distribution strategy

distribution strategy

IDC: Microsoft bets big on Surface with more than 3 million tablets on order for launch
Mobile startup HyperBees wins seed funding in Android games contest

Microsoft announces first wave of retail stores for 2013

www.geekwire.com
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer opens the company’s Bellevue Square store in November 2011. With the holiday shopping season wrapped up, Microsoft this morning announced six locations in the U.S. where the company plans to open its first retail stores of 2013. It’s part of a broader effort by the company...
Microsoft announces first wave of retail stores for 2013
2013: The Year Internet TV Went Mainstream
Leap Motion Raises $30M More For Its Gesture-Based Controller, Announces Bundling Deal With Asus
HBO Is Doing Exactly What It Should Be Doing

Microsoft Surface production ramps up as Windows RT models come to retailers in US, Australia

thenextweb.com
In line with yesterday’s reports that Microsoft’s Surface distribution strategy will expand, the company has officially announced its plans to ramp up production of Surface, while expanding it to “additional retailers” in the United States and Australia by mid-December. In addition, Microsoft has also shared that its holiday stores will be extended beyond the...
Microsoft Surface production ramps up as Windows RT models come to retailers in US, Australia

CocoaChina's Fishing Joy generating more than $6M a month worldwide

www.insidemobileapps.com
Chinese mobile game developer and platform maker CocoaChina today revealed that its flagship franchise Fishing Joy is now generating $6.28 million per month in revenue worldwide, with more than 10 million daily active users (DAU), doubling its monthly revenue in two months. CocoaChina attributes the game’s success to continued optimization...
CocoaChina's Fishing Joy generating more than $6M a month worldwide

BOOM! Square Just Doubled Its Retail Distribution (PYPL, PAY)

www.businessinsider.com
Square's credit-card reader, which turns any iPhone or iPad into a cash register, is now available in 20,000 stores in the US—doubling its previous retail reach. The fact that you can pick up a Square card reader at Walgreen's, FedEx Office, and Staples—in addition to the Apple Store, Best Buy,...
BOOM! Square Just Doubled Its Retail Distribution (PYPL, PAY)

Science Makes Its First Acquisition: Pinpuff, A Klout For Pinterest That Measures ‘Pinfluence’

techcrunch.com
Science, the eight-month-old LA-based technology incubator / studio that brought us the Dollar Shave Club and most recently e-commerce site Uncovet, is making its first acquisition: it is buying Pinpuff, a “Klout for Pinterest” that measures and tracks the influence of Pinterest users — “Pinfluence” in Pinpuff parlance — that...
Science Makes Its First Acquisition: Pinpuff, A Klout For Pinterest That Measures ‘Pinfluence’

The New York Times Expands Flipboard Apps To Android & Kindle Fire

readwrite.com
The New York Times is expanding its mobile footprint. The Gray Lady announced today that it is launching its digital content on Flipboard to both Android and Kindle Fire tablets. The Times Flipboard content had previously only been available on the iPhone and iPad. In conjunction with its new Kindle...
The New York Times Expands Flipboard Apps To Android & Kindle Fire

Festicket raises $680,000 to expand its platform for music festival packages across Europe

thenextweb.com
Festicket, an online platform that offers a single place for booking music festival tickets, nearby hotel rooms and transport links, has announced the closure of a €520,000 ($680,000) funding round today. The investment came from early-stage investment fund KIMA Ventures, as well as Windcrest Partners and Jacques-Antoine Granjon, CEO of Vente-Privee....
Festicket raises $680,000 to expand its platform for music festival packages across Europe

Game's Not Over For Game, Now The Industry Wants It To Go Digital

paidcontent.org
The video games industry has urged Game Group’s new owner to develop a stronger digital distribution strategy, after it was granted another life by a rescue buy-out. Turnaround firm OptCapita, through Baker Acquisitions, will buy its UK assets, comprising the 333 out of 609 that weren’t closed last week...
Game's Not Over For Game, Now The Industry Wants It To Go Digital

Game's Not Over For Game, Now The Industry Wants It To Go Digital

gigaom.com
The video games industry has urged the new owner of Europe’s largest plastic-box video games retailer to develop a stronger digital distribution strategy, after it was granted another life by a rescue buy-out. Turnaround firm OptCapita, through Baker Acquisitions, will buy its UK assets, comprising the 333 out of 609...
Game's Not Over For Game, Now The Industry Wants It To Go Digital
Making Android Pay: One Click To Sell Your App Around The World

The Only Two Ways To Build A $100 Million Startup

www.businessinsider.com
With tens of thousands of new start-ups being created every year, the potential of a company to truly scale and become a large, stand-alone business is more crucial than ever before. A great product is always the foundation but a clear distribution strategy becomes essential to cut through the noise....
The Only Two Ways To Build A $100 Million Startup
HBO’s Distribution Strategy: It’s All About the Timing

Warner Bros. now adding restrictions to your Netflix DVD queue

venturebeat.com
Giant media company Warner Brothers might be taking further steps to ensure that its updated distribution strategy for newly released DVD movies has the maximum effect — regardless of how petty the company may seem as a result. Earlier this month, Warner Brothers decided to delay all new DVD movie...
Warner Bros. now adding restrictions to your Netflix DVD queue

Game Of Thrones Creator George R.R. Martin Blames Australians, Distribution Delays For Show's Most-Pirated Status

techcrunch.com
Game Of Thrones is one of the most popular shows on HBO, but it’s also become the most-pirated series around the world. In an interview with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher Wednesday evening, Game Of Thrones creator George R. R. Martin lamented the rampant amount of piracy that the show...
Game Of Thrones Creator George R.R. Martin Blames Australians, Distribution Delays For Show's Most-Pirated Status
Massive Joe aims for a monstrous hit with Escape from Age of Monsters
VidIQ Raises $800,000 From Mark Cuban And Others To Give YouTube Producers Actionable Analytics
The untold story of Kickstarter's serial backers: do-gooders or addicts?
Will Red Hat's OpenStack Contributions Turn To Gold?

RIM's BlackBerry 10 Distribution Strategy Looks Very Smart

readwrite.com
We might have to start giving Research In Motion some credit. It may have taken the company way too long to deliver on its promised BlackBerry 10 smartphones but now that they are almost here, boy, is RIM doing it right. At the Consumer Electronics Show this week, three executives...
RIM's BlackBerry 10 Distribution Strategy Looks Very Smart

One Theory About Why Microsoft Will Only Sell The Surface At Its Stores (MSFT)

www.businessinsider.com
Microsoft's decision to only sell the Surface tablet at its retail stores and through its online store is a bit of a head-scratcher. It's like Microsoft is intentionally trying to limit the tablet's success. Citi analyst Walter Pritchard has a theory about why Microsoft is doing it. He met with...
One Theory About Why Microsoft Will Only Sell The Surface At Its Stores (MSFT)
Sony CEO Kaz Hirai wants 4K standard; disc format unlikely, but not out of the question
12 companies getting local right for small businesses

Tell Me Again How Surface Is the Tablet Consumers Really Want

allthingsd.com
I don’t think anybody has done a product that is the product that I see customers wanting. You can go through the products from all those guys … and none of them has a product that you can really use. Not Apple. Not Google. Not Amazon. Nobody has a...
Tell Me Again How Surface Is the Tablet Consumers Really Want
Conference App Bloodhound's Genius Growth Strategy Attracts $3M Series A Led By Thiel's FF Angel
Balancing team passion and product-market fit
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?