Gillmor Gang: Dream On

Gillmor Gang Artcard The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Esteban Kolsky, Kevin Marks, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Sunday, November 12, 2017. G3: Safe Sex — Elisa Camahort Page, Lisa Padilla, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, November 10, 2017. @stevegillmor, @fradice, @ekolsky, @DenisPombriant, @kevinmarks Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor… Read More

Amazon drops plans for its own ‘skinny bundle’ TV service, report says

 Amazon is cancelling its plans to offer a “skinny bundle” internet TV service, according to a report from Reuters out this morning, mirroring another from Bloomberg earlier this year. The issue at hand was Amazon’s ability to generate a profit from a service like this, Reuters said. Additionally, Amazon has had difficulties getting broadcast and cable TV networks to join… Read More

Reports of a free, ad-supported Amazon video service resurface

 Amazon is developing a free and ad-supported streaming video service, according to a new report out now from AdAge, citing people familiar with the plans. The company is said to be in discussion with various studio and TV networks to provide content for the service, which aims to give content creators their own channels where ad revenue would be shared with Amazon. This is not the first… Read More

Crunch Report | Musical.ly to sell for at least $800 million

Today’s Stories China’s Toutiao is buying Musical.ly in a deal worth $800M-$1B Uber loses UK tribunal appeal over driver employment rights Uber ‘Express POOL’ offers the cheapest fare if you’ll walk a little Facebook relaunches Events app as Facebook Local, adds bars and food Credits Written by: MRD Hosted by: MRD Filmed by: Chris Gates Edited by: Chris Gates Read More

Crunch Report | Uber eyes 2019 IPO

Today’s Stories Uber CEO says 2019 is the target for IPO Apple has acquired imaging sensor startup InVisage Technologies Twitter pauses account verifications after critics slam it for verifying Charlottesville rally organizer Credits Written by: MRD Hosted by: MRD Filmed by: Joe Zolnoski Edited by: Joe Zolnoski Read More

Gillmor Gang: Blocktrain

Gillmor Gang Artcard The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, November 3, 2017. G3: Social Security — Mary Hodder, Maria Ogneva, Tina Hui, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, November 3, 2017. @stevegillmor, @dsearls, @kteare, @DenisPombriant, @kevinmarks Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor Read More