Warner Music Joins UMG In Inking Revenue-Sharing Deal With Facebook/Meta

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Warner Music Group has become the latest major music company to announce a fresh licensing deal with Meta. The agreement...

Google Meet’s New Feature Lets Users Consume YouTube And Spotify Together

Tech Crunch reports: "As Google continues the great merger between its Duo and Meet video communications apps, the company today announced that it’s introducing...

Spotify Launches New Site To Sell Concert Tickets Directly To Fans

Pitchfork reports: "Spotify appears to be entering the market for live concert tickets. The company has launched a new website that allows users to...

Disney Plus’ Ad-Supported Plan Will Launch In December

The Verge reports: "Disney’s ad-supported tier of Disney Plus will cost $7.99 per month — the current cost of the ad-free plan — and...

Unity Partners With Mercedes-Benz On Infotainment OS In Future Cars

Venture Beat reports: "Unity announced today a new partnership with Mercedes-Benz. The Unity engine will power the infotainment domain of the MB.OS operating system....

Deezer To Expand In Germany Via Partnership With Broadcaster RTL

Music Business Worldwide reports: "France-born online music streaming platform Deezer is planning to expand its operations in Germany in the coming weeks and is...

Snapchat+ Arrives In India And It Costs Just 62 Cents

Tech Crunch reports: "Snap on Wednesday launched the paid version of its widely used social media service in India, bringing its exclusive and experimental...

Hulu Says ‘Prey’ Is Its Biggest Movie Or TV Series Premiere Ever

Variety reports: "The direct-to-Hulu release of “Prey,” the action-thriller prequel to “Predator,” notched the most viewing hours ever on the Disney-owned streamer in its...

EA Extends Exclusivity On NFL Esports

Games Industry Biz reports: "EA may not have exclusivity on NFL video games any longer, but it has kept the rights to one aspect...

Walmart Is Trying To Build A Streaming Service, Again

The Verge reports: "Walmart is investigating building its own streaming service, The New York Times reported, and is talking to some big-name content players...

Overtime Raises $100M In Series D Funding

Finsmes reports: "Overtime, a NYC-based company that builds new sports leagues aimed globally at the next generation of sports fans and athletes, raised $100m...

Variety Expands Twitter Partnership With Launch Of Trending Movies Charts

Variety reports: "Variety Film Chatter Chart debuted on Twitter on Monday, with “Bullet Train,” “Prey” and “Don’t Worry Darling” topping this week’s list of...

TikTok Announces New Support Programs For Black Business Month

Social Media Today reports: "As part of Black Business Month, which is celebrated in August, TikTok has announced that it’s now accepting applications for...

Unity And Microsoft Announced Azure Cloud Partnership

Venture Beat reports: "Unity announced today it is partnering with Microsoft and making Azure its cloud solution to create real-time 3D experiences. Developers can...

Spotify’s Soundtrap App For Musicians Introduces Live Collaboration And Auto Save

Tech Crunch reports: "Spotify’s digital audio workstation (DAW) platform Soundtrap is introducing new features for musicians, including live collaboration, auto-save and comments. The firm...

Snapchat To Let Parents See Who Their Kids Are Chatting With In App

The Verge reports: "As part of Snap’s child safety efforts, Snapchat is launching a new supervision tool on Tuesday that the company says mimics...

Meta Launches New Conversational AI Which Learns From Human Interactions, The Next Stage Of...

Social Media Today reports: "While the Messenger Bot revolution never took hold like Meta might have hoped, bots are still widely used, in a...

Muse NFT Album To Be Chart Eligible In The UK

Digital Music News reports: "Muse is set to become the first music act with a chart-eligible NFT album. British rock group Muse and Warner...

Lyft Creates Media Division To Expand Its Advertising Services

The Wall Street Journal reports: "Lyft Inc. has formed Lyft Media, a new business unit consolidating and expanding the advertising offerings at the ride-hailing...

Ryan Reynolds’ Maximum Effort Productions Strikes First-Look Deal With FuboTV

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Ryan Reynolds’ Maximum Effort Productions has signed a multiyear first-look deal for unscripted content with the live sports streamer FuboTV,...