How to Watch the MLB World Series Online for Free

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The MLB World Series is well underway and while most baseball fans are already glued to their seats in anticipation for tonight’s game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox, many don’t have the funds for a game ticket or a cabl…

Tastemade Raises $35 Million From Goldman Sachs and Amazon

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Tastemade, the digital media company known for its foodie-centric video content, has closed a $35 million Series E round of funding led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity (GS Growth). The round also includes new investors Amazon and Cool Japan Fund, which …

YouTube TV Service Restored After Going Down During England-Croatia World Cup Game

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UPDATE with service restored. Even YouTube admits the timing was horrible that its YouTube TV service crashed as England and Croatia clash in the 2018 FIFA World Cup semifinals.
Just when fans were starting to show red cards and roll around on the turf in agony, the service came back on line, with apologies for the interruption. Here is the company’s latest tweet:

And we’re back! Enjoy the rest of

Cheddar TV Inks Distribution Deal With Hulu

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Cheddar TV, the self-described “post-cable” network with an emphasis on business and tech news, is set to hit Hulu later this month, the company announced on Thursday.

The new distribution deal will bring Cheddar’s live linear network, along with morning and afternoon news briefs, to Hulu with live TV customers — which runs $40 a month.

“Both Hulu and Cheddar are reinventing TV. We are thrilled to partner with Hulu and to bring our news to its 17 million subscribers. It’s amazing that anyone planning to watch season 2 of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ catching up on ‘Atlanta,’ watching some ‘Rick and Morty,’ or enjoying the NBA playoffs can tune to Cheddar for tech and business news, live or on demand, and on any Hulu-supported devices,” said Cheddar CEO Jon Steinberg in a statement.

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The moves come a day after Cheddar inked a deal to bring its business and general news channels to YouTube TV, as the video giant looks to beef up its live content offerings. It also comes a month after Cheddar raised $22 million to expand its international reach and launch its Snapchat channel. The network is valued at $160 million.

Founded by Steinberg, the former Buzzfeed president and COO , in 2016, Cheddar has built its following through live streaming on social media — particularly Facebook and Twitter. Cheddar’s investors include Raine Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Liberty Global, Comcast Ventures, AT&T, Amazon, Antenna Group, Ribbit Capital, The New York Stock Exchange, Altice USA, 7 Global Capital, Goldman Sachs,and Denstu Ventures.

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YouTube TV Adds Cheddar’s Finance, General News Channels to Lineup

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Google’s YouTube TV streams more than 50 traditional broadcast and cable television channels to subscribers — and now, it’s adding the first digital-native networks to the mix. YouTube TV has added two channels from Cheddar: the startup’s flagship financial-news network and Cheddar Big News, its brand-new general news network. Last month, YouTube TV raised the price […]