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EBay is ramping up its sales efforts to take aim at Amazon's giant advertising business

D Dipasupil/Getty ImagesScott Kelliher, head of brand advertising and partnerships at eBay.EBay is taking aim at Amazon’s giant and growing ad business.The company is bringing its ad business in-house, has hired specialists, and has brought on a seasoned sales exec from Time and Yahoo.EBay’s pitch is that it’s easier to …

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‘Joker’ had the biggest October opening weekend ever, taking in $93.5 million

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from &quotJoker,” in theaters on Oct. 4. (Niko Tavernise/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)Associated Press “Joker” wins the box office with a $93.5 million take. That’s the biggest opening weekend ever for an October release. It beat out …

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Amazon’s Prime Video app disappeared from the Apple App Store for several hours

AppleApple TV app store.Apple On Friday, some owners of Apple devices tweeted that they could no longer access Prime Video in Apple’s app store. Prime Video is Amazon’s video streaming services. Tweets from various users flagged the issue, and asked Amazon and Apple for support.  Several hours after reports of …

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DC Universe is inviting fans to pitch unscripted TV series inspired by ‘all things DC’

&quotTitans”DC Universe The DC Universe streaming service is inviting fans to pitch original unscripted series. DC Universe announced the project at New York Comic Con on Thursday. The winner’s pitch will be produced by creative agency Ideas United and launched on DC Universe. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. …

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What 3 top investment firms are betting on as streaming video surges in 2019 – and why

Courtesy of Tribeca FilmThe explosion of streaming-video services is giving rise to new areas of media investments for venture capitalists and other early-stage investors.Business Insider looked at three different kinds of firms that are actively investing in media to see where they’re placing their bets.Startups trying to solve problems with …

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Fox’s revenue and employee headcount shrank after the Disney sale – but billionaire heir Lachlan Murdoch’s pay didn’t

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid By almost any measure, Fox Corp. is a significantly smaller company than it was a year ago. Despite this, CEO Lachlan Murdoch is still being paid the same $20 million he was to do what was undoubtedly a much bigger job, a review of regulatory filling by Bloomberg’s …

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The Pixel watch that never was: An inside look at how Google’s smartwatch efforts beat Apple to the punch, but then broke down and never recovered

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Tech IPO injury report: Some of the biggest names in tech have taken a beating after going public this year

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Disney CEO Bob Iger steps down from Apple’s board ahead of the launch of the tech company’s new streaming service

Getty images Disney chief executive Bob Iger has stepped down from his position on Apple’s board of directors. Iger’s decision comes as Apple confirmed this week that the release of its subscription streaming service, Apple TV Plus, is slated for November 1. “Apple is one of the world’s most admired …

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