Roku acquires 'This Old House' Brand and Content

Roku Acquires ‘This Old House’ Brand and Content

Roku has purchased 'This Old House," its TV programs, the shows' content library, digital assets and TV production studio.
Five on Friday: Targeted Ads A/B Testing and Article Popularity

Five on Friday: Targeted Ads A/B Testing and Article Popularity

The New York Times A/B tests 29% of its headlines, the U.S. box office lost 80% of revenue last year while streaming soared, and TikTok users must accept targeted ads.
YouTube now has a $100 million fund for Shorts creators

YouTube to Launch TikTok Rival ‘YouTube Shorts’ in the U.S.

Over the next few weeks, YouTube is launching a TikTok rival, YouTube Shorts, in the U.S. in beta.
Amazon Reports Net Sales of $108.5B, 44% Growth over Q1 2020

Amazon Prime Video Scores 10-Year Deal for NFL Thursday Night Football

Starting in 2023, Amazon Prime Video will become the exclusive home to the NFL's Thursday Night Football, a first for a streaming service.
Weekly Subscription News: Circulation, Subscription Management and Sales

Weekly Subscription News: Plans, Promos and Popularity

CrowdStrike gets record # of subscribers in Q4, Philo and Best Buy partner with $1 promo, Daily Telegraph to link journalists' pay to article popularity.
Netflix hits 200 million paid members during the fourth quarter of 2020.

Netflix Cracks Down on Password Sharing

Netflix is trying to crack down on password sharing outside one's household by testing a two-factor authentication feature to verify a viewer's identity.
Weekly Subscription News: Circulation, Subscription Management and Sales

Weekly Subscription News: Games, Tweets and Wrestlemania

The Information will launch a newsletter business, Twitter considers an "undo" feature, and WWE fans need to subscribe to Peacock to watch Wrestlemania 37.
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Five on Friday: Antitrust Complaint, PPP and the Death of Free News

In this week’s edition of Five on Friday, Disney+ now has more than 100 million subscribers in just 16 months and weeks...
AMC Theatres’ Q3 Revenue Down 91% Due to Pandemic

AMC Theatres Optimistic About a Post-Pandemic Future

Despite a terrible 2020, AMC Theatres is optimistic about a post-pandemic future.
Square to buy majority ownership in TIDAL.

Square Buys Major Stake in Streaming Music Service TIDAL

Last week, mobile payment platform Square, Inc. announced plans to buy a major ownership stake in streaming music service TIDAL in a...

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