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Papua New Guinea threatens to close Facebook for a month to...

Tech Crunch reports: "Facebook is proving problematic for many governments worldwide, but few would think to shut it down entirely. That’s exactly the approach that Papua...

Voodoo raises estimated $200 million from Goldman Sachs for mobile games

Venture Beat reports: "Mobile games publisher Voodoo has raised an estimated $200 million from Goldman Sachs to develop mobile games. The company has plans to use...

China’s Youku Acquires Streaming Rights to 2018 Soccer World Cup

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Youku, the flagship streaming service of Jack Ma's Alibaba Group, has acquired the exclusive online rights in China to the...

PUBG sues Epic, claiming Fortnite copied PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Venture Beat reports: "A long-simmering dispute between Fortnite developer Epic Games and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer PUBG Corp. is moving to the next stage, as...

Pandora matches Spotify and Apple Music with new $15-a-month family plan

The Verge reports: "Pandora is launching a new Premium Family plan that gives up to six users unlimited music streaming for $15 a month. The deal...

Facebook and Google hit with $7.8 billion in lawsuits on day...

The Verge reports: "On the first day of GDPR enforcement, Facebook and Google have been hit with a raft of lawsuits accusing the companies of...

ESPN+ to Live-Stream ‘League of Legends’ Esports Events Under New, Non-Exclusive...

Variety reports: "ESPN+, the Disney-owned sports programmer’s recently launched subscription service, is carrying Riot Games’ 'League of Legends' live esports tournaments and events — starting with next...

Samsung Must Pay Apple $539 Million for Copying iPhone Parts

Billboard reports: "A jury has decided Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone's features to lure...

Facebook is building chips to analyze and filter live video

Venture Beat reports: "Facebook is in the process of making its own chips for filtering video content, chief AI scientist Yann LeCun revealed today...

Netflix Is Now More Valuable Than Disney

Variety reports: "Netflix stock climbed again Thursday to record highs — pushing the video-streaming leader’s market capitalization past media giant Disney for the first time. As of...