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Canada’s Mercury Active is taking a page from the advances in augmented and virtual reality tech that had tongues wagging at this year’s GDC for its new line of Incredebooks. So can the digital shop boldly take printed kids books where they haven’t been before?
In the spirit of Discovery Channel’s hugely successful Shark Week tradition, the Hub Network is kicking off its own version called Bark Week, with a host of dog-themed shows, movies and interstitials.
Discovery Consumer Products extends its direct-to-retail partnerships with both Toys ‘R’ Us, US and Toys ‘R’ Us, Australia through to 2017.
- Facebook hauls in US$2.9 billion in 2nd quarter revenue thanks to mobile growth (Tech Crunch)
- With Spidey on hold, Sony’s banking on a superteam of villians to compete with Avengers and X-Men (The Hollywood Reporter)
- Head of YouTube music subscription service resigns (Variety)
- Will success at E3 boost Nintendo’s Wii U? (The Guardian)
Asylum Entertainment has signed a multi-year overall deal with actor-producer Ashley Tisdale (pictured) and her indie Blondie Girl Productions, which will develop and produce unscripted content for the Beverly Hills Pawn producer.
Jakks reports a 16.9% increase in net sales for Q2 2014, but still sustains overall losses of US$9.1 million.