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Micro Mayhem: Jon Favreau & Seth Green to Produce Quibi’s Stop-Motion Animated Series

Micro Mayhem: Jon Favreau & Seth Green to produce Quibi’s stop-motion animated series According to Deadline, Quibi has officially given a series order to Eric Towner’s upcoming stop-motion animated series titled Micro Mayhem with The Mandalorian creator Jon Favreau and Family Guy star Seth Green attached as executive producers. This project will be Green and Towner’s latest stop-motion series as they are both working together on Adult Swim’s Emmy-winning sketch comedy Robot Chicken. “Micro Ma...
Tags: TV, Movies, Green, TV News, Streaming, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jon Favreau, Reno, Don Cheadle, Eric, Seth Green, Robot Chicken, Meg Whitman, Chris Waters, Towner, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios


First look at Quibi – the video streaming app with a twist

Quibi gives us the first look at it’s streaming app set to release in April. Quibi, short for “Quick Bites”, is the newest contender hoping to break into the video streaming world. Billionaires, tech executive Meg Whitman & Hollywood producer Jeffrey Katzenberg secured over $1 billion in investments to put this idea to action. Only offering videos less than ten minutes, Quibi hopes to standout over some of the largest companies not only in video streaming, but the world: Netflix, Ama...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Amazon, Android, Music, Hbo, Nbc, Youtube, Investments, Disney, Video Streaming, US, Download, App, New, Apple TV


Quibi, the streaming app that has raised more than $1 billion and is run by two billionaires, just gave the world its first real glimpse

  Quibi, a streaming video service that has raised more than $1 billion in funding, is now available for pre-order in app stores, as first reported by TechCrunch. The mobile-only app will offer short-form video content and plans to officially launch in April. Quibi, short for "quick bites," was founded by former Yahoo CEO Meg Whitman and former Disney executive Jeffrey Katzenberg. It will become the latest player in the extremely competitive streaming video market, which includes major players...
Tags: Apple, Google, Hollywood, Yahoo, Disney, NFL, Trends, Netflix, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Hulu, Netflix Amazon, Whitman, Meg Whitman, Ashley Rodriguez, WarnerMedia, Quibi


Quibi, the streaming app that has raised more than $1 billion and is run by 2 billionaires, just gave the world its first real glimpse

Quibi, a streaming-video service that has raised more than $1 billion in funding, is now available for preorder in app stores, as first reported by TechCrunch. The mobile-only app is expected to offer short-form video content and plans to officially launch in April. Quibi, short for "quick bites," was founded by the veteran tech executive Meg Whitman and the longtime Hollywood producer Jeffrey Katzenberg. It will become yet another player in the competitive streaming-video market, which includ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Hollywood, Disney, US, Trends, Netflix, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Hulu, Variety, Netflix Amazon, Whitman, Meg Whitman, Ashley Rodriguez, WarnerMedia, Quibi


Full Cast of Reno 911! Set to Return for Season 7 at Quibi

Full cast of Reno 911! set to return for season 7 at Quibi Quibi has announced that the full cast of Reno 911! is set to return for the show’s seventh season. Joining stars and co-creators Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, and Kerry Kenney-Silver are Niecy Nash, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Cedric Yarbrough, and Carlos Alazraqui. Ian Roberts, Joe LoTruglio, and Mary Birdsong will also be featured. RELATED: The Stranger Teaser: Maika Monroe Stars in Quibi’s New Thriller Series Garant, Kenney, and Len...
Tags: TV, Movies, Comedy Central, TV News, Streaming, Miami, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Kevin Hart, Reno, Lennon, Don Cheadle, Meg Whitman, Nathalie Emmanuel, ComingSoon, Peter Principato, Quibi


The life and career rise of billionaire Meg Whitman, the former eBay CEO leading a new streaming serve called Quibi

Meg Whitman, 63, is one of Silicon Valley's most storied CEOs. In her decades-long career, Whitman has been credited with turning around eBay and making major changes at Hewlett-Packard. Now, she's leading a new streaming platform called Quibi. Here's what you need to know about Whitman, a Princeton University graduate whose among the richest self-made women in the US. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Meg Whitman, now in her third iteration of being a tech CEO, is a veteran...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Hollywood, California, Ebay, Boston, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Netflix, United Kingdom, New York Times, Hasbro, Silicon Valley


