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j2 Global, the parent company of publisher Ziff Davis, announced today that Ziff Davis has acquired IGN entertainment from News Corp. The publisher will take control of IGN, 1UP, AskMen, and other IGN web properties. Ziff Davis is known for publishing PC Magazine, Geek.com, and other niche properties such as ExtremeTech. j2 estimates that IGN has over 600 advertisers and …
Chief US Copyright Royalty Judge James Scott Sledge announced Tuesday that his board would hold a rehearing on the controversial decision (pdf of ruling) to raise royalty rates for internet streaming to unprecedented levels and gave broadcasters and organizations who requested the rehearing until April 2nd to submit documents detailing their positions.
Beyond the Web is mobile, and eventually, as all media merges, mobile is the final frontier for an all-encompassing media blitz. That’s probably why Fox Interactive Media is quick on the draw redirecting its online content to wireless Web. FIM-owned IGN Entertainment announced a deal with Verizon Wireless’ V Cast unit to create IGN Mobile Video.
In a new round of capital funding, Wazap has received an additional $7.9 million as part of its effort to expand its presence into the United States. Currently, the gaming search engine is only available in the Chinese, Japanese, and German languages, respectively.
News Corp announced today they plan to purchase the IGN Entertainment to add advertising dollars. The IGN network covers a lot of ground with video games, movies, DVDs, music, comics and tons of other goodies tied mostly to the oft coveted demographic, 18-34 males. This is just one more move by media mogul Rupert Murdoch as continues to dump billions into Internet purchases.