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Box Office: ‘Avengers’ Sequel Launches with $9.5 Million Overseas
/ April 23, 2015 10:21 am
Box Office: ‘Avengers’ Sequel Launches with $9.5 Million Overseas

Variety reports "Disney’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” has started to conquer the world. The Marvel tentpole, which opens May 1 in the U.S., earned $9.5 million in its first day of release at the international box office." Read More

Google unveils ultra low-cost Project Fi wireless service with pay-as-you-go data rate
/ April 23, 2015 10:19 am
Google unveils ultra low-cost Project Fi wireless service with pay-as-you-go data rate

VentureBeat reports "As expected, Google announced today that it’s getting into the consumer wireless business with a new service called 'Fi.'" Read Read More

Yahoo Calls In Advisors To Weigh The Future Of Its 35.5%, $9B Stake In Yahoo Japan
/ April 22, 2015 11:16 am
Yahoo Calls In Advisors To Weigh The Future Of Its 35.5%, $9B Stake In Yahoo Japan

TechCrunch reports "During a video stream discussing Yahoo’s Q1 earnings today, CEO Marissa Mayer noted that Yahoo has closed down 17 offices since she joined the company as part of a wider efficiency strategy. And it looks like Yahoo is eyeing up one more big downsize in its international profile: the company has retained advisors to decide what to do with its 35.5%, $9 billion stake in Yahoo Japan, a longtime portal in the country that Yahoo operates as a joint venture with Softbank." Read More

The Earth will spend $91.5B on video games this year
/ April 22, 2015 11:14 am
The Earth will spend $91.5B on video games this year

VentureBeat reports "The global gaming market will reach $91.5 billion this year, according to an upcoming report from research firm Newzoo. That will represent a 9.4 percent increase compared to 2014’s $83.6 billion. Revenues will increase on PCs, consoles, and tablets, and smartphones will lead the way with 21 percent growth year-over-year." Read More

Disney Set to Dominate as it Unleashes Full Power of Pixar, Marvel and ‘Star Wars’
/ April 22, 2015 11:07 am
Disney Set to Dominate as it Unleashes Full Power of Pixar, Marvel and ‘Star Wars’

Variety reports "Walt Disney Chairman Bob Iger has shown a willingness to write big checks, plunking down nearly $16 billion to purchase Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm. This marks the first year these big bets will result in such a nuclear-powered slate that the other Hollywood players are scrambling to replenish their own arsenals. In the process, the movie industry has transformed into a business dominated by one superpower, a handful of favored states and a few rogue nations." Read More

MTV Wants to Make Millennials Scream
/ April 22, 2015 11:05 am
MTV Wants to Make Millennials Scream

AdWeek reports "If MTV wanted to make it clear that it was the network for millennials, it did so with aplomb during its 2015 upfront presentation at New York's Beacon Theater Tuesday night. Featuring its top hosts and a concert by pop singer Jessie J, the network showcased what it would have to offer through the lens of the youth themselves." Read More

Facebook unveils ‘Hello,’ a caller ID and blocking tool for Android
/ April 22, 2015 11:03 am
Facebook unveils ‘Hello,’ a caller ID and blocking tool for Android

VentureBeat reprots "Facebook this morning unveiled Hello, a new tool that lets Android users see who’s calling them, and which lets them block callers." Read More

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