The Stranger Teaser: Maika Monroe Stars in Quibi’s New Thriller Series

The Stranger teaser: Maika Monroe stars in Quibi’s new thriller series Quibi has released the first teaser for their upcoming thriller series titled The Stranger, featuring Maika Monroe as a rideshare driver who gets hunted down by a sociopath serial killer passenger, portrayed by Dane DeHaan. This project marks Monroe’s first major TV project after making her TV debut CBS’s Eleventh Hour series in 2011. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Most Dangerous Game Teaser Starring Li...
Tags: TV, Movies, Los Angeles, TV News, Cbs, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Don Cheadle, Monroe, Hollywood Hills, Meg Whitman, Dane DeHaan, Maika Monroe, The Stranger, Veena Sud, Quibi, Liam Hemsworth Christoph Waltz


From Elon Musk to Tim Cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and CEOs went to college — and what they studied

College is where many figure out what they're actually interested in and determine the career they want to pursue. We researched the degrees and schools attended by well-known tech CEOs, many of whom launched their companies or landed on the idea for their first startup while studying at college. Here's where 52 CEOs and founders in the tech industry went to school, and what they studied. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For new college students, choosing a major can feel l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Elon Musk, Cook, Sweden, Maryland, Microsoft, Yahoo, Mba, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella, Trends


Meet the 11 power-player marketing execs who will battle it out in the next phase of the streaming wars

The streaming wars have not only led to a flood of new content, they're also driving a marketing blitz as new and incumbent platforms try to convince people to open their wallets and subscribe. Business Insider identified 11 marketing executives to watch at the new and forthcoming major streaming-video services. They include Joe Earley, who helped coordinate Disney Plus' massive marketing effort; Jackie Lee-Joe of Netflix, which is facing its most competitive moment ever; and Kelly Campbell, w...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Europe, Hbo, New York, Hollywood, London, Nbc, Microsoft, India, Neil Gaiman, Disney, Syfy, Los Angeles, Trends


Meet the 11 power-player marketing execs who will battle it out in the next phase of the streaming TV wars

The streaming wars have not only led to a flood of new content, they're also driving a marketing blitz as new and incumbent platforms try to convince people to open their wallets and subscribe. Business Insider identified 11 marketing executives to watch at the new and forthcoming major streaming-video services. They include Joe Earley, who helped coordinate Disney Plus' massive marketing effort; Jackie Lee-Joe of Netflix, which is facing its most competitive moment ever; and Kelly Campbell, w...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Europe, Hbo, New York, Hollywood, London, Nbc, Microsoft, India, Neil Gaiman, Disney, Syfy, Los Angeles, Trends


Nathalie Emmanuel Joins Kevin Hart in Quibi’s Die Hart Series

Nathalie Emmanuel joins Kevin Hart in Quibi’s Die Hart series According to Deadline, Game of Thrones alum Nathalie Emmanuel has officially signed on to star opposite Kevin Hart and John Travolta in Quibi’s forthcoming comedy-action series Die Hart. Emmanuel is set to portray the role of Hart’s rival in the action star school headed by Travolta’s character. Emmanuel is best known for her role as Missandei in HBO’s award-winning series Game of Thrones which aired its final season last year. Sh...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, TV News, Kaitlin Olson, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Kevin Hart, Hulu, Don Cheadle, John Travolta, Lorne Michaels, Hart, Travolta, Kevin, Emmanuel, Meg Whitman


Gender-Swapped ‘Swimming with Sharks’ Remake Coming to Quibi, Starring Kiernan Shipka and Diane Kruger

