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Q&A With ‘Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine’ Director Alex Gibney

recode.net — If you want to see a movie that Apple executives like, don't go see " Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine," the documentary that opens today. "An inaccurate and mean-spirited view of my friend," Apple's Senior Vice President Eddy Cue tweeted back in March when the movie screened at South By Southwest.
Sep 04, 2015

Director Alex Gibney Says ‘Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine’ Is a ‘Corrective’ (Q&A) on.recode.net/1UvY3Vq by @pkafka

Sep 04, 2015

RT @Recode: Apple hates Alex Gibney's Steve Jobs documentary. That's fine with him. Q&A: on.recode.net/1UvY3Vq by @pkafka http://t.co/3iK5…

Sep 04, 2015

RT @Recode: Apple hates Alex Gibney's Steve Jobs documentary. That's fine with him. Q&A: on.recode.net/1UvY3Vq by @pkafka http://t.co/3iK5…

Sep 04, 2015

Apple hates Alex Gibney's Steve Jobs documentary. That's fine with him. Q&A: on.recode.net/1UvY3Vq via @pkafka

Sep 04, 2015

Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine Opens. An interview with the director flip.it/kVvLG

Almost Famous: Elemental Technologies CEO Sam Blackman

allthingsd.com — A new feature wherein All Things Digital looks at up-and-coming and innovative start-ups you should know about. This week: We caught up with Sam Blackman, CEO of Elemental Technologies at the San Francisco NewTeeVee Live conference. Elemental Technologies hopes to become a major player in the future of online and over-the-air video through its high-performance encoding technology.
Sep 03, 2015

Meet Amazon's newest employee: Elemental Technologies' Sam Blackman, back in 2009. allthingsd.com/20091120/almos…

Cooking Channel Buys Grill Iron Show from Tastemade

recode.net — The TV guys, as you may have heard, are looking to the digital guys to help them figure out this whole future of media thing. And the digital guys? They're interested in making TV shows. Here's the latest example: Tastemade, a Web video startup aimed at people who like making and eating food, has sold one of its shows to the Cooking Channel.
Sep 03, 2015

RT @Recode: More digital-to-TV: Tastemade sells a cooking show to the Cooking Channel on.recode.net/1Up9bsl by @pkafka pic.twitter.com/RtbPQ0hMcc

Sep 03, 2015

RT @Recode: More digital-to-TV: Tastemade sells a cooking show to the Cooking Channel on.recode.net/1Up9bsl by @pkafka pic.twitter.com/RtbPQ0hMcc

Verizon, AOL Pay $238 Million for Millennial Media

recode.net — Verizon's AOL unit has finished its purchase of Millennial Media, a mobile ad network that has struggled to make it in an industry dominated by Facebook. AOL says it is paying $1.75 per share for Millennial, which traded as high as $27.90 when it went public in 2012, and closed at $1.

Apple Adds More Publishers for Its News App

recode.net — One thing you won't hear much about at Apple's media event next week - its News app, a newsreader that will work something like Flipboard, and will be included in Apple's upcoming iOS 9 software this fall.
Sep 02, 2015

Apple Adds More Publishers for Its News App, Which Will Launch Soon on.recode.net/1LL8rX5 by @pkafka

Sep 02, 2015

RT @pkafka: Apple Adds More Publishers for Its News App, Which Will Launch Soon on.recode.net/1LL8rX5 by @pkafka

Sep 02, 2015

RT @pkafka: Apple Adds More Publishers for Its News App, Which Will Launch Soon on.recode.net/1LL8rX5 by @pkafka

Sep 02, 2015

Apple has signed up 50+ publishers for its News app... recode.net/2015/09/02/app… ...with more to come before it launches in the fall

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Hulu Adds Ad-Free Subscription Option for $12 a Month

recode.net — Netflix, Amazon and Hulu will all let you stream old TV shows and movies. The difference is that Netflix and Amazon don't have ads, and that Hulu does - even for its $8 a month subscription service. Now Hulu is an offering an ad-free option as well, if you're willing to pay extra.
Sep 02, 2015

so THAT’S why hulu asked how much I would pay to have no ads when I cancelled recode.net/2015/09/02/hul…

