Streaming sports service fuboTV raises $75 million from AMC and others

ESPN+, a three-year old streaming TV service for sports fans, fuboTV, is announcing the close of $75 million in Series D funding. The round included new investor AMC Networks, and existing investors 21st Century Fox, Luminari Capital, Northzone, Sky, and the former Scripps Networks Interactive, which was recently acquired by Discovery, Inc. FuboTV has been working to carve…

Twitter to live stream weekly MLB games in renewed deal

Major League Baseball games are coming to Twitter  as a result of a renewed partnership. This Thursday, Twitter will live stream the Texas Rangers versus the Oakland Athletics at 3:35 PM ET. The game will be the first of the weekly day-game live streams of out-of-market MLB games in the weeks ahead, during the 2018 season. The MLB…

Watch Huawei unveil the P20 live right here

Huawei is about to unveil its brand new flagship smartphone — the P20. While many details have already leaked, this is going to be an interesting launch. The conference will begin at 3 PM in Paris, 9 AM in New York, 6 AM in San Francisco. The company chose to unveil its new device at the…

Apple’s original shows may launch next March, report says

Apple’s  upcoming slate of original TV shows may finally see the light of day as early as next March, according to a report from The New York Times on Sunday. Citing producers and entertainment exec sources, the article says Apple has been taking advantage of its significant cash stores to fund its TV efforts – and is, in…

Netflix launches bug bounty program to pay researchers to track down bugs

Netflix announced in a Medium post today that it is opening a public bug bounty program on the Bugcrowd bug bounty platform. The roots of the company’s bug hunting concept go back to 2013 when Netflix  launched what it called a,”responsible vulnerability disclosure program.” The idea continued to develop over the years and they launched a private bug bounty program on Bugcrowd in…

Molotov is no longer geoblocked in Europe

French startup Molotov has built the best TV streaming service in its home country. Unfortunately, if you tried using the service in other European countries, Molotov  would simply stop working. The startup now lets you stream your content when you’re traveling across the European Union. The European Union has been working hard on creating a digital single market across…

Twitch’s extensions come to mobile

Twitch’s  extensions – the tools that allows streamers to customize their channel pages with interactive experiences, including leaderboards, polls, schedules, and more – are now available on mobile. The game streaming company announced this highly requested feature at the Game Developers Conference this week, along with the launch of a web app for developers that will allow them to…