Tuesday, January 15, 2019

NBCUniversal Launches a Streaming Service
Press Release

NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast Corporation, announced that it’s rolling out a new streaming service that will showcase its television programs and Universal movies.

According to CNBC, an ad-supported service will be available at no cost to pay-TV subscribers; Non-subscribers will have to pay a monthly charge of $12.

The new streaming service is expected to launch in early 2020.

Choice Hotels Teams up with Amazon AWS
Press Release

The hospitality company announced that it’s moving its infrastructure to the AWS cloud.

According to an Amazon press release, the move is set to help Choice Hotels migrate off of its “legacy systems to help improve performance, scalability, and reliability.”

Choice Hotels has over “6,900 hotels, representing more than 560,000 rooms in over 40 countries.”

Paypal Appoints a New Chief Marketing Officer
Press Release

The financial services company announced that Allison Johnson will be joining the company as executive vice president and chief marketing officer.

Johnson will focus on global strategic marketing for Paypal and its brands. Prior to Paypal, she served on several senior executive positions at Apple and HP.

Johnson will report to Dan Schulman, President, and CEO of PayPal which was effective on January 14th.