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Cablevision Has A Deal With Hulu, But Won’t Say What It Entails
/ April 28, 2015 3:06 pm
Cablevision Has A Deal With Hulu, But Won’t Say What It Entails

Deadline reports "That could be a big deal if, say, Cablevision offers Hulu Plus as a subscription TV service like HBO or Showtime. It could be a big nothing if the cable operator just plans to market Hulu Plus, the $7.99 a month service available to anyone online." Read More

Daybreak wakes up to life after Sony
/ April 28, 2015 2:53 pm
Daybreak wakes up to life after Sony

GameIndustry.biz reports "Today marks the beginning of a new era for the developer formerly known as Sony Online Entertainment, as Daybreak Games today unveiled its new identity, complete with new mission statement, corporate website, and logo." Read More

Hulu Bets on Ambitious Slate to Catch Up to Competition
/ April 28, 2015 1:41 pm
Hulu Bets on Ambitious Slate to Catch Up to Competition

Variety reports "From the outside, the Santa Monica headquarters Hulu calls home might look like just another office building. But the second floor that most of its 850 employees occupy is a world unto itself. There’s a video-arcade room, pool table, Ping-Pong table, hammock — even Hula Hoops scattered on the floor. And then there’s the kitchen, stocked with snacks galore, from ice cream sandwiches to beer on tap (light and dark)." Read More

Google Turns On Google Now Cards For 70 New Apps
/ April 28, 2015 12:16 pm
Google Turns On Google Now Cards For 70 New Apps

TechCrunch reports "Google Now has been expanding the range and variety of its Google Now cards, with 40 third-party partners unveiled in January. 70 more are being added to the Google app on Android today, bringing the total pool of Now partners up to 110." Read More

Forget streaming: Apple should get out of the music business
/ April 28, 2015 12:10 pm
Forget streaming: Apple should get out of the music business

VentureBeat reports "If you want to know how well the iTunes Store is doing these days, all you have to do is listen to what Apple executives said about it in the second-quarter earnings call yesterday: Nothing." Read More

YouTube Star Jenna Marbles Signs With CAA
/ April 28, 2015 12:08 pm
YouTube Star Jenna Marbles Signs With CAA

Deadline reports "Jenna Marbles – one of YouTube’s most-watched personalities and already one of its busiest crossover performers as a comedy personality – has signed with CAA for representation in all areas." Read More

ESPN Sues Verizon For Breaching Contract With “Custom TV” Offering
/ April 27, 2015 11:13 am
ESPN Sues Verizon For Breaching Contract With “Custom TV” Offering

Deadline reports "You knew this was coming, right? ESPN just took Verizon to court, charging that FiOS’ new “Custom TV” offering — which gives subscribers an opportunity to buy a basic package without the sports channel — violates their carriage agreement." Read More

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