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Warner Bros. signs AI startup that claims to predict film success

The Verge reports: "Storied film company Warner Bros. has signed a deal with Cinelytic, an LA startup that uses machine learning to predict film...

Blizzard signs three-year deal with ESL, DreamHack

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Modern Times Group today announced that its esports subsidiaries ESL and DreamHack have signed a three-year deal with Blizzard Entertainment to run...

Concord Music Publishing Buys Stake in Pulse Music Group, Forming New...

Billboard reports: "Concord Music Publishing has acquired a stake in the Pulse Music Group, and as a result will form an exclusive joint venture...

Roku TV adds 15 more brand partners plus a new “Roku...

TechCrunch reports: "Amazon’s Fire TV isn’t the only connected TV platform aiming to reach more screens by way of new partnerships. While Amazon today...

Snapchat quietly acquired AI Factory, the company behind its new Cameos...

TechCrunch reports: "After acquiring Ukraine startup Looksery in 2015 to supercharge animated selfie lenses in Snapchat — arguably changing the filters game for all...

New Universal Music Investors May Not Be What Artists Want

Hypebot reports: "Major labels often receive flack from the artists, and the recent acquisition of Universal Music by a group of private equity investors...

Hasbro Completes $3.8 Billion Acquisition of Entertainment One

Variety reports: "Hasbro is poised to become a bigger player in entertainment now that the toy giant has completed its acquisition of Entertainment One." Read...

ViacomCBS Sets $375 Million Deal for 49% Stake in Miramax

Variety reports: "ViacomCBS has reached a deal to acquire a 49% stake in Miramax from Qatar-based owner BeIN Media Group for a total of...

Facebook acquires cloud gaming service PlayGiga

The Verge reports: "Facebook has acquired the Spanish cloud gaming company PlayGiga, which previously offered its services across Italy, Argentina, Chile, and Spain. The...

TiVo, Xperi to Merge in $3 Billion Entertainment Tech Deal

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Xperi Corp. and TiVo Corp. said Thursday that they have entered a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock entertainment technology...