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‘It won’t look anything like digital’: Confessions of a TV sales...

Digiday reports: "If programmatic TV becomes a reality, it’s not going to happen in the way that current digital programmatic players want it to....

How Kabam self-published its Marvel mobile game in China — and...

VentureBeat reports "More than a year ago, San Francisco-based Kabam announced that it had teamed up with China’s Longtu Games to publish a Marvel mobile game in China. Today, Kabam has a No. 1 hit in the Chinese iOS mobile game market, but it accomplished it by self-publishing the title. Kabam’s free-to-play Marvel: Contest of Champions has generated well over $100 million in the West to date, and the company was eager to take it to China."

Movie theaters are becoming roller coasters, whether you like it or...

The Verge reports: "Today, Cars 3 becomes the first Pixar film to be distributed in 4DX, the motion-based 'immersive' film format from Seoul’s CJ...

Atari in transition

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "When Atari CEO Fred Chesnais guided the company out of bankruptcy several years ago, he notably said he "didn't buy the company to make...

How L’Oreal uses virtual reality to make internal decisions at its...

Digiday reports: "The L’Oréal Beauty Lab, as it’s referred to internally, is stacked with virtual reality glasses and installed with a VR screen that...

Weinstein Company Board Prepares to Suspend Harvey Weinstein

Variety reports: "The board of directors of the Weinstein Company is preparing to suspend Harvey Weinstein in the wake of a bombshell New York Times report, Variety has learned. The...

Guest column: Don't clone my indie game, bro

The annual Game Developers Conference (GDC) showcases the industry’s hottest trends, from its most innovative game-play experiences, to its top-trending peeves and squabbles. I am prepared to ‘call’ the 26th GDC’s Peeve of the Year.

Prepare For A Multiple Blockchain World

Forbes reports "As many CIOs dig in to their digital business transformation strategies, they may wonder whether, and where, blockchain technology fits into their platforms. Sure, CIOs at major banks and financial services companies have already launched into frenzied adoption analysis to exploit potential savings or thwart potential disrupters. Yet CIOs across industries should understand how blockchain works, and why its limitations will spawn future distributed ledger platforms for the programmable economy."

Drake Wins Sampling Case Over Fair Use, Music Licensing Still A...

Hypebot reports: "In a landmark case from the muddled world of music copyright, Drake has managed to win a case regarding music sampling on...

Four things marketers should know about VR

Digiday reports "2016 is shaping up to be a “billion dollar year” for virtual reality, following a smattering of long-hyped product releases from Samsung, HTC and Facebook-owned Oculus Rift. Even Jesus is getting a retelling with the technology. Talk about biblical scale. Here’s what marketers need to know about VR."