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Code/Media 2015: Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox

recode.net — Re/code Facebook is making a pitch to media publishers: Let us host your content for you, and we'll make it look beautiful (and give you more eyeballs in the process). That's according to Chris Cox, Facebook's chief product officer, who joined Peter Kafka onstage in Southern California back in February.

Code Conference 2015: Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and Periscope CEO Kayvon Beykpour

recode.net — Re/code A couple weeks before his mid-June resignation announcement, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo appeared onstage at the Code Conference alongside Periscope CEO Kayvon Beykpour. At the time, he said wasn't at all worried about his job security. Interviewed by Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka.

YouTube Star Michelle Phan’s Icon Network Comes to Amazon’s Fire TV

recode.net — Icon Network/Beachfront Media YouTube made her famous. Now Michelle Phan wants to conquer Amazon. The fashion video star has brought her Icon Network app, which features clips from her and other beauty/makeup advisers, to Amazon's Fire TV platform.

Sony Vue Web TV Ad Shows Challenge of Web TV Marketing

recode.net — This is the year you can buy your TV on the Internet, instead of buying it from the cable guy. But after you factor in costs like broadband subscriptions, TV on the Internet may not be any cheaper than cable TV. So why would you switch from cable TV to Internet TV?

Taylor Swift Will Put “1989” On Apple Music

recode.net — Big Machine Not unexpected. But now it's official: Taylor Swift will put "1989", her newish album, on Apple Music when it launches next week. After the events of this week, I've decided to put 1989 on Apple Music...and happily so. - Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) June 25, 2015

Mobile News App Circa Shuts Down

recode.net — Mobile news service Circa, which attracted lots of attention in media circles but limited traction with users, is shutting down. Founder Matt Galligan says the company, which stopped updating its news app on Monday, is on "indefinite hiatus" and says his remaining employees will need new jobs.

Indie Music Labels Sign on to Apple Music With New Terms

recode.net — Independent labels who had complained about Apple's plans for its upcoming music subscription service have changed their minds, because Apple has changed its terms. Which means the biggest remaining question before the Apple Music launch on Tuesday is whether Taylor Swift will be on board.

DraftKings Won’t Raise Money From Disney, Will Have ESPN Ad Deal

recode.net — Fantasy sports site DraftKings, which had discussed raising $250 million from Disney, is going to raise money somewhere else instead. But the two companies will have a relationship anyway: DraftKings will have exclusive rights to advertise fantasy sports on Disney's ESPN properties starting in 2016.

Hulu Will Sell Showtime Subscriptions At Discount to Apple, Roku Price

recode.net — If you want a digital subscription to Showtime, you can buy one from Apple, Sony or Roku for $11 a month starting in July. But if you pay for a subscription to Hulu's premium service, you can also pick up a Showtime subscription from the video service - for $9 a month.

Hulu Will Sell Showtime Subscriptions At Discount to Apple, Roku Price

recode.net — If you want a digital subscription to Showtime, you can buy one from Apple, Sony or Roku for $12 a month starting in July. But if you pay for a subscription to Hulu's premium service, you can also pick up a Showtime subscription from the video service - for $9 a month.
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Jul 03, 2015

Last year I bought a book and read it. I liked it! So trying again. (@ Barnes & Noble) swarmapp.com/c/6JaeFLvs0nq pic.twitter.com/3gagpm7vKX

Jul 03, 2015

Drove an extra 3 minutes on a @TheCurrent A-to-Z weekend to finish this. youtu.be/8rrOdcnFbAY

Jul 02, 2015

Oh man dad's on Facebook. Luckily I'm off till Tuesday so no #hottake. (Ps I accepted) pic.twitter.com/BVk4YKVFEd

Jul 02, 2015

@mhbergen I just didn't want you to feel bad. It's not a fuck up until someone sees it.

Jul 02, 2015

Brooklyn meat + booze fans: Smith St. mainstay Char 4 shuttering 7/12. Whiskey sale tonight. h/t @SridharPappu pic.twitter.com/phecz0xCQo

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