In 1994, writer/director George Huang made a splash with Swimming with Sharks, his razor-sharp satire of Hollywood about a young, naive assistant (Frank Whaley) who gets a job working for the most powerful producer in the industry. That producer is an abusive piece of trash played by Kevin Spacey, which makes the original film a tough watch in 2020, but now a streamer is looking to remake it with women in the lead roles. Quibi, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s new mobile-only streaming plat...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Casting, Prada, Kevin Spacey, Kiernan Shipka, Sharks, Remakes, Lou, Elba, Diane-Kruger, Meg Whitman, Sabrina, Frank Whaley, Deadline Lionsgate


Survive Teaser: Sophie Turner & Corey Hawkins Star in New Quibi Series

Survive Teaser: Sophie Turner & Corey Hawkins star in New Quibi series Quibi has released the first teaser for director Mark Pellington’s upcoming thriller series Survive, featuring Sophie Turner and Corey Hawkins as the only two survivors of a terrible plane crash. This marks Turner’s first major TV role after making her last appearance as Sansa Stark in last year’s final season of HBO’s award-winning series Game of Thrones. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Most Dangerous G...
Tags: Video, Hbo, TV, Movies, TV News, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Turner, Don Cheadle, Survive, PAUL, Tony, Jane, Corey Hawkins, Ed Jones, Meg Whitman, Mark Pellington


Most Dangerous Game Teaser Starring Liam Hemsworth & Christoph Waltz

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Most Dangerous Game teaser starring Liam Hemsworth & Christoph Waltz The first teaser for Quibi’s forthcoming action thriller series Most Dangerous Game has arrived online, featuring Liam Hemsworth as he tries to survive in a modern Hunger Games-like contest in which the winner earns the coveted prize of $24.5 million. Also starring Oscar winner Christoph Waltz, you can check out the video in the player below! RELATED: CURS_R: Ridley Scott Developing Gaming Thriller Seri...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, TV News, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Christoph Waltz, Liam Hemsworth, Ridley Scott, Hemsworth, Meg Whitman, Christoph, CBS Television Studios, ComingSoon, Billy Burke, Phil Abraham, Quibi


Die Hart: Kevin Hart and John Travolta to Star in New Quibi Series

Die Hart: Kevin Hart and John Travolta to star in new Quibi series According to Variety, Quibi is in the process of developing a new comedy-action series titled Die Hart, with Jumanji star Kevin Hart attached to lead the series as a fictionalized version of himself. Joining Hart is Golden Globe winner John Travolta, who is returning to the small screen after 4 years since starring and producing FX’s award-winning miniseries The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story in 2016. RELATED: Q...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, Kaitlin Olson, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Kevin Hart, Don Cheadle, John Travolta, Lorne Michaels, Hart, Golden Globe, Kevin, Meg Whitman, Derek Kolstad, Jeff Clanagan, Tripper Clancy


The Fugitive Reboot Teaser Reveals First Look at New Quibi Series

The Fugitive reboot teaser reveals first look at new Quibi series Quibi has released the first teaser for their upcoming series adaptation of The Fugitive, a reboot of Roy Huggins’ 1960s series and Andrew Davis’s 1993 action thriller film of the same name. Set to debut this April, the video offers us our first look at Kiefer Sutherland and Boyd Holbrook as they portray the lead roles of Detective Clay Bryce and Mike Ferro, respectively. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Sophi...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Los Angeles, Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, TV News, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Harrison Ford, Kiefer Sutherland, Mike, Allison, Corey Hawkins, Andrew Davis, Meg Whitman, Sophie Turner


Quibi’s Flipped Trailer Starring Will Forte & Kaitlin Olson

Quibi’s Flipped trailer starring Will Forte & Kaitlin Olson Quibi has released the official trailer for Funny or Die’s upcoming comedy series titled Flipped, starring SNL alum Will Forte and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Kaitlin Olson as home renovation experts who suddenly get involved with a drug cartel. The series is set to debut this coming April. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Liam Hemsworth’s Action Series for Quibi Gets a Title in First Key Art Flipped foll...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Ocean, TV News, Kaitlin Olson, Philadelphia, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Liam Hemsworth, Eva Longoria, Andy Garcia, Will Forte, Meg Whitman, Damon Jones, ComingSoon, Steve Mallory


