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This new studio wants to be the Criterion Collection for games, starting with Mega Man
/ June 8, 2015 2:08 pm
This new studio wants to be the Criterion Collection for games, starting with Mega Man

The Verge reports ""Movies have the Criterion Collection, but there hasn't been anything like that for games," Frank Cifaldi, head of restoration at Digital Eclipse, says in a statement. "We're living in the golden age of a brand new form of artistic expression, and we're not doing a very good job of making sure our games will be available five years from now, let alone 50. The more we can do right now to take video game preservation seriously, the safer our history will be.". Read More

Ad Spending For Digital Media Poised To Pass Broadcast TV – Forecast
/ June 2, 2015 11:53 am
Ad Spending For Digital Media Poised To Pass Broadcast TV – Forecast

Deadline reports "The lines were bound to cross sometime. And 2015 is when core Internet spending will surpass broadcast TV — including its offshoot online services — according to a forecast out today from FTI Consulting. The firm projects that Internet spending will rise 11.4% to $41.8 billion while broadcast lifts just 0.9% to $38.9 billion.". Read More

Why Networks Are Going for Broke This Summer, From binge-viewing to VOD, broadcasters offer big perks
/ May 27, 2015 12:43 pm
Why Networks Are Going for Broke This Summer, From binge-viewing to VOD, broadcasters offer big perks

AdWeek reports ""Summer is a critical time period for so many advertisers: back-to-school, retail, summer movies," noted Darcy Bowe, vp, media director at Starcom. "You really want to get your message out there, but because the broadcasters weren't programming anything new, people were trained not to watch TV in the summer.". Read More

A Bill Murray Christmas special is coming to Netflix. Thanks, Santa.
/ May 22, 2015 12:19 pm
A Bill Murray Christmas special is coming to Netflix. Thanks, Santa.

Mashable reports "Netflix picked up a Christmas special starring Bill Murray called A Very Murray Christmas, which will be co-written by the comedian and Oscar winner Sofia Coppola and Mitch Glazer (who also wrote the 1988 Christmas comedy Scrooged — starring Murray, of course). Coppola will direct the special.". Read More

Spotify recruits Icona Pop, Amy Poehler, Rixton and more for its new Originals
/ May 21, 2015 2:34 pm
Spotify recruits Icona Pop, Amy Poehler, Rixton and more for its new Originals

Digital Spy reports "Spotify has enlisted the help of several familiar names for its new and exclusive Originals content. Where video is concerned, Amy Poehler leads the pack with a Dance Move of the Day show called Smart Girls, which promises to offer 'a fun way for the adventurous to get their dance party started.'". Read More

Comcast, Level 3 Cut New Interconnection Deal
/ May 21, 2015 1:17 pm
Comcast, Level 3 Cut New Interconnection Deal

Multichannel News reports "Putting some bad blood behind them, Comcast and Level 3 Communications announced Thursday that they have signed a long-term interconnection deal that “will help both companies meet their customers’ needs into the next decade and beyond.”. Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ Punches Up New Piracy Record with 3.5 Million Downloads
/ May 20, 2015 11:32 am
‘Game of Thrones’ Punches Up New Piracy Record with 3.5 Million Downloads

Variety reports "“Game of Thrones,” HBO’s immensely popular series on both on TV and on piracy networks, has again set a new benchmark for illicit downloads in a 24-hour period — despite the premium cabler’s recent launch of a broadband-only service in the U.S.". Read More

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