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UGA’s Peabody Awards Issues Call for Entries
/ November 21, 2014 2:46 pm
UGA’s Peabody Awards Issues Call for Entries

Peabody reports "The Peabody Awards for decades have recognized distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by television and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the Internet. But the award's scope is always expanding. The Peabody program welcomes entries produced for alternative means of electronic distribution, including podcasts, websites, Internet videos (on YouTube, Vimeo, or other internet streaming platforms), video games and educational media." Read More


Consumer Gaming Trends Survey Finds Continued Game Expansion and Faster Download Times Crucial to Retaining Customers
/ November 21, 2014 2:01 pm
Consumer Gaming Trends Survey Finds Continued Game Expansion and Faster Download Times Crucial to Retaining Customers

Limelight Networks report "Digital downloads make economic sense from the game studio’s perspective since no packaging, shipping, or physical returns are needed. However, even though consumers are increasingly downloading digital copies of games, they are also looking for physical copies at retail stores. The survey’s findings illustrate that a multi-channel strategy is likely to appeal to the broadest set of consumers." Read More


Game of Xbones: HBO Go out today for Xbox One
/ November 21, 2014 11:45 am
Game of Xbones: HBO Go out today for Xbox One

VentureBeat reports “It’s finally time to mainline the secret truth of the universe and True Detective through your Xbox One.” Read More


Chris Pratt Circles ‘Cowboy Ninja Viking’
/ November 21, 2014 11:45 am
Chris Pratt Circles ‘Cowboy Ninja Viking’

Deadline.com reports “Chris Pratt has been offered everything since Guardians of the Galaxy. Let’s keep our eyes on Cowboy Ninja Viking, Universal’s adaptation of the graphic novel.” Read More


Pluto TV takes $13 Million for its Free Linear TV Streaming Service
/ November 21, 2014 11:45 am
Pluto TV takes $13 Million for its Free Linear TV Streaming Service

VentureBeat reports “A lot of tech reporting tends to paint traditional (and expensive) cable TV service’s linear video watching experience as awful, but anyone who’s lived alone knows sometimes it’s just nice to have a TV channel on in the background.” Read More


Social Betting App Youbetme Raises $2.7 Million
/ November 21, 2014 11:45 am
Social Betting App Youbetme Raises $2.7 Million

TechCrunch reports “Youbetme, the startup behind the social betting app of the same name, announced today that it has raised $2.7 million in Series A funding.” Read More


ValueVision Now Evine Live
/ November 21, 2014 11:45 am
ValueVision Now Evine Live

Multichannel News reports “About five months after a proxy battle that ousted its management and revamped its board of directors, home shopping giant ValueVision Media has changed its name to Evine Live, in an effort to better reflect its transformation into a comprehensive digital commerce company.” Read More

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