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STX Entertainment Puts Its $350M-$400M Account In Horizon Media’s Hands
/ April 17, 2015 10:58 am
STX Entertainment Puts Its $350M-$400M Account In Horizon Media’s Hands

Deadline reports "STX Entertainment has just named Horizon Media as its “agency of record,” which means that Horizon will handle its media planning and buys, strategy, research and analytics and partnerships with promotions." Read More

Microsoft Promises ‘Universal’ Office App For Phones Running Windows 10 This Month
/ April 17, 2015 10:54 am
Microsoft Promises ‘Universal’ Office App For Phones Running Windows 10 This Month

TechCrunch reports "Microsoft promised this morning to release by the end of April a set of Office applications that it calls “Universal” for smartphones running Windows 10." Read More

Will eSports thrive on mobile?
/ April 17, 2015 10:52 am
Will eSports thrive on mobile?

GamesIndustry.biz reports "The fast-growing eSports market has become a major force behind the success of companies like Riot Games, which is notching up well over $1 billion in revenue on an annual basis from its single game League of Legends." Read More

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Epic Games hands out $71,000 in April through its Unreal Dev Grants program
/ April 17, 2015 10:47 am
Epic Games hands out $71,000 in April through its Unreal Dev Grants program

VentureBeat reports "Epic Games continues to award developers using its engine. The game company’s Unreal Dev Grants help creators develop and publish games using the company’s Unreal Engine 4, with no obligation to the company. Epic set aside $5 million earlier this year to help developer talent and awarded the first recipients in March with $139,000 in no-strings-attached payouts." Read More

Mass CAA Defection Spurs Agents to Show Their Clients a Little Love
/ April 16, 2015 11:15 am
Mass CAA Defection Spurs Agents to Show Their Clients a Little Love

Variety reports "It has been a surreal couple of weeks in Hollywood. Actors who haven’t heard from their agents in weeks are suddenly fielding calls. Directors who haven’t worked for months are being pitched by rival agencies. And agents who are not directly involved in the recent CAA defections are taking some serious stock of their careers." Read More

Slack confirms $160M funding round at $2.8B valuation
/ April 16, 2015 11:14 am
Slack confirms $160M funding round at $2.8B valuation

VentureBeat reports "Slack, that San Francisco startup with an increasingly popular team communication app, today announced that it has officially raised $160 million in a new funding round, at a $2.8 billion valuation." Read More

Google’s Mobile Search Results On Android Now Prompt Users To Install Apps With Relevant Content
/ April 16, 2015 11:12 am
Google’s Mobile Search Results On Android Now Prompt Users To Install Apps With Relevant Content

TechCrunch reports "Google’s mobile search results on Android will now prompt you to install mobile apps that feature content relevant to your search query. This essentially turns Google’s mobile search results page into an app discovery service and will likely be a major boon for mobile developers." Read More

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