From VentureBeat: Twitter will crack down on automation and simultaneous actions across multiple accounts

(Reuters) — Twitter said on Wednesday it would no longer allow people to post identical messages from multiple accounts, cracking down on a tactic that Russian agents and others have allegedly used to make tweets or topics go viral. The San Francisco-based social network also said it would not allow people to use software to […]

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From VentureBeat: Apple applies to expand Apple TV trademark to video games in over 60 countries

Although Apple’s video gaming track record has largely rewarded enthusiasm with disappointment, a new Apple TV trademark application discovered by Patently Apple indicates that the company is still interested in video games. Filed last week, the application expands the use of the Apple TV name for video gaming purposes — nothing else. The application is noteworthy […]

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From VentureBeat: Ubisoft researcher takes a bird’s-eye view of tech, games, and entertainment

Lidwine Sauer is paid to be one of Ubisoft’s big thinkers. She’s the director of insights and trends for Ubisoft’s Strategic Innovation Lab, a technology research division that absorbs all of the innovations happening in the world of technology that might some day be relevant to the French game publisher’s main business of making video […]

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From VentureBeat: Influential uses Watson AI to help brands find influencers

Influential has launched its Social Intelligence platform to find influencers for brands with the help of IBM Watson’s artificial intelligence. The idea is to make influencers more predictable for brands who want to hook up with the hottest social media attractions. Influential wants to make influencer marketing reach scale on the level that brand marketers […]

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From TechCrunch: Facebook inks music licensing deal with ICE covering 160 territories, 290K rightsholders on FB, Insta, Oculus and Messenger

 Facebook today took its latest step towards making good on paying out royalties to music rightsholders around tracks that are used across its multiple platforms and networks. The company has signed a deal with ICE Services — a licensing gro…

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From Tech: Fox News is getting its own streaming service called ‘Fox Nation’

Fox News is the latest network to jump into the streaming service market because 24 hours of cable news apparently just isn’t enough for its legions of “superfans.”
The network announced this week plans for the standalone subscription-only, streaming…

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From TechCrunch: Watch Jessica Jones grapple with being a hero in Netflix’s Season 2 trailer

 Netflix’s Jessica Jones is coming back for its second streaming season very soon, and there’s a new trailer you can watch to whet your appetite for the Marvel superhero show. This season looks like it picks up right where the last one…

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From TechCrunch: Fox News to launch an over-the-top streaming service, Fox Nation

 Fox News is going over-the-top. The Fox News Channel officially announced today the upcoming launch of an over-the-top streaming service called Fox Nation that will include live exclusive daily programming as well as long-form content available o…

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