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MLB Streaming Video Adds NHL, Gets Ready for Spinoff

recode.net — MLB Advanced Media, the company that streams video for Major League Baseball and many other clients, is getting ready to spin out its tech operations in a deal that would give the new company a value of at least $3 billion.
Aug 04, 2015

Pro Baseball’s Streaming Video Unit Gets Ready for a $3 Billion Spinoff by Adding Pro Hockey on.recode.net/1M9cNKz by @pkafka

Aug 04, 2015

FINALLY: MLBAM preparing to spin out at a $3 billion valuation. recode.net/2015/08/04/pro…

Aug 04, 2015

RT @jyarow: FINALLY: MLBAM preparing to spin out at a $3 billion valuation. recode.net/2015/08/04/pro…

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Facebook Deals With Video Copyright Violations Like Ronda Rousey Fight

recode.net — YouTube started 10 years ago and quickly became the world's biggest video site. That meant it was full of video clips that shouldn't have been there, because the people who uploaded clips like "Lazy Sunday" didn't have the rights to do so. Fast-forward to now: Facebook is suddenly challenging YouTube's dominance in Web video.
Aug 03, 2015

RT @Recode: You could watch entire Rousey fight on Facebook yesterday. Feature or bug? on.recode.net/1gEr6ty by @pkafka pic.twitter.com/0iYJ83xhA3

Aug 03, 2015

Facebook’s Ronda Rousey Problem — Which May Not Be a Problem for Facebook at All on.recode.net/1gEr6ty

Aug 03, 2015

Facebook’s Ronda Rousey Problem, aka Facebook’s Video Problem on.recode.net/1VXC0ug

Aug 03, 2015

Sometimes, it's almost too easy to watch copyrighted video on Facebook. Feature or bug? on.recode.net/1gEr6ty by @pkafka

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CBS Relaunches SportsLine, $10 a Month Sports Stats Site

recode.net — It's hard to get people to pay to use websites. It's easier, for now, to get them to pay for TV. So here's a compromise that could work: CBS is launching a new sports site, and hopes people will pay $10 a month to use it.
Aug 03, 2015

CBS Bets Fantasy Sports Fans Will Pay for a New Site With an Old Name on.recode.net/1fXO2Ty by @pkafka

Aug 03, 2015

RT @NiemanLab: CBS is launching a new sports site, and it thinks people will pay $10 a month to access it recode.net/2015/08/03/cbs…

Aug 03, 2015

RT @Recode: Remember SportsLine? CBS is bringing it back, and wants you to pay to use it. on.recode.net/1fXO2Ty by @pkafka pic.twitter.com/ZgTADHDZKQ

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LinkedIn Starts Building a Syndicated Content Network

recode.net — LinkedIn has gotten a lot of mileage out of the free content that famous people like Richard Branson write for the social network. Now it wants to get more: The company wants to syndicate that content for publication on other sites.
Jul 31, 2015

What kind of salary do you think a Facebook drone pilot makes? Do they hire out of the military like airline pilots? recode.net/2015/07/31/lin…

Jul 31, 2015

LinkedIn Starts Building a Syndicated Content Network | Re/code lnkd.in/bFNfETv

Jul 31, 2015

LinkedIn Starts Building a Syndicated Content Network $LNKD buff.ly/1Dg3DIJ

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Re/code Daily - Google Glass Tries to Mount a Comeback

recode.net — Top Stories from Re/code This Is Cool Jon Stewart's last four shows are next week. Enjoy them, because when he's gone we won't be able to see stuff like this -- a clinical dissection of the media hype over his two "secret" visits to see Barack Obama at the White House.

