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Roku is bringing its Roku Channel to Amazon Fire TV, which...

The Verge reports: "The Roku Channel, Roku’s free streaming service that offers more than 100,000 ad-supported titles and 115 live TV channels, is now...

IBM teams up with Activision Blizzard to manage tech for the...

VentureBeat reports: "IBM will manage the technology for Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League, a sign esports is starting to demand the most sophisticated cloud and...

ICM Partners Acquires Stellar Group, Launches Sports Division

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "ICM Partners is significantly expanding its footprint in the sports representation space. The Century City-based talent agency is buying the...

My.Games buys control of Deus Craft for up to $49.1 million

VentureBeat reports: "My.Games has acquired a controlling stake in mobile game studio Deus Craft for as much as $49.1 million. The deal gives My.Games,...

N3TWORK Unveils Mobile Game Featuring Funko Pop! Versions of Characters From...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Games and media company N3TWORK on Wednesday launched match-3 puzzle game Funko Pop! Blitz featuring Funko Pop! versions of iconic...

AMC Theatres Pledges to Stay Open, Touts PVOD Pact With Universal

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "The news came a day after rival Cineworld said it is closing all of its U.S. and U.K. locations amid...

Vevo Partners With HeadCount to Promote Voter Registration

Variety reports: "Vevo has announced a partnership with HeadCount, the non-partisan, non-profit organization that promotes participation in democracy through music, culture and digital media." Read...

‘Quite cynical’: Publishers leery about Google’s $1 billion news licensing pot

Digiday reports: "Google will pay $1 billion to publishers over three years as part of its Google News Initiative from Thursday, starting with publishers...

AT&T’s NBA Holographic Interviews Could Pave Way For New 5G Uses

Forbes reports: "It’s not quite being there, but AT&T so liked the outcome of holographic interviews on ESPN and TNT telecasts during the NBA...

ESL and DreamHack merge

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "ESL and Dreamhack today announced that they have merged their organizations. The two esports companies have both been subsidiaries of Modern Times...