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Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Is Looking for the Ultimate DJ, and Advertisers

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer says she's a fan of electronic dance music. She once spent a summer in Zurich where dance DJs rule and the world-famous Street Parade techno festival takes place. So, when Simon Cowell came to her at last year's Cannes Lions festival with an idea for the Ultimate DJ competition, Mayer was game.

BitTorrent Goes Legit With Its First Original Web Series

Peer-to-peer file sharing platform BitTorrent wants to change what the public thinks it does. Instead of being associated with all the illegal TV shows, movies and illicit content it can store, the tech company wants to be seen as a provider of premium legal content.

AOL Doubles Down on Web Shows With James Franco, Steve Buscemi

AOL says it racked up 150 million views on its original video content and more than 75 million unique viewers last year, but isn't standing pat. The company will announce 16 unscripted Web-only programs that brim with Hollywood talent at its NewFronts presentation on Tuesday evening.

Glam Media Rebrands as Mode Media and Takes On Netflix

Glam Media changed its name to Mode Media at its NewFronts event today in New York.

Univision Debuts Its First English-Language Video Network for Millennials

Univision is launching an English-language video channel today called TheFlama.com with an eye on Hispanics between ages 15 and 30.