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Sources: Viacom in talks to acquire Tubi TV, an ad-supported streaming service partly owned by MGM and Lionsgate; one source estimated a cost of around $300M   —  Nearly every major media company in recent years has launched video streaming services that cost viewers a few dollars a month and don't carry ads …
Jan 11, 2019, 8:45 PM - In context

Sources say Amazon is developing a game streaming service, but it isn't likely to launch until next year at the earliest   —  Amazon is developing a service for streaming videogames over the internet, joining Microsoft, Google and other companies that are building similar offerings …
Jan 10, 2019, 4:55 PM - In context

Sources: ByteDance, the startup behind popular video app TikTok, is in talks to raise $1.45B for its first venture fund to invest in AI and media content   —  China's ByteDance, the world's most valuable startup worth $75 billion, is in talks to raise the equivalent of more than $1 billion …
Dec 7, 2018, 10:55 AM - In context

Tom Dotan / The Information:
Sources: Bustle is nearing a deal to buy Mic for less than $10M; Mic has raised $59.5M since 2013   —  Bustle is nearing a deal to buy millennial news site Mic for less than $10 million, according to two people familiar with the matter.  That price, which hasn't previously been reported …
Nov 29, 2018, 10:50 AM - In context

Jessica Toonkel / The Information:
Sources: WarnerMedia has approached NBCU about a partnership that would include licensing films or TV shows as it prepares for its new streaming service   —  AT&T's WarnerMedia has approached Comcast's NBCUniversal to discuss ways of working together, including about licensing films or TV shows …
Nov 9, 2018, 10:45 AM - In context

Jessica Toonkel / The Information:
Sources: Apple plans to offer TV subscription service in 100+ countries, debuting in US in first half of next year, will offer free shows to Apple device owners   —  Apple is planning to launch its upcoming TV subscription service in more than 100 countries, three people familiar with the company's plans told The Information.
Oct 23, 2018, 4:40 PM - In context

Aaron Tilley / The Information:
Apple has hired Liz Schimel, a former president of Condé Nast China, whose LinkedIn page lists a July start date and her Apple role as “head of news business”   —  Apple is beefing up the management of its Apple News product, with the recent hiring of veteran media executive Liz Schimel.
Sep 6, 2018, 7:00 PM - In context

Sources: Amazon is planning to launch a free, ad-supported video service for its ~48M Fire TV streaming video device users that is being developed by IMDb   —  Amazon.com is planning to launch a free, advertising-supported video service for the estimated 48 million people who use …
Aug 28, 2018, 8:40 PM - In context

Jessica Toonkel / The Information:
Sources: Amazon hires former ESPN executive Marie Donoghue to oversee sports for Prime Video   —  Amazon.com has hired Marie Donoghue, a former ESPN executive, to oversee sports for Prime Video, according to people familiar with the situation.  The hire of Ms. Donoghue …
Aug 28, 2018, 4:40 PM - In context

Sources: Google is developing a news aggregation app for use in China that will comply with the country's strict censorship laws   —  Google is developing a news-aggregation app for use in China that will comply with the country's strict censorship laws, part of a plan to re-enter …
Aug 2, 2018, 1:25 AM - In context




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