Anthony Ha

Anthony Ha

Senior Writer

Anthony Ha is a senior writer at TechCrunch, where he covers media and advertising and co-hosts the Original Content podcast. Previously, he worked as a tech writer at Adweek, a senior editor at the tech blog VentureBeat, and a local government reporter at the Hollister Free Lance. He lives in New York City.

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Daily Crunch: Verizon is selling Tumblr

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CBS and Viacom are merging into a combined company called ViacomCBS

In a widely anticipated move, CBS and Viacom have agreed to reunite. The two media giants split back in 2006, although the Redstone family maintained control through National Amusements, a privately h

MasterClass founder launches Outlier, offering online courses for college credit

Aaron Rasmussen, co-founder and former creative director of MasterClass, has a new startup called Outlier.org. Like MasterClass, Outlier is bringing education online, but with a key difference — th

Daily Crunch: Twitter tests reply subscriptions

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Sequoia leads $40M investment in mobile messaging startup Attentive

Attentive, a startup helping retailers personalize their mobile messages, is announcing that it has raised $40 million in Series B funding. The startup was founded by Brian Long and Andrew Jones, who

Original Content podcast: ‘Another Life’ is no masterpiece, but we want a second season anyway

Most critics haven’t found much to like in “Another Life,” a new space opera on Netflix, but look: We had a good time with it. The show stars Katee Sackhoff (best known as Starbuck o

Daily Crunch: Uber reports big losses and slowing growth

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Glow raises $2.3M to help podcasters make money

Glow is a new startup that says it wants to help podcasters build media business. That’s something co-founder and CEO Amira Valliani said she tried to do herself. After a career that included wo

Daily Crunch: Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note 10

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Apple Music for Artists comes out of beta with an iOS app and Shazam data

Apple Music launched its data dashboard for musicians more than a year ago. Today, the company is taking that product — Apple Music for Artists — out of beta, and adding some new features in the

The Navy taps YouTube creators for its latest recruiting campaign

The U.S. Navy is turning to YouTube creators for help in finding technical recruits. Captain Matt Boren, the chief marketing officer at U.S. Navy Recruiting Command, told me that while past recruiting

Netflix signs multi-year deal with ‘Game of Thrones’ showrunners

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the creators and showrunners of HBO’s adaptation of “Game of Thrones,” have found a new home. Netflix has signed a multi-year film and TV pact with the

Daily Crunch: Disney reveals streaming bundle

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Handy co-founder Oisin Hanrahan becomes chief product officer at acquirer ANGI Homeservices

ANGI Homeservices — which operates HomeAdvisor, Angie’s List and other brands — is naming Handy CEO Oisin Hanrahan as its new chief product officer. Handy offers on-demand access to workers

Disney will bundle Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ for a monthly price of $12.99

Disney’s upcoming streaming service Disney+ will be available as a $12.99 monthly bundle with ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu. That means the full Disney bundle (it owns ESPN and — thanks to the

Ousted founder Julia Angwin returns to The Markup

The yet-to-launch tech journalism site The Markup has had a bumpy 2019 — co-founder and editor-in-chief Julia Angwin was fired, prompting the departure of the majority of the editorial staff. Soon a

Daily Crunch: Apple Card is almost here

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Ticket marketplace TickPick raises $40M in its first institutional funding

TickPick was founded back in 2011, but it never raised any institutional funding — until now, with the announcement of a $40 million investment from PWP Growth Equity. Brett Goldberg and Chris O&#82

The Inside adds sofas to its custom furniture lineup

While The Inside already offers a range of made-to-order furniture like beds, headboards, chairs and ottomans, it’s aiming for the center of your living room today with the launch of its first s

Netflix cancels ‘The OA’

“The OA” is ending after two seasons on Netflix . The series premiered in December 2016 with eight “chapters” that veered pretty far from traditional TV storytelling — the op
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