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Cineplex Takes Stake in VRstudios, Installs 40 VR Arcades

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Canadian cinema giant Cineplex on Thursday said it has struck a strategic partnership with Seattle-based VRstudios that includes a 'significant'...

Sky Teams With ‘The Walking Dead’ Studio Skybound Entertainment On Mobile...

Deadline Hollywood reports: "European pay-TV giant Sky has teamed with The Walking Dead studio Skybound Entertainment on a mobile gaming venture that will produce 'comic books for the iPhone generation'. The...

iHeartMedia to Acquire Podcast Giant Stuff Media, Home of ‘Atlanta Monster’...

Billboard reports: "iHeartMedia has entered into an agreement to acquire Stuff Media, the pioneering podcast network behind such programs as Stuff You Should Know, Atlanta Monster and Aaron Mahnke’s...

Hulu Adds ‘Deadliest Catch,’ ‘Mythbusters’ in Expansive Discovery Streaming Deal

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Hulu is upping its unscripted inventory. The streamer has inked an expansive licensing deal with Discovery that will see it add...

Roblox and the NFL team up on virtual football helmets

Venture Beat reports: "Roblox, the user-generated game world with 70 million monthly users, has teamed up with the National Football League to create virtual helmets...

Jaunt Acquires Teleporter, Refocuses on Technology

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Virtual, augmented and mixed reality firm Jaunt has acquired Personify's Teleporter business. The value of the deal was not disclosed. Teleporter...

Apple’s Shazam acquisition cleared by EU regulators

Tech Crunch reports: "European regulators have given the green light to Apple’s December 2017acquisition of music and image recognition discovery firm Shazam. Apple Music is the...

Samsung and BBH tap AR and Family Guy to demonstrate the...

Venture Beat reports: "What do Family Guy and smart refrigerators have in common? Not much, you’d think, but Samsung and London-based advertising agency BBH found inspiration...

Amazon Scrambles to Improve Coverage of U.S. Open After Flood of...

Variety reports: "Amazon is scrambling to improve its coverage of the U.S. Open in the U.K. after being deluged with complaints.The online giant bought U.K....

Square Enix to create AAA original IP with Tencent

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Japanese publisher Square Enix has teamed up with Chinese gaming giant Tencent with a partnership that will lead to new AAA IP....