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Netflix to ramp up original Indian content, will invest Rs 3,000 crore towards it in 2020
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Netflix to ramp up original Indian content, will invest Rs 3,000 crore towards it in 2020

Netflix' top streamed shows India include "Sacred Games", "Little Things" and "Delhi Crime".

Apple targeting April event to introduce TV service with CBS, Viacom and Lions Gate
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Apple targeting April event to introduce TV service with CBS, Viacom and Lions Gate

Apple has long hinted at a planned video service after spending $2 billion in Hollywood.

Roku to begin offering premium video channels to customers for a fee
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Roku to begin offering premium video channels to customers for a fee

Roku’s expanded Roku Channel will also be available to users of Roku’s mobile application.

CBS negotiating CEO Les Moonves' exit amid settlement of legal dispute over company's control
Business

CBS negotiating CEO Les Moonves' exit amid settlement of legal dispute over company's control

Media company CBS Corp's board is in talks with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Les Moonves to negotiate his exit, according to several media reports.

Former Viacom honchos Brian Garden, Brad Grey sued by Rovier Carrington for rape, sexual exploitation
Entertainment

Former Viacom honchos Brian Garden, Brad Grey sued by Rovier Carrington for rape, sexual exploitation

Brian Garden, a former MTV executive, has been sued by Rovier Carrington, the great grandson of Three Stooges actor Moe Howard

Satyajit Ray's 97th birth anniversary: Srijit Mukerji to adapt auteur's 12 stories into web series
Entertainment

Satyajit Ray's 97th birth anniversary: Srijit Mukerji to adapt auteur's 12 stories into web series

On Satyajit Ray's 97th birth anniversary, Viacom 18 Motion Pictures has announced that it will produce a web series based on the short stories written by the auteur.

Padmavati controversy: Bengali film industry to observe 15-minute blackout in solidarity
Entertainment

Padmavati controversy: Bengali film industry to observe 15-minute blackout in solidarity

Various organisations associated with the Bengali film industry will observe a "blackout" tomorrow in solidarity with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati.

Viacom and Charter Communications agree to a short-term extension of renewal deadline
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Viacom and Charter Communications agree to a short-term extension of renewal deadline

If no deal is reached, 16.6 million subscribers of Charter’s Spectrum service will lose Viacom’s network, including Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon.

Apple, Microsoft, Google and other tech companies urge US court to address protection of LGBT employees within the law
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Apple, Microsoft, Google and other tech companies urge US court to address protection of LGBT employees within the law

Gay rights is the latest issue to cause a rift between the business community and the Trump administration. A group of 76 companies submitted a brief to the court saying a split among lower courts on that question had created uncertainty for employers and gay workers.

Disney announces that it has made a deal with Snap to create shows for Snapchat
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Disney announces that it has made a deal with Snap to create shows for Snapchat

The Walt Disney Company’s U.S. television arm will create shows for Snap Inc’s Snapchat, Disney announced on Wednesday, in Snapchat's latest deal with a major U.S. media company.

Viacom to face a claim for children's web privacy appeal after Google beats it
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Viacom to face a claim for children's web privacy appeal after Google beats it

Google and Viacom on Monday defeated an appeal in a nationwide class action lawsuit by parents who claimed the companies illegally tracked the online activity of children under the age of 13 who watched videos and played video games on Nickelodeon's website.

Sony unveils web-based TV service 'PlayStation Vue'
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Sony unveils web-based TV service 'PlayStation Vue'

Sony has unveiled their web-based TV service PlayStation Vue and is expected to be commercially launched during the first quarter of 2015

TV18 net profit up 177% in Oct-Dec, operating profit hits record high
Politics

TV18 net profit up 177% in Oct-Dec, operating profit hits record high

TV18 Broadcast Limited reported a net profit of Rs 51.2 crore, up 177 percent year on year for the quarter ending 31 December.

Intel offers to pay up for Internet TV programming deals
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Intel offers to pay up for Internet TV programming deals

Intel’s talks to buy content from media companies for its new TV service are advancing, and the chipmaker is offering to pay as much as 75 percent more than traditional cable rates, sources said.

Amazon writes biggest streaming video check for Dora, SpongeBob
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Amazon writes biggest streaming video check for Dora, SpongeBob

Amazon.com Inc wrote its largest ever check for a subscription streaming deal on Tuesday to secure hundreds of mostly kids' TV shows...

Hollywood studios ask Google to take down links to The Pirate Bay documentary
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Hollywood studios ask Google to take down links to The Pirate Bay documentary

How can we talk about free video and not have Hollywood be a part of it? In an effort to take down as many pirated movies as possible, it has emerged that the

US judge dismisses Viacom's $1bn copyright suit against YouTube
Tech

US judge dismisses Viacom's $1bn copyright suit against YouTube

The US District Court Judge ruled that Viacom never proved YouTube was aware of thousands of videos Viacom said were stolen from its TV networks

US judge dismisses Viacom's $1bn copyright suit against YouTube
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US judge dismisses Viacom's $1bn copyright suit against YouTube

The US District Court Judge ruled that Viacom never proved YouTube was aware of thousands of videos Viacom said were stolen from its TV networks