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News Roundup

Title Date Source
PGA Tour To Launch OTT Channel Through Xumo 03-19-2018 Mediapost
The First YouTube Space In The Middle East Is Now Open In Dubai 03-19-2018 Tubefilter
Facebook wants more video creators to compete with YouTube, so it’s rolling out a subscription feature 03-19-2018 Recode
How To Replace Your Cable, From A Network Executive Who Cut The Cord 03-16-2018 IndieWire
CNN partners with Magnopus to bring VR news to the Oculus Rift 03-16-2018 Venture Beat
Comcast Adds Interactive Features to X1 for March Madness 03-15-2018 Multichannel News
YouTube testing picture-in-picture on the web for simultaneous watching, browsing 03-15-2018 9to5 Google
20% of Broadband Homes Now Get TV Via Antenna 03-15-2018 DSL Reports
How the DOJ’s Face-Off With AT&T Could Alter American Business 03-15-2018 WSJ
Facebook’s Silicon Valley approach has hindered its video ambitions 03-15-2018 Digiday
Google to test video ads on the Play store 03-15-2018 Engadget
Amazon's internal numbers on Prime Video, revealed 03-14-2018 Reuters
NASCAR Renews Twitter Deal to Live-Stream Races With In-Car ‘Ride-Along’ Video 03-14-2018 Variety
Disney Exec Shuffle: International, Streaming, Consumer Products Reoganized 03-14-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
YouTube didn’t tell Wikipedia about its plans for Wikipedia 03-14-2018 The Verge
NBC News plans online streaming service to attract younger viewers 03-14-2018 Reuters
Twitter is working on a camera-first feature that could threaten Snap 03-14-2018 CNBC
All ‘Major’ TV Networks to Launch OTT, Direct-to-Consumer Services by 2022: TDG 03-14-2018 Multichannel News
Consumers Find 360 Video 'Overwhelming,' Aren't Sure What To Do With It 03-13-2018 Mediapost
In India, 'fake news' and hoaxes catch fire as millions see YouTube for the first time 03-13-2018 CNBC
Netflix is poised to enter the TV news business 03-13-2018 MarketWatch
James Corden’s Snapchat show premieres today 03-13-2018 Engadget
YouTube will add information from Wikipedia to videos about conspiracies 03-13-2018 The Verge
HBO Bosses on Rising Costs, Brutal Negotiations and 'Game of Thrones' Future 03-13-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
With an eye on TV ad budgets, YouTube debuts search-based video ad targeting 03-13-2018 Digiday
Facebook aiming to launch News for Watch this summer 03-13-2018 Axios
AT&T Says Merger Will Boost Mobile Video, Create Targeting Opportunities 03-12-2018 Mediapost
The Great Connected TV Debate: Subscription- vs. Ad-Supported Models 03-12-2018 AdExchanger
A+E Networks Chief Nancy Dubuc in Talks to Become CEO of Vice Media 03-12-2018 Variety
Eddy Cue explains Apple’s original video content strategy 03-12-2018 TechCrunch
YouTube, the Great Radicalizer 03-12-2018 NY Times
Amazon video service looking to expand Indian regional content 03-11-2018 Reuters
Justice Dept. Alleges AT&T, Comcast Will Together Withhold Content From Digital Rivals 03-09-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
How 86-year-old Dan Rather became Facebook’s favorite news anchor 03-09-2018 Columbia Journalism Review
Netflix Tests Gamifying Kids' Shows with Trophy Unlocking 03-09-2018 PC
Twitter Makes Deal to Stream Live MLS Soccer Matches 03-09-2018 B&C
It’s official - Europe’s cable giants want to be multi-SVOD aggregators 03-09-2018 Videonet
Facebook is making moves to improve the quality of Watch video programming 03-09-2018 Digiday
YouTube's Robert Kyncl on Policing World's Largest Video Platform, Logan Paul Controversy 03-09-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Facebook Signs Exclusive Deal to Stream 25 MLB Games 03-09-2018 Bloomberg
Obama in Talks to Provide Shows for Netflix 03-08-2018 NY Times
Hulu Live TV finally adds game start notifications with launch of new March Madness hub 03-08-2018 TechCrunch
How The 300x250 Became The Most Common - And Fraudulent - 'Video' Ad Unit 03-08-2018 Mediapost
‘Make TV more like digital TV’: Networks are removing clutter to improve TV viewing 03-08-2018 Digiday
Trump, Time Warner, AT&T and How to Win the Antitrust Trial of the Century 03-08-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
YouTube TV will soon include MLB’s streaming service 03-08-2018 Engadget
Netflix to Introduce Mobile Previews With Vertical Video in April 03-07-2018 Variety
Discovery, HGTV and Food Network Prep for a Skinny TV Bundle as Merger Closes 03-07-2018 WSJ
