News of Note—Verizon’s throttling, Sliver.tv’s funding and more

news of note

Here are the other stories we're following:

> Telestream announced a new file-based autotranscription service for subtitling and captioning workflows. Release

> Sliver.tv said it raised $9.8 million in a series A round of equity funding for its plan to offer 360-degree virtual reality broadcasting services. Release

> The Streaming Video Alliance announced a new Membership Grant Program the group said would provide financial sponsorships to join for select individuals and companies. Release

> Showtime is working to block illegal livestreams of the upcoming Floyd Mayweather/Conor McGregor fight. Independent article

> NASA livestreamed this week’s solar eclipse. NASA page

> Verizon is now throttling streaming video on its wireless network. FierceWireless article

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