Video editing startup Magisto has closed a new $13 million round of funding that includes a pair of somewhat unlikely investors from the hardware technology world.
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Netflix has signed a new agreement with CBS to bring hit show Dexter to its streaming service, the company announced today.
The world really doesn’t need an affordable tablet in ugly shades of orange and yellow — at least the adult world anyways.
With the multitude of ways people are now consuming TV shows, Nielsen has released a new SDK today that will track when people watch something on mobile devices.
Medium, the blogging platform from Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, will soon be getting an influx of riff-raff contributing articles to the service.
Usually the only time you’re ever able to watch an entire season (or more) of a TV show (aka binge watching) is if the episodes are old or it’s an original series from Netflix. However, today MTV seems to be breaking that trend by releasing one of its new reality series entirely online via MTV apps for mobile devices and streaming devices.
Flint, a payment service for mobile devices on iOS and Android, has just cleared a new $6 million round of funding, the startup announced today.
Amazon posted yet another loss today, its third time in the red over the last five quarters. The company reported a loss of 9 cents per share in its Q3 2013 earnings report for a net loss of $41 million, which is slightly better than analysts expectated.
Rumors of a YouTube subscription music service are once again making their way around the web this morning, which would more or less acknowledge that the video site has a strong presence when it comes to music in general.
North Bridge Growth Equity closed $580 million to fuel its second big investment fund, which it announced earlier today.
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It’s about time.
Mubi has raised a new $5.1 million investment for its social networking service for film lovers, according to a SEC document filed last week.
Fresh funding daily, just like mom used to make.
Outbrain, the content recommendation/advertising firm, announced a new $35 million round of funding today.
The listener numbers have nearly doubled since the last time Apple shed some light on the streaming service’s usage just a week after launching back in September.
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Apple is providing a live video stream of its media event today. Here’s how you can tune in.
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Telly, the video discovery service formerly called TwitVid, has raised a fresh $3.4 million investment, according to an SEC document filed today.
Updated at 2:21 p.m. PST with comments from Hastings about subscriber growth from the Q3 live video presentation.
Yahoo has lured away gadget columnist David Pogue from his 13-year post at The New York Times to lead a new push into consumer technology coverage.
With its quarterly earnings report scheduled for later this week, Netflix could finally overtake rival service HBO when it comes to total overall subscribers.
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Now that Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk spent nearly $1 million buying the transforming submarine car from the James Bond move The Spy Who Loved Me, he wants to make it work.
Confirming earlier rumors, Hulu has named former Fox executive Mike Hopkins as its new chief executive officer, the company announced today.
While the majority of demands for syndicated content comes from well-established publications like the New York Times, there is need for content that’s a bit more niche — either in subject matter or the depth of reporting. In that case, you turn to the freelance community.
Netflix may soon begin experimenting with new content features (aka DVD extras) for its lineup of original programming.
The startup plans to use the new capital to eventually build an Android version of its service.
Video startup Magisto is rolling out a relaunched version of its service today aimed at challenging some of the other less feature-rich popular video competitors like Instagram and Vine.
Accelerator program 500 Startups is apparently looking to raise money for a third early-stage investment fund, according to an SEC document filed today.
Spanish telecom company Telefonica has made a strategic stake in U.S. music company Rhapsody, the companies announced today.
The next original series coming to Netflix will be produced by major studio Sony Pictures, the company announced today.
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Waywire, the crowdsourced video curation site from Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker, has been acquired by video startup Magnify, reports AllThingsD.
Netflix is currently in negotiations with Comcast, Suddenlink Communications, and others to make its streaming video service available as an application on cable TV set-top boxes, according to a Wall Street Journal report that cites anonymous sources with knowledge of the matter.
The folks at NASA’s Southwest Research Institute are undoubtedly breathing heavy sighs of relief today after discovering that the space agency’s $1.1 billion Juno probe decided to turn back on after unexpectedly “falling asleep.”
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With the number of smaller acquisitions Yahoo has made over the last year, I have to wonder whether it’s recent purchase of startup Bread was mistaken for an item of food you can always use more of. Then again, maybe not — as Bread’s social advertising tech could prove useful to Yahoo’s ongoing push to refresh its own ad products.