Netflix renews 'Chef's Table' for 3 more seasons; Russia drafts new rules for online video providers

More online video news from across the Web:

> Meerkat is pivoting away from live streaming entirely, ending its role as the spearhead in the development of mobile, social media-friendly live streaming. Business Insider article

> Netflix announced three more seasons of Chef's Table, an original series that highlights chefs from around the world. Release

> Unlimited data isn't at the top of Verizon's priority list, but monetizing its new go90 service with ads and sponsored videos certainly is. FierceWireless article

> Russia's Media Communications Union has completed its draft of new rules for the online video market that would mandate 80 percent of the content be Russian-language, setting a challenge to foreign OTT providers like Netflix. Broadband TV News article

> Netflix is reportedly in talks with the BBC to license its revamped Top Gear series, possibly to steal some of Amazon's thunder after it signed the original Top Gear hosts to lead a new car show on its SVOD service. Value Walk article

> Women-focused sports site espnW opened its first international website in Brazil. ESPN announcement

> Verizon has partnered with Hearst to create two millennial-focused online video properties: and Do kids still say "seriously" these days? Streaming Media article

And finally… The Wall Street Journal offered tips to Mac users to secure their devices from security threats such as last weekend's Transmission app ransomware issue. WSJ Digits article

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