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Kevin Smith added to Hulu's summer season originals [with sizzle video]

Hulu has added filmmaker and raconteur Kevin Smith to its lineup of original programming creators, as well as importing several series previously unseen in the United States.

GameStop to Acquire Online Games Publisher Kongregate

Grapevine, Texas - Video game retail store chain GameStop announced on Tuesday that it will acquire online game publisher Kongregate. Financial terms of the transaction were...

Wattpad Raises Funding for "YouTube for E-books"

Toronto, Canada - Wattpad, the provider of an online community where users publish written works, announced on Monday that it has closed its first round of venture...

MSNBC.com Buys BreakingNews.com Domain

New York - MSNBC.com, the network and website joint venture between Microsoft and NBC, has purchased the domain BreakingNews.com, PaidContent reported. Last year, the company took over...

Search Marketer Atrinsic Buys Assets of Kazaa Music Service

New York - Atrinsic, an Internet search marketer and provider of direct-to-consumer subscription products, announced on Thursday that it will acquire the assets of file-sharing service...

DirecTV Delivers NFL to PS3 and Android

Sony has announced a deal with satellite TV provider DirecTV that lets fans get the premium NFL Sunday Ticket package using a PlayStation 3...

Flipboard Joins the 'Colbert Nation'

Comedy Central has partnered with Flipboard to include "The Colbert Report" in the digital/social magazine’s new video section. This is the first Viacom Media Network property to have video included on Flipboard

DEW Startup Competition Entry Deadline – Jan. 1, 2017

Hey Everyone, To all of you involved in digital entertainment startups, the entry deadline for the 2017 Digital Entertainment World Startup Competition is this...

YouTube, Google Play now offer MGM movie rentals

MGM has become the fifth major studio to license its content for rental via YouTube and Google Play, giving viewers more options while adding to YouTube’s revenue generating opportunities.

Foursquare Gets $20 Million for Location-based Social Network

New York - Location-based social network Foursquare has raised $20 million in second round funding, from new investor Andreessen Horowitz, and previous backers Union Square Ventures...