Category: Entertainment

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 29, 2021

Netflix Inc., which has made video games a priority for expansion, acquired its first game developer with the purchase of Night School Studio. The streaming giant announced the deal on Tuesday on its website. Night School confirmed the purchase separately on its own site, saying it’s “a surreal honor to be the first games studio to join […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 24, 2021

(Bloomberg) — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is seeking to sell its entire stake in a local television network after the Chinese government’s scrutiny over media and the technology industry intensified. An Alibaba investment arm plans to sell its 5.01% stake in Mango Excellent Media Co., a TV shopping and entertainment network based in the central […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 24, 2021

Amazon has launched Prime Video Channels in India, allowing its customers to subscribe to eight streaming services including Discovery+ and Mubi from one hub (Prime Video website or app), the latest in a series of efforts by the U.S. giant to win customers in the South Asian nation. The new offering makes it easier for […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 7, 2021

After living through the global upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic, many workers are re-evaluating their career paths. Stefan Heinrich Henriquez, a former Head of Global Marketing at TikTok and Chief Marketing Officer at Cameo, is one of them. “I have been thinking about music since my time at TikTok, and I was really thinking about building something […]

myfisensemyfisenseAugust 30, 2021

GUANGZHOU, China — TikTok owner ByteDance has made its first foray into virtual reality (VR) through the acquisition of a start-up called Pico. Beijing-headquartered ByteDance did not disclose the size of the deal but said in a statement that Pico’s “comprehensive suite of software and hardware technologies, as well as the talent and deep expertise […]

myfisensemyfisenseAugust 24, 2021

Both Facebook and Snap offer tools that allow developers to build out augmented reality (AR) experiences and features for their own respective family of apps. Now, TikTok is looking to do the same. The company recently launched a new creative toolset called TikTok Effect Studio, currently in private beta testing, which will allow its own developer community to build […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 25, 2021

ByteDance has acquired major mobile gaming studio Moonton, highlighting its ambitions in the video game industry and pitting it against Chinese giant Tencent, according to GUANGZHOU, China. Mostly known as the proprietor of TikTok or Douyin in China, ByteDance is eyeing to expand beyond marketing and take a cut of $86 billion mobile gaming market as […]

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