El Rey brings aboard Machinima veteran Tibbetts to lead network; PROHBTD boosts cannabis-themed content offerings

More online video news from across the web:

> Machinima veteran Daniel Tibbetts has been named as El Rey Network's president and general manager. Release

> Cannabis-lifestyle oriented studio PROHBTD announced a slate of three new original series, with five more in development, which will stream via its website and its apps. Release

> Xumo, an OTT and VOD content provider, says its streaming app is now in 60 percent of smart TVs shipped in the U.S. Release

> Amazon has added a new series by the creator of Downton Abbey, titled Julian Fellowes Presents Doctor Thorne, to its originals lineup. It's slated to debut May 20. Release

> Is it time to rethink Moore's Law? With chip scientists nearly at the point where they're manipulating material as small as an atom, some manufacturers are recommending a tech forecasting system instead. New York Times article (tiered sub.)

And finally … Video gamers are being recruited to join the fight against tuberculosis. WSJ article

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