News of Note—Awesomeness, beIn Sports and Facebook

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(stevepb/Pixabay) Facebook plans to finally unveil its Portal video chat device.

Here are the stories we’re following today:

> AwesomenessTV has new leadership as it settles into its new home at Viacom Inc. Los Angeles Business Journal article

> BeIN SPORTS today announced a long-term content distribution renewal agreement with Dish and Sling TV. Release

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> Facebook plans to finally unveil its Portal video chat device for the home next week. Cheddar report

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