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Domestic Ad Sales, International Contributions Boost AMC
/ February 26, 2015 10:49 am
Domestic Ad Sales, International Contributions Boost AMC

Multichannel News reports "AMC Networks Inc., benefiting from strong domestic advertising growth and contributions from international holdings, rang up double-digit gains in adjusted operating cash flow and revenues in the fourth quarter and 2014 overall." Read More

EPIC Battles Samsung Over Smart TVs
/ February 26, 2015 10:49 am
EPIC Battles Samsung Over Smart TVs

Broadcasting & Cable reports 'The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against Samsung over its Smart TVs, which record and share viewer voice commands with a third party." Read More

‘Insurgent’ Tracking To Post $57M March Opening At Domestic Box Office
/ February 26, 2015 10:49 am
‘Insurgent’ Tracking To Post $57M March Opening At Domestic Box Office

Deadline reports "Tickets just went on sale yesterday at Fandango and MovieTickets.com forLionsgate’s sequel The Divergent Series: Insurgent, however, sources tell Deadline that the film is heading for a $57M three-day box office opening during its March 20-22 weekend." Read More

Top 10 digital titles generated almost twice as much revenue on PS than Xbox
/ February 26, 2015 10:49 am
Top 10 digital titles generated almost twice as much revenue on PS than Xbox

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Superdata has indicated that customers spent almost twice as much on the top ten digital titles on PS3 and PS4 than they did on Xbox One and 360 in January, with Sony's platforms taking 63 per cent of the revenue share." Read More

Branch Metrics Raises $15 Million For Its Smarter Mobile Deep Linking Technology
/ February 26, 2015 10:49 am
Branch Metrics Raises $15 Million For Its Smarter Mobile Deep Linking Technology

TechCrunch reports "Palo Alto-based Branch Metrics, one of the many companies focused on developing better mobile deep linking technology – that is, links that point users to specific pages within mobile applications themselves – is announcing today the close of its $15 million Series A round of funding, led by existing investor New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and TriplePoint Capital President Ben Narasin, who invested personally." Read More

Neil Young’s N3twork pivots from video social network to mobile games
/ February 26, 2015 10:49 am
Neil Young’s N3twork pivots from video social network to mobile games

VentureBeat reports "A couple of years ago, game creators Neil Young and Bob Stevenson launched N3twork, a new social network based on interests rather than friends. It hasn’t taken off like they expected, so they’re pivoting back into mobile gaming." Read More

Facebook paid 321 security researchers $1.3M in 2014; adds Oculus and Moves to bug bounty program
/ February 25, 2015 10:40 am
Facebook paid 321 security researchers $1.3M in 2014; adds Oculus and Moves to bug bounty program

VentureBeat reports "Facebook today announced it paid out $1.3 million to 321 security researchers around the world in 2014 as part of its bug bounty program. The company has now given over $3 million in rewards since launching the program back in August 2011." Read More

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