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Sony Considering Splitting Entertainment Wing From Electronics Wing

Sony Considering Splitting Entertainment Wing From Electronics Wing

It looks as though Sony is putting thought into making the electronics and entertainment divisions separate entities. This comes after billionaire investor Daniel Loeb’s public offering ...
Atari Looking To Get Out Of Bankruptcy Protection

Atari Looking To Get Out Of Bankruptcy Protection

Times are pretty rough for the one time video game giant Atari Inc. Mucking around in bankruptcy protection, the company is looking for the court to sign off on the sale of its assets ...
Yahoo Snags Tumblr...Now What?

Yahoo Snags Tumblr…Now What?

Credit: Frank Franklin II (AP Photos) Yahoo has purchased Tumblr for $1.1 billion dollars, but what does it mean? What possible use could Yahoo have in something that has very little ...
Total Video Game Industry Spending Down 42%

Total Video Game Industry Spending Down 42%

The headline is right; NPD reports that gaming sales across the board, all companies, hardware, software, digital, etc. are down 42% from last month. Spending on gaming came out to ...
German Court Gives Google Another Legal Loss

German Court Gives Google Another Legal Loss

Germany is where a country goes when it wants to lose a case. Last week it was Apple and this week it’s Google who lost in a second legal outing there. The first time was over Google ...
Activision-Blizzard Concerns and Woes For Second Half of 2013

Activision-Blizzard Concerns and Woes For Second Half of 2013

In their earnings call this week Activision-Blizzard has reported that some 1.3 million subscribers have bailed on their popular World of Warcraft MMORPG in the last three months. ...
YouTube Kicks Off Paid Subscription Channels

YouTube Kicks Off Paid Subscription Channels

  Earlier this week we reported that YouTube could be planning to roll out subscriber channels for users who generate content. The plan was originally kept to some 50 channels ...
Disney To Hold Off On Scooping Up Major Entertainment Entities...For The Moment

Disney To Hold Off On Scooping Up Major Entertainment Entities…For The Moment

Disney has a nice amount of popular movies in their franchise roster, but what’s really making news is the franchises and companies they’ve purchased in the last couple of years. ...
Disney Backs Down From "Dia de los Muertos" Trademark Attempt

Disney Backs Down From “Dia de los Muertos” Trademark Attempt

The Orange County Register reported that Disney canceled plans to trademark “Dia de los Muertos” which is a traditional holiday celebrated in Mexico and the U.S. The request was ...
Apple vs. Samsung: Tokyo Battle

No Luck For Apple in German Privacy Lawsuit

What would the month be without Apple legal news? It never ends for Apple, after all. Bloomberg tell us that The Berlin Region Court ordered the company to rework their privacy policies ...