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Short Form Video Service Quibi Shutting Down

Wednesday October 21, 2020 1:13 pm PDT by
Short form video streaming service Quibi is shutting down, according to reports from The Wall Street Journal and The Information. Employees and investors were notified about the impending shutdown over phone calls that went out this afternoon. Quibi, which launched in April, is similar to Netflix or Hulu but it provides video content in shorter 5 to 10 minute snippets for $4.99+ per month....

Short Form Video Service Quibi Now Available on Apple TV

Tuesday October 20, 2020 10:39 pm PDT by
Short form video streaming service Quibi today introduced an Apple TV app, allowing Quibi content to be watched on the ‌Apple TV‌ for the first time. Quibi launched earlier this year in April with a smartphone-focused platform that had content meant to be viewed in a mobile-only format, but that has not proven particularly popular. Quibi is struggling, and is aiming to get more viewers by...

Apple Has No Interest in Purchasing Failing Short-Form Video Streaming Service Quibi

Friday October 9, 2020 12:29 pm PDT by
Apple is not interested in purchasing short-form streaming video service Quibi, according to a new report from The Information detailing Jeffrey Katzenberg's efforts to sell Quibi. Katzenberg apparently approached several tech executives, including Apple's software and services chief Eddy Cue, but no one has been interested in buying the Quibi service. For those unfamiliar with Quibi,...

Quibi for iPhone Gains Chromecast Support

Wednesday June 10, 2020 1:28 am PDT by
Quibi has added support for Chromecast, allowing iPhone users to stream content from the short-form video streaming service to Chromecast devices and Android smart TVs. Quibi is described as a "mobile-first" video platform offering "movie quality" original shows. Programming on Quibi is framed to fit the landscape and portrait modes of phone screens, and come in episodes of 10 minutes or...

Quibi for iPhone Gains AirPlay Support for Streaming to the Big Screen

Wednesday May 27, 2020 1:41 am PDT by
Quibi has added AirPlay support, allowing iPhone users to stream content from the short-form mobile video service to Apple TV and AirPlay-compatible smart TVs. Quibi features "movie quality" original shows that are framed to fit phone screens and come in episodes of 10 minutes or less to cater for on-the-go lifestyles. The service first announced it would offer support for streaming...