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September 18, 2018 2:50 AM Networks, Streaming Services Square Off at the Emmys

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Atlanta’ were among the TV shows contending for honors at this year’s Emmy Awards The 70th Emmy Awards on Monday was a glitzy snapshot of the ongoing race for dominance in a television industry where the competitive field has changed dramatically in recent years. With the most Emmy nominations this year, Netflix 82

September 6, 2018 5:14 PM EU Clears Apple to Acquire Song-Recognition App Shazam

Apple Inc. received the European Union’s approval Thursday to acquire Shazam Entertainment Ltd., allowing the technology giant to close one of its most prominent deals in years—and helping its music business to battle Spotify Technology SA for streaming-music subscribers. The approval follows an investigation by the European Commission, the bloc’s regulator 73

September 1, 2018 11:11 PM UK's Sky to invest in Israeli VC fund and open Berlin office

(Reuters) - Pay-TV group Sky plans to step up investments in tech start-ups in Europe and the Middle East by opening a new office in Germany and investing $4 million in an Israeli venture capital fund. Europe’s biggest pay-TV group has built one of the most technically-advanced platforms in Europe, helped in part by investments and partnerships it has made with more than 20 companies 83

August 30, 2018 5:48 PM Jennifer Hudson to Sing 'Amazing Grace' at Aretha Franklin Funeral

Aretha Franklin's service will include both songs of her own and religious hymns -- with Jennifer Hudson set to perform "Amazing Grace" -- TMZ has learned. We've obtained the production sheet for some of Thursday and Friday's services that lists several of the musical acts and the songs they'll perform. Hudson's performance has been highly anticipated 227

August 26, 2018 3:55 PM App Tax a Hard One to Beat

Apple, Google’s app store commissions are too difficult for most developers to avoid Apple Inc. can live without the “tax” it imposes on Netflix. That’s both good and bad for the iPhone maker. Netflix is reportedly developing a system that would direct new users to sign up for the streaming company’s subscriptions outside of its apps that run on Apple 88

August 18, 2018 12:59 PM Paramount Network Finds a Hit in ‘Yellowstone’

The Kevin Costner series is drawing both female and male viewers with its portrayal of a part of America rarely captured on TV dramas When Spike TV became Paramount Network, it set out to build a new brand that reached women as well as men, while developing television that could stand out in a crowded environment. Eight months in, it appears to have addressed 124

August 16, 2018 9:02 PM Netflix signs 'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris for content push

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc has signed a deal with American television producer and writer Kenya Barris, the creator of ABC’s comedy show “Black-ish”, as the streaming giant diversifies its original content. Emmy-nominated Barris will write and produce projects under his production company Khalabo Ink Society, the company said in a statement here on Thursday 84

August 13, 2018 4:28 PM Netflix CFO David Wells to Step Down

Internal and external candidates to be considered as finance chief’s successor Netflix Inc. on Monday announced the resignation of Chief Financial Officer David Wells, who is well regarded on Wall Street for helping investors understand the company as it has transformed from a DVD-by-mail service into a Hollywood powerhouse and global streaming behemoth 58

August 8, 2018 12:11 PM Another Prime perk at Whole Foods: Curbside pickup

It's getting pretty hard to shop at Whole Foods without an Amazon Prime membership. The Amazon-owned grocery chain is adding curbside pickup for members of its $119 per year membership. Customers can shop Whole Foods' selection in the Prime Now app or website, and they can have their groceries ready for pickup in just a half hour. Curbside pickup is launching 61

August 2, 2018 10:57 AM Spotify takes down Alex Jones podcasts citing 'hate content'

The music streaming service Spotify says it has removed some episodes of "The Alex Jones Show" podcast for violating its hate content policy. The move followed a backlash on social media. "We take reports of hate content seriously and review any podcast episode or song that is flagged by our community," the company said in a statement late Wednesday 119