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Timbaland, Swizz Beatz Settle With Triller in $28M Suit Over ‘Verzuz’ Deal

Timbaland and Swizz Beatz have settled their lawsuit against Triller over the sale of Verzuz. The settlement will increase the ownership stake in parent company Triller Network given to the producers as part of the original deal, according to the two sides in an announcement of the agreement. Further terms weren’t disclosed. Timbaland and Swizz […]

‘Verzuz’ Battle On: Timbaland, Swizz Beatz Sue Triller for $28M

A new Verzuz battle is brewing. Timbaland and Swizz Beatz on Tuesday evening sued Triller for breach of contract, alleging they’re owed more than $28 million from the aspiring TikTok rival. Timbaland and Swizz Beatz launched the series on Instagram just after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S. in March 2020. It began as a […]

Triller’s Suit Against Podcasters Over “Troll” Reviews Tossed by Judge

Ryan Kavanaugh’s legal feud with a husband-wife podcasting duo isn’t over, but an L.A. judge has found his social video platform Triller can’t pursue claims that they directed fans to tank the app’s ratings via thousands of “troll” reviews. The legal battle started in May 2021 when Triller sued Ethan and Hila Klein alleging they […]

Triller to Go Public Through Merger With AdTech Firm SeaChange

The social video platform Triller, which began as something of a TikTok clone and more recently expanded into pay-per-view boxing matches, will go public through a merger with video advertising technology company SeaChange. The merged company will go by the name TrillerVerz, and will trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker “ILLR.” It will be […]

Ryan Kavanaugh’s New Mind Bender: When Is a Lawsuit Not a Lawsuit?

In 1935, Erwin Schrödinger famously came up with a thought experiment: Put a cat in a closed steel chamber along with a tiny bit of radioactive substance that will release poison upon possible decay. The Austrian physicist noted that before anyone opens the chamber and makes an observation, that cat exists in an indeterminate state between life and […]

Triller Launches Program to Pay $4K a Month in Cash and Equity to Black Creators (Exclusive)

Triller is launching a funding program that will provide Black creators posting on the app $2,000 in cash and $2,000 in company equity per month. Participating creators, who can sign onto one-year contracts with the social platform that begin on January 1, will need to post eight videos to Triller per month and eight different […]