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Japan’s Moi Corporation Raises $5M For Mobile Live Streaming App TwitCasting | TechCrunch

Moi Corporation, which is the company behind Japanese mobile live stream app TwitCasting, just raised $5 million to extend its reach outside of its home market and to grow around the world. The company raised that funding from Indonesia’s Sinar Mas Group leading and Japanese seed investor East Ventures also participating. […] [L]ive-streaming technology that allows for quick and easy broadcasting, regardless of network connectivity. The stream adjusts for changes in network quality[.] […] The app also now also allows up to four users to broadcast on mobile or online together. And, of course, it allows users to share their broadcasts on social networks like Twitter and Facebook. – Ryan Lawler, TechCrunch http://ift.tt/1mzSkRa

Netflix Will Shut Down Public API Support For All Third-Party Developers On November 14 | TechCrunch

Launched six years ago, the API originally provided third-party developers a way to access and point to content that users could get from Netflix in its streaming and DVD catalogs. That helped the company grow, as subscribers could use third-party apps to check the availability of titles, reserve DVDs, and even link directly to streaming content on the web. At the same time, it gave developers a way to build new experiences around Netflix content that they weren’t licensing themselves. – Ryan Lawler, TechCrunch http://ift.tt/1ltLz2x