

Venture Beat reports: "Oculus already has a dedicated in-house team that funds virtual reality projects, but it’s now launching a program to help developers...

Spotify launches Spotlight, a multimedia take on podcasts and more

The Verge reports: "Spotify announced today that it’s expanding its audio slate to include 'visual podcasts' about news, politics, and entertainment. These shows, available in playlist...

Twitch partners with Disney Digital Network on content, adds software for broadcasting pre-recorded videos

Tech Crunch reports: "On the heels of Twitch’s exec shakeup yesterday which saw the Amazon-owned streaming site adding a new COO, the company today announced a...

Facebook “Watch Party” lets Groups view videos simultaneously

Tech Crunch reports: "Facebook’s turning its push for well-being through active, not passive, content consumption into a feature with its new test of 'Watch Party'....

Apple’s first scripted comedy will star Kristen Wiig

The Verge reports: "Apple just won a bidding war for a TV comedy series produced by and starring SNL alum Kristen Wiig. The 10-episode series is...

Redbox Says Disney Engaging in Copyright Misuse to Protect Coming Streaming Service

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Redbox wants to turn a legal dispute over its sale of digital movie codes into a competition issue. The retailer...

NBA, Verizon Pact for Live-Game Subscriptions on Yahoo, Tech Development

Variety reports: "Verizon and the NBA have entered into an expanded deal covering distribution of live games on NBA League Pass — as well as highlights packages and other...

YouTube Changes Rules, No Monetization Of New Artists

Hypebot reports: "YouTube has yet again raised the threshold that a creators and musicians must meet to make any money on the videos they...

Fox buys games studio to rival its TV and movie output

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Entertainment giant Fox has ramped up its video games strategy further with the acquisition of a studio run by industry veterans -...

Nintendo teases new Switch ‘interactive experience’ announcement for today

The Verge reports: "Nintendo announced a number of new titles for the Switch last week, and now it’s ready to launch something entirely new. A teaser...

Storytelling app Wattpad raises $51M at a $398M valuation

Tech Crunch reports: "Wattpad, a storytelling and reading/viewing app that combines crowdsourced content with professionally produced material, has picked up another $51 million (C$61.25 million) in...

Facebook promises to ‘massively’ simplify Messenger in 2018

Venture Beat reports: "New features have led to Facebook Messenger, an app used every month by 1.3 billion people, becoming too cluttered, said Messenger chief...

Verizon’s streaming TV service might have standalone app ‘channels’

The Verge reports: "There still isn’t a ton of information about Verizon’s upcoming streaming TV service, but a new report from TechCrunch last week did shed some...

PBS Announces Five-Part Series On #MeToo Movement Debuting February 2

Deadline Hollywood reports: "PBS will air a five-part, half-hour series about the #MeToo movement, premiering on Friday, February 2. #Metoo, Now What? will engage both women and...

Universal Music Publishing Group, Disney Music Publishing Agreement Expands to U.K., Continental Europe

Variety reports: "Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) is expanding its business relationship with Disney Music Publishing (DMP) to additional territories including the United Kingdom, Ireland,...

Facebook Gives Indie Musicians, Publishers March 12 Licencing Deadline

Hypebot reports: "Facebook has finally created a system for musicians and rightsholders to get paid for use of their music on the social giant....

Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global and Samsung launch tech detox app

Venture Beat reports: "Between emails, social media accounts, calls, text messages, WhatsApp, and more, our smartphones have become ticking bombs, gradually turning us (and...