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Apple's Taylor Swift Retreat Highlights New Corporate Crisis-Management Playbook

thewrap.com — As it launches new streaming music service, the world's largest company wins high marks for nimbly diffusing a social-media storm Taylor Swift 's brief battle with Apple over its Apple Music streaming service serves as a reminder of her social media influence, but the bigger story may be the company's rapid Twitter response and how it highlights an effective playbook for companies managing crises in the digital age.

The Onion CEO Steve Hannah to Step Down

thewrap.com — The executive tells TheWrap about his decision, the state of the satire site, and the possibility of a sale Steve Hannah announced Wednesday that he is stepping down as CEO of The Onion on July 1 after 11 years in the position, TheWrap has learned.

'Dope' to Become First Movie to Accept Bitcoin for Ticket Purchases (Exclusive)

thewrap.com — Open Road Films teams with MovieTickets.com and GoCoin to allow moviegoers to pay with digital currency In an apparent first for a movie studio, Open Road Films will allow fans to use Bitcoin to purchase tickets to "Dope," an indie comedy about a high school geek that opens June 19.

Oculus Unveils Virtual Reality Headset

thewrap.com — Facebook unit reveals Rift retail device, previews proprietary games, announces Xbox partnership Oculus, Facebook's Virtual Reality unit, is ready for the consumer market. Three years after revealing its first prototype, Oculus on Thursday officially unveiled the Rift VR device it will eventually sell to the public.

An Army of Developers Who Dominate

thewrap.com — As Apple preps for its annual WWDC conference, the spotlight shifts to the developers who help Apple own the fast changing media landscape Once upon a time, young entrepreneurs with a creative streak dreamed of winning Academy Awards. Today, they dream about winning awards at Apple's annual developers conference.

Sony Hack Aftermath: Viacom to Start Purging Email In-Boxes After 30 Days (Exclusive)

thewrap.com — The company-wide policy is part of new cybersecurity measures in wake of last year's devastating digital attack In the wake of the devastating Sony Pictures Entertainment hack last year, rival entertainment conglomerate Viacom has instituted a new company-wide cybersecurity measure that will automatically delete emails from employees' in-boxes every 30 days, insiders tell TheWrap.

New Hollywood: The Jordan Levin Podcast Interview

medium.com — Thanks for checking out The @JonErlichman Show on TuneIn! If you're a first-time listener, our weekly podcast is recorded at TuneIn Studios in Venice. We focus on everything that makes LA exciting right now - the intersection of tech, media, and entertainment. Each episode also features the great Caroline Lesley (@skorstar).

Periscope Piles Up 380 Years' Worth of Broadcasts in Just 8 Weeks

thewrap.com — As live-streaming app gains mainstream popularity, will binge broadcasters find time to watch traditional TV? The rise of Netflix is often cited as a driving force behind the "binge viewing" fad. Indeed, Netflix subscribers are known for their dedicated consumption, often sitting down for multiple hours at a time to watch past episodes of shows like "Breaking Bad."

Artists Get New Ammo in Battle With Labels Over Streaming Revenues

thewrap.com — The leak of a Sony-Spotify contract leaves performers feeling even more frustrated and underpaid by labels For some time, we've seen signs that top music performers feel on the spot with Spotify, worried that they are losing out financially as the industry shifts to a more streaming-centric business model.

The Periscope Podcast

medium.com — Thanks for checking out The @JonErlichman Show on TuneIn! If you're a first-time listener, our weekly podcast is recorded at TuneIn Studios in Venice. We focus on everything that makes LA exciting right now - the intersection of tech, media, and entertainment. Each episode also features the great Caroline Lesley (@skorstar).
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Jul 05, 2015

Here's a pic today of Marty McFly's house...30 years after the opening weekend of 'Back To The Future' pic.twitter.com/so74NKrgcu

Jul 05, 2015

At $1.39 billion globally, Universal says Jurassic World passes Age of Ultron; now #5 highest grossing film ever pic.twitter.com/0cpYM7G64D

Jul 05, 2015

RT @Jimlukaszewski: Think FAST. Act FAST. How Apple prepared for a bombshell like Taylor Swift. VIA @jonerlichman. bit.ly/1IRxFPK

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