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TRIBUNE MEDIA NAMES JOHN BATTER CEO OF GRACENOTE
/ August 26, 2014 12:44 pm
TRIBUNE MEDIA NAMES JOHN BATTER CEO OF GRACENOTE

Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA) today announced the appointment of John Batter as chief executive officer of Gracenote and executive vice president of Tribune Media. An experienced technology and entertainment executive, Batter will set the strategic direction and drive growth for Gracenote’s core music and video metadata and technology businesses, as well as lead the company’s day-to-day operations. Batter will begin his new role at Gracenote on Sept. 2, reporting to Peter Liguori, president and chief executive officer of Tribune Media. Read More

Tastebuds Buys Music-Based Dating App Moosify
/ August 26, 2014 12:44 pm
Tastebuds Buys Music-Based Dating App Moosify

TechCrunch reports “Tastebuds.fm, the app that matches people based on their musical tastes, has found a match of its own.” Read More

Twitter Enlarges Its Ad Program to Twelve New Countries
/ August 26, 2014 12:44 pm
Twitter Enlarges Its Ad Program to Twelve New Countries

TechCrunch reports “Twitter has added twelve new countries to its advertising network, called Twitter Ads, with most markets in Central and Eastern Europe.” Read More

With Money Tight, HubSpot Looks To Tap Public Markets
/ August 26, 2014 12:44 pm
With Money Tight, HubSpot Looks To Tap Public Markets

TechCrunch reports “With $7.3 million in cash on hand, and losses of $17.77 million in the first half of 2014, HubSpot has filed to go public.” Read More

Amazon to Acquire Twitch for More Than $1 Billion
/ August 26, 2014 12:44 pm
Amazon to Acquire Twitch for More Than $1 Billion

TechCrunch reports “Amazon, not Google, will be the corporate host of Twitch, the popular game-streaming service.” Read More

Korean Bitcoin Exchange Korbit Raises $3 Million
/ August 26, 2014 12:44 pm
Korean Bitcoin Exchange Korbit Raises $3 Million

TechCrunch reports “Korean Bitcoin exchange Korbit has raised $3 million in Series A funding led by SoftBank Ventures Korea and Pantera Capital, with participation from BAM Ventures, and returning investors Bitcoin Opportunity Corp., Tim Draper, Pietro Dova, and Strong Ventures.” Read More

TiVo Releases a $49.99 Over-The-Air DVR for Cord Cutters
/ August 26, 2014 12:44 pm
TiVo Releases a $49.99 Over-The-Air DVR for Cord Cutters

TechCrunch reports “Much of TiVo‘s growth in recent years has come from partnerships with cable and satellite companies, which have made its DVRs available to their subscribers.” Read More

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