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Univision to Launch PrendeTV, Touted as First Free Streaming Service for...

Variety reports: "Univision, fresh off the closing of its sale to new owners and installing a new senior management team, is launching a new...

Panasonic will help create immersive entertainment spectacles in Illuminariums

VentureBeat reports: "Panasonic has partnered with Illuminarium Experiences to use its laser projectors to create “massive entertainment spectacles.”' Read more  

Audible Magic Acquires SOCAN’s MediaNet

Hypebot reports: "Canadian PRO SOCAN has sold its global content fulfillment and rights administration service MediaNet to Audible Magic." Read more  

AMC Networks Launches Streaming Outlets for Vizio Smart TVs

Variety reports: "AMC Networks said it launched five free ad-supported streaming channels of Vizio SmartCast TVs, the company’s latest effort to get its programming...

FTC: Tapjoy’s deception settlement has implications for Apple and Google

VentureBeat reports: "The Federal Trade Commission today announced it has settled allegations that Tapjoy misled its customers and game developers over rewards promised for...

Epic acquires Rad Game Tools

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Epic Games today announced that it has acquired Rad Game Tools. The Kirkland, Washington-based outfit offers a variety of programs for game...

Vevo looks to expand its TV screen footprint with new Comcast...

DigiDay reports: "Best known for the music video channels it operates on YouTube, Vevo has been among the digital video publishers pushing to secure...

Behind Podcasting’s M&A Frenzy: “Easier to Buy Than Build”

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Companies like Wondery, Stitcher, Megaphone, The Ringer and Serial Productions all became acquisition targets in 2020 amid a boom in...

RealNetworks Completes Sale of Napster to MelodyVR in $70.6m Deal

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Originally announced in August 2020, RealNetworks’ sale of US-based Spotify rival Napster to UK-based virtual reality music company MelodyVR is...

Niantic acquires Mayhem to boost social gaming communities

VentureBeat reports: "Pokémon Go creator Niantic has acquired social gaming community platform Mayhem. Terms of the deal were not disclosed." Read more