Disney/ABC hires two executives to lead analytics and strategy; HP to lay off up to 30K workers

More online video news from across the Web:

> Disney/ABC Television Group brought aboard two new executives for two newly created positions: former Walmart executive Cindy David as EVP of consumer experience -- they'll be leveraging her background in customer data analytics -- and John Frelinghuysen, formerly of AOL, as VP of digital media, strategy and business development. LA Times article

> HP will cut another 25,000 to 30,000 jobs as it restructures itself from a manufacturer of PCs and big boxes to a cloud-services provider and splits into two organizations. WSJ article (sub. req.)

> YouTube Space LA, an incubator for YouTube creators, is teaming with The Walking Dead comic creator Robert Kirkman and Skybound Entertainment on a Halloween-themed set and program to spur new videos from its participants. Tubefilter article

> Is Netflix's first cinematic feature, Beasts of No Nation Oscar-worthy? Reviews are rolling in for the movie, which will be released globally Oct. 16. HuffPost review

> Jessica Biel has teamed with activist Sandra Pelletier and WomanCare Global to launch an online video series on sex education. Glamour article

> Former KIT Digital executives Kaleil Isaza-Tuzman and Robin Smyth have been charged with accounting fraud by the SEC, which says they misled investors and regulators about the financial health of the now-bankrupt online video company. Accounting Today article

> Cox topped the Netflix streaming speed index for August with an average streaming speed of 3.67 Mbps, followed by Verizon and Cablevision Optimum. Netflix blog post

> Accenture will acquire Cloud Sherpas, a cloud computing consulting company, for an undisclosed amount. WSJ article (sub. req.)

And finally … Netflix has obtained global rights to the upcoming anime series, AJIN: Demi-Human, which will premiere on the service worldwide in 2016. Press release

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