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Riff is Facebook’s latest bet on social video
/ April 1, 2015 1:27 pm
Riff is Facebook’s latest bet on social video

VentureBeat reports "Today I tried out Riff, Facebook’s newest “side project.” While doing so I spilled my americano. Riff, a real app launched on April Fools’ Day, lets you pick a topic — like #Duckface — make a video around that topic, and see if your friends want to remix it. In the simplest terms, it’s a video sharing app for homegrown memes." Read More

Sling TV’s Service For Cord Cutters Will Offer HBO Starting This Month
/ April 1, 2015 1:27 pm
Sling TV’s Service For Cord Cutters Will Offer HBO Starting This Month

TechCrunch reports "Sling TV, Dish’s new over-the-top service designed for cord cutters, announced today that it will become the first internet service to offer video-on-demand content from HBO starting this month, just in time for the “Games of Thrones” premiere." Read More

Pew Study Shows Digital Age Divide
/ April 1, 2015 1:27 pm
Pew Study Shows Digital Age Divide

Multichannel reports "A new Pew Research Center study shows a significant age divide in the use of smart phones to access Internet video." Read More

Don’t tell ESPN the homepage is dead
/ April 1, 2015 1:27 pm
Don’t tell ESPN the homepage is dead

Digiday reports "While most publishers are catering to sidedoor traffic, ESPN is putting its new homepage front and center." Read More

Midcore mobile competition as fierce as casual?
/ April 1, 2015 1:27 pm
Midcore mobile competition as fierce as casual?

GamesIndustry.biz reports "When Michael Martinez and a handful of co-workers left Zynga in 2012 to found Juicebox Games, they had two main motivations. Martinez told GamesIndustry.bizthat first of all, they wanted to try their hand at midcore game development because they believed those types of games would be more fun to make as well as play." Read More

India’s Videocon Lists On Nasdaq Via Deal With Sloan & Sagansky’s Silver Eagle
/ April 1, 2015 1:27 pm
India’s Videocon Lists On Nasdaq Via Deal With Sloan & Sagansky’s Silver Eagle

Deadline reports "India’s fastest-growing direct-to-home pay-TV provider,Videocon d2h Limited, has completed its initial listing on the NASDAQ through a transaction with Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp, the acquisition vehicle formed by media executivesHarry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky." Read More

AMC Chief Charlie Collier to Oversee SundanceTV
/ April 1, 2015 1:27 pm
AMC Chief Charlie Collier to Oversee SundanceTV

Variety reports "AMC Networks has expanded the domain of Charlie Collier, adding oversight of SundanceTV to his responsibilities in addition to running the flagship AMC channel." Read More

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