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CNN+ streaming service will offer live and on-demand content in early 2022

The rumors of a CNN streaming service were true. The network has unveiled a CNN+ service that will offer a blend of live and on-demand shows that are "separate and distinct" from existing TV coverage.

Calm’s hilarious CNN ad campaign sent the meditation app flying up App Store charts

Meditation app Calm’s brilliant and hilarious marketing campaign that saw it sponsoring CNN’s coverage of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results this week seems to have paid off for t

Daily Crunch: Airbnb raises another $1B

Airbnb turns to private equity for new funding, WhatsApp takes new steps to fight disinformation and another potential COVID-19 vaccine enters human trials. Here’s your Daily Crunch for April 7,

CNN preps NewsCo launch by acquiring personalization engine Canopy

Last year, The Information reported that CNN was working on a new digital news service to compete with the likes of Apple and Facebook. Today, some of those plans are taking shape. The Turner-owned ne

China blocks CNN’s website and Reuters stories about Tiananmen Square

CNN’s website is currently blocked in mainland China, after it published a story about today’s 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre as one of its top headlines. The site is usually ac

WarnerMedia hires Bob Greenblatt in leadership shuffle

Changes are afoot at WarnerMedia. Last week, Richard Plepler announced that he was leaving the CEO role at HBO, following reports that WarnerMedia and its new corporate parent AT&T were pushing fo

White House shares manipulated Infowars video to justify CNN press ban

Read this slowly: The White House’s press secretary has tweeted a manipulated video shared by the editor-at-large of conspiracy theorist outlet Infowars to attempt to justify its decision to sus

Facebook is funding news programs from CNN, Fox News, Univision and others

Facebook has unveiled its initial lineup of news programming that will be airing in a dedicated section of Watch, the original video content initiative the social network launched last year. While the

Crunch Report | CNN shuts down Casey Neistat’s Beme

Robinhood is going to let you buy and sell crypto soon, CNN shuts down Casey Neistat's Beme and Sotheby's acquires Thread Genius. All this on Crunch Report.

CNN shuts down Casey Neistat’s Beme, but some of its digital news tech will live on

CNN’s attempt at expanding its digital news business by bringing in a top YouTube creator has failed. According to a confirmed report from BuzzFeed, CNN is closing down YouTube star Casey Neist

CNN is killing its Snapchat news show only four months after its debut

CNN is giving up on its Snapchat news show, which launch only four months ago. “The Update,” as the program was called, had been designed for Snapchat’s vertical video format, but di

Time-Warner’s Turner opts for AWS as its preferred cloud provider

All of the hyper-scale cloud providers love to tout their new customer acquisitions: Google talking about Spotify; Microsoft signing up various Adobe services for Azure; or AWS working with the likes

The DOJ sues to block AT&T’s Time Warner deal

On Monday, AT&T confirmed the U.S. Department of Justice’s decision to sue in order to block the company’s plans to purchase Time Warner for $85.4 billion. Earlier reports suggested t

Apple orders two seasons of Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon TV drama

Apple’s original content ambitions just landed some premiere talent, per The Hollywood Reporter: A drama series focused on a fictional version of the morning TV show world, based on background f

Report: U.S. will only approve AT&T-Time Warner deal if CNN is sold

The U.S. Department of Justice may block Time Warner's sale to AT&T if it doesn't sell CNN first, according to a report from the Financial Times. The $85.4 billion deal was proposed last year, j

Thoughts on the #techhearings from my time in Product Safety at Twitter

Leslie Miley Contributor Leslie Miley is a Silicon Valley native who has held engineering leadership roles at Slack, Twitter, Apple and Google. Featured in USA Today, TechCrunch Disrupt, Wired's 2017

Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone Jr. suspended from Twitter

Following a late-night, profanity-laced, Twitter tirade directed at CNN anchors, Roger Stone Jr., a longtime confidant and associate of President Donald Trump has been suspended indefinitely from the

CNN gets a first-of-its-kind waiver to fly drones over crowds

CNN has won an interesting waiver regarding its commercial drone operating license with the FAA – an exemption that allows it to fly its Vantage Robotics Snap drone over open-air crowds of people at

Senate investigators learned about Jared Kushner’s private email server from the news

The U.S. Senate's Select Committee on Intelligence, which is investigating possible collusion between members of the White House staff and the Russian government in Russia's attempts to manipulate las

CNN follows NBC with launch of its own daily news show for Snapchat

CNN is launching its own daily news program on Snapchat. This is the second news show to arrive on the social platform, following NBC News' early success with its twice-daily show "Stay Tuned." CNN's
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