Post Tagged with: "Yahoo"

Ross Levinsohn Joins Board of Thriving Digital Video Company DramaFever
/ July 9, 2014 4:57 pm
Ross Levinsohn Joins Board of Thriving Digital Video Company DramaFever

DramaFever, the premier online video destination for international TV series and movies, has today announced the addition of serial digital media executive Ross Levinsohn to the Company’s board of directors. Read More

YouTube Rivals: Yahoo and Fullscreen Launching Services
/ May 30, 2014 6:54 pm
YouTube Rivals: Yahoo and Fullscreen Launching Services

Hypebot reports on efforts by Yahoo and Fullscreen to compete with YouTube. The latest video effort from Yahoo is expected to launch in the summer., while Fullscreen, a major YouTube MCN targeting millenials, is said to be "building a subscription-based, premium video on demand service" separate from YouTube. . Read More

Yahoo Purchases Self-Destructing Messaging App Blink
/ May 14, 2014 2:36 pm
Yahoo Purchases Self-Destructing Messaging App Blink

TechCrunch reports that Blink, a mobile messaging app that allows users to share self-destructing messages, has been acquired by Yahoo! Blink is the product of Meh Labs, a company launched by ex-Googlers Kevin Stephens and Michelle Norgan. Read More

Stewart Butterfield’s Slack Raises $30 Million
/ April 25, 2014 4:50 pm
Stewart Butterfield’s Slack Raises $30 Million

TechCrunch reports that Slack, a collaboration platform launched by Flickr Co-Founder Stewart Butterfield, has raised $30 million in its recent round of funding. Slack carries all your communication collectively at one place. The company has been developing quickly like a rising new star in the enterprise collaboration market. . Read More

Yahoo Extends Partnership with Vevo
/ April 15, 2014 2:38 pm
Yahoo Extends Partnership with Vevo

TechCrunch reports that Yahoo and music video streaming service Vevo are extending their partnership through a deal that will carry Vevo’s videos, live concert events, and other original encoding to Yahoo’s own video streaming service, Yahoo Screen. Through this partnership, viewers will be able to view music content on Yahoo Screen in Canada and U.S., and Germany, U.K., Spain, France, and Italy in the future. Read More

WSJ: Yahoo to Make Push Into Original Programming
/ April 7, 2014 4:18 pm
WSJ: Yahoo to Make Push Into Original Programming

Following the lead of companies like Netflix and Amazon, Yahoo plans to begin producing original programming, and already is in talks to potentially order four web series, The Wall Street Journal reported. The publications, citing people familiar with the matter, said the company is most interested in 10-episode, half-hour comedies with budgets up to several million dollars per episode. "They're looking at the same type of shows that Netflix and Amazon are eyeing," a person familiar with the situation told The Journal. Read More

Ben Sherwood to Succeed Anne Sweeney as Co-Chairman of ABC Mediaworks & President of Disney/ABC Television
/ March 25, 2014 2:47 pm
Ben Sherwood to Succeed Anne Sweeney as Co-Chairman of ABC Mediaworks & President of Disney/ABC Television

The Walt Disney Company [NYSE: DIS] today announced that ABC News President Ben Sherwood will assume the title of co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group on February 1, 2015. Anne Sweeney, Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC Television Group, will remain in that capacity through January 2015. . Read More

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