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Bloomberg and Twitter launch TicToc social news network

Bloomberg and Twitter have launched TicToc by Bloomberg, a round-the-clock global news network built specifically for the social media platform. The companies said that the service targets the “next generation of on-the-go, mobile-first news consumers” and combines Bloomberg’s news gathering capabilities with Twitter’s digital power and immediacy. TicToc by Bloomberg goes live today and will […]

Bloomberg Radio London goes live

Bloomberg has launched Bloomberg Radio London on DAB digital radio across Greater London, as part of its radio expansion efforts. Bloomberg Radio will broadcast on the London 3 local multiplex to become one of up to 80 stations available to listeners in the greater London area on DAB digital radio, free of charge. “This is […]

Bloomberg appoints first global head of digital innovation

Bloomberg has upped its managing editor of Bloomberg Digital, Michael Shane, to the new role of global head of digital innovation. Shane will remain based in New York but will spend time in each region looking at new opportunities to grow audience, engagement, and revenue – focusing on six months to two-years or more into […]

Twitter video-streaming app launches on Apple TV, Fire TV, Xbox One

Twitter has launched a new app for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Xbox One devices, which will feature all the live-streaming video that is available on the social network. Twitter said that app is designed to let anyone experience “the best of Twitter”, with premium video and user-generated Periscope feeds to be available alongside […]

Report: Amazon aiming for sports rights

Amazon is reportedly going after video rights for professional sports, including tennis, rugby and golf. According to a Bloomberg report, which cites people with knowledge of the matter, Amazon has expressed interest in sport with a global appeal, which also includes soccer and auto racing. The online retail giant is also reportedly interested in US […]

Barcroft adds execs after Channel 4 investment

UK-based digital content business Barcroft Media has hired execs from News UK and Bloomberg for new senior editorial and commercial posts. Dom Smith, a former FHM Australia editor and FHM managing editor, has become head of editorial and will oversee the flow of content to the Barcroft video business, which has one of the UK’s […]

Bloomberg agrees streaming deal with Twitter

Bloomberg Media has signed a live streaming partnership with Twitter to broadcast select Bloomberg TV programmes on the social network. Announcing the deal, Bloomberg said that extending its reach to Twitter’s global audience of more than 800 million people marks an extension of its existing digital video strategy. The streaming deal covers programmes including: flagship […]

Report: Samsung in talks over web TV service

Samsung is reportedly exploring plans to launch an online TV service, in partnership with cable TV networks. According to Bloomberg, Samsung is in preliminary talks with entertainment companies about offering over-the-top access to a bundle of TV networks and is mulling whether it could offer this globally, instead of in the US only. The report, […]

Bloomberg expands in the Middle East

Bloomberg has launched a suite of new, regionally-focused editorial platforms in the Middle East. The expanded offering will include a dedicated digital destination, original television programming, a new television studio and a new conference that will aim to bring together business and finance leaders in the region. “Bloomberg’s latest regional editorial products build on more […]

Bloomberg Television launches on TVPlayer

Financial news channel Bloomberg Television has launched on free streaming service TVPlayer in the UK. The channel joins the 63 free-to-view channels that viewers can already stream through the over-the-top TVPlayer service, which has been optimised to work across platforms and devices. “We’re delighted to be increasing our UK distribution through offering Bloomberg Television on […]