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AT&T Buys Times Warner For USD85.4bn

US-based telecom company AT&T has bought media and entertainment company, Times Warner for USD85.4bn. The acquisition will lead to the creation of a media and telecommunications empire that will enable AT&T to become a content owner rather than just a...

Read More24 Oct 16
NextVR Reels In USD80m For Live VR Broadcast

NextVR, a California-based developer of live virtual reality broadcast technology, has reeled in USD80m in Series B funding from CITIC Guoan Information Industry, NetEase, CMC Holdings, SoftBank, VMS Investments Group, Founder H Fund, China Assets,...

Read More10 Aug 16
Kamcord Gets USD10m For International Expansion

US-based mobile game live-streaming app, Kamcord has received USD10m funding from Time Warner, with participation from Tencent, Translink Capital, XG Ventures and Wargaming. The capital will be used to support Kamcord’s international expansion to...

Read More26 Apr 16
Epoxy Snaps Up USD6.5m For Video Management Tools

Epoxy, a video channel management tool provider, has snapped up USD6.5m in Series A funding. The latest round of investment comes from Upfront Ventures and Time Warner. The funding follows the launch of its social-first video tools that enable...

Read More24 Jun 14
Hulu sets deadline for buyout bids - Rumour

Video-streaming site Hulu has attracted 3 binding bids after it set a final deadline for interested parties to lodge offers. DirecTV has put in a follow-up bid, while Time Warner is reportedly offering to take a stake in the company to become an...

Read More09 Jul 13
Time Warner buys Bleacher Report for rumoured USD200m

Time Warner is buying the Bleacher Report sports website in a deal rumoured to be worth USD200m as it attempts to expand its online sports portfolio. Founded in 2006, the Bleacher Report has 10m visitors a day with over 6,000 contributors producing...

Read More06 Aug 12
Crowdstar bags USD11.5 but lays off Facebook developers

Games developer Crowdstar has raised USD11.5m from existing backers Time Warner, Intel Capital, YouWeb, The9 and NV Investments. The California-based firm's total funding now stands at USD35m.  The company is planning to lay off a number of its...

Read More03 May 12
GetGlue nets USD12m for social TV app

Social TV network GetGlue has raised USD12m to develop its second-screen applications, in a round led by RHO Ventures and joined by several previous investors including entertainment giant Time Warner. "2011 was a year where we were doing a lot of...

Read More12 Jan 12
Tremor Video bags USD37m for ad analytics

Video ad network Tremor Video has reeled in USD37m in a round led by W Capital Partners, with participation from Keating Capital, Canaan, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth, Time Warner and SAP Ventures that brings its total funding to more than USD115m. The...

Read More13 Sep 11
Fox attacks Time Warner over iPad app

  News Corp.’s Fox Networks is demanding that Time Warner ceases streaming Fox TV content to customers that subscribe to its pay-TV service through Apple’s iPad. Fox’s company spokesman Scott Grogin, says the firm sent a cease-and desist letter...

Read More31 Mar 11
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