Lightspeed’s Jeremy Liew is on the hunt for always-on media startups

Perhaps best known for a career-making seed investment in Snapchat, Lightspeed partner Jeremy Liew is a leading investor across media and entertainment, making bets on startups like Cheddar, Giphy, HQ

How consolidations will play out in the transportation, food and entertainment industries

There has been no shortage of thoughtful articles exploring a bubble in technology. I would argue that the world has already been transformed, and there is no bubble in the purest sense. Instead of ma

Fandango Buys Flixster And Rotten Tomatoes

NBCUniversal-owned Fandango continues to expand beyond movie ticketing, announcing today that it has acquired Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes from Warner Bros. Entertainment. Flixster allows users to

You Can Now Use Shazam, Instacart, And Other Android Apps With “Okay Google” Commands

You've been able to use your voice ("Ok Google") to do all sorts of stuff on Android for a while now. But said stuff has all been built-in by Google itself; third party developers haven't really been

Warner Bros. Acquires Social Movie Site Flixster (And Rotten Tomatoes)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/flixster-picture.png" class="shot2">Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group has <a href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110504006139/en

App-y Holidays: iOS Gorged, Android Stuffed, RIM Got Leftovers, Windows Phone Went Hungry

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-259737" title="image002" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/image002.png" alt="" />There has already been plenty of data out there <a href="

Flixster CEO's Age-And-Taste-Inappropriate Love Of Vanessa Hudgens

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/vanessahudgens-1.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />A tipster today emailed to point out that <a href="http://www.flixster.com/">Flixst

Flixster Hits 20 Million App Downloads. Top Movie App On iPhone, Android, And BlackBerry

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-210353" title="fr" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/fr.png" alt="" />It was almost exactly two years ago that <a href="http://flixster.com

Updated: Flixster Issues $12.5 Million In Shares To News Corp For Rotten Tomatoes

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/flixstericon.jpg"> <strong>Update</strong> CEO Joe Greenstein got back to us. He says, "We actually have not raised any new money recently.

Flixster Users Name Top 2009 Movies: Avatar, Star Trek And The Blind Side

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/avatarflixster-215x140.jpg" width="215" height="140" /> Forget the Academy Awards and the professional movie critics. <a href="http://www.flix

Flixster crosses 8 million mobile users, celebrates with app updates for Android and BlackBerry

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/flixster.png" /> <a href="http://www.flixster.com/">Flixster</a>, a social networking site for movie fans, is doing pretty well for its

Flixster Launching Meebo Community IM Tonight

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/flixster"><img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/flixsterlogo.png" class="shot2" /></a> We just received word that tonight at 9pm PT <

College Sophomore Sells His iPhone App To Flixster

Movie focused social network Flixster acquired a popular iPhone application called Movies.app (iTunes link) last week, and has re-released the application this evening. As far as we know, this is the

It's Facebook Day! Say Hello To The Three Tier App System

Update: Our live notes from Mark Zuckerberg’s Keynote are here. Today is definitely Facebook day as they hold their second annual F8 developers conference in San Francisco. Last year they releas

MySpace Confirms OpenID Support, Launches Data Availability On Flixster and Eventful

MySpace is rolling out a couple of announcements this morning a day ahead of Facebook’s F8 developer conference. The first is confirmation of our story that they are supporting OpenID, although

Fubar Grows Over 3 Million Percent In A Year

New social network traffic figures released by Compete show that Fubar, billed as the “first online bar and happy hour” is the fastest growing social network, having increased its traffic

IAC's Diller Summons Flixster To New York Just To Kill The Deal

The much anticipated IAC/Flixster acquisition isn’t going to happen, we’ve heard. The two parties got very close to a deal. Then, says a source, IAC summoned Flixster to a meeting in New Y

IAC "Very Close" To Acquiring Flixster

In late October we reported on well placed rumors that IAC was in talks to acquire movie-centered social network Flixster. Those discussions reportedly stalled, likely over IAC’s preferred deal

Details Revealed: Google OpenSocial To Launch Thursday

Details emerged today on Google’s broad social networking ambitions, first reported here in late September, with a follow up earlier this week. The new project, called OpenSocial (URL will go li

Flixster For Sale; IAC Interested

Fast growing movie-centered social network Flixster has been making the rounds with potential buyers, we’ve heard from multiple sources. And IAC may have submitted a letter of intent in the last
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