WWE stock slumps on pay-per-view report; Samsung reportedly acquires Shelby.tv

Online video news from across the Web:

> WWE's stock slumped 41 percent Friday after it said its online network would take until 2015--a whole darn year--to make up lost revenue from pay-per-view and SVOD. Article

> Video discovery startup Shelby.tv has been reportedly acquired by Samsung for an undisclosed amount and will shut down its mobile apps. Article

> Ebay account holders, go change your passwords: The e-commerce site said a cyberattack compromised one of its databases. Article

> Programmers urged advertisers to consider a range of content platforms, beyond traditional television, at this year's upfront presentations. Article

> FCC's Tom Wheeler said the commission will look into Netflix's complaints about Internet content delivery. Article

And finally… Scientists are exploring the psychological motivations that cause an online video to go viral, research that could have big implications for advertising and media. Article

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