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Amazon launches Kindle Worlds publishing platform for fan fiction, will pay royalties to writers and rights holders

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Amazon's taken a number of steps to bring different types of content to the Kindle Store, and it's now venturing into an area that has a long history with the internet: fan fiction. The company's today announced Kindle Worlds, a new publishing platform that promises to pay writers royalties...
Amazon launches Kindle Worlds publishing platform for fan fiction, will pay royalties to writers and rights holders

Netflix, Warner deal brings content to Canada

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Netflix and Warner Bros. announced today an exclusive licensing agreement that will bring some Warner Bros. serialized dramas and feature films o Netflix customers in Canada. The deal will bring content such as The Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, and more to Canadian streaming customers. More titles, such as The...
Netflix, Warner deal brings content to Canada
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Amazon licenses fan fiction ebooks

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Original authors and their amateur adapters can now jointly 'monetise' the popular spinoffsGeorge RR Martin hates fan fiction, Anne Rice has banned it, Ursula K Le Guin calls it "an invasion". But a host of authors have signed up to a new programme from Amazon, which encourages any fan who...
Amazon licenses fan fiction ebooks

Laura Prudom: 'Once Upon a Time' Recap: The Magic Mirror's Origins Revealed

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Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 1, Episode 11 of ABC's "Once Upon a Time," entitled "Fruit of the Poisonous Tree."I'm starting to think that all that lurks beneath Regina's myriad layers of cruelty, manipulation and lies is another set of layers. "Once Upon a...
Laura Prudom: 'Once Upon a Time' Recap: The Magic Mirror's Origins Revealed
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Amazon sets up system to trade on fan fiction

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Amazon plans to start selling fan-written fiction based on the works of other authors and franchise creators, according to a press release sent out on Wednesday. Kindle Worlds will be a platform heavily regulated by Amazon itself and will only sell fan-fiction for which it has the rights-holder’s explicit permission...
Amazon sets up system to trade on fan fiction

P2P piracy putting pressure on Chinese video sites

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After spending millions to buy licensed TV shows and movies, China's top online video site is facing a surge in piracy from a new crop of offenders threatening to cut into its business.Last year, Chinese site Youku Tudou spent US$118 million on "content costs" to increase its video offerings....
P2P piracy putting pressure on Chinese video sites

Screen Grabs: Vampire Diaries uses Galaxy Note to scratch out sinister signals

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Screen Grabs chronicles the uses (and misuses) of real-world gadgets in today's movies and TV. Send in your sightings (with screen grab!) to screengrabs at engadget dot com. The residents of Mystic Falls, Virginia are the most tech-savvy bunch of supernatural creatures we've ever seen. If Edward Cullen and Bella...
Screen Grabs: Vampire Diaries uses Galaxy Note to scratch out sinister signals

The 10 best cats on the internet

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Looking at felines is the number 1 legal activity online. But which are best in show?1. Grumpy cat Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewArizona's Grumpy Cat has the face of a moody old sort who can't get his usual seat in Wetherspoons. "We uploaded one picture of her...
The 10 best cats on the internet

Warner Brothers attempts big bang with day-after TV app

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But the iOS app is pretty limited so far, featuring only The Big Bang Theory, Gossip Girl, and The Vampire Diaries. Users can stream or download the first episode of the current season for free or access other episodes for a fee. [Read more]...
Warner Brothers attempts big bang with day-after TV app
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Virgin Media's Q4 2011 report: Brits love TiVo, Fast Broadband, Vampire Diaries

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Virgin Media's school report for both last year and last quarter has been pretty positive for the Branson-Branded service. It pulled down £4 billion ($6.3 billion) in revenue for the year and made its first ever profit with a tidy £76 million ($120 million). In the last quarter alone,...
Virgin Media's Q4 2011 report: Brits love TiVo, Fast Broadband, Vampire Diaries

Fan fiction is in a different universe to Kindle Worlds | Mathilda Gregory

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Amazon selling fanfic may sound a great idea, but the whole point of these stories is they go where the powers that be won'tIt's been a tumultuous week for internet fandom. First, Tumblr was bought by Yahoo (fandom lives on Tumblr, nestled down amongst the cat Gifs), then, the real...
Fan fiction is in a different universe to Kindle Worlds | Mathilda Gregory

The 10 most famous LOLcats in the world

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Sites such as I Can Haz Chesseburger have made looking at cats the No 1 legal activity on the internet. But which of these felines are the best in show?1. Grumpy cat Arizona's Grumpy Cat has the face of a moody old sort who can't get his usual seat in...
The 10 most famous LOLcats in the world

