Axios Sold To Cox Enterprises In $525 Million Deal

Variety reports: "Axios Media has been acquired by Cox Enterprises in a cash deal said to value the digital news company at $525 million....

Valve Is Working On Joy-Con Support For Steam

The Verge reports: "Valve is working to add support for the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers in Steam. As part of the newest Steam beta,...

Meta Is Expanding Instagram’s NFT Support To 100 Countries

Digital Music News reports: "Instagram expands NFT support in more than 100 countries with Flow blockchain support and integration with Coinbase and Dapper. Meta...

Twitter Launches New Initiative To Enable PAC-12 Athletes To Monetize Their Video Highlights

Social Media Today reports: "Twitter has launched a new program that will enable student athletes to generate income from replays of their highlights within...

Paramount+ UK & Ireland Taps Lionsgate, NBCU, Sony & Dynamic Television For Scripted Series

Deadline reports: "After Bob Bakish yesterday said said Paramount+ was performing “above expectations” in the UK and Ireland, the streamer has stocked its cupboards...

Play Now, Pay Later: Halliday Bags $6M Seed Round Led By a16z

Tech Crunch reports: "Blockchain-based games have seen a surge in popularity, but playing them is getting expensive. Play-to-earn games like StepN require players to...

HBO Max Will Be Replaced Next Year By A New Service Combined With Discovery...

The Verge reports: "HBO Max isn’t dead...yet. But come the summer of 2023 it will be, and there will be a new service replacing...

$500M-Backed Litmus Music Launches To Buy Publishing And Recording Rights

Music Business Worldwide reports: "A well-funded new player just entered the music rights acquisition space. Music industry veterans Hank Forsyth and Dan McCarroll are...

Concord Buys Native Tongue In Eight-Figure Acquisition, Expands In Australia And New Zealand

Music Business Worldwide reports: "The truth about that narrative squeaked out back in April when we learned that, yes, Concord had explored the possibility...

CNN Originals Hub To Launch On Discovery+

Deadline reports: "CNN and Warner Bros. Discovery are launching a dedicated CNN Originals hub on Discovery+ domestically starting August 19. The curated selection of...

Samsung Brings Amazon Luna Games To Its Smart TVs And Monitors

Tech Crunch reports: "Samsung announced Wednesday that it’s bringing more than 250 games to the Samsung Gaming Hub through the Amazon Luna streaming-based gaming...

Lionsgate Launches Podcast Division With Shows From Curtis Jackson, Michael Nathanson

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Lionsgate has launched a podcasting division with shows by Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent, and Michael Nathanson of Netflix’s Marvel’s...

Paramount+ Tops 43 Million Subscribers In Q2, Adding 3.7 Million In Quarter

Variety reports: "Paramount+ kept hiking up the streaming mountain in the second quarter as some rivals have stumbled. In announcing Q2 earnings, Paramount Global...

Facebook’s Shuttering Its Live Shopping Feature To Focus On Reels

The Verge reports: "Facebook is shutting down live shopping, its QVC-like livestream feature that lets creators broadcast and sell products to an audience (via...

Meta Launches New ‘Advertiser Success Center’ To Help Marketers Maximize Their Ad Approaches

Social Media Today reports: "As we move closer to the holidays, Meta has launched a new ad education platform, to help ensure that brands...

Fox And Verizon Ink New Multi-Year Distribution Deal That Adds Fox Weather And Tubi

Deadline reports: "Fox has completed a multi-year renewal of its distribution agreement with Verizon for its Fios TV platform. The deal encompasses the full...

Ticketmaster, TikTok Partner To Give Users A New Way To Discover And Purchase Event...

Tech Crunch reports: "Ticketmaster and TikTok are partnering to launch an in-app feature that lets users discover events through the popular short-form video app....

ScreenHits TV, TCL Television Sign Multi-Year Deal

Variety reports: "ScreenHits TV and TCL Television have entered into a multi-year deal that should substantially expand the streaming aggregator’s reach. As part of...

Games And Online Harassment Hotline Launches Hate Raid Protection Resource

Games Industry Biz reports: "The Games and Online Harassment Hotline has launched a new online resource aimed at content creators so they can protect...

Google Adds A Tag To Identify Asian-Owned Businesses In Search And Maps

The Verge reports: "Google is adding a label to help searchers easily find businesses that self-identify as Asian-owned. Google’s addition of business attributes that...