YouTube Studio exiting beta, adds new metrics for impressions, unique viewers 03-07-2018 TechCrunch
You can watch Netflix on any screen you want, but you’re probably watching it on a TV 03-07-2018 Recode
Comcast to Stream NPR to X1 Boxes 03-07-2018 Multichannel News
The Hulu Factor 03-06-2018 WSJ
Netflix streamed to almost half a billion devices last month 03-06-2018 CNET
HQ Trivia raises $15 million to become the next TV 03-06-2018 Axios
What Ads Would Cost If Fox Really Cut Them to 2 Minutes Per Hour 03-06-2018 AdAge
CBS All Access to Ramp Up Originals to Take on Netflix, Says CBS Exec 03-06-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
VideoCoin raises $35M for blockchain to rival Amazon video 03-06-2018 CNET
Fox Wants to Reduce Ad Time to Two Minutes per Hour by 2020 03-06-2018 WSJ
James Pitaro takes over as president of ESPN 03-05-2018 ESPN
NCAA March Madness to Reach 16 Platforms 03-05-2018 Multichannel News
Six more tech companies join fight to save net neutrality 03-05-2018 Engadget
Sinclair And Tru Optik Let Local Advertisers Target Connected TV Audiences 03-05-2018 AdExchanger
How HQ Trivia Is Inspiring a New On-Demand Viewing Model for Apps 03-05-2018 Adweek
Advertisers flee InfoWars founder Alex Jones' YouTube channel 03-03-2018 CNN
YouTube’s Snapchat-Like Format Is Renamed From Reels To Stories, Adds New Backgrounds 03-02-2018 Tubefilter
Quiz Show Streaming Service Set to Launch in the U.K. 03-02-2018 Variety
BET Networks Make Video Connection with Amazon’s Alexa 03-02-2018 Multichannel News
‘Nothing is standard’: Confessions of a Facebook Watch partner 03-02-2018 Digiday
New YouTube Music Subscription Service Won’t Launch in March After All 03-01-2018 Variety
Fullscreen Launches TBH, A Millennial Research Service For Advertisers 03-01-2018 Tubefilter
NBC And Telemundo’s Station Groups Embrace The Programmatic Possibility For Local 03-01-2018 AdExchanger
Cord Cutting Hits Another Record, Bashing Cable and Telecom Stocks 03-01-2018 Fortune
T-Mobile Expects ‘Quick Payback’ on Layer3 TV Deal, OTT TV Play 03-01-2018 Multichannel News
Hulu Lands Naming Rights to The Theater at Madison Square Garden 03-01-2018 Adweek
This is still the best Apple TV 4K deal ever 03-01-2018 CNET
Vewd, SpotX Form Programmatic Partnership 03-01-2018 Multichannel News
BuzzFeed Makes Biggest Retail Bet Yet With Tasty-Branded Kitchen Line At Walmart 03-01-2018 Tubefilter
Viacom Plots Launch of Streaming Service 02-28-2018 Variety
T-Mobile customers will get another free annual MLB.TV subscription 02-28-2018 Android Authority
Meet the Horror Aficionado Who Wants to Scare You on Your Phone 02-28-2018 Adweek
‘A big resurgence’: Publishers get a boost from Twitter video 02-28-2018 Digiday
Amazon will start selling UFC pay-per-view fights 02-28-2018 Recode
NBC Universal Promises to Slash TV Commercials By 20 Percent 02-28-2018 AdAge
‘Success’ on YouTube Still Means a Life of Poverty 02-27-2018 Bloomberg
Epix Announces 4K Plans, Eyes Standalone Video Subscription Service 02-27-2018 Variety
Netflix CFO: We’re Going To Have 700 Original Programs On Our Platform In 2018 02-27-2018 Tubefilter
Delta Takes Off On Social With Personalized Videos For SkyMiles Medallion Members 02-27-2018 AdExchanger
Baidu's Netflix-Style App Marks Bumper Year for China Tech IPOs 02-27-2018 Bloomberg
M. Night Shyamalan to Produce Straight-to-Series Thriller for Apple 02-27-2018 Variety
John Landgraf on Ryan Murphy’s Importance to FX and Losing Him to Netflix 02-27-2018 Adweek
Comcast Moves to Hijack Fox’s Sky Deal With $31 Billion Offer 02-27-2018 WSJ
Discovery Added "Almost" 500,000 Streaming Subs in Europe During Olympics 02-27-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Netflix spends more on content than anyone else on the internet - and many TV networks, too 02-26-2018 Recode
The New York Times makes plans for weekly TV program 02-26-2018 CNN
YouTube Live gets automatic English captions, live chat replays, and more 02-26-2018 Venture Beat
A Quiet Year for Video at MWC? 02-26-2018 Light Reading
Targeting ‘superfans’: How CBS is aggressively embracing streaming 02-26-2018 Digiday
FilmStruck Gets Streaming Exclusive for Warner Bros.’s Classic Film Library 02-26-2018 Multichannel News
CBS Launches Streaming Sports-News Outlet CBS Sports HQ 02-26-2018 Variety
RIP Facebook Live: As subsidies end, so does publisher participation 02-23-2018 Columbia Journalism Review
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