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BBC World News Launches On DirecTV
/ March 6, 2015 12:42 pm
BBC World News Launches On DirecTV

Multichannel News reports "BBC World News America said it launched today on DirecTV (channel 346) in high-definition format, a move that takes the global-news programmer above the 40-million home mark in terms of U.S. distribution." Read More

The DeanBeat: The game industry’s struggle with light and darkness
/ March 6, 2015 12:42 pm
The DeanBeat: The game industry’s struggle with light and darkness

VentureBeat reports "Zoe Quinn, one of the main targets of death-and-rape-threat intimidators who emerged during GamerGate, came up with creative ways to deal with harassment through her Crash Override network and an alliance with the Online Abuse Prevention Initiative." Read More

Worldview Entertainment Shutters New York Office
/ March 6, 2015 12:42 pm
Worldview Entertainment Shutters New York Office

Deadline reports " Worldview Entertainment, one of the investors behind four-time Oscar winner Birdman, has closed its offices in New York and has moved to New Jersey. Despite rumors that the company has disbanded its operations, a company spokeswoman said it’s not true." Read More

Photobucket Raises $3.6 Million, Plans To Acquire A Mobile Photo-Sharing App
/ March 6, 2015 12:42 pm
Photobucket Raises $3.6 Million, Plans To Acquire A Mobile Photo-Sharing App

TechCrunch reports "Denver-based Photobucket, one of the web’s older brands which offers a photo and video-sharing service online and on mobile, has closed on $3.6 million in new funding, an SEC filing reveals and the company confirms. The additional capital is part of a larger, still-in-progress round, which sees the photo sharing service seeking around $8.1 million in new funding." Read More

Gabe: “Zero per cent” of people get motion sick from Vive HMD
/ March 5, 2015 10:43 am
Gabe: “Zero per cent” of people get motion sick from Vive HMD

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Gabe Newell has told press that Valve has solved the problem of motion-sickness for VR users, proclaiming that "zero per cent of people get motion sick" when using the company's Vive headset." Read More

Google sweetens deal for publishers with dynamic price floors
/ March 5, 2015 10:43 am
Google sweetens deal for publishers with dynamic price floors

Digiday reports "Google is testing a new way for publishers to maximize their advertising revenue. The feature — called a “dynamic price floor” by a publishing executive briefed on the plans — would automatically change the minimum sell price for ads sold through Google’s DoubleClick Ad Exchange (AdX) based upon advertiser demand." Read More

Twitter In Talks With Live Streaming App Periscope
/ March 5, 2015 10:43 am
Twitter In Talks With Live Streaming App Periscope

TechCrunch reports "If you looked at this week’s sudden Meerkat phenomenon and thought “hey, Twitter should buy this,” then you’re on the right track. According to sources we’ve spoken with, Twitter has been in talks to purchase live streaming app Periscope, which many private beta users have compared to Meerkat." Read More

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