Falcon launch, landing video released; Sinemia announces new subscription; Epix to join Apple, Amazon, Roku
Beverly Hills-based film studio MGM Holdings Inc. is bringing its movie streaming service Epix to Amazon.com Inc.’s Fire TV and Roku televisions. MGM acquired Epix in 2017 for $1 billion and re-launched the service in February. The Verge reports Apple Inc. will integrate Epix into its Apple TV channels, slated to launch in May. MGM paid $1 billion to acquire Epix in 2017.
A recently updated page of Hawthorne-based SpaceX’s website shows video of its Falcon 9 rocket launching and landing, ArsTechnica reports. The video offers close-ups of the rocket landing legs deploying, and its engines re-lighting themselves in preparation for landing.
TechCrunch reports MoviePass Inc. rival and movie ticket subscription platform Sinemia Inc. has inactivated or canceled several user accounts. The Fairfax-based firm said in a statement it was removing a “small number” of user accounts to combat fraud and would refund anyone mistakenly affected. Sinemia also announced a new subscription, a $15 monthly rate that allows the user to see one movie per day.
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