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Super League Gaming acquires esports video network Framerate for $2.5 million

VentureBeat reports: "Super League Gaming, which makes a platform for competitive and social gameplay experiences, said it is has acquired Framerate, one of the...

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar

VentureBeat reports: "Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations. As part of the...

Snap Sells Placed, Its Location-Based Ad Measurement Unit, to Foursquare

Variety reports: "Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, is selling Placed — a provider of user-location data it bought two years ago — to Foursquare, which...

Ultrahaptics acquires AR/VR pioneer Leap Motion for only $30 million

VentureBeat reports: "Leap Motion publicly established itself as a pioneer in VR hand-tracking controls and DIY augmented reality gear, but reportedly didn’t generate much revenue —...

SoundCloud buys artist distribution platform Repost Network

TechCrunch reports: "The past year has seen Spotify embark on a series of acquisitions to beef up its service, particularly on podcast content. Now it is the...

Canal+ Group Acquiring Euro Pay-TV Operator M7 In $1B+ Deal To...

Deadline reports: "French pay-TV giant Canal+ Group said late Monday that it is acquiring M7, an independent pay-TV company with operations in Benelux and Central Europe, for...

China’s Tencent Eyes 50% Stake In UMG

Hypebot reports: "The major labels always have always feared that Spotify has ambitions to also become a record label.  However reak that may or...

FanDuel partners with fuboTV to bring sports betting data to the...

TechCrunch reports: "Live sports streaming service fuboTV today announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with daily fantasy sports provider FanDuel, which will see the latter’s betting data integrated...

Sony/ATV, Music App Developer Gismart Ink Content Deal

Hypebot reports: "Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a global content licensing deal with music app maker Gismart.  Titles from music apps and games publisher...

Why a Major Hollywood Talent Agency is Betting Big on Gaming...

Variety reports: "The entertainment industry has changed a lot in the last few years. Newer mediums like esports, streaming channels, and influencer content are challenging more...