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ABC News Streams to Roku
/ March 16, 2015 11:30 am
ABC News Streams to Roku

Broadcasting & Cable reports "ABC News has launched a streaming channel on Roku players and Roku-powered TV models, ABC News VP of digital Colby Smith said Monday in an announcement to the news division." Read More

GSN Taps Rentrak For TV, VOD Measurement
/ March 16, 2015 11:30 am
GSN Taps Rentrak For TV, VOD Measurement

Multichannel reports "Rentrak said it has notched a deal to provide TV ratings and VOD measurement capabilities to Game Show Network, claiming the deal will help the network make more efficient ad buys for its clients." Read More

Scripps Interactive Networks Acquires Majority Stake In Polish Broadcaster TVN For $615.3 million
/ March 16, 2015 11:30 am
Scripps Interactive Networks Acquires Majority Stake In Polish Broadcaster TVN For $615.3 million

Deadline reports "Scripps Interactive Networks has agreed to a deal to acquire a majority stake in Polish broadcaster TVN for $615.3 million. Poland has enjoyed a buoyant economy of late and the deal gives Scripps, which also owns the Travel Channel and Food Network, a foothold in a market that grew 6% in 2014." Read More

LinkedIn Buys Careerify To Build Out Its Big Data Recruitment Business
/ March 16, 2015 11:30 am
LinkedIn Buys Careerify To Build Out Its Big Data Recruitment Business

TechCrunch reports "LinkedIn has made another acquisition to build out its big data recruitment business. It’s acquiredCareerify, a startup based out of Toronto, Canada, that focuses on software for businesses to hire people." Read More

YouTube for Artists launches to help musicians grow their audience
/ March 16, 2015 11:30 am
YouTube for Artists launches to help musicians grow their audience

VentureBeat reports "Today video platform YouTube is launching YouTube Artists, a website featuring videos and promotional tools to help musicians identify and grow their audience." Read More

“Like a spark thrown into a barrel of explosives”
/ March 16, 2015 11:30 am
“Like a spark thrown into a barrel of explosives”

GamesIndustry.biz reports "11 bit Studios was best known for the Anomaly Warzone Earth series of tower defense strategy games before it released last year's sobering war survival piece This War of Mine. It was a significant departure for the developer, trading in the straight-forward entertainment of an already-successful indie franchise for a game that had no intention of being fun to play, much less make." Read More

Understanding Alibaba’s Snapchat Obsession
/ March 13, 2015 11:43 am
Understanding Alibaba’s Snapchat Obsession

TechCrunch reports "Snapchat is back in the news alongside Alibaba, which is investing $200 million as part of a new $500 million funding round." Read More

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