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Theater Owners Worried About Losing Younger, Mobile Generation
/ April 20, 2015 11:30 am
Theater Owners Worried About Losing Younger, Mobile Generation

Variety reports "The box office may be booming, but the kids are not alright. That was the takeaway from the kick-off to CinemaCon, the exhibition industry confab that began Monday in Las Vegas." Read More

Mattel taps Autodesk to let kids design and 3D print their own toys
/ April 20, 2015 11:23 am
Mattel taps Autodesk to let kids design and 3D print their own toys

VentureBeat reports "Design-focused software company Autodesk is teaming up with toy manufacturer Mattel to create a “new immersive experience” bridging the physical and virtual divide with 3D printing." Read More

Deep-Learning Company MetaMind Hires Twitter, Salesforce Veteran Ruslan Belkin
/ April 20, 2015 11:22 am
Deep-Learning Company MetaMind Hires Twitter, Salesforce Veteran Ruslan Belkin

TechCrunch reports "MetaMind has named Ruslan Belkin, formerly of Salesforce, Twitter and LinkedIn, as its new vice president of engineering." Read More

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

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