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CBS All Access arrives in Canada to kick off international expansion efforts

Tech Crunch reports: "CBS’ over-the-top streaming service, CBS All Access, is now available for the first time outside the U.S. The network today announced...

Record Majors in New Legal Fight With SiriusXM Over Pre-1972 Works

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Nearly three years after major record labels reached a $210 million settlement with SiriusXM over the use of sound recordings...

Netflix Plans to Raise Another $1.5 Billion in Debt Financing for Original Content

Variety reports: "Netflix is going deeper into hock — announcing plans to offer $1.5 billion in debt notes — money it needs as it continues...

J. Cole Breaks Drake’s 24-Hour Streaming Record on Apple Music With KOD, Nearly Double...

Billboard reports: "With his album KOD garnering 64.5 million streams in its first 24 hours in the U.S., J. Cole set a new record on Apple Music for...

Layoffs, Executive Exits At Vevo

Hypebot reports: "Just months after its CEO and Head Of Product exited, Vevo has lost Chief Technology Officer Alex Nunes who left alongside major...

Rovio and Sony confirm a new Angry Birds movie for 2019

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Sony Pictures and Rovio Entertainment are making a sequel to The Angry Birds Movie, which will be in movie theatres on September...

European Commission opens in-depth investigation of Apple-Shazam deal

Venture Beat reports: "Apple’s $400 million acquisition of music identification service Shazam will likely be delayed, due to a just-announced decision by the European Commission to open an...

Thankfully, Nintendo is already selling Toy-Con cardboard replacement parts for Labo

The Verge reports: "Nintendo’s new cardboard creation experiment Labo is out today, but if you had concerns about your Toy-Con kits breaking or wearing...

‘Fortnite’ May Hit China Next Week

Variety reports: "'Fortnite’s' Battle Bus is on its way to China, according to a teaser image posted by developer Epic Games Friday on Twitter. The tweet...

AT&T CEO says a new $15-per-month, sports-free streaming service is launching in a few...

Tech Crunch reports: "AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson revealed on Thursday the carrier’s plans to launch another live TV service called 'AT&T Watch,' which would...

Gizmodo, FBI Spar Over Documents from Federal Probe of Fox News

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Gizmodo finds it unimaginable that the Federal Bureau of Investigation could do a search of 'Roger Ailes' in its files...

YouTube Hit With Another Ad Scandal, Even as P&G Returns to the Platform

Variety reports: "The timing is certainly awkward: Procter & Gamble, a top-spending marketer, announced that it’s resuming ad spending on YouTube — coming amid a new report...

Capitol Music Group Launches Music Innovation Center

Hypebot reports: "Capitol Music Group, has launched the Capitol Innovation Center to help drive future innovation in music and the music industry. Housed in the...

Ubisoft launches second season of start-up incubator program

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Ubisoft announced this week the second season of its start-up incubator program at the world's largest start-up campus, Station F. Sponsored by...

Oculus is adding a ‘privacy center’ to meet EU data collection rules

The Verge reports: "Oculus is complying with the EU’s new data protection rules with more detailed policies and a 'privacy center' where users can...

NBCUniversal, Fox, Turner And Viacom Unite Around TV Ad Standards

Deadline Hollywood reports: "NBCUniversal, Fox, Turner and Viacom reached a multi-year agreement to work together to provide advertisers with advanced tools to more precisely target television audiences. Today’s partnership, announced...

Cheddar’s digital news network is coming to Hulu, too

Tech Crunch reports: "Cheddar isn’t done making deals with the over-the-top streaming TV providers. Only yesterday, news came out that Cheddar was the first...

ASCAP Distributes $1 Billion to Members for the First Time

Variety reports: "ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, today announced record-high revenues and distributions in 2017. The organization collected approximately $1.144 billion...

Tencent dominates $22 billion games deals market over last 12 months

Gameindustry.biz reports: "Tencent was directly involved in 40 per cent of all money invested in games company funding rounds over the last 12 months,...

TheWaveVR raises $6 million for social VR music and arts platform

Venture Beat reports: "Some virtual reality startups are having trouble getting the attention of investors, after the first wave of VR headsets failed to live...