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"There are more mobile phones in Uganda than light bulbs": A chat with Mark Kaigwa about Africa

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Last week, Mark Kaigwa gave one of the most interesting presentations at the Media Evolution conference in Sweden. Naturally, I missed the session entirely because I was attending another one at the same time, but I’m very happy to say I caught up with him to hear him out. Kaigwa...
"There are more mobile phones in Uganda than light bulbs": A chat with Mark Kaigwa about Africa

Sarah Penna: The Most Influential New Media Entrepreneur You've Never Heard Of

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Having made the transition from cable TV to YouTube, 28-year-old Sarah Penna is shaking up the Web video landscape with fresh ideas and digital attitude.  Penna cut her teeth as a producer of reality television for cable channels like Discovery, HBO, Oxygen and Bravo. Rather than continue in her comfort zone,...
Sarah Penna: The Most Influential New Media Entrepreneur You've Never Heard Of

Who's Winning The Battle For The Interest Graph: Facebook, Google+ or Twitter?

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Do you use Google+ more than Facebook? Are you an avid Twitter user, but not so active on Google+? Do you auto-share online media, such as songs or news articles, onto Facebook? These are just some of the questions being asked in the ongoing evolution of the "Interest Graph," succinctly...
Who's Winning The Battle For The Interest Graph: Facebook, Google+ or Twitter?
How YouTube lets content companies "claim" NASA Mars videos

Predictive Game Studio PrePlay Raises $3.1M Series A From Gary Vaynerchuck And Others

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PrePlay, a New York-based predictive sports game startup, has raised $3.1 million in Series A funding. The company says it will use the funding to expand its staff and develop new apps for baseball and “other entertainment related content.” The funding round was led by social media entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk,...
Predictive Game Studio PrePlay Raises $3.1M Series A From Gary Vaynerchuck And Others

Tweets, camera, action: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone tapped to direct a short film

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Biz Stone, the affable digital media entrepreneur who co-founded Twitter and Obvious (Lift, Medium, etc.) will be directing a short movie, we’ve just learned from a report and interview by the San Francisco Chronicle (via AllTwitter). Stone is among 10 ‘celebrities’ who will team with director Canon and Ron Howard...
Tweets, camera, action: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone tapped to direct a short film
MarketWatch founder Larry Kramer is the new publisher of USA Today

Party Site Founder Goes Solo

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As of this week, the party website Guest of a Guest will have one less RSVP. New-media entrepreneur Rachelle Hruska confirmed Tuesday that she bought out her longtime partner, Cameron Winklevoss, with whom she started the website in 2008. She will now own a 100 percent stake in the company....
Party Site Founder Goes Solo

Now Wolff is at our door

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Michael Wolff, biographer of Rupert Murdoch, scourge of US military censorship, internet pioneer and one-time media entrepreneur, is joining The Guardian.In announcing Wolff's appointment, the paper's US editor-in-chief Janine Gibson said he would be writing a weekly column that will appear in the Comment is Free section.Wolff said: "I have...
Now Wolff is at our door

News flash: Twitter doesn't have to hire journalists to be a powerful media competitor

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When Twitter recently posted a job listing for a “head of news and journalism,” it sparked a rash of posts and commentary about how the company was becoming a media entity — until Twitter staffer Mark Luckie tossed cold water on that idea with an interview in which he poo-poohed...
News flash: Twitter doesn't have to hire journalists to be a powerful media competitor

It's official: Summit Series inks the $40 million dollar deal for Utah's Powder Mountain

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About an hour’s drive from Salt Lake City, lies Utah’s Powder Mountain. The once sleepy mountain town is about to be reinvigorated as a destination for the world’s most talented creators, artists, entrepreneurs, activists, philanthropists and musicians. After 5-years of hosting epic events for entrepreneurs including Summit Basecamp, Summit at Sea and DC10, The Summit Series team decided...
It's official: Summit Series inks the $40 million dollar deal for Utah's Powder Mountain

FilmOn’s new app brings 150 live TV channels direct to your Facebook account

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FilmOn.TV Networks was founded by media entrepreneur Alki David in 2006, and it has previously launched Web-based TV service FilmOn.com which offers subscription packages covering more than 120 TV channels (mostly in English), as well as additional premium services. It recently launched what it’s calling the “first multi-channel live TV...
FilmOn’s new app brings 150 live TV channels direct to your Facebook account
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