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Equity podcast: Coinbase buys a startup, Discord’s a unicorn and Netflix soars

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week TechCrunch’s Katie Roof and Crunchbase News’s

MoviePass’s parent company is getting crushed after offering new stock

Helios and Matheson Analytics is looking to push additional capital into its prime and wildly popular asset, MoviePass, by raising money in a new stock sale that appears to be giving Wall Street fits.

MoviePass’ parent company acquires Moviefone

Helios and Matheson Analytics, which already owns movie ticket subscription service MoviePass, has acquired Moviefone. Despite the old-school name, Moviefone is now a digital media business with trail

MoviePass strikes a deal with Landmark for e-ticketing and other perks

MoviePass is going to start playing favorites. The company just announced a partnership to offer a set of exclusive perks through Landmark Theatres, the indie theater chain co-owned by Mark Cuban. The

After app tracking scandal, MoviePass drops its annual pricing again

Yet another price drop for MoviePass . Following statements that the app was tracking customers’ location, which CEO Mitch Lowe quickly backtracked on, the company is again dropping its pricing

MoviePass CEO backpedals on location tracking and talks strategy to break even by 2019

In a rare moment of contrition, MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe admitted misleading both consumers and advertising execs with statements last week that the company tracks the location of users before and aft

Data on a street corner

This week on CTRL+T, Megan Rose Dickey and I got into MoviePass’s tracking drama and the way the local world works – media-style. We’re joined in the studio by Eric Eldon, co-founder

MoviePass update removes ‘unused’ location requests from iOS app

MoviePass has issued an update for its iOS app that removes "unused app location capability," apparently a response to widespread concern after the company's CEO said: "We watch how you drive from hom

MoviePass CEO proudly says the app tracks your location before and after movies

Everyone knew the MoviePass deal is too good to be true — and as is so often the case these days, it turns out you're not the customer, you're the product. And in this case they're not even attempti

MoviePass cuts price by teaming up with Fandor on a bundled subscription deal

The controversial subscription service for movie-goers, MoviePass, is still chasing new customers as it attempts to rapidly grow its user base before its funding runs out. After growing from 1.5 milli

Crunch Report | MoviePass pulls out of 10 AMC theaters

Google experiments in local news, MoviePass pulls out of AMC theaters and the Kalanick-Benchmark lawsuit has officially been dismissed. All this on Crunch Report.

MoviePass pulls out of AMC’s top theaters as negotiations fail

MoviePass, the monthly subscription service for seeing movies in theaters, has pulled out of 10 high-traffic AMC theaters, as a negotiating tactic with the theater chain. AMC, so far, has shown no int

MoviePass says it will start acquiring movies, too

On the heels of hitting a 1.5 million subscriber milestone and bringing on a new marketing chief, the subscription service for watching movies in theaters, MoviePass, today announced it’s going

MoviePass tops 1 million subscribers

Last month, the movie subscription service MoviePass, which lets customers go to unlimited movies in theaters for a monthly fee, lowered its pricing to under $7 per month, when billed annually. This f

MoviePass drops pricing to under $7 per month, if you opt for the annual plan

MoviePass, the subscription service that lets consumers pay a monthly fee to see unlimited movies in theaters across the U.S., is slashing its prices yet again. The company announced today it’s

Why MoviePass Is Bringing Subscription Moviegoing To Theaters

MoviePass hopes to do for the theatergoers what Netflix did for DVD renters and streaming movies, which is to let them pay one monthly fee and enjoy as many movies as they want during that time. Movie

All-You-Can-Eat Movie Service MoviePass Launches A Mobile App And Prepaid Debit Cards

The movie industry is facing a bit of a crisis: Attendance is down, as the high price of going to the movies, combined with a generally crappy selection of films to actually go to, threatens studios a