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Tribune Invests In Video News Start-up Watch-up

  • Variety, Thursday, November 6, 2014 11:48 AM
Tribune Media just invested in Watchup, a start-up that serves up personalized newscasts to video-friendly devices. The media giant led a modest funding round worth about $2.75 million. “Watchup … culls news from sources including PBS NewsHour, The Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, CBS Interactive’s CNET, Univision Communications and Sky News,” Variety reports. “The Watchup service then delivers that content in a personalized video-news stream to iOS and Android tablets and smartphones, Google Glass and Amazon’s Fire TV.”

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