Maker Studios, Omnicom Sign Eight-Figure Upfront Deal

Here's why one way Disney can begin to recoup the $950 million it plans to spend on YouTube network Maker Studios. Maker Studios has signed an upfront deal with Omnicom Media Group ahead of the |
Here's How Amazon's Clever New Shop-by-Twitter Service Works

Back in February I published a column titled "What If Twitter Got a Lot More Useful?", based on Twitter U.K.'s partnership with telecom giant O2, which uses Twitter as a customer-service platform... |
Netflix Accidentally Pulls Popular Shows Off The Service

Twitter has exploded again, which can only mean one thing: Netflix has experienced technical difficulties that are keeping people from their favorite TV shows. Hell hath no fury like the scorn of... |
Filmmakers Moving Where the Money is: Digital TV Series

Like many directors, Paul Schrader acknowledges the difficulty of finding money for his projects. He had to fund last year's "The Canyons," starring Lindsay Lohan, on Kickstarter, a process he's... |
Twitter Beats In Q1 With $250M In Revenue & Picks Up 14M New Monthly Active Users

Twitter released its first quarter financial performance this afternoon, reporting revenue of $250 million in the period, and earnings per share of $0.00 on a non-GAAP basis. The street had... |
AOL Boosts Video Reach With Microsoft Distribution Pact

AOL has reached a broad video-distribution deal with Microsoft, with content to be available across MSN and other Microsoft properties starting this summer. Terms of the deal were not disclosed... |
Maker Studios Gets Powerful Viral Video Partner in Jukin Media

Maker Studios just made a powerful new viral partner in Jukin Media, the video entertainment network that specializes in swift licensing and distribution of viral video clips - like last week's... |
Etsy Buys Grand St.

Etsy is acquiring creative gadget shop Grand St. for an undisclosed sum, the firm announced today. Grand St., which raised $1.3 million in April 2013, has spent the past two years evolving from a... |
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