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YouTube Expands Merch Sales, Channels To More Creators

Hypebot reports: "YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has shared an update that focuses on the streamer's top five priorities for 2018.  At least three of the...

Tunecore Adds Facebook, Instagram Monetization

Hypebot reports: "DIY distributor TuneCore has added a new opportunity - Facebook and Instagram monetization. Facebook recently cut licensing deals with all three majors,...

Microsoft Reports Impressive Q4 Earnings, Cloud and Gaming Sectors Strong

Variety reports: "Microsoft finished Q4 2018 with over $30 billion USD in revenue, a 17% increase, in part due to cloud services and gaming growth,...

PUBG developer apologies after controversial World War II references found in game

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "The team behind PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has apologized after offending players in key Asian markets with in-game content. In a statement, the company promised...

Disney Animation’s First VR Film, ‘Cycles,’ Set to Premiere

Variety reports: "Walt Disney Animation Studios will debut its first virtual-reality short film next month, marking a new experiment by a major studio to use...

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter partner for ambitious new data project

The Verge reports: "Today, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter joined to announce a new standards initiative called the Data Transfer Project, designed as a...

Spotify Opens Access To Official Playlist Editors To All, Guarantees Release Radar Placement

Hypebot reports: "Spotify has launched a new beta feature that gives artists, labels and their teams a channel to submit unreleased music directly to...

BBC Launches Live News Streaming Service on Yahoo Japan

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "The BBC has launched a live news streaming service on Yahoo Japan, the first time the U.K. public broadcaster has...

Facebook and Instagram change to crack down on underage children

Tech Crunch reports: "Facebook and Instagram will more proactively lock the accounts of users its moderators encounter and suspect are below the age of 13....

AMC Theatres And Facebook Team For Ticketing Via Social Media

Deadline Hollywood reports: "AMC Theatres and Facebook have teamed up for a new service that enables the purchase of movie tickets in the U.S. via the social-media...

DC Universe Pricing and Plans Unveiled

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Digital Networks have unveiled new details about DC Universe, the upcoming streaming service that combines...

Comcast Drops Out of Bidding War With Disney for 21st Century Fox Assets to...

Variety reports: "Comcast Corp. has bowed out of its bidding war with Disney to acquire major 21st Century Fox assets, and instead focus on acquiring the European satellite TV...

Microsoft to launch new Xbox hardware next month

Tech Crunch reports: "Microsoft is teasing new Xbox hardware and accessories will launch at Gamescom in Germany next month. Details are limited. The word comes...

Niantic acquires VR and mobile developer Seismic Games

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Seismic Games has been acquired by Pokémon Go developer Niantic, making it the fourth addition company's roster in under a year. Founded...

Brat raises $30 million to reboot scripted television for the Gen Z crowd

Tech Crunch reports: "We are in the era of peak TV. Hundreds of expensive, scripted television shows are splayed across streaming platforms like Netflix and...

EU Hits Google With Record $5.1 Billion Fine in Android Antitrust Ruling

Billboard reports: "The European Union on Wednesday hit Google with a record $5.06 billion fine, saying the online giant had been abusing its power...

Viacom Leads $15M Investment in Kids Media Brand Pocket.watch

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Viacom is leading a $15 million investment round in kids media startup pocket.watch, the companies disclosed Wednesday. The two companies have...

Netflix to Launch Comedy Radio Channel on SiriusXM

Variety reports: "Netflix is getting into the radio biz: The streamer has entered into a pact with SiriusXM to launch a 24-hour comedy channel set to debut...

Worldwide Mobile Game Spending Grew to $26.6 Billion In First Half Of 2018

Variety reports: "Mobile games spending grew 19% in the first half of 2018 to an estimated $26.6 billion worldwide, according to market intelligence company Sensor...

Ubisoft has record first quarter thanks to games like Rainbow Six and back catalog

Venture Beat reports: "Ubisoft released its financial results for the first quarter of the financial year 2018-19, showing sales of $466.5 million for the period....