Blog

HBO says data hacked, media says ‘Game of Thrones’ targeted

HBO says data hacked, media says ‘Game of Thrones’ targeted

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. cable channel HBO said on Monday that hackers had stolen upcoming programming, and Entertainment Weekly reported that the theft included a script for an unaired episode of the hit fantasy show “Game of Thrones.” HBO, a unit of Time-Warner Inc, declined to comment on the specific programming stolen in the [...]

Continue reading →

Music streaming company Spotify has 60 million paying subscribers

Music streaming company Spotify has 60 million paying subscribers

(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 [...]

Continue reading →

Snap’s shares pare losses in brisk trading as lockup ends

Snap’s shares pare losses in brisk trading as lockup ends

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shares of Snap Inc (SNAP.N), owner of the Snapchat messaging app, clawed back much of its earlier losses in volatile trading on Monday, after dropping to a new low as the expiration of a share lockup allowed early investors to sell. The stock was last down 0.1 percent at $13.79 after [...]

Continue reading →