Sep 02, 2015

RT @Recode: Hulu's new deal: $8/month for old TV with ads; $12/month for ad-free version. on.recode.net/1KHPXIu by @pkafka pic.twitter.com/SsGZDYsYcW

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Apple, Bill Simmons Discussed Podcast Deal

recode.net — Does Apple want to produce its own TV shows and movies? Maybe! Hollywood sources say the company has indeed discussed the idea with various industry executives, as Variety reported last night. That's a whole lot different from saying it's going to happen, though, or that it would happen at any kind of scale.
Sep 01, 2015

Apple talked to @billsimmons about a podcast exclusive. But it won't happen. on.recode.net/1JKW6i1 via @pkafka

Sep 01, 2015

Apple talked to Bill Simmons about doing exclusive podcast deal says @pkafka. Also says Yahoo tried to nab Simmons. recode.net/2015/09/01/app…

Sep 01, 2015

RT @Recode: Apple talked to @billsimmons about a podcast exclusive. But it won't happen. on.recode.net/1JKW6i1 by @pkafka pic.twitter.com/VgOOb5COxJ

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MTV VMA Twitter Volume Up, TV Ratings Down

recode.net — When Twitter was a hot, on-the-rise social network, it used to tell TV programmers that if they worked with Twitter, Twitter could increase their ratings. But Twitter has stopped saying that.
Sep 01, 2015

You read about the VMAs on Twitter, but you didn't watch them on TV on.recode.net/1IEyOt2 via @pkafka

Amazon Lets Apple, Android Users Download Prime Videos

recode.net — Amazon's Prime Video is a lot like Netflix: Both of the video streaming services have a lot of old TV shows, some old movies, and some new stuff the companies make themselves.
Sep 01, 2015

Amazon Lets Apple, Android Users Download Prime Videos on.recode.net/1KAQvQn by @pkafka

Sep 01, 2015

How about that: A streaming video service that lets you download videos. recode.net/2015/09/01/ama…

Sep 01, 2015

Also: Amazon Prime subs can now download HBO shows - something HBO and HBO Now subs can't do. recode.net/2015/09/01/ama…

Sep 01, 2015

You can now download Amazon Prime videos on your iPhone or Android to watch later without wifi on.recode.net/1KAQvQn

Sep 01, 2015

RT @pkafka: Also: Amazon Prime subs can now download HBO shows - something HBO and HBO Now subs can't do. recode.net/2015/09/01/ama…

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Apple Music Exec Ian Rogers Heads to French Luxury Giant LVMH

recode.net — Now we know where Apple music executive Ian Rogers is heading: He's going to run digital for LVMH, the giant French luxury company. Earlier this week news broke that Rogers, a longtime digital music veteran who had helped Apple launch its new Apple Music subscription service, was leaving the company.
Sep 01, 2015

Apple Music Exec Ian Rogers Heads to French Luxury Giant LVMH on.recode.net/1Xa9uX0 by @pkafka

Sep 01, 2015

RT @pkafka: Apple Music Exec Ian Rogers Heads to French Luxury Giant LVMH on.recode.net/1Xa9uX0 by @pkafka

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Sep 04, 2015

RT @khoi: Catchbox: a microphone embedded in a pillow so you can throw it around at lectures. (Pricey.) us.getcatchbox.com pic.twitter.com/f87x9ecklC

Sep 04, 2015

@aweissman @phkeane haven't gotten through that one or the italian guy.

Sep 04, 2015

RT @reckless: My favorite new Verge series! How did you get that job: producing TV shows Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer, and Louie theverge.com/2015/9/4/92496…

Sep 04, 2015

RT @DelRey: Scoop: Uber to announce delivery program w/ retailers this fall. Also talks w/ Bigcommerce/Shopify to reach small biz on.recode.net/1L8B25U

Sep 04, 2015

@asharma "thing with some videos you can see other places on the web"

Sep 04, 2015

RT @inafried: Toyota has hired former DARPA robotics chief Gill Pratt to head its new AI research efforts darpa.mil/not-found/staf…

Sep 04, 2015

Crazy that NYC, which wanted a soda ban, can't stop stores from selling synthetic, dangerous weed. nytimes.com/2015/09/03/nyr…

Sep 04, 2015

RT @sarahw: The Daily Mail is suing Gawker and my god the discovery is going to be amazing. washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…


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