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Digital Bits: Big players making big bets with dreams of massive digital media empires

Digital Bits: Big players making big bets with dreams of massive digital media empires

Recent moves by¬†Amazon, Apple, and now Microsoft have intensified the race to build the next digital¬†empire, each looking to build off their cornerstones while layering on new physical or digital… Read more »

Four not-so-obvious ways Amazon benefits buying Twitch

Four not-so-obvious ways Amazon benefits buying Twitch

Amazon has been quietly building out its empire in the media space, and Twitch is the latest piece added. Four reasons why Amazon spent the $970MM cash: Amazon gains a… Read more »

Twitch is a key piece to Amazon’s expanding empire

Twitch is a key piece to Amazon’s expanding empire

With the purchase of Twitch for $970 million, Amazon has added a key piece in its burgeoning megamedia empire. “Twitch is a big score for Amazon,” said DWR founder P.J…. Read more »

CES 2013: The TV Manifesto–The Battle for the Living Room is OVER and the War for the Consumer is ON!

CES 2013: The TV Manifesto–The Battle for the Living Room is OVER and the War for the Consumer is ON!

The reality has begun to sink in: The home is part of a larger war involving engagement of the consumer — and companies battling just to dominate consumer engagement in… Read more »

2012 Holiday Gift Guide — For All Ages!

2012 Holiday Gift Guide — For All Ages!

We have had some fun this year and put our thoughts from the past 12 months to work in the form of our inaugural Holiday Gift Guide. It is targeted… Read more »

Missives from the Digital Front…Amazon is hiring for games!

Missives from the Digital Front…Amazon is hiring for games!

AUGUST 7, 2012 — Occasionally, things happen as you might expect. And, with the news yesterday of Amazon ‘fessing up to having a game development studio and are hiring (games.amazon.com),… Read more »

Sony’s Restructuring–“Sony will change,” Sony must change

Sony’s Restructuring–“Sony will change,” Sony must change

Sony’s restructuring news this morning came with a change in direction. Sony’s corporate moniker had been Sony.Make.Believe, but today showed “Sony will change.” Our point is simple: Sony must change…. Read more »

Want to work in video games? Work at Amazon.

Want to work in video games? Work at Amazon.

One company that is hiring aggressively in video games in the United States? Sony? No. Microsoft? No. Nintendo? No. Amazon? Yes. Really. Amazon. So what is the strategy? Ponder why… Read more »

CES 2012: The TV Manifesto

CES 2012: The TV Manifesto

The quick and dirty take on the news from the TV manufacturers is that it was bifurcated by region—most of the news from the Japanese manufactures had already been previewed… Read more »

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