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Twitter Officially Launches Twitter Blue

Twitter has finally taken the wraps off of Twitter Blue, its subscription service aimed at power users.

Reports: Amazon Deal To Buy MGM Studios For $9 Billion Nearly Done
Reports: Amazon Deal To Buy MGM Studios For $9 Billion Nearly Done

According to numerous reports Amazon is very close to a deal to buy MGM Studios…

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YouTube Shorts $100 Million Fund Aims to Take on TikTok

YouTube has established a $100 million fund in an effort to attract creators to its YouTube Shorts TikTok competitor.

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Roku Loses YouTube TV App

Roku has officially lost the YouTube TV app, after previously warning its customers of the possibility.

Spotify Raising Prices for Some Users

On the heals of its announcement about podcast subscriptions, Spotify is notifying some users they will have to pay more.

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User Data at Heart of Roku and Google/YouTube TV Dispute

Roku has accused Google of “predatory, anti-competitive and discriminatory” actions regarding its YouTube TV streaming service.

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Spotify to Introduce Podcast Subscriptions With No Podcaster Cut

Spotify is ramping up its competition with Apple, with plans to introduce podcast subscriptions with no cut taken from the podcaster.

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Twitch Rolling Out Threaded Chat Replies

Twitch is rolling out threaded chat replies, in an effort to help individuals better communicate in chaotic chat threads.

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AT&T Scores on Wireless Growth and HBO Max

AT&T reported its first-quarter results, scoring big on wireless subscriber growth and HBO Max subscriptions.

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Xbox Cloud Gaming for iOS and PC Entering Beta

Microsoft has announced its Xbox Cloud Gaming will enter beta Tuesday, giving users the opportunity to test the service on PCs and iOS devices.

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New York Times Tech Workers Unionize

Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a union, part of an ongoing trend within the tech industry.

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Apple News Could Account for $2.2 Billion and 19 Million Users by 2023

Investment bank Cowen is predicting Apple News+ will account for $2.2 billion in revenue and have some 19 million users by 2023.

Disney Accelerating Pivot To a DTC-First Business Model
Disney Accelerating Pivot To DTC-First Business Model

During yesterday’s earnings call Disney CEO Bob Chapek said it has accelerated the company’s pivot towards a DTC-first business model.

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Sling TV and Dish TV Lose Some Regional Sports Networks

In the ongoing saga of streaming services and content providers, Sling and its parent Dish have lost some regional sports networks (RSN).

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T-Mobile Kills TVision, Customers Receive YouTube TV and Philo Discount

T-Mobile has announced it is effectively killing off its TVision streaming service, less than a year after its debut, steering customers towards YouTube TV.

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Verizon Look Forward: Streaming and Mobile Gaming Big Pandemic Winners

Verizon’s Look Forward report has a number of important insights, including the growing importance of streaming TV and mobile gaming.

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YouTube Can Now Check For Copyright Issues During Upload

YouTube is rolling out a major new feature designed to protect content creators, warning them of potential copyright issues during upload.

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Jack Dorsey’s Square Buys Majority Stake in Jay-Z’s TIDAL

Square has bought a majority stake in TIDAL, the music streaming service built and co-owned by artists.

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Instagram Unveils Live Rooms, Ability to Livestream With Three People

Instagram has introduced Live Rooms, doubling the capacity of its Live on Instagram feature.

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Facebook Faces Fallout From Australian News Ban

Facebook is already facing fallout from its decision to block Australian news sources, with government sites impacted and calls of bullying.