Quibi Stories January 8, 2021

Roku confirms it is buying Quibi content for use on Roku Channel [U]

Short-form video service Quibi may be no more, but some Quibi content will live on. Roku has now confirmed an earlier report that it has agreed to buy the content library …

Quibi Stories October 21, 2020

According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, the short-form video streaming service Quibi will shut down after less than a year. The report says that Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg has spent the day calling investors to inform them of the shutdown.

Notably, the shutdown comes just 24 hours after Quibi debuted its Apple TV application…

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Quibi Stories October 20, 2020

The Quibi streaming platform was introduced this year with content primarily focused on mobile devices, but the company has been changing its direction after not achieving the expected results. Now, Quibi is available for Apple TV users with a new official tvOS app.

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Quibi Stories October 9, 2020

Quibi was introduced earlier this year as a streaming platform with content targeted to be watched on mobile devices. While the platform slowly grows, a new report from The Information revealed that Quibi CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg is now looking for someone to buy his company, and he even tried to sell it to Apple.

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Quibi Stories July 23, 2020

The new subscription-based streaming platform Quibi has been available for a while now, with the promise of delivering exclusive content primarily thought for mobile devices. Quibi is announcing today another new feature for its subscribers — the ability to take screenshots inside the app, but this option doesn’t work as easily as you think.

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Quibi Stories July 9, 2020

Quibi paid subscriber estimate ‘wrong by an order of magnitude’ says company

The estimated number of Quibi paid subscribers is being disputed by the streaming video service, which says it is doing massively better than a leading analytics firm suggests …

Quibi Stories May 26, 2020

Quibi for iPhone updated with AirPlay integration for big-screen viewing

After a rocky start with its mobile-only approach, Quibi for iOS has been updated today with AirPlay integration. This update was first promised back in March, and it’s now available via the App Store.

Quibi Stories May 12, 2020

Quibi does U-turn, iPhone owners will soon be able to watch Quibi on TV

Short-form video app Quibi has done a U-turn on its smartphone-only viewing policy, and now says iPhone owners will be able to watch Quibi on TV. The update is due later this week.

The company also says that the coronavirus is responsible for disappointing downloads of the app after a heavily-promoted high-profile launch …

Quibi Stories April 7, 2020

Heavy App Store promotion led Quibi to 300K launch day downloads, early data suggests

Yesterday marked the official launch of the latest streaming service, Quibi. The short-form video app was heavily promoted in the App Store by Apple, and new data from Sensor Tower indicates it was downloaded around 300,000 times during its first day of availability.

Quibi Stories April 6, 2020

Prior to the coronavirus outbreak, Quibi’s pitch would have been simple: short-form videos from big names to watch on your phone during your commute. Every show is no more than ten minutes in length, and the format is specifically designed to be viewed on a smartphone.

At a time when most people no longer have a commute, however, the company is going for a more generic message

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