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CBS, NFL Extend Streaming Deal, Add Mobile Rights

Variety reports: "CBS has reached an extension of its NFL media-rights deal that will allow the network to stream games on mobile devices. The move follows similar...

AT&T confirms it is buying ad platform AppNexus, reportedly for between...

Tech Crunch reports: "Another legacy carrier built on offering phone services is now taking a deeper dive into the world of advertising and specifically...

Discovery and Germany’s ProSieben Sat.1 to Merge Digital Operations to Compete...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Two of the world's leading broadcast networks, Discovery and Germany's ProSiebenSat.1, have fired a shot across the bow of Netflix...

Twitter acquires Smyte to tackle hateful content more proactively

Venture Beat reports: "As part of its efforts to stem the flow of hateful content on its platform, Twitter announced today that it’s acquiring Smyte, a...

Nintendo and Microsoft team up to promote cross-play, while Sony remains...

The Verge reports: "The Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft is getting a big update today, bringing the Bedrock Engine to Nintendo’s portable console. The update enables...

Disney ups its Fox bid to $71.3 billion in response to...

The Verge reports: "Disney has officially upped its offer for the purchase of 21st Century Fox. It’s now offering to purchase the entertainment giant’s film...

Microsoft acquires education-focused video platform Flipgrid

Venture Beat reports: "Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Flipgrid (formerly Vidku), a Minneapolis, Minnesota-based video sharing platform aimed at students and educators, for an undisclosed amount. As...

Universal Music And Hip-Hop Player All Def Boost Film And TV...

Deadline Hollywood reports: "Universal Music Group and All Def Media, a purveyor of hip-hop content backed by investors including Greycroft Partners, Andreessen Horowitz and WPP, have expanded their relationship...

Netflix Is Coming to More Hotel Rooms, Courtesy of Dish

Variety reports: "Netflix is growing its hospitality footprint: The streaming service will arrive in additional hotel rooms in the coming months, thanks to a new...

Warner Music to Launch New 60-Person Record Company, Elektra Music Group

Billboard reports: "In the latest sign that the future is looking rosy for the music business, Warner Music Group is launching a new standalone...