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Nintendo announced a Super NES-themed New 3DS XL, and it’s gorgeous

Mashable reports: "How is Nintendo so good at making us covet things that we already own in a slightly different form? That's almost certainly the question...
Getty CEO says VR is future of Stock Photos

Virtual Reality Makes Real Gains Across Africa

Variety reports: "Head a few miles north of the Sandton Convention Center, where more than a thousand producers, broadcasters, and assorted industry execs are...

Snap reportedly stuck with ‘hundreds of thousands’ of unsold Spectacles

The Verge reports: "Spectacles were one of last winter’s hottest gifts, but apparently demand for them quickly died off and left Snap in a bad position. The...

Bandsintown Launches “Big Break” Emerging Artists Program

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Concert listing and discovery app BandsInTown has launched "Big Break" to promote up and coming artists. Anchored by an ongoing series of blog posts,...

First game announced for Twitch Extensions

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Following the announcement of Twitch Extensions last month, the video streaming platform has revealed its first game built around the tools. Twitch Extensions allow...

Netflix to Raise $1.6 Billion for Content Acquisitions

Billboard reports: "Netflix plans a $1.6 billion offering of senior notes to raise money for content acquisitions and 'strategic transactions.' The plans were unveiled...

Cisco to acquire cloud communications company Broadsoft for $1.9 billion

Venture Beat reports: "Networking giant Cisco has announced plans to pay out $1.9 billion to acquire Broadsoft, a Maryland-based cloud communications company that creates software for PBX...

The deadline for the AT&T/Time Warner deal passed on Sunday. No problem, say AT&T...

Recode reports: "Last fall AT&T said it was going to buy Time Warner for $86 billion, and gave itself a year to get the mega-deal...

Facebook Instant Games trialling monetization options for developers

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Nearly a year after it first launched, Facebook's Instant Games is introducing monetization for developers.Though the forthcoming changes are only trials, Facebook...

China Box Office Forecast to Surge to $8.3B in 2017

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "China's movie box office is expected to surge 20 percent-plus in 2017, hitting a record total of $8.31 billion (55.0...

Nike is using its new digital studio to build a community of sneakerheads

Tech Crunch reports: "A year after acquiring Virgin Mega, Nike is revealing some of the early results of its experiments with augmented reality and community-building....

AMC Launches Virtual Reality App With ‘The Walking Dead’ Bonus Scene

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "AMC is betting that The Walking Dead will breathe life into its new virtual reality app. The cable network has launched AMC VR,...

Billboard Adjusts Chart Calculations To Favor Paid Streaming Over Ad-Supported Streams, YouTube

Hypebot reports: "As how people consume music shifts, Billboard has adjusted how it calculates the charts. Bowing to pressure from the recorded music industry,...

New York Yankees invest in Vision Esports

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "The New York Yankees are the latest big name to invest in esports. This follows on from a string of increasingly surprising...

Vox Media Editorial Director Lockhart Steele Fired for Sexual Harassment

Variety reports: "Lockhart Steele, Vox Media’s editorial director and former CEO and founder of Curbed Network, has been fired for sexual harassment after allegations made...

Spotify announces a program to ‘identify and break’ new music superstars

The Verge reports: "Spotify just announced a new program called RISE, intended to 'identify and break the next wave of music superstars.' The promises of the...

Tunecore Passes $1 Billion In Revenue To Artists

Hypebot reports: "Tunecore has passed the $1 billion milestone in revenue paid to artists from streaming and sales. That impressive number does not include revenue...

Nintendo Switch outsells Sony and Microsoft heading into the holiday season

Venture Beat reports: "Nintendo’s Switch has claimed another month in the console sales race. The home/portable hybrid was the top-selling system in September in the U.S.,...

BBC will use machine learning to cater to what audiences want to watch

The Verge report: "Today, BBC’s R&D team announced a five-year initiative to use machine learning to work out what audiences want to watch. To...

‘Loud House’ Creator Chris Savino Suspended by Nickelodeon Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Nickelodeon has suspended Chris Savino, the creator of the hit show The Loud House, after multiple women came forward with sexual harassment allegations...