The Walt Disney Company is in advanced discussions to buy significant parts of 21st Century Fox, the media company run by the Murdoch family, people briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.
Google said it is pulling YouTube from some Amazon.com Inc. devices in retaliation for Amazon refusing to sell many Google products, escalating a battle between two tech titans as their businesses increasingly overlap.
Star India Chairman & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Uday Shankar has been elevated as the president, 21st Century Fox, Asia, with immediate effect, in addition to his current responsibilities.
YouTube will hire 10,000 people to monitor and control violent extremism on the popular video streaming platform, along with curbing content that endangers children.
Direct-to-home (DTH) service provider Dish TV saw its revenue in the quarter ended Sepember declining by 3.9 per cent from that in the same quarter a year earlier.
A rare public spat in the technology industry escalated on Tuesday when Google said it would block its video streaming application YouTube from two Amazon.com Inc devices and criticized the online retailer for not selling Google hardware.
Amazon.com said Time Warner’s broadcast unit Turner had signed up for its Amazon Web Services (AWS), a notable contract win for the Seattle tech company as competition within the fast-growing cloud computing market intensifies.
Reliance Communications has got into a “binding share purchase agreement” with Pantel Technologies and Veecon Media & Television for sale of its DTH arm Reliance BIG TV for an undisclosed amount.
Adi Sideman, the chief executive officer of the live-streaming start-up YouNow, spends his days hawking a new form of digital currency. The tokens are called Props — as in what you’re giving when you offer someone a fist-bump — and Sideman wants people who stream video online to accept them as a form of payment.
Rajinikanth’s sci-fi thriller ‘2.0’ will have its digital premiere on Amazon Prime Video.