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  • Comics Journalist writes about "The Economics of Digital Comics"

    Comics Journalist writes about "The Economics of Digital Comics"
    With so many Kickstarter projects looking for funding, you'd think there would be more devoted to the business of comic books. Apparently there aren't all that many, which is why Todd Allen's "Economics of Digital Comics" has gotten so much attention....
  • Will Japan's 'Tsum Tsum' Characters Translate in the U.S. for Disney?

    The Tsum Tsums are coming to America. Originally launched as an app in Japan, Disney is bringing the animated characters to the U.S. through a puzzle app for English-speaking audiences, as well as a line of stackable plush toys. "Disney Tsum Tsum,"...
  • Google acquires music-streaming service Songza, a Pandora rival

    Google acquires music-streaming service Songza, a Pandora rival
    Google has acquired Songza, an Internet radio company, in an effort to keep up with Apple and Amazon in music streaming. The Mountain View, Calif., company announced the purchase Tuesday afternoon, saying it would use Songza to improve its Google Play...
  • Starz Gives 'Power' Early U.K. Premiere Through Digital Purchase

    The U.K. won't be deprived of "Power" -- Starz Digital Media, Starz's global digital and on-demand licensing and content syndication division, has announced that viewers across the pond will be able to purchase the drama online each Monday after new...
  • ‘Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga’ rises complete, like Lord Death Man

     
    You know Batman. But do you know Batmanga? In the 1960s, manga artist Jiro Kuwata pitted the Caped Crusader and […]...
  • Q&A: Wild Bunch's Vincent Maraval Discusses 'Welcome To New York"s Game-Changing Experiment

    PARIS- Cannes Film Festival did not find room for Abel Ferrara's "Welcome to New York," a fictional narrative based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn' sex scandal, in its official selection but that didn't keep the movie from making a large impact on VOD, scoring...
  • Kevin Hunt: Make Free Calls With These Apps And Wi-Fi

    Kevin Hunt: Make Free Calls With These Apps And Wi-Fi
    Today, let's switch on airplane mode and tune out our wireless carriers, their out-there monthly charges and long-term contractual obligations. The next call you make is free, with a Wi-Fi connection, maybe even to the other side of the globe. It's...
  • Ferrara's DSK-Themed 'Welcome To New York:" A VOD Hit for Wild Bunch and a Potential Game-Changer for French Biz

    PARIS- While French industryites are still caught up in a seemingly stalled debate to shake up the country's digital-phobic release schedule for movies and implement a new anti-piracy law, Wild Bunch ruffled feathers with its masterfully-orchestrated...
  • One in three new iOS games are Flappy Bird clones

    One in three new iOS games are Flappy Bird clones
    Before being pulled from the Apple App Store and Google Play, Flappy Bird was the most popular mobile game. These days, there's no Flappy Bird, but the market is still being flooded by clones. During a 24-hour period last week, 293 new games were...
  • Will Flappy Bird fly again? Developer is 'considering it'

    Will Flappy Bird fly again? Developer is 'considering it'
    The creator of Flappy Bird, the extremely popular mobile game that was surprisingly and suddenly removed from app stores last month, said he is considering re-releasing the game. Speaking with Rolling Stone, Vietnamese independent developer Dong...
  • Low-budget films rely on shortcuts

    Low-budget films rely on shortcuts
    In a quiet hillside home in Topanga Canyon, filmmaker Brian McGuire instructed his cast members to take their shirts off, put their sunglasses on, snort fake cocaine and "party hard." The 20-person cast and crew were filming a party scene for McGuire'...
  • Apple Close to Buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 Billion

    Apple could be close to making its biggest acquisition in the company's history, offering $3.2 billion to purchase headphone maker Beats Electronics, which recently launched a streaming music service. Should the deal close, it would mark a major payout...