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John Legend Inks Overall Deal with Legendary TV
/ September 26, 2014 11:25 am
John Legend Inks Overall Deal with Legendary TV

Deadline.com reports “The Get Lifted Film Company are going double legend – really. The production company of multi-Grammy winner John Legend and partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius has signed an overall deal with Legendary Television.”. Read More

Apple Denies Beats Music Shutdown
/ September 22, 2014 4:15 pm
Apple Denies Beats Music Shutdown

Today TechCrunch published a report claiming that, according to 5 unnamed sources, Apple will discontinue the streaming music service Beats Music it acquired in May. However, the Hollywood Reporter now reports that "Apple is denying a report from TechCrunch...". Read More

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AccuRadio Raises $2.5 million in “Series A” Funding
/ September 5, 2014 1:30 pm
AccuRadio Raises $2.5 million in “Series A” Funding

Pioneering online radio property AccuRadio — led by CEO Kurt Hanson, COO John Gehron and EVP/Programming Paul Maloney — has raised a “Series A” round of $2.5 million from L.A.-based NantWorks LLC, headed by successful entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. . Read More

Limelight Announces New Digital Content Delivery Solution for Media & Broadcasters
/ September 3, 2014 10:27 am
Limelight Announces New Digital Content Delivery Solution for Media & Broadcasters

Limelight Networks, Inc. (“Limelight”) (Nasdaq:LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, today announced availability of the Limelight Orchestrate™ (“Orchestrate”) solution for Media and Broadcasters. Limelight’s new integrated workflow solution empowers broadcasters and media content owners to deliver broadcast-quality video to online audiences faster and easier. . Read More

salesforce.com to Acquire Palo Alto-based RelateIQ for $350 Million
/ July 11, 2014 11:58 am
salesforce.com to Acquire Palo Alto-based RelateIQ for $350 Million

Salesforce.com, the maker of customer relationship management tools, said it will pay approximately $350 million to acquire Palo Alto-based RelateIQ, developer of a platform that automatically captures data from email, calendars and smartphone calls and provides insights in real time. . Read More

Oracle to Obtain Co-Browsing Technology from its LiveLOOK Acquisition
/ June 23, 2014 5:50 pm
Oracle to Obtain Co-Browsing Technology from its LiveLOOK Acquisition

VentureBeat reports that Oracle is acquiring a company called LiveLOOK, which developed technology that allows service and salespeople to navigate webpages at the same time as potential or current customers, the tech company announced today. The acquisition should boost Oracle’s product line for companies’ service desk departments and offer Oracle some new amazing features that contender Salesforce.com lacks. LiveLOOK, a cloud-based service, falls in with Oracle’s focus on cloud options, not just software that functions in companies’ on-premises data centers. . Read More

Yandex Purchases Auto.Ru for $175 Million, Integrate Car Classifieds to Its Search Business
/ June 16, 2014 6:20 pm
Yandex Purchases Auto.Ru for $175 Million, Integrate Car Classifieds to Its Search Business

TechCrunch reports that Yandex, the search engine frequently called the Google of Russia, announced yet another acquisition deal today that will lengthen its business into another vertical: it is purchasing Auto.ru, an online classifieds business for selling cars, for $175 million in cash. This will add to Yandex’s current efforts in the automotive sector, where it has a portal combining classified listings across a number of car classified advertisements sites. Read More

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