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Medal.tv Acquires Megacool to Expand Into Mobile Game Clip Sharing

VentureBeat reports: "Medal.tv, a maker of short-form gaming videos, has acquired Megacool to expand into mobile game clip sharing. The purchase price was not...

Thrillist Parent Company to Acquire PopSugar

Billboard reports: "Group Nine Media plans to acquire PopSugar amid a period of consolidation in the media industry. The deal means the merger of...

Quibi & CBS News Team On Weekly News Program Produced By...

Deadline reports: "CBS News and Quibi are teaming on a weekly news program as part of a licensing deal with 60 Minutes. Under the...

Apple’s AR Plans May Come to Life After Acquiring iKinema Motion...

VentureBeat reports: "Apple’s ARKit already has many of the fundamentals in place to help developers create augmented reality experiences — this year’s release of...

International TV Newswire: Series Scale Up, eOne Acquires, Snowman Goes Global

Variety reports: "In this week’s International TV Newswire, series look to outscale the opposition, eOne make a key acquisition before Mipcom, Red Arrow’s Snowman...

How Magazines Like New York Became M&A Targets for Tech Companies...

Variety reports: "The paper magazine has increasingly become a luxury good, as more publishers jettison titles into digital lifeboats. The internet’s years-long rising tide...

All3Media America, Cinetic Media Team On Development Fund

Deadline reports: "EXCLUSIVE: All3Media America and Cinetic Media have established an original content development fund to draw premium film and television IP for projects,...

Byron Allen Buys 11 TV Stations for $290 Million

Variety reports: "Entertainment Studios CEO Byron Allen is expanding his TV station holdings with the purchase of 11 small-market network affiliates from USA Television...

Tencent acquires minority stake in Funcom

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Chinese gaming giant Tencent has acquired a 29% stake in Conan Exiles developer Funcom. Acquiring the shares from KGJ Capital AS, Tencent...

Verizon Acquires Assets of Disney-Backed VR Startup Jaunt

Variety reports: "Verizon has acquired the software, technology and other assets of Disney-backed augmented and virtual reality startup Jaunt XR. Terms of the acquisition...