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Jeff Baumgartner

Twitter Buys Social Media Startup, Hires New Product VP

Twitter said it is buying social app startup, Yes Inc., and naming Yes CEO Keith Coleman to the post of vice president of product. ...

Amazon Prime Pitches HBO and Cinemax Subscriptions

Amazon Channels, an OTT offering that aggregates a broad selection of SVOD services, now lets Amazon Prime customers tack-on subscriptions to HBO and Cinemax.  ...

HBO ‘Very Happy’ With BAMTech Partnership

HBO said it’s “very happy” with its partnership with BAMTech amid a report from The New York Post that the premium programmer wants to get out of its deal with the streaming infrastructure company sometime next year. ...

YouTube Adds 4K Live Streaming

YouTube is taking 4K to the next stage by adding a live streaming option that delivers video in the pixelicious format. ...

Netflix Does Downloads

After indicating that it was warming to the idea, Netflix announced Wednesday that it has added an option that enables subscribers worldwide to download certain titles and play them back on smartphones and tablets while offline. ...

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