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TD Ameritrade launches Facebook chatbot

August 22, 2017 By Anna Irrera NEW YORK (Reuters) – TD Ameritrade has launched a “chatbot”, an automated program that can communicate with the brokerage’s customers on Facebook Inc’s messaging application, to give them information about markets and their accounts. TD Ameritrade’s chatbot uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to respond to natural language messages from users on Facebook Messenger about their investments and stock prices, the brokerage said on Tuesday. For example customers could ask the chatbot for the price of Apple Inc shares or information on the performance…

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NuTonomy hopes for second-quarter 2018 launch of paid Singapore self-driving car rides

August 18, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – U.S. self-driving car startup NuTonomy and southeast Asian ride services partner Grab hope to turn a test pilot in Singapore into a paid, commercial service as soon as the second quarter of next year, NuTonomy Chief Executive Karl Iagnemma said on Friday. Ride services companies are expected to be one of the most important markets for self-driving cars, especially in early years of adoption, when the cost of the technology will likely rule out mass adoption. Several companies including Alphabet Inc’s Waymo and…

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ creator Shonda Rhimes leaves ABC for Netflix

August 14, 2017 (Reuters) – “Grey’s Anatomy” creator Shonda Rhimes is taking her Shondaland production house away from Walt Disney Co’s ABC network to Netflix Inc to produce new content, the video streaming company said on Sunday. Rhimes’s move to Netflix comes a week after Disney, the world’s largest entertainment company, announced plans to launch its own streaming service and pull Disney and Pixar films from Netflix, starting with releases in 2019. Rhimes is signing Shondaland to Netflix in a multi-year contract. Betsy Beers, Rhimes’s producing partner at Shondaland, is…

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ creator Shonda Rhimes leaves ABC for Netflix

August 14, 2017 (Reuters) – “Grey’s Anatomy” creator Shonda Rhimes is taking her Shondaland production house away from Walt Disney Co’s ABC network to Netflix Inc to produce new content, the video streaming company said on Sunday. Rhimes’s move to Netflix comes a week after Disney, the world’s largest entertainment company, announced plans to launch its own streaming service and pull Disney and Pixar films from Netflix, starting with releases in 2019. Rhimes is signing Shondaland to Netflix in a multi-year contract. Betsy Beers, Rhimes’s producing partner at Shondaland, is…

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Cash-strapped SoundCloud gets new funds and top management

August 11, 2017 By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) – SoundCloud, the world’s most popular streaming music app, but one that has struggled to find a profitable business model, said it received new funding on Friday, insulating it from potentially running out of cash this year. The company, which laid off 40 percent of its staff in July, said in a blog post that the financing was raised from media-focused investment bank Raine Group of New York and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek [TEM.UL]. It did not disclose the amount or…

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Netflix discussing keeping Disney’s Marvel, ‘Star Wars’ films

August 11, 2017 By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Netflix Inc is in “active discussions” with Walt Disney Co about keeping Marvel and “Star Wars” films after 2019, when new Disney and Pixar movies will stop appearing on the streaming service, a senior executive said late on Thursday. Disney announced on Tuesday that it was pulling new Disney and Pixar films from Netflix, starting with new releases in 2019. It will start putting the movies on a new Disney-branded online service that year. Disney Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger…

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Disney’s stock dips as streaming push unnerves some investors

August 9, 2017 By Supantha Mukherjee (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co’s shares fell 5 percent on Wednesday to their lowest in eight months as investors doubted whether the world’s biggest entertainment company can succeed with its plan to launch its own streaming services rather than rely on Netflix Inc to reach online viewers. Disney announced its plans on Tuesday alongside quarterly results showing further subscription losses as it struggles to keep hold of viewers defecting to online streaming services offered by Netflix, Time Warner Inc’s HBO and others. Under its…

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Bieber says he’s ‘never going to be perfect’ after tour cancellation

August 3, 2017 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Justin Bieber offered a mea culpa to his fans saying he was “never going to be perfect” but hoped to learn from his mistakes, after a tumultuous week in which he abruptly canceled the rest of his world tour and accidentally hit a photographer with his truck. The 23-year-old singer, who pulled out of the remaining 14 dates of his “Purpose” world tour on July 24 and injured the photographer after a Beverly Hills church service two days later, said he had let…

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Music streaming company Spotify has 60 million paying subscribers

July 31, 2017 (Reuters) – Spotify now has 60 million paying subscribers, adding 10 million subscribers in less than five months, a spokeswoman for the music streaming company said on Monday. The spokeswoman declined to comment on a report in the Financial Times that the Swedish company was eyeing a listing as soon as the fourth quarter, citing people familiar with the matter. http://on.ft.com/2f1Z8vY Spotify, which recently appointed financial advisers to explore a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange, said in June that its operating loss widened in…

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Music streaming company Spotify has 60 million paying subscribers

July 31, 2017 (Reuters) – Spotify now has 60 million paying subscribers, adding 10 million subscribers in less than five months, a spokeswoman for the music streaming company said on Monday. The spokeswoman declined to comment on a report in the Financial Times that the Swedish company was eyeing a listing as soon as the fourth quarter, citing people familiar with the matter. http://on.ft.com/2f1Z8vY Spotify, which recently appointed financial advisers to explore a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange, said in June that its operating loss widened in…

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