SEPTEMBER 10 - 20, 2015
Toronto International Film Festival
SEPTEMBER 10 - 20, 2015
By LIAM STACK JULY 13, 2015
"Satoru Iwata, who as chief executive of Nintendo oversaw the introduction of gaming systems such as the Nintendo DS and the Wii, died on Saturday in Kyoto, Japan. He was 55."
"Online video has become a massive cultural force, launching careers and communities and creations of all sort. VidCon exists as the largest gathering of people who love and are a part of this new culture".
ByJONATHAN BERRMONEYWATCHJuly 6, 2015, 6:00 AM
The high-tech industry is considering a legal challenge of Chicago's recent move to tax streaming services from providers including Netflix (NFLX), with the city's policy one that experts say could set a national precedent.
EXHIBIT HALL HOURSWed., July 8: 6:00–9:00 PM
Thurs., July 9–Sat., July 11: 9:30 AM–7:00 PM
Sun., July 12: 9:30 AM–5:00 PM
Programs run into the night on Thursday through Saturday
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"E3 is the world's premier trade show for computer, video and mobile games and related products. At E3, the video game industry's top talent pack the Los Angeles Convention Center, connecting tens of thousands of the best, brightest, and most innovative professionals in the interactive entertainment industry. For three exciting days, leading-edge companies, groundbreaking new technologies and never-before-seen products will be showcased. E3 connects you with both new and existing partners and provides unprecedented exposure to emerging markets. E3 is where your evolution happens. -"
See more at: https://www.e3expo.com
Roger Yu, USA TODAY8:15 a.m. EDT May 26, 2015
"Charter Communications (CHTR) said Tuesday that it is buying Time Warner Cable (TWC) in a deal valued at $79 billion, forging ahead with its theory that gaining more customers would provide the leverage it needs to grow in the turbulent pay-TV industry."
By Todd Leopold, CNN
"Riley B. King, the legendary guitarist known as B.B. King, whose velvety voice and staccato-picking style brought blues from the margins to the mainstream, died Thursday night."
He was 89.
"His daughter, Patty King, said he died in Las Vegas, where he announced two weeks ago that he was in home hospice care after suffering from dehydration."
"Nintendo is teaming up with Universal Parks & Resorts to bring much loved video game characters like Mario, Link, and Donkey Kong to Universal's theme parks".
"There's no official mention yet of what kind of amusements we can expect at Universal's theme parks, but the Nintendo fan in many of us would be pretty disappointed if "Mario Kart," one of Nintendo's biggest hits, wasn't turned into a real-life ride".
by Nellie Andreeva
"Trips to the upfronts in New York may still be on hold for many producers and actors while the networks are deciding the fate of their pilots or shows, but here is what awaits those who make the cross-country schlep". "There are a few changes from last year, like NBC’s upfront presentation returning to the Radio City Music Hall after giving Seth Meyers a lot of fodder with their Javits Center location last year “in the heart of New York’s historical Stabbing District,” as he put it. (NBC’s cable siblings are staying at the Javits for their event.)"
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