Monday, October 19, 2020

Robinhood’s financial news team launches its first video series – TechCrunch

Stock trading app Robinhood has seen rapid growth during the pandemic, leading it to raise hundreds of millions more dollars in funding — most recently in a $200 million round...

Netflix’s ‘Say I Do’ offers a wedding-focused twist on the ‘Queer Eye’ formula –...

Parts of “Say I Do,” a new reality series on Netflix, will feel pretty familiar to fans of the streaming service’s popular reboot of “Queer Eye.” Like “Queer Eye,” “Say...

Brief’s mobile news app aims to tackle information overload and media bias – TechCrunch

Founded by former Google engineers, Brief is a newly launched news app that aggregates and summarizes the news in hopes of tackling a number of problems with today’s news cycle,...

How Reliance Jio Platforms became India’s biggest telecom network – TechCrunch

The company has raised $15.2 billion in the past nine weeks It’s raised $5.7 billion from Facebook. It’s taken $1.5 billion from KKR, another $1.5 billion from Vista Equity Partners, $1.5...

How COVID-19 transformed the way Americans spend online – TechCrunch

Ethan Smith is founder and CEO of Graphite, an SEO and growth marketing agency based in San Francisco. Ethan has served as a strategic advisor to Ticketmaster, MasterClass, Thumbtack and...

Plex launches a co-watching experience for its on-demand library and users’ personal media –...

Virtual viewing parties that let people watch video together remotely have become a popular way to stay connected with friends and family amid the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier today, Hulu announced...

HBO Max will release Zack Snyder’s cut of ‘Justice League’ – TechCrunch

WarnerMedia announced today that director Zack Snyder’s version of “Justice League” will be released on HBO Max in 2021. Snyder is the only credited director on the 2017 superhero...

CBS All Access greenlights ‘Strange New Worlds,’ a new Star Trek series about Pike...

CBS All Access isn’t done launching new Star Trek shows. After bringing the franchise back to TV with “Star Trek: Discovery” in 2017, then revisiting some beloved characters with “Star...

New bill threatens journalists’ ability to protect sources – TechCrunch

Runa Sandvik works on digital security for journalists, founded upon her experiences working at The New York Times, the Freedom of the Press Foundation and The Tor Project. Online child exploitation...

Randall Stephenson to step down as AT&T chief, succeeded by COO John Stankey –...

A big changing of the guard is underway at one of the world’s biggest and iconic names in telecoms and media: AT&T today announced that Randall Stephenson will be stepping...

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