Entertainment

Beloved Actor And Personality LeVar Burton Gets Tonie-fied This Fall

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --This Fall, beloved actor, director, producer and author LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Star Trek and Jeopardy!)

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  • PALO ALTO, Calif., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --This Fall, beloved actor, director, producer and author LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Star Trek and Jeopardy!)
  • LeVar Burton's award-winning children's book, The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm , will get the full tonies treatment, including audio recorded by Burton himself!
  • The special LeVar Burton "Rhino" Bundle will include a gray Toniebox and a LeVar Burton Tonie, retailing for $99.99.
  • LeVar currently hosts his own podcast, 'LeVar Burton Reads'now in Season 9, sharing the best short fiction and handpicked by the best voice in podcasting.

Global Gaming Peripheral Markets 2021-2027 - Growing Casual and Professional Gamers & Increase in Internet Penetration to Propel Market Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:12pm

Rise in technological advancements in video gaming peripheral is the key driving factor which is expected to boost the global gaming peripheral market growth.

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  • Rise in technological advancements in video gaming peripheral is the key driving factor which is expected to boost the global gaming peripheral market growth.
  • Also, growing casual as well as professional gamers and increase in penetration of internet will propel the market growth.
  • However, high cost of gaming peripheral devices is the major restraining factor which is expected to hamper the global gaming peripheral market growth.
  • Global Gaming Peripheral Market is segmented into product type such as Virtual Reality Devices, Gaming Mouse, Gaming Headsets, Gamepads Controllers, Gaming Keyboards, and JoyStick.

Noble Introduces SDK to Help Venues Integrate Digital Concessions Commerce Into Their Branded Apps and Websites

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Noble, the consumer-centric digital commerce and marketing platform for onsite experiences, announced today that it has launched a new SDK (software development kit) to help venues embed the Noble mobile concessions ordering platform into their branded platforms.

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  • Noble, the consumer-centric digital commerce and marketing platform for onsite experiences, announced today that it has launched a new SDK (software development kit) to help venues embed the Noble mobile concessions ordering platform into their branded platforms.
  • The SDK allows venues like Mohegan Sun to maintain their own app and at the same time leverage Nobles digital concessions commerce technology, expertise and network.
  • Venues simply integrate the Noble plug-and-play SDK into their existing channel to provide guests with white-label digital concessions ordering and power the branding momentum they have established with their own app.
  • Noble is standardizing the digital food and drink ordering experience by connecting entertainment seekers with local entertainment venues with a simple digital ordering solution.

TEGNA’s Locked On Podcast Network Expands YouTube Presence, Launches NBA Draft Special and First Daily HBCU Podcast

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:30pm

Locked Ons growth on YouTube reflects the appetite of our very engaged and diverse audience, said Adam Ostrow, TEGNAs chief digital officer.

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  • Locked Ons growth on YouTube reflects the appetite of our very engaged and diverse audience, said Adam Ostrow, TEGNAs chief digital officer.
  • In addition, were thrilled to welcome Locked On HBCU to our slate of more than 180 podcasts, Locke continued.
  • The live Locked On NBA Draft 2021 special, a co-production with WFAA, TEGNAs Dallas ABC affiliate, will be hosted by John Karalis ( Locked On NBA and Locked On Celtics ), Chad Ford ( Chad Fords NBA Big Board ) and Rafael Barlowe ( Locked On NBA Draft ).
  • To view Locked Ons current YouTube channels, please visit: Locked On NFL ; Locked On NBA ; Locked On Big 10 ; Locked On Fantasy Basketball ; Locked On Bears (Chicago, Ill.); Locked On Broncos (Denver, Colo.); Locked On Cardinals (Phoenix, Ariz.); Locked On Chiefs (Kansas City, Mo.

Gannett and Tipico Announce Strategic Sports Betting Agreement

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:50am

Gannett Co., Inc (Gannett, we, us, our or the Company) (NYSE:GCI), today announced an exclusive agreement with Tipico USA Technology, Inc. (Tipico), a U.S.-based subsidiary of European based Tipico Group of Companies, the leading sports betting provider in Germany, utilizing their Tipico Sportsbook brand.

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  • Gannett Co., Inc (Gannett, we, us, our or the Company) (NYSE:GCI), today announced an exclusive agreement with Tipico USA Technology, Inc. (Tipico), a U.S.-based subsidiary of European based Tipico Group of Companies, the leading sports betting provider in Germany, utilizing their Tipico Sportsbook brand.
  • Tipico to become the exclusive sports betting and iGaming provider for Gannett, with integration of odds, props, free to play games and betting trends across the USA TODAY NETWORK.
  • The five-year agreement includes $90 million in media spend by Tipico together with performance incentives payable to Gannett for customer referrals.
  • Tipico Group Ltd. employs over 1,800 people worldwide and another 4,200 people working in the Tipico associated franchise network.

Global Ticket Market Is Poised to Grow by $10.77 Billion During 2021-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 10:01am

This study identifies the increasing use of mobile apps for booking tickets as one of the prime reasons driving the ticket market growth during the next few years.

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  • This study identifies the increasing use of mobile apps for booking tickets as one of the prime reasons driving the ticket market growth during the next few years.
  • The report on the ticket market covers the following areas:
    The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry.
  • The data presented is comprehensive, reliable, and a result of extensive research - both primary and secondary.
  • The market research reports provide a complete competitive landscape and an in-depth vendor selection methodology and analysis using qualitative and quantitative research to forecast the accurate market growth.

Prokarium Appoints Kristen Albright as Chief Executive Officer

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:00am

Prokarium, a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the oncology field of microbial immunotherapy, today announced the appointment of Kristen Albright, PharmD, as Chief Executive Officer.

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  • Prokarium, a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the oncology field of microbial immunotherapy, today announced the appointment of Kristen Albright, PharmD, as Chief Executive Officer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210727005171/en/
    Kristen Albright, PharmD, Chief Executive Officer of Prokarium (Photo: Business Wire)
    Dr. Albright is an accomplished industry leader with broad experience in finance, business development and operations.
  • I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead Prokarium at such an exciting time as we advance into our next phase of growth, said Dr. Albright.
  • Prior to Prokarium, Dr. Albright was an investor at Osage University Partners, where she led several investments into life sciences companies.

Altice Media Ads & Connect Extends Partnership With AdsWizz to Strengthen Audio Advertising Capabilities

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

Following 4 years of partnership, AdsWizz has renewed its contract with Altice Media Ads & Connect, extending it to their full technology stack, including content delivery, dynamic ad insertion, programmatic and direct sales.

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  • Following 4 years of partnership, AdsWizz has renewed