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Former Tribeca Director Genna Terranova Heads to Amazon Studios for Virtual...

Variety reports: "Amazon Studios has hired former Tribeca Film Festival director Genna Terranova for its virtual reality (VR) initiative. A spokesperson for Amazon confirmed the...

YouTube, Elton John Launch Global Music-Video Competition

Variety reports: "Pop-rock star Elton John has teamed with Google’s YouTube for a worldwide search to find up-and-coming creative talent to make music videos...

The CBS-Viacom merger is off, which means CBS could still merge...

Recode reports: "The owner of CBS and Viacom has called off a merger that would have combined the broadcast network with Nickelodeon, MTV and...

Osmo raises $24 million from Mattel and Sesame Street as it...

Venture Beat reports: "Osmo has made its mark with award-winning augmented reality iPad games for children, and now it is teaming up with some...

Google, Amazon Leverage Copyright Loophole To Use Songs, Not Pay Songwriters

Hypebot reports: "Two vastly wealthy multinational media companies are exploiting a copyright law loophole to sell the world’s music without paying royalties to the...

Vimeo Launches Global TV Store With Lionsgate, Adds Starz as Partner

Variety reports: "Vimeo officially launched its new global television storefront Tuesday in partnership with Lionsgate, offering the studio’s TV series including 'Orange Is the...

Back in Black: Spotify UK Revenues Climb on Subscription Growth

Billboard reports: "The U.K. arm of Spotify bounced back into profitability last year, fueled by strong growth in subscription sales. According to the company's latest...

ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ comes to Snapchat

Digiday reports: "Since the start of the current college football season, ESPN has been producing an exclusive Snapchat Discover version of its weekly Saturday...

Discovery and the Lerer family are combining in a $550 million...

Recode reports: "Another big TV network is making another big bet on digital. Discovery Communications is putting $100 million into a deal with Group Nine...

Periscope Producer lets you stream to Twitter from pro cameras, apps,...

Tech Crunch reports: "Periscope is embracing professional streaming and expanding beyond amateur content shot on phones with its new Periscope Producer feature. It allows...