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Amazon brings Fire TV to cars, soundbars, and set-top boxes

VentureBeat reports: "It was only a few months ago that Amazon took the wraps off over 20 new Fire TV devices to fill out...

Soci raises $12M to help big brands manage local marketing

TechCrunch reports: "According to CEO Afif Khoury, we’re in the middle of “the third wave of social” — a shift back to local interactions....

eBay sells StubHub to Viagogo for $4.05 billion

VentureBeat reports: "After a lengthy consultation period sparked by hedge fund and activist investor Elliott Management, eBay has confirmed that it’s offloading its ticket...

The Ticking Time Bomb That Could Blow Up Hollywood’s Streaming Era

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Roku, Amazon Fire, Google Chromecast and other digital TV devices are becoming the new middlemen between apps and consumers — what...

Disney and Roblox Team Up to Advance Kids’ Coding Skills with...

BusinessWire reports: "Roblox, a global online platform bringing more than 100 million people together through play, is teaming up with The Walt Disney Studios...

Netflix is ending support for old devices from Samsung, Roku, and...

The Verge reports: "Netflix has announced that it’s dropping support for a number of old devices, including old Samsung and Vizio smart TVs, and...

Piracy Crackdown May Be Next Front in Streaming Wars

Hollywood Reporter reports: "How will consumers afford Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Peacock and on and on? To many industry...

Facebook’s New Branding Distinguishes App from Acquisitions

TechCrunch reports: "Facebook wants more people to know it owns Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus while still maintaining a distinct identity for its main app." Read...

App Annie: How to go after Generation Z

VentureBeat reports: "App Annie, the mobile market data and analytics firm, released a report today on how to win over the hearts of Generation...

WME Signs Condé Nast Entertainment

Hollywood Reporter reports: "WME has signed Condé Nast Entertainment, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The video network, which produces content based on IP from...