'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' gets VOD release date; Hitbox leverages Level 3 for streamed gaming

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens may be available for download or streaming as early as March. Decider article

Popcornflix, an AVOD (ad-supported video on demand) provider, launched an app on Apple TV. Release

Vevo is working on a paid music subscription service. Re/code article

Online gaming provider Hitbox is using Level 3 Communication's content delivery services to improve the live-streamed experience for its gamers. Sys-Con Media article

In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo saw its shares jump after American Airlines dropped a lawsuit it had filed to get out of its existing contract with Gogo. WSJ article

Taiwan-based router maker Asustek has settled charges made by the FTC over inadequate security in its routers. WSJ article

And finally… President Underwood, Kevin Spacey's fictional character in Netflix's House of Cards, now has a real-life portrait in Washington, D.C.'s National Portrait Gallery. Release

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