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Meteor Games to publish high-end online game Hawken in December (exclusive)

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Hawken is one of the coolest online games in development for publication on the web. Adhesive Games, the startup studio that is making the game, is announcing today that its Meteor Entertainment division will publish the game as a free-to-pay title in December. Hawken is a “mech shooter” title,...
Meteor Games to publish high-end online game Hawken in December (exclusive)

Redbox snatches up NCR's entertainment division, future of Blockbuster kiosks unclear

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If you thought Coinstar was through making industry rattling announcements today, you were wrong. After taking the wraps off its joint venture with Verizon, now the company has announced it'll be taking over NCR's entertainment division for $100 million. That includes DVD kiosks, retailer contracts and an inventory of...
Redbox snatches up NCR's entertainment division, future of Blockbuster kiosks unclear

"No Truth" To Report That News Corp Might Buy Monster In Spinout, Says Source (MMW, NWS)

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There is "no truth" to a Times report that News Corp may buy Monster.com in the next couple days, a source close to News Corp tells us. News Corp is considering whether to split in two – a very profitable entertainment division and a not-so-profitable publishing division. The New York...
"No Truth" To Report That News Corp Might Buy Monster In Spinout, Says Source (MMW, NWS)

CBS Connect’s social TV platform wants to connect fans and stars

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CBS.com has just launched a social TV platform called ‘CBS Connect‘, Lost Remote reports. According to the media company, its new site aims to be “a new social hub connecting fans with each other and CBS stars.” As usual with social TV platforms, CBS Connect aggregates content from Twitter and...
CBS Connect’s social TV platform wants to connect fans and stars

Windows Work? 'Harry Potter' DVD Sales help Drive Time Warner's Q4 Profits

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Delaying DVD and Blu-ray rental releases to outlets including Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) and Redbox made the magic of Harry Potter even more potent. That was the takeaway from Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) Inc.‘s fourth-quarter financial report to investors Wednesday. Driven partly by strong disc sales of its eighth and...
Windows Work? 'Harry Potter' DVD Sales help Drive Time Warner's Q4 Profits
Microsoft sells over 67 million Xbox 360s, 19 million Kinects
Microsoft says it has sold 67M Xbox 360s, 19M Kinects, and generated $56B in game revenues
Game developers salivate over the new iPad’s specs
LG debuts cloud storage service with emphasis on media streaming
Splitting the baby: News Corp. may separate entertainment, newspaper businesses

UltraViolet Studios: HBO Blackout Will Lift In Time For Wal-Mart Launch

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Don’t worry, we’ll work this out in time for the big dance. That was the essential message from top home entertainment officials who are still negotiating with HBO over pay TV window restrictions that currently prevent some Universal and Fox (NSDQ: NWS) titles from being distributed through the UltraViolet...
UltraViolet Studios: HBO Blackout Will Lift In Time For Wal-Mart Launch

Redbox grabs NCR leisure assets, may end Blockbuster kiosks

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Redbox finished Monday by acquiring NCR's entertainment division. The $100 million move would see it buy NCR's 35,000 disc kiosks, usually attached to Blockbuster Express, as well as retailer deals and discs themselves. As part of the swap, Redbox's parent company Coinstar will get software and services that will ultimately...
Redbox grabs NCR leisure assets, may end Blockbuster kiosks

Microsoft Q3 revenue grows almost across the board, beats Wall Street expectations

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Microsoft revenue grew across most of its businesses in the third quarter, with the exception of its entertainment division, but profit fell slightly, the company said on Thursday....
Microsoft Q3 revenue grows almost across the board, beats Wall Street expectations
Mobile helps Square Enix back to profitability, $75.9 million in net income

Microsoft Q3 Revenue Grows Almost Across the Board, Beats Wall Street Expectations

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Microsoft revenue grew across most of its businesses in the third quarter, with the exception of its entertainment division, but profit fell slightly, the......
Microsoft Q3 Revenue Grows Almost Across the Board, Beats Wall Street Expectations

Penguin, Macmillan and Nosy Crow talk digital books for children

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How publishers can make reading experiences that parents feel 'more positive about than Angry Birds'For much of the book publishing world, the move to digital is all about e-books. That brings big challenges (and regulatory scrutiny) around distribution deals and pricing, but less around the actual content and design.For children's...
Penguin, Macmillan and Nosy Crow talk digital books for children
Robbie Bach’s four startup lessons from Xbox and Zune
Should Cinemas Raise Prices for Oscar-Winning Movies?

LG reports second straight loss in Q4

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LG Electronics on Wednesday posted its second consecutive quarterly loss despite record flat-panel TV shipments and solid performance from its mobile handset division. The South Korea-based electronics vendor recorded revenue of KRW 13.81 trillion, or approximately $12.05 billion USD, in the fourth quarter of 2011 along with an operating...
LG reports second straight loss in Q4

Report: Microsoft to "Shake Up" Entertainment Division Management

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Report: Microsoft to "Shake Up" Entertainment Division Management
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