When Meg Whitman spoke to dot.LA in April, the Quibi CEO struck a tone of cool patience. "I'm very focused on 'where are we after a year?'," she said. Ultimately, Whitman never got that perspective. Quibi shut down less than seven months after its launch.
The high-flying, $1.75 billion mobile streaming service attracted investors from Hollywood studios to Goldman Sachs and is now grappling with how to return whatever capital it has left. Meanwhile, investors and those inside the company are asking how it all happened.
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L.A.-based short-form social-video app Triller continues to jockey for position with rival TikTok.
On Friday the company launched a live-streaming feature that will allow users to post content in real time, similar to Instagram Live and TikTok's Go Live.
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A major Los Angeles user-generated entertainment company announced Tuesday a new self-serve e-commerce portal of more than 65,000 videos that creators and publishers can license.
Jukin Media has long worked with enterprises like major advertisers and TV networks, as well as news organizations like The Associated Press, Tribune Media, and Reuters, among others. But Jukin's new self-service platform is an effort to grow its business with the influencers and smaller-time digital publishers that have grown audiences on TikTok, Vine and Snap.
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