All of the Super Bowl commercials, reviewed

First Quarter Quibi, “Bank Heist” BBH LA Score: A bank heist goes awry when the getaway driver is too distracted watching a Quibi video while he’s waiting for his accomplices. “I’ll be there in a Quibi,” he says, delighted by the “quick bite” content he’s watching on his phone. The video platform, from Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman, doesn’t launch until April, when it plans to offer original content that can be consumed in 10 minutes or less on mobile, like when you’re on line a...
Tags: Amazon, Boston, Advertising, Disney, Walmart, Netflix, Porsche, Evans, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Hyundai, Coca Cola, Chris Evans, Red Sox, John Krasinski, Katie Couric, Taraji P Henson


Quibi Takes to Super Bowl in Bid to Gain Awareness for Launch

Quibi is betting that a very traditional form of short video will boost its efforts to get consumers interested in a non-traditional version it hopes to sell. The mobile-entertainment hub, which is slated to launch April 6, will run a 30-second ad in the Super Bowl touting the benefits of its new subscription service, which […]
Tags: News, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Fox Broadcasting, Meg Whitman, Super Bowl Commercials, Quibi, Super Bowl 2020


Quibi Won’t Compete Directly With Netflix, Hulu or Disney Plus, CEO Meg Whitman Says

Quibi CEO Meg Whitman, who is 67 days away from the launch of the company’s ambitious new streaming service, claimed that the company doesn’t really see the likes of Netflix, Hulu or Disney Plus as rivals. Whitman, speaking Thursday at the 2020 Upfront Summit in L.A., said that only 10% of viewing on those subscription […]
Tags: News, Disney, Whitman, Netflix Hulu, Meg Whitman, Quibi, Disney Plus, Meg Whitman Says


You Still Haven't Heard of Quibi, But Don't Worry, Its CEO Apologized for Calling Journalists Pedos

The new streaming service Quibi is facing an uphill battle. Most people don’t know what it is or why it exists. That’s partly because it hasn’t even launched yet, but CEO Meg Whitman recently put it on the map in a less than tasteful fashion when audio leaked of her comparing journalists to pedophiles. She has now…Read more...
Tags: Science, Streaming, Don, Meg Whitman, Streaming Wars, Quibi


Jeffrey Katzenberg, Meg Whitman Explain How Quibi Differs From Other Streamers

Jeffrey Katzenberg has heard the chatter about streaming wars, but the media mogul thinks that when the dust settles, the fight to attract audiences won’t end with just a few victors. “Everybody suddenly wants to declare winners and losers and the fact is there’s only winners and winners right now,” he said during an interview […]
Tags: News, Kaitlin Olson, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Meg Whitman, Veena Sud, Jeffrey Katzenberg Meg Whitman, Quibi


Quibi CEO Meg Whitman Apologizes for Comparing Journalists to Sexual Predators

Quibi CEO Meg Whitman apologized for comparing journalists to sexual predators, saying her remarks did not convey her true feelings about the press. “I used an analogy that was inappropriate and just plain wrong,” Whitman said in an interview at Variety‘s studio at the Sundance Film Festival. “None of us are ever perfect. I didn’t […]
Tags: News, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Variety, Whitman, Meg Whitman, Quibi


Liam Hemsworth’s Action Series for Quibi Gets a Title in First Key Art

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Liam Hemsworth’s action series for Quibi gets a title in first key art Quibi has revealed the official title for Liam Hemsworth and Christoph Waltz’s forthcoming action thriller series which will now be called as Most Dangerous Game. This project will be Hemsworth’s first major TV role in an American series after more than 10 years since starring in Australian TV shows such as Neighbors and The Elephant Princess. The title announcement also came with the release of the ser...
Tags: TV, Movies, Australia, TV News, Streaming, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Christoph Waltz, Liam Hemsworth, Ridley Scott, Don Cheadle, Hemsworth, Meg Whitman, Christoph, CBS Television Studios, Billy Burke, Phil Abraham


Founders outside Silicon Valley have the chance to compete for a slice of $300 million in funding from AOL's cofounder. Here's everything to know about the venture, and which states are eligible.

