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Catch clips of breaking news, original reporting and documentaries from CBS, CNET and more

If you love keeping up with all the latest stories from around the world, we have an exciting update for you! Flipps is thrilled to announce that we teamed up with CBS Interactive, the largest premium content network online, to bring you three new channels and feed your appetite for news and entertainment. Short-form content and clips from ‘CBS News’, ‘CNET’, and CBS’s ‘Smithsonian’ are now one tap away and ready to stream on your phone or big-screen-TV.

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‘CBS News’ is dedicated to providing the best in journalism under standards it pioneered at the dawn of radio and television and continues to set in today’s digital age. Users can watch clips from critically acclaimed programs providing original reporting, interviews, investigations, analysis and breaking news. (Find in NEWS)

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‘CNET’ tracks all the latest consumer technology breakthroughs and shows you what’s new, what matters, and how technology can enrich your life. Flipps techies can now enjoy clips of unbiased product reviews, latest tech news, and helpful tech tips. (Find in SCIENCE AND TECH)

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The programs of CBS’s ‘Smithsonian’ are largely inspired by the assets of the world’s largest museum complex. The channel features clips of award-winning original documentaries, series, and groundbreaking programs highlighting America’s historical, cultural and scientific heritage. (Find in ADVENTURE)

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Go Beyond Ordinary Entertainment with FUSION

Beat the summer heat with cool new shows on Flipps. We’ve teamed up with FUSION, the youth-focused multi-platform media company, to bring you amazing new content infused with humor, diverse voices and viewpoints.

FUSION helps young people cut through the rhetoric, divisiveness, and conversation to the issues that truly impact the day-to-day lives of this generation. It informs, empowers, and inspires audiences via a unique mix of programming that includes original reporting, investigative journalism, coverage of pop culture, satire and comedy programming, as well as original series and documentaries. FUSION was launched as a joint venture between Univision Communications Inc. and the Disney/ABC Television Network.

What does this mean for you? FUSION’s original programming like ‘AMERICA with Jorge Ramos,’ ‘The Chris Gethard Show,’ ‘Come Here And Say That,’ and ‘Drug Wars’ is now just a tap away from your TV screen and completely on demand.

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Sneak peek:

Jorge Ramos, one of the most influential journalists of the day, goes wherever the story is to bring you a bold and uncompromising look at the issues that matter most to you. Chris Gethard, veteran improviser and comedian, moves his successful talk show from the dungeons of public access to the world of deep cable. Spend your nights with Alicia
Menendez and ‘Come Here And Say That’ as she offers her smart and spirited take on current events, pop culture and weird stuff she found on the Internet or get riveting first-hand look at the adrenaline-charged world of the men and women fighting to keep drugs out of the United States with ‘Drug Wars’.

Check out the full Flipps channel lineup from FUSION:

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AMERICA with Jorge Ramos
Come Here and Say That
The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz
Drug Wars
Fusion Digital
Like, Share, Die!
Miami Porn: Sex Work in The Sunshine State
News Special
Nightline on Fusion
Sacrificed
Talking Minecraft
The Chris Gethard Show
The Illipsis
TIMCAST

Let the binge watching begin! Download the app from iTunes and Google Play and stay informed and entertained with FUSION.

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Flipps teams up with IMG to stream international sports programming

Time for a special news break! We’re delighted to announce a new partnership between Flipps and IMG – the world’s premier and most diversified sports, entertainment and media company. The partnership brings the most cutting-edge and informative stories from the world of international sports to the Flipps platform and to all Flipps-supported devices.

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The deal adds three channels to the Flipps lineup: Trans World Sport, Golfing World and inCycle. Trans World Sport is the world’s longest running weekly international television sports program. With a unique blend of mainstream and unusual sports, it offers something for everyone – from features on rising stars and legends such as Usain Bolt and Serena Williams, to more unusual activities like Bow and Arrow Darts from Papua New Guinea and Snowball Fighting from Japan.

The Golfing World channel features a daily mix of the latest golf news, tournament updates and world rankings. In addition, you can catch behind-the-scenes footage from the professional tours, interviews with star players, documentaries, resort reviews and the “shot of the week.”

It’s a great time to be a cycling fan. Catch the latest tour news, exclusive rider interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, instructional videos and more. It doesn’t matter if you just got into cycling and want to work on your skills, or you’re used to a life on a pedal – the inCycle channel has something for everyone.

