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Facebook “relationships guy” courts Hollywood, media in new push

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Beyonce fans got a big surprise at midnight on December 13, when the pop star announced her new album from out of the blue. Just as surprising was her decision to announce the album by posting a 15-second video on Instagram, the Facebook-owned online photo-and-video sharing service. The exclusive an...

Ready For Movies In The Cloud? Studios Bet You Are

Hollywood is making a major bet this coming holiday season that consumers will buy movies, instead of renting, and view them on the go. Facing the steady decline of physical disc sales, studios from Warner Bros to Sony will launch their UltraViolet cloud-based movie storage — or “digital...

11 October, 2011 | More »

Facebook Seeks Exec To Build Hollywood, Media Ties

Facebook is looking to hire a big-name executive to cultivate relationships and strike deals with the film and music industries to bolster its media offerings. In recent months, Facebook had discussions with former MySpace co-President and former MTV executive Jason Hirschhorn about a job spearheadi...

21 September, 2011 | More »

Netflix Lowers US Subscriber Forecast; Shares Fall

Netflix Inc cut its third-quarter forecast by one million US subscribers, sending its shares down nearly 19 per cent, as the company known for rapid growth expects more fallout from a price increase on its DVD service. On Thursday, Netflix said it would have 24 million subscribers at the end of the ...

16 September, 2011 | More »