How Kindle Worlds aims to colonise fan fiction

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Amazon's search for new authors of fanfic is a shrewd attempt to professionalise one of the native art forms of the webLast week, Amazon announced Kindle Worlds, a new initiative from its publishing arm, which is seeking new authors of fan fiction - stories by fans about their favourite works...
How Kindle Worlds aims to colonise fan fiction

Amazon's new Kindle Worlds gives authors a way to sell fan fiction without legal hassles

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50 Shades of Grey, which started out as Twilight-inspired fan fiction, raised a few copyright questions that didn’t stop it from selling millions and millions of copies. But when a work is more directly based on another author’s creation — using the same characters and setting, for instance — the legal hurdles...
Amazon's new Kindle Worlds gives authors a way to sell fan fiction without legal hassles

Netflix announces new deal with Warner, will deliver popular content to Canadian streamers

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History would kindly tell us that this isn't the very first deal Netflix and Warner Bros. have struck in past months -- and, well, chances are it won't be the last one either. Earlier today, the streaming giant announced it had reached a new agreement with the California-based studio...
Netflix announces new deal with Warner, will deliver popular content to Canadian streamers
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Amazon Figured Out How to Make Some $$$ on 'Fan Fiction'

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Now is the part where I throw my head back and laugh. (Photo: flickr.com/oreilly) Dig out your folder of Gossip Girl short stories, because Amazon has figured out a way to make some cold, hard cash on derivative works. You know, other than just replacing all the names and selling it to a publisher....
Amazon Figured Out How to Make Some $$$ on 'Fan Fiction'
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'90s Black Sitcom Stars Return To TV

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Everyone loves a good comeback and as of late, TV has been chock-full of them.When "The Voice's" Cee Lo Green had the former "Family Matters" star Jaleel White -- better known as Steve Urkel -- lip-sync in his "Cry Baby" music video, it was clear that though Urkel had fallen,...
'90s Black Sitcom Stars Return To TV

Amazon unveils Kindle Worlds publishing platform to help aspiring fan fiction writers sell their work

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Amazon announced a new publishing platform today called Kindle Worlds, which will give both established authors and aspiring fan fiction writers the chance to earn royalties based on their work. Fan fiction is a rather murky topic, given that it often combines beloved characters and franchises in rather unusual scenarios....
Amazon unveils Kindle Worlds publishing platform to help aspiring fan fiction writers sell their work
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Netflix will broadcast past seasons of Warner Bros' top US TV shows in the UK and Ireland

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Movie and TV streaming service Netflix has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Warner Bros to bring past seasons of popular US TV shows to the UK and Ireland, IP&TV News reports. The rollout will be progressive, starting with the first three seasons of ‘The Vampire Diaries’, which will become...
Netflix will broadcast past seasons of Warner Bros' top US TV shows in the UK and Ireland

Nintendo Wii joins the Hulu Plus watch party

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Sure, we knew it was coming, but now Hulu Plus has officially arrived for the Nintendo Wii, letting you stream "current-season hit TV shows such as... New Girl and Vampire Diaries" in all their high standard-definition glory. We know, you're already caught up on all that New Girl action,...
Nintendo Wii joins the Hulu Plus watch party

Warner Bros. launches "Day After US" iOS app for next-day streaming of TV shows

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Warner Bros. just launched a new iOS appfor both iPhone and iPad that allows users to watch the most current episodes of TV series from its network the day after airing the US. The app, called “Day After US”, is available for free in the App Store and provides...
Warner Bros. launches "Day After US" iOS app for next-day streaming of TV shows

Netflix Ireland, UK score deals to carry previous seasons of key Warner-distributed shows

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Hot on the heels of a deal for Canada, Netflix and Warner Bros. have spread their newfound affection for each other to a multi-year, exclusive agreement for Ireland and the UK. Both island nations are getting streaming access to past seasons of four Warner-distributed TV shows, with availability staggered...
Netflix Ireland, UK score deals to carry previous seasons of key Warner-distributed shows

Amazon to pay royalties for fan fiction in new 'Kindle Worlds' program

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Ready to write some fan fic? Amazon may have some money for you. The company says it will license rights to popular books, games, movies and other content to let independent authors write their own stories based on those worlds, and receive royalties from sales of their fan fiction through...
Amazon to pay royalties for fan fiction in new 'Kindle Worlds' program

What The CW's About-Face On Streaming Says About Piracy, Authentication

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While its relevance in the realm of traditional linear television is more questionable than ever, the CW’s youthful, digitally literate core audience renders the network an important signpost on where the distribution of TV on emerging platforms is headed. And if the CW’s decision this week to collapse the...
What The CW's About-Face On Streaming Says About Piracy, Authentication
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