Get the thrill of your favorite sports without leaving your couch with IMG and Flipps.

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Business and financial news at your fingertips with Bloomberg

Wanna cut the cord but still keep up with business news? We have great news for budding entrepreneurs and finance enthusiasts. Bloomberg Television, the only worldwide 24-hour business and financial news network, is now available on Flipps!

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Get the latest in breaking news covering technology, startups, acquisitions, exclusive interviews and more. Find the Bloomberg channel on Flipps’ ‘News’ section and stream on-demand video stories from around the world.
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Exclusive celebrity interviews from Sway’s Universe – now on your TV

We’re proud to deliver video interviews and celebrity exclusives from acclaimed radio host, record producer, and TV personality, Sway Calloway on Flipps. You may know him from years of memorable interviews at MTV or this controversial interview with Kanye West that went viral. Either way, the hottest video exclusives with the legendary radio host are now instantly available on the big-screen TV.

The new Sway’s Universe channel on Flipps is featured in the Entertainment category. Sway fans can now stream “Sway In The Morning” and other video content on the big-screen TV without any extra hardware or setup. It’s stunningly easy to browse exclusive interviews, new music, celebrity features, and album previews featuring Sway and guests right on your phone. Pick a video and stream it to your connected TV instantly. The app acts as a touchscreen TV remote control, eliminating the need for cables, boxes, remotes and providing a streamlined big-screen TV experience.

Calloway is widely known for the historic “Wake Up Show” with partner King Tech which airs weekly on SiriusXM Shade 45. He is a staple at MTV where he has interviewed notable individuals like President Barak Obama, Bono, Eminem, Macklemore, Beyonce and created memorable programming like the “All Eyez” series and hosted timeless shows such as the MTV VMAs pre-show, “My Block,” “Rap Fix,” and most recently MTV2’s “Off the Bat.”

“Partnering with Flipps gives us the opportunity to expand our audience by utilizing their unique technology. Reaching this new audience rounds out the Sway’s Universe portfolio of media offerings,” said Reggie Hudson, Director of Brand Partnerships at Sway’s Universe.

Get the scoop on the latest celeb and music news and stream it all on TV with just your iOS or Android device.

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Style, music, sports and more come together with Complex on Flipps

It’s time to make culture pop! We’re pleased to welcome Complex to the Flipps growing entertainment and lifestyle lineup.

Complex is the premier multi-media platform for the most influential young male consumers. This audience is driven by style, music, sneakers, sports, games, gear and girls. Complex reaches these ahead-of-trend influencers through its uniquely credible, authentic viewpoint and is further amplified by its unparalleled social influence.

Flipps viewers will now be able to access the most definitive unique content from Complex and deep dive into their interests spanning from fashion, music, art, design, and technology to niche culture like streetwear, sneakers and hip-hop. The Complex Media channel consists of ‘News,’ Music News,’ and ‘Pop Culture’ categories for a variety of engaging entertainment news. The bite-sized reports are a perfect match for the Flipps trend-setting male audience that values quality entertainment, innovative content, and editorial integrity.

Get multicultural insights from one of the leading men’s magazines in the world. Download Flipps and stream the hottest videos from Complex to your TV.

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Trending stories from Buzz60 – now on your TV

The Flipps channel lineup continues to grow with today’s exciting update: Zazoom joins Flipps!

With its primary video brands Buzz60 and Parenticity, Zazoom is a producer and multi-platform distributor of compelling, edgy and viral, short-form video content. Watched over 25 million times each month across its constantly growing network, Zazoom reports on today’s top stories with attitude.

Flipps viewers can now enjoy Zazoom’s Buzz60 shows on TV – the web’s premiere brand of topical short-form video ranging from entertainment to news, tech, sports, lifestyle, travel, funny or bizarre trending stories. Through its short, sassy, and smart segments, Buzz60 always provides a unique angle and perspective the top stories of every day. The Buzz60 staff is made up of seasoned journalists, web-smart video producers and social experts. With Flipps you can stream short, offbeat news clips from Buzz60 Animals, Buzz60 Entertainment, Buzz60 Espanol, Buzz60 Lifestyle, Buzz60 News, Buzz60 Science/Tech.

For all soon-to-be and new parents, the Parenticity channel provides a week-by-week guide to the joy and challenges of a pregnancy. Useful information is served in a warm, reassuring, and entertaining style.

Get a fresh perspective on today’s top stories. Download the Flipps app and stream trending stories from Buzz60 on TV!

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