AOL cofounder Steve Case's venture capital firm, Revolution, has been running "Rise of the Rest" bus tours since 2014. In 2017, it raised a complementary $150 million Rise of the Rest seed fund, and last fall raised another of the same value.  The next Rise of the Rest bus tour is setting off on April 20 and will visit Wichita, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Northwest Arkansas, and St. Louis. This article is part of Business Insider's Better Capitalism series, which tracks the ways companies and indivi...
Tags: Amazon, Washington, Boston, US, America, Trends, Missouri, Arkansas, Aol, Kansas, Silicon Valley, Cargill, Jeff Bezos, St Louis, Hall, Steve Case


AOL's cofounder is touring the country to fund startups outside Silicon Valley. Here are the next states he's visiting, and how entrepreneurs can vie for a chunk of $300 million.

AOL cofounder Steve Case's venture capital firm, Revolution, has been running "Rise of the Rest" bus tours since 2014. In 2017, it raised a complementary $150 million Rise of the Rest seed fund, and last fall raised another of the same value.  The next Rise of the Rest bus tour is setting off on April 20 and will visit Wichita, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Northwest Arkansas, and St. Louis. This article is part of Business Insider's Better Capitalism series, which tracks the ways companies and indivi...
Tags: Amazon, Washington, Boston, US, America, Trends, Missouri, Arkansas, Aol, Kansas, Silicon Valley, Cargill, Jeff Bezos, St Louis, Hall, Steve Case


Quibi execs Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman explain their big vision

Last week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Quibi executives — including CEO Meg Whitman and founder/chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg — took the stage in a keynote laying out their vision for the mobile video service. Katzenberg is a longtime Hollywood executive who led Walt Disney Studios during its animation renaissance in the late ’80s and early ’90s before co-founding Dreamworks Animation. Whitman worked at both Disney and Dreamworks, but she’s best known as the former CEO of eBay...
Tags: TC, Mobile, Apps, Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, Ebay, Disney, Tech, Dreamworks, Silicon Valley, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Consumer Electronics Show, Walt Disney Studios, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Whitman


Quibi Bets Big on Mobile Movies

Quibi is a startup entertainment company that has raised $1.4 billion in venture funding to build a new content streaming service designed exclusively for mobile devices.  Founded by Hollywood titan Jeffrey Katzenberg and led by CEO Meg Whitman, a Silicon Valley titan, the company has additional star power because of who they've signed up to provide content.  According to TechCrunch: "Quibi has attracted big-name talent to help kick off its first year, including Academy Award winners Steven...
Tags: Mobile, Hollywood, Sales, Trends, Web/Tech, Silicon Valley, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Kevin Hart, Fortune, Marketwatch, Guillermo, Catherine Hardwicke, Meg Whitman, Quibi, Steven Spielberg Peter Farrelly, Antoine Fuqua Lena Waithe Sam Raimi


Everything to know about Quibi, the buzzy video startup that has raised $1.4 billion — from its marketing strategy to its revenue breakdown

Quibi, a buzzy mobile-video startup that raised $1.4 billion ahead of launch, offered on Wednesday a first look at its forthcoming subscription service. Ahead of the event, Quibi execs spoke with Business Insider about how the company secured $150 million in ad revenue pre-launch, its millennial-focused marketing strategy, and how it will measure success. Quibi launches on April 6. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Quibi, a buzzy mobile-video startup from veteran Hollywood p...
Tags: Hollywood, Trends, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Ken Burns, Steven Spielberg, Business Insider, Pepsi, Procter Gamble, Conrad, Whitman, Netflix Disney, Meg Whitman, Tom Conrad, Katzenberg, Quibi, Rob Post


From Priscilla Chan to Melinda Gates, these are the spouses of some of the most powerful people in tech

Most of tech's most powerful CEOs are married.  Not everyone is coupled up — Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have girlfriends, while Jack Dorsey and Tim Cook appear to be single.  But for those who are married, many of them have been with their spouses for years or even decades.  Here's a look at the lives of the spouses of tech's biggest CEOs.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It takes a special type of person to become the partner of a high-powered tech executive: From long week...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hong Kong, Elon Musk, New York, Instagram, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella, New York City, Disney