Tag: Content

Instagram to start hiding like counts in the US as test expands next week to help users focus on content

Instagram CEO, Adam Mosseri, shared at the Wired25 conference this evening that the social media service will expand its test that hides like counts to the US next week for… Read more »

Apple told Apple TV+ content creators not to besmirch China, report says

Following a series of decisions that demonstrates Apple’s willingness to kowtow to Chinese government wishes, a report on Friday claims company executives exhibited similar patterns of behavior in preparing content… Read more »

EPIX launches standalone streaming service ‘NOW’, available on iOS and Apple TV with exclusive original content

Have you longed for a television series based on Batman’s butler, Alfred? Perhaps a subscription to the EPIX NOW streaming service might be in order, as the MGM-owned channel announced this weekend… Read more »

Apple’s Swift Playgrounds 2.2 improves discovery of third-party content, new playgrounds

Apple on Monday issued an updated version of its Swift Playgrounds app for iPad, introducing content discovery enhancements, improved touch gestures and more. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Cook says Apple not in music streaming for the money, touts human content curation

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sat down to discuss Apple Music and its place in the burgeoning music streaming world, once again touting the service’s human content curation as a… Read more »

Report: President Obama nearing content deal with Netflix, but Apple is also interested

Thus far, Apple has inked deals with some major entertainment names for its original video platform. A new report form The New York Times today highlights another potential effort, this… Read more »

Amazon Prime Video Apple TV app updated for 5.1 sound in UHD content, NFL streaming only on newer units [u]

On a recently updated document, Amazon has retracted claims that 5.1 sound is available in the early versions of the Amazon Prime Video app for the Apple TV, and that… Read more »

Apple hires yet another veteran TV programming exec for its original content efforts

As part of its growing original content efforts, Apple has hired programming veteran Michelle Lee to join its worldwide video department, as reported by Variety. Lee has previously worked on… Read more »

Apple adds Amazon Studios alum to its original content team for international role

Apple is expanding its original content team with a new hire from Amazon Studios. Variety reports that Morgan Wandell is joining Apple to develop original content for international audiences after serving a similar… Read more »

Spotify ousts head of video & podcasts as early original content efforts fail

Spotify’s foray into creating original video content hasn’t garnered as much attention as the company would have liked, despite launching a multitude of shows. Now, Bloomberg reports that the streaming… Read more »