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Mark Milian / Bloomberg Tech Blog:
Hollywood Hires Anti-Piracy Pro   —  Photograph by Jonathan Leibson/WireImage  —  MPAA CEO Chris Dodd announced the hiring of Diane Strahan to run the organization's operations.  —  The Motion Picture Association of America, Hollywood's trade group, is touting today's hiring …
Jan 5, 2013, 3:45 PMIn context
Edmund Lee / Bloomberg Tech Blog:
The New York Times Paywall Is Working Better Than Anyone Had Guessed   —  The New York Times instituted a paywall on its website last year, a controversial move that has yielded great results.  —  Ever since the New York Times rolled out its so-called paywall in March 2011, a perennial dispute has waged.
Dec 22, 2012, 2:00 PMIn context
Mark Milian / Bloomberg Tech Blog:
‘Cut the Rope’ Creator to Debut First New Game Franchise Since Its Big Hit   —  Two screen shots from “Pudding Monsters,” the first new franchise for ZeptoLab since striking gold with “Cut the Rope.”  —  More than two years after ZeptoLab released the mega-hit mobile game “Cut the Rope,” …
Dec 20, 2012, 9:05 AMIn context
Edmund Lee / Bloomberg Tech Blog:
Apple's ITunes Would Be One of World's Biggest Media Companies   —  Photograph by Miquel Benitez/Getty Images  —  Apple has more than 435 million iTunes accounts stored in the company's database, according to Talal Khan, an analyst.  —  Google, Facebook and even Yahoo have been hailed …
Dec 4, 2012, 6:50 AMIn context
Mark Milian / Bloomberg Tech Blog:
How a YouTube Exec Built an Army With Google's ‘20 Percent Time’   —  Google has promoted its “20 percent time” option as a way to encourage employees to be entrepreneurial.  —  Officially, Hunter Walk has fewer than a dozen engineers working for him at YouTube on developing services for nonprofits and activists.
Oct 17, 2012, 8:55 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Bloomberg Tech Blog:
Airbnb Scores Off London Olympics With Jump in Bookings   —  Photograph by Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg  —  Airbnb added 6,000 London properties this year, including an event space inside the historic Tower Bridge.  —  Airbnb, a website for renting rooms in people's homes …
Jul 25, 2012, 4:20 AMIn context
Jordan Robertson / Bloomberg Tech Blog:
Apple Warms Up to Hackers, Plans Presentation at Black Hat   —  Attendees are seen through a Black Hat logo during the Black Hat and Defcon hacker conferences in Las Vegas.  —  In the 15 years that computer hackers have gathered in Las Vegas for the Black Hat conference …
Jul 24, 2012, 9:45 AMIn context
Mark Milian / Bloomberg Tech Blog:
Waze to Drive Its Social GPS Software Into Cars This Year   —  Waze's free app for iPhones and Android devices has 19 million users.  —  Waze, which makes one of the most popular GPS applications for smartphones, is planning to break into a platform it hopes will provide greater fuel for its business: the car.
Jun 27, 2012, 8:55 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Bloomberg Tech Blog:
Ning Co-Founder Bianchini Has New Design on Online Groups   —  Gina Bianchini, who cofounded Ning, is changing the direction and design of her latest startup, Mightybell.  —  Serial entrepreneur Gina Bianchini is betting that people want to congregate and collaborate around common interests on a site other than Facebook.
Jun 5, 2012, 4:05 PMIn context
Mark Milian / Bloomberg Tech Blog:
Video of Steve Jobs Parodying ‘Ghostbusters’ Surfaces   —  Apple fans must be dying to get a peek into Craig Elliott's attic.  After he released a video last week of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs acting as President Franklin D. Roosevelt, he aired another one exclusively on Bloomberg TV.
May 11, 2012, 9:00 PMIn context

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