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AwesomenessTV Acquires YouTube Network Big Frame for $15 Million
/ April 3, 2014 3:33 pm
AwesomenessTV Acquires YouTube Network Big Frame for $15 Million

AwesomenessTV, a leading multi-platform media company serving the global teen community, announced today that it has agreed to acquire the YouTube multi-channel network Big Frame, a pioneer in digital talent and influencer management. Read More

Amazon Launches Amazon Fire TV
/ April 3, 2014 3:27 pm
Amazon Launches Amazon Fire TV

Amazon today unveiled its newest innovation—Fire TV, a tiny box that plugs into your HDTV and provides access to Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, SHOWTIME, video rentals as well as photos, music, and games. Read More

BBM Adds Stickers, Group Photo Sharing and Larger File Attachments
/ April 2, 2014 4:37 pm
BBM Adds Stickers, Group Photo Sharing and Larger File Attachments

TechCrunch reports that BlackBerry’s dedicated messaging app has launched new features including the introduction of stickers to the general BBM user population as well as increasing the file size limit for transfers and allowing users to share photos with a group chat. Read More

Apple Plans to Buy Japanese Chipmaker’s Smartphone Display Unit
/ April 2, 2014 4:16 pm
Apple Plans to Buy Japanese Chipmaker’s Smartphone Display Unit

VentureBeat reports that Apple is planning to acquire a smartphone display design division of Japanese chipmaker Renesas. Specifically, Apple is looking to acquire the Renesas stake in Renesas SP Drivers, a joint venture with Taiwan’s Powerchip and Sharp. Read More

Uber Entertainment and PopCap Vet Launches PlayFab
/ April 2, 2014 4:10 pm
Uber Entertainment and PopCap Vet Launches PlayFab

GamesIndustryBiz reports that PopCap veteran James Gwertzman will provide back-end support for web developers with his new company called PlayFab. Gwertzman formed the company with the aid of executives from Super Monday Night Combat developer Uber Entertainment. Read More

YouTube Music Subscription Service to Launch This Summer
/ April 2, 2014 4:05 pm
YouTube Music Subscription Service to Launch This Summer

Hypebot reports that YouTube's music subscription service will launch this summer via Google's Music Pass on Android. With YouTube's 1 billion users, it is expected that the company will quickly become a new competitor in an already crowded space of streaming music services. Read More

Crytek’s Warface Attracts 25 Million Users
/ April 1, 2014 5:39 pm
Crytek’s Warface Attracts 25 Million Users

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Crytek's free-to-play shooter Warface reached 25 million registered users when it first launched in April 2012. The game was launched in Russia and then continued to flourish in Europe, North America, Korea, Turkey, and Brazil in 2013. An open beta is intended for China this year where the game will be distributed by Tencent. Read More

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