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Microsoft’s New Browser Will Be Called Microsoft Edge
/ April 29, 2015 3:07 pm
Microsoft’s New Browser Will Be Called Microsoft Edge

TechCrunch reports "We knew that Internet Explorer was dead. We knew a successor was coming. We just didn’t know the official name, beyond the 'Project Spartan' placeholder. Now we do: Microsoft’s new browser is called Microsoft Edge." Read More

The Kardashian effect: Tencent pays $126M for 15% of Glu Mobile
/ April 29, 2015 3:03 pm
The Kardashian effect: Tencent pays $126M for 15% of Glu Mobile

VentureBeat reports "China’s Tencent has bought a 14.6 percent stake in Glu Mobile for $126 million. Call it the Kardashian effect, as the mobile game publisher struck gold last year with Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a game that has the endorsement of reality TV celebrity Kim Kardashian." Read More

IGDA: Gender, GamerGate and the need for action
/ April 29, 2015 3:00 pm
IGDA: Gender, GamerGate and the need for action

GamesIndustry.biz reports "For much of the last year, Kate Edwards' job has been dominated by two topics, connected by a gnarled sinew of threat and fear and recrimination." Read More

Apocalypse never: Facebook’s actually getting more predictable for publishers
/ April 29, 2015 2:58 pm
Apocalypse never: Facebook’s actually getting more predictable for publishers

Digiday reports "Last week, Facebook announced some changes to its news feed algorithm, which is sure to put a chill through the spines of virtually every news and media publisher in, well, the world." Read More

Will Twitter’s new DoubleClick deal fill your feed with awful ads?
/ April 29, 2015 2:57 pm
Will Twitter’s new DoubleClick deal fill your feed with awful ads?

Mashable reports "Poor Twitter. It finally manages to break 300 million monthly active users and boost revenues by 74% year-over-year, and its stock is still trading down almost 20%." Read More

When is the Right Time to Pull the Plug on a Long-Running Show?
/ April 29, 2015 2:52 pm
When is the Right Time to Pull the Plug on a Long-Running Show?

Variety reports "Given the massive increase in the volume of primetime television shows, it’s tougher to decide whether to stick with reliable long-running programs or take a gamble on something new that could become a binge-worthy hit. Since viewers have more choices, networks may be less inclined to stick with older shows just for the sake of stability." Read More

Instagram talks up its Apple Watch app
/ April 29, 2015 2:51 pm
Instagram talks up its Apple Watch app

VentureBeat reports "Instagram today talked up its Apple Watch app, sharing screenshots and other details." Read More

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