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Fantasy Sports Ventures Acquires Sports Blog The Big Lead

New York - Independent sports blog The Big Lead has been acquired by Fantasy Sports Ventures in a deal pegged in the low seven figures by...

Corbis Images Acquires Splash News

Corbis Images, a leading provider of visual media for professional creatives, today announced it has acquired candid celebrity photo and video agency Splash News....

Report: Rainbow Media to Acquire Gothamist Blog Network

New York - Cable TV provider Cablevision's (NYSE: CVC) Rainbow Media unit is close to a deal to acquire city blog network Gothamist, PaidContent reported. The purchase price was...

SnagFilms expands distribution, capabilities and executive team

SnagFilms intends to be the go-to brand for independent films, and it just took further steps in that direction with newly unveiled distribution platforms, the launch of new social media and mobile applications, and several new executive hires.

Gawker Acquires Cityfile; Names New Editor-in-Chief

New York - Blog network Gawker Media has acquired New York-focused blog Cityfile, and named its editor Remy Stern as the new editor-in-chief of its flagship

Roblox joins Stardoll Media for global advertising clout [with infographic]

Roblox has signed up to make Stardoll Media its exclusive global commercial advertising representative, bringing millions of boys and girls toegther – at least as far as marketers are concerned.

Roblox Lands $4 Million for Gaming Site for Kids

San Francisco - Roblox, a gaming site for kids, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $4 million in a second round of venture...

Tagged Acquires Social Network Competitor hi5

Tagged has purchased hi5, a transaction that brings together two companies that each have a different spin on social networking: Tagged is designed for meeting new people based on shared interests, while hi5 integrates games and highlights premium content.

Free Disney Videos, Now on Roku

Roku Inc. announced Wednesday that hundreds of videos from have been added to the streaming platform’s Roku Channel Store, where they are available for free. This Disney channel features animated shorts, clips, a behind-the-scenes section, and a What’s New area that gives previews of what television shows and movies are coming soon.

Walmart announces disc-to-digital movie conversion service [with video]

Movie fans can now legally transfer their DVDs and Blu-ray discs into Vudu cloud-stored digital files, following today's announcement by Walmart and the five major studios. The initiative is set to launch April 16.