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YouTube stays on Roku devices as companies strike multi-year deal

YouTube and Roku Inc announced on Wednesday a multi-year pact to end a battle that dragged for months over accusations of anti-competitive conduct and threatened to strip the inter...

Platform News: Big Tech

US bill would stop Big Tech favouring its own products

About a dozen US senators from both parties formally introduced a bill that would bar Big Tech platforms, like Amazon and Google, from favouring their products and services.

Roku television aggregator

TV aggregator Roku to launch its players in Germany

Television aggregator Roku has said it would launch its streaming players in Germany later this year, seeking to capitalize on a pandemic-driven shift towards watching more VOD (vi...

Platform Industry: Google News

Google sales top estimates; Alphabet plans $50 billion buyback

Alphabet beat quarterly revenue estimates and announced a $50 billion share buyback as the recovering economy and surging use of online services combined to accelerate its advertis...


Roku buys video-streaming app Quibi’s content library

Video-streaming device manufacturer Roku Inc said on Friday it had acquired the international distribution rights to Quibi’s content catalog, almost three months after the sh...


WSJ: Failed streaming service Quibi in talks to sell content to Roku

Quibi is in advanced talks to sell its content catalogue into video-streaming device manufacturer Roku Inc as the streaming service winds down operations, the Wall Street Journal r...


Roku sees advertising sales growth slowing as businesses conserve cash

Roku said it expects 2020 ad sales to grow at a slower pace and recorded higher cancellations in the first quarter as advertisers save cash amid the coronavirus pandemic, sending i...


Roku launches ad-funded streaming channel in lockdown Britain

Streaming-device maker Roku has now launched its Roku Channel in the UK, offering British users free access to more than 10,000 movies, television episodes and documentaries at a t...

Platform Industry: Netflix streaming service

Netflix rallies after sharing some global data

SAN FRANCISCO – Shares of Netflix jumped 3.4% on Tuesday after the streaming heavyweight unveiled historical data showing strong overseas growth, while Roku dropped 1.5% afte...