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Apple’s App Store still limits developers’ options for how to make...

The Verge reports: "It’s not every day we get to talk about a good old-fashioned utility app update. I wouldn’t go so far as...

Sony Investor Third Point Renews Calls For Entertainment To “Stand Alone”

Deadline reports: "Activist investor Daniel Loeb’s hedge fund Third Point, after buzzing around Sony for years, urged the conglomerate to continue selling off non-strategic...

In the streaming wars, everyone is winning

VentureBeat reports: "Glancing at the data from the first heat of the great streaming wars, it appears that each of the major platforms is...

Streaming Accounts for 19% of Total TV Viewing With Netflix Leading...

Variety reports: "Streaming video has boomed over the past few years — but it still represents just around one-fifth of all time Americans spend...

With Warner Bros. and Warner Max, Is AT&T Setting Up a...

Hollywood Reporter reports: "As WarnerMedia’s streamer HBO Max preps for a May launch, a new film division will become a direct pipeline — and...

Why YouTube and the Music Biz Are Getting Along Better Than...

Billboard reports: "The industry’s biggest frenemy has always helped break acts like rising rap star Roddy Ricch. Now it’s signing up more subscribers and...

Traditional Pay-TV Operators Lost 6 Million Subscribers in 2019 as Cord-Cutting...

Variety reports: "The U.S. satellite and cable TV business declined at an unprecedented rate last year — with traditional pay-TV providers dropping a staggering...

Black Desert Online and the diverging MMO ecosystem

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "The MMO market is not what it used to be, and how these games operate and thrive has changed in ways both...

Disney, Amazon, ViacomCBS Shares Hit as Stock Market Tumbles Amid Coronavirus...

Variety reports: "Fears of the Coronavirus spreading across the world sent major stock indices tumbling on Monday morning. Shares of Disney and Amazon were...

Warning Signs For Radio As Country Music Embraces Streaming

Hypebot reports: "Streaming of Country music was up 36% in the US last year according to new data from MRC Data/Nielsen Music. 54% of...