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HBO Max attempts to fix its notoriously buggy app with oft-requested features

For years, HBO Max has been under fire for its buggy app. Today, the streaming service’s re-platformed app completed its global rollout on desktop,...

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Get ready for a HBO Max – Discovery+ mashup app in 2023

The headline of Warner Bros. Discovery’s earnings call was something a lot of people dreaded: HBO Max and Discovery+ are merging into a new...

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HBO, HBO Max and Discovery+ report a combined total of 92.1M subscribers, plans for major restructuring

Warner Bros. Discovery revealed its second-quarter results — its first quarterly earnings since the $43 billion merger. The total number of...

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Warner Bros. Discovery ceases new HBO Max originals in Europe and shutters Cinemax Go

Warner Bros. Discovery has undergone significant restructuring since the merger, and CEO David Zaslav has left no stone unturned as he tries to get...

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Y Combinator announces Launch YC, a way for its portfolio to shout to the public

Y Combinator offering a way for startups to make a bit more noise might make the implied equity cost of its program more attractive.

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Eva Longoria and Chris Wallace CNN+ shows will move to HBO Max and CNN

Programming that was originally meant to live on the now-shuttered streamer CNN+ will now move over to CNN and HBO Max, Warner Bros. Discovery...

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Discovery+ becomes The Roku Channel Premium Subscription’s first ad-supported plan offering

Roku and Warner Bros. Discovery announced today that discovery+ has launched as a Premium Subscription on The Roku Channel. Discovery+ will add its...

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Warner Bros. Discovery revenue increases in Q1 2022 despite decline in linear subscribers

Today, Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. reported financial results for the first quarter of 2022 (January 1 through March 31). The results are for...

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CNN+ streaming service pulls a Quibi, will shut down a month after launch

Following multiple reports that the new CNN+ subscription streaming service was struggling to attract viewers, CNN and Warner Bros. Discovery today...

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The Warner Bros.-Discovery deal has officially closed

Last Friday, Discovery, Inc. and AT&T Inc. announced that they officially closed their deal with WarnerMedia. Under terms of the agreement,...

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CNN+ launch may be off to a bumpy start, numbers suggest

CNN+ launched on Tuesday, March 29, and is already showing mediocre results despite WarnerMedia’s promotion attempts. Sensor Tower released its...

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WarnerMedia CEO exits as Discovery merger nears close

On Monday, April 11, the highly anticipated $43 billion merger of WarnerMedia and Discovery was set to officially close. But a new report from...

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HBO Max and Discovery+ will be combined into one service following merger

Following last week’s news that Discovery’s shareholders approved its merger with WarnerMedia, which will create one of the largest U.S....

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Reddit app revamp adds a Discover Tab for finding communities, new navigation

Reddit today is launching the first major change to its mobile app in over two years with the addition of a new Discover Tab, offering personalized...

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Discovery’s new reality show ‘Who Wants to Be an Astronaut?’ will pick one winner to go to space

Discovery has ordered a new reality show, to air in 2022, which will be an eight-episode competition series where competitors will vie for a chance...

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AT&T confirms deal to combine its WarnerMedia subsidiary with Discovery Inc in ‘pure play’ $43B deal

Another major telco in the U.S. is making a big move away from being a full player in media services, and specifically content creation. Today...

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Breakr raises $4.2M to connect influencers with emerging musicians

Music app Breakr this week announced a $4.2 million seed round, led by Slow Ventures. The latest raise follows $700,000 in funding led by Andreessen...

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