Music Label Says Apple Music Stream Volume Much Less Than Spotify

recode.net — No one knows how Apple Music is really doing, because Apple Music doesn't have any paying subscribers yet. Everyone who is using the service right now is part of a three-month free trial, which won't expire until October at the earliest.
Jul 30, 2015

Well, how about that! Here's a music label willing to share its Apple Music numbers. on.recode.net/1Jy3XnC via @pkafka

Jul 30, 2015

Well, how about that! Here's a music label willing to share its Apple Music numbers. on.recode.net/1Jy3XnC via @pkafka

Jul 30, 2015

Well, how about that! Here's a music label willing to share its Apple Music numbers. on.recode.net/1Jy3XnC via @pkafka

Jul 30, 2015

RT @LaurenGoode: Well, how about that! Here's a music label willing to share its Apple Music numbers. on.recode.net/1Jy3XnC via @pkafka

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NBCUniversal Set to Invest in BuzzFeed, Vox Media

recode.net — NBCUniversal is close to a deal to invest $250 million in BuzzFeed, in a transaction that will value the booming digital publisher at around $1.5 billion. Sources say Comcast's TV and film unit has a "handshake" agreement with BuzzFeed, which raised $50 million last year at a $850 million valuation.
Jul 30, 2015

NBCUniversal Poised to Make Big Investments in BuzzFeed and Vox Media on.recode.net/1JTzk80

Jul 30, 2015

RT @pkafka: NBCUniversal Poised to Make Big Investments in BuzzFeed and Vox Media on.recode.net/1JTzk80

Jul 30, 2015

Media companies can be Unicorns, too! NBCU set to invest in BuzzFeed at a $1.5b valuation. Via me and @karaswisher recode.net/2015/07/30/nbc…

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Re/code Daily - Facebook Rolls, Wall Street Yawns

recode.net — Adam Tow Read Now Facebook delivered another quarter that beat Wall Street's expectations, but investors yawned a bit, and shares dropped about 1.3 percent -- supposedly because Facebook's expenses shot up. But it might just be because Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg played their future plans for Instagram, Whatsapp and their video business close to the vest.

Fuisz Media Raises $10 Million for Interactive Video Ads

recode.net — The media business is obsessed with video ads. Justin Fuisz says his video ads are better - because you can click on them. His Fuisz Media has been working on this idea for a couple of years, and now he has bit of validation, in the form of a $10 million A round led by Evolution Media Partners, along with a bunch of media executives and companies.
Jul 30, 2015

Fuisz Media Raises $10 Million for Video Ads You Can Touch on.recode.net/1I3f5GT by @pkafka

Spotify Polls Users About Apple Music (Screenshots)

recode.net — Many people would like to know how Apple Music, which launched a month ago, is doing. We're beginning to see some numbers, but it will take a while before we have a real sense of the streaming music service's performance. Still, never hurts to ask.
Jul 29, 2015

RT @Recode: Here's what @spotify wants to know about what I think about @applemusic on.recode.net/1MUZl9W pic.twitter.com/rPXK7BdzZo

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Aug 04, 2015

RT @jguynn: Twitter may be a takeover target, but Google isn't a likely buyer on.recode.net/1ONTcwT via @mhbergen

Aug 04, 2015

@larrys32 @rafat sure. but it's not about the math - it's the psychic burden. plus in some cases the implied intimacy.

Aug 04, 2015

Oh also! I found this image earlier today but couldn't use it. Now I can. pic.twitter.com/pdGReNNejz

Aug 04, 2015

Ps there are some good songs in those yo gabba gabba albums. luckily, YouTube. youtu.be/gGPIhCyI0ik

Aug 04, 2015

I know that this won't matter to many of you. But: why did the yo gabba gabba albums disappear from the streaming catalogs?

Aug 04, 2015

@larrys32 @rafat b/c implicit promise is that Uber pays its drivers well, this relieving customers of that calculus in exchange for $.

Aug 04, 2015

RT @miriamgottfried: Iger: Don't see dramatic declines in cable subs over next 5 yrs, so we're not planning to launch OTT platform. We'll license to others. $DIS

Aug 04, 2015

RT @JBoorstin: Bob Iger kicks off $DIS earnings call talking about @ESPN "rapidly changing landscape... consumption trends" and "pressure on the ecosystem"

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