TechCrunch: How Kobalt is simplifying the killer complexities of the music industry

Backed by over $200 million in VC funding, Kobalt is changing the way the music industry does business and putting more money into musicians’ pockets in the process. In Part I of this series, I walked through the company’s founding…

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TechCrunch: 13 ways to screw over your internet provider

Internet providers are real bastards: they have captive audiences whom they squeeze for every last penny while they fight against regulation like net neutrality and donate immense amounts of money to keep on lawmakers’ good sides. So why not turn…

TechCrunch: The new Disney+ streaming service is oriented around fans and families

You can tell a lot about a service by what it prioritizes on its home screen. With the new Disney + service the focus is initially organized by fan base, with different silos for the company’s various studios and the…

TechCrunch: App revenue tops $39 billion in first half of 2019, up 15% from first half of last year

App store spending is continuing to grow, although not as quickly as in years past. According to a new report from Sensor Tower, the iOS App Store and Google Play combined brought in $39.7 billion in worldwide app revenue in…

Mashable: ‘The Office’ is leaving Netflix for good — but not until 2021

It’s simply beyond words. It’s incalculable. Image: nbc / the office By Alison Foreman2019-06-25 22:56:29 UTC It’s a sad day for the Netflix-subscribed people of Scranton. In a move that surprises no one but enrages everyone, NBC has officially announced…