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Phil Harrison’s new company: Alloy Platform Industries
/ April 20, 2015 11:19 am
Phil Harrison’s new company: Alloy Platform Industries

GamesIndustry.biz reports "When GamesIndustry.biz broke the news of Phil Harrison's departure from Microsoft last month, speculation was rife over where he was heading. With a CV as impressive as Harrison's, almost any vacancy in the industry seemed up for grabs - would he be returning to investment, or was he going for the hat-trick with a job at Nintendo?" Read More

Warner Bros Extends Imax Deal To 2020
/ April 20, 2015 11:14 am
Warner Bros Extends Imax Deal To 2020

Deadline reports "Imax will show up to 30 WB films through 2020. The list will include The Man From U.N.C.L.E. , In The Heart Of The Sea, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice, theTarzan movie, the King Arthur movie, Suicide Squad, Geostorm, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, Jungle Book: Origins, and Godzilla 2. Imax also will offer several of WB’s tentpoles based on DC Comics characters, plus LEGO movies." Read More

Publishers take ad-targeting cues for Facebook posts
/ April 20, 2015 11:11 am
Publishers take ad-targeting cues for Facebook posts

Digiday reports "Facebook has been enlarging its role in the publishing ecosystem, from trying to handle publishers’ ad targeting to its controversial pitch to getting them to post their articles directly to the social network." Read More

HBO acquires Vimeo’s first original series ‘High Maintenance’
/ April 20, 2015 11:09 am
HBO acquires Vimeo’s first original series ‘High Maintenance’

VentureBeat reports "HBO just “acquired” Vimeo’s first original series. Back in 2013 a web series called High Maintenance went viral. A year later, Vimeo announced an intriguing move: it commissioned a new series of that show, and released it under a pay-to-stream model." Read More

How Facebook’s React Native Will Change Mobile Apps
/ April 20, 2015 11:04 am
How Facebook’s React Native Will Change Mobile Apps

TechCrunch reports "Facebook just open-sourced its React Native framework for building mobile apps. React Native promises to let developers write JavaScript while still delivering a real native user interface. That’s a description that might cause non-technical readers to shrug, but I believe this announcement has some profound implications. React Native will soon transform the entire mobile app development industry, affecting everyone who owns a smart device." Read More

Microsoft confirms Harrison’s departure
/ April 17, 2015 11:13 am
Microsoft confirms Harrison’s departure

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Microsoft has officially confirmed that Phil Harrison is no longer with the company, revealing that he chose to leave in order to seek out a fresh challenge." Read More

Netflix Pans Its Down Under ‘Un-Metering’ Deals
/ April 17, 2015 11:12 am
Netflix Pans Its Down Under ‘Un-Metering’ Deals

Multichannel reports "Netflix says it was a mistake to strike its deals in Australia to exempt its users from data caps, and it won't happen again." Read More

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