Relativity Media files for bankruptcy; Sinclair Broadcasting implements Avid MediaCentral platform

More online video news from across the Web:

> FuboTV, which live-streams soccer matches to subscriber fans, scored $4 million in Series A funding. Multichannel News article

> Netflix implemented "unlimited" maternity and paternity leave for its employees. Netflix corporate blog post

> Relativity Media, billed as a "next-generation" film and TV company by founder Ryan Kavanaugh, filed for bankruptcy on July 30, with its assets put up for sale. Variety article

> ATEME partnered with Twentieth Century Fox to enhance its TITAN Software Transcoder platform in order to deliver the studio's first UHD with High Dynamic Range movies to home viewers. Release

> Thomson Video Networks upgraded its ViBE CP6000 codec to support DSNG, satellite, Internet and UHD deployments. Release

> Make.TV is offering the ACQUIRE plugin for Avid's MediaCentral platform, which adds the capability for live streams from mobile devices to a cloud-based video production/distribution environment. Release

> In related news, Sinclair Broadcast Group is implementing the Avid MediaCentral Platform, which provides end-to-end workflows, aiming to unify its 62 news stations. TVTechnology article

> By 2016, the majority of online video, 52 percent, will be watched on mobile devices, ZenithOptimedia has found. ClickzUK article

> UK retirees over age 65 are just as likely as millennials to share videos online. Why? post

> A look inside Jukin Media, the company popularizing -- and monetizing -- viral videos online. Wired article

And finally… Will Community see a seventh season via online video provider Yahoo Screen? No one knows, yet -- but the principal actors' contracts are up, and star Joel McHale believes Yahoo doesn't have enough money to pay for the show. USA Today article

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