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BAMTech Deal a Model, Concern for Media Firms

Disney’s investment in BAMTech has some current media partners questioning if they want to continue using it to power the streaming video apps. It could reinforce a trend for media companies to ...

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The Information You Missed This Week

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Why I Like, but Won’t Use, Instagram Stories For Now

Instagram was smart to roll out stories, and the launch was well executed. But, at least for now, the product experience suffers from technical hurdles and network issues.

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The Big Interview

How CNN is Fending off Digital Rivals

CNN’s top digital executive says the pixie dust is wearing off its digital competitors, such as Vice and BuzzFeed. He says audiences are responding to CNN’s focus on serious journalism, as opposed ...

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Favorite Tools: Subscribers Rate Dropbox, Slack, Gmail

Subscribers are more positive about the tech sector than they were a year ago, but way more negative about the general economy. And when it comes to the tools they use to work, Microsoft is ...

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