Tesla responds to fresh reports of Model 3 production issues

Tesla’s Model 3 EV delays are well-known, including in the company’s own earnings report and quarterly delivery numbers. A fresh report from CNBC on Thursday claimed that Model 3 productio

Amazon adds single sign-on for Fire TV

Signing on to all of your favorite networks’ apps on Amazon TV just got a little easier. The company, which had teased single sign-on for Fire TV in September, is now bringing the service to net

NBCUniversal will start streaming Sunday Night Football on mobile devices next month

NBCUniversal announced today that it has acquired rights from the NFL to stream “Sunday Night Football” through its TV Everywhere app starting with the 2018 season. The news comes just one week af

The merger between AT&T and Time Warner is a raw deal for the rest of us

Any day now, the Department of Justice will announce whether the AT&T-Time Warner mega-merger will be permitted.  And anyone with a cell phone, a cable subscription, or an internet connection has

Snap and NBCUniversal team up on Snapchat scripted shows

Snapchat parent co. Snap is working with NBCUniversal on its first scripted series, with an initial effort led by the Duplass Brothers – Mark and Jay, to those in the know. The duo will create scrip

Hulu’s new deal with NBCU brings ’30 Rock’ and other shows to its on-demand service

Hulu today announced a new deal with NBCU and New Media Distribution which will bring a number of popular, though not current, TV programs to its subscription video-on-demand service, including &#8220

NBCUniversal is shutting down Seeso, its streaming service for comedy fans

Subscription streaming service Seeso will be shutting down later this year. The NBCUniversal-owned service made the announcement today on Facebook. It was revealed earlier that several Seeso original

Apple might have a secret team working on glucose sensor technology for diabetes

Apple has hired a group of biomedical researchers to work on a secret project to monitor diabetic patients using sensors, according to a CNBC report.

BuzzFeed could be going public in 2018

Media company BuzzFeed is trying to do the impossible by creating a new public media company today. According to reports from The Wall Street Journal and Axios, the company is working on an initial pu

Should Snap buy Twitter?

The idea might not be as dumb as you think (or maybe it is).

Crunch Report | NBCUniversal Invests $500 Million in Snap

NBCUniversal invests $500 million in Snap, Jeff Bezos has plans for a Moon expedition, Uber plans to turn its app into a content marketplace and more Uber troubles. All this on Crunch Report.

NBCUniversal invests $500 million in Snap

NBCUniversal is now the only U.S. media company that has an official stake in Snap . Today, NBC Universal (which is a unit of Comcast) revealed that it invested $500 million in Snap as a strategic inv

Inside Syfy’s ‘Magicians’-promoting Hall of Magic

Syfy’s fantasy show The Magicians kicks off its second season tonight, but for the next few days, New York City residents also have a chance to explore a real-world installation tied to the show

Universal plans to bring Wattpad stories to TV

Social publishing platform Wattpad is making its biggest move into Hollywood yet thanks to a new deal with Universal Cable Productions. UCP is a TV production company owned by NBCUniversal — it&#821

Yep, NBCUniversal has invested another $200M in BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed just announced that it has raised another $200 million from NBCUniversal. That might sound a little familiar, since the company raised a round of the same size last year. Plus, Recode reporte

BuzzFeed authorizes $200 million flat round

A Delaware filing has confirmed that BuzzFeed authorized $200 million in Series G financing. At $45.04, this is the same share price as their round last year, which valued the digital media company at

NBCUniversal is bringing mini TV shows to Snapchat

NBCUniversal is expanding its relationship with social networking platform Snapchat, according to an announcement out this morning detailing a new content and advertising partnership between the two

Time Warner takes 10% stake in Hulu, joins live-streaming TV service

Hulu has become even more of a major media company mashup. Tim Warner is joining Disney, Fox and Comcast with a sizeable ownership stake of the streaming entity, picking up 10 percent (culled from a c

NBCU’s Comedy Subscription Service For Cord Cutters, Seeso, Goes Live

Seeso, NBCUniversal’s oddly named subscription service aimed at cord cutters, is now live. The ad-free streaming service is solely focused on comedies, pulling together well-known titles and f

Scorecard: 2015 Digital Media Predictions

Last year on TechCrunch I made eight predictions about digital media. This post compares those predictions to the reality that is digital media in 2015.
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