The overall deal is worth more than $200M to Nickelodeon, The New York Times says.
That includes a spin-off of key hit SpongeBob SquarePants — a music-based project centered on character Squidward.
The deal’s got interesting timing coming a day after the launch of Disney Plus (NYSE:DIS), the Mouse House’s shot across Netflix’s bow on child-friendly programming. Disney said today its service already has 10M subscribers.
And HBO Max (NYSE:T) has a deal with Sesame Street where it will house most of the show’s five-decade library.
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Amazon launches AWS Data Exchange
Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Web Services announces Data Exchange, which helps customers find, subscribe to, and use trusted third-party data in the cloud.
Qualified data providers include the likes of Reuters, Change Healthcare, and Foursquare.
AWS customers can subscribe to the data in AWS Marketplace starting today.
The card previously required individuals to apply for their own cards, which led to social media complaints of gender bias when spouses that filed taxes together received widely different credit limits.
IBM’s Red Hat acquisition approved in Brazil
IBM’s (IBM -1%) acquisition of Red Hat receives unconditional approval in Brazil.
The antitrust regulator says the combined company would only have a 20% market share in two of the seven sectors reviewed, which isn’t enough to hurt competition.