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Yaveo Launches on Roku
/ August 13, 2015 12:24 pm
Yaveo Launches on Roku

Multichannel News reports "Yaveo, DirecTV’s Spanish-language standalone OTT service, has launched an app on the Roku platform, complementing a reach that spans iOS and Android devices, Web browsers and the Xbox 360.". Read More

Google Brings Its 360-Degree Movies App, Spotlight Stories, To iOS
/ July 23, 2015 4:19 pm
Google Brings Its 360-Degree Movies App, Spotlight Stories, To iOS

TechCrunch reports "Google Spotlight Stories, a mobile app featuring immersive, 360 degree animated films originally developed by Motorola ahead of its 2011 Google acquisition, has now made its way to iOS devices. The app had been available on Android phones since fall 2013, when Google first introduced the new mobile storytelling format to consumers.". Read More

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How to Crack China: Ubisoft Lifts the Lid on its Asian Experiment
/ June 22, 2015 2:53 pm
How to Crack China: Ubisoft Lifts the Lid on its Asian Experiment

Gamesindustry.biz reports "The Chinese games industry has always left most of the major western publishers dumbfounded, and the nation's appetite for smartphone games, typically dominated by Android, has grown from a curious sideshow to the iOS led industry in Europe and North America to one of the main drivers behind the smartphone scene today.". Read More

Vessel’s new Android app opens the viral video service to a bigger audience
/ June 16, 2015 12:39 pm
Vessel’s new Android app opens the viral video service to a bigger audience

The Verge reports "Building a massive viewership for your startup video service can be hard to do without a presence on Android, so today Vessel — the company led by Hulu's ex-CEO Jason Kilar — is launching an app for Google's OS. If you're unfamiliar with Vessel, the service offers subscribers who pay $2.99 per month exclusive early access to popular short form videos.". Read More

Android Game Console Maker Ouya Acquired by Razer
/ June 15, 2015 1:24 pm
Android Game Console Maker Ouya Acquired by Razer

Variety reports "Indie game console manufacturer Ouya has been acquired by fellow gaming hardware maker Razer. Acquisition talks between the two companies were first reported last week, and Monday, investment bank Mesa Global accidentally confirmed the deal on its website before an official announcement went out. Mesa Global has since taken down any mention of the deal, but not before it was spotted by Liliputing.com.". Read More

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PBS Launches PBS Video App for Android with Chromecast Support
/ June 11, 2015 1:15 pm
PBS Launches PBS Video App for Android with Chromecast Support

Variety reports "PBS has brought its mobile app to Android, giving Android users access to full episodes of shows like “Frontline,” “PBS Newshour,” “Masterpiece,” “Nova” and “Call the Midwife.” The new app also comes with Google Cast support, allowing users to beam their shows to their TV, provided it’s equipped with Google’s Chromecast streaming stick or any Android TV streaming device.". Read More

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HBO Now Coming to Google’s Android Devices
/ May 28, 2015 1:14 pm
HBO Now Coming to Google’s Android Devices

The Hollywood Reporter reports "The $14.99 subscription service, which gives non-cable customers access to live streams of current HBO shows such as Game of Thrones and catalogs of past shows including The Sopranos, will be available for download in the Google Play store, making it available on Android devices. It will also support Chromecast on Android, iOS and web browsers and will be available on Android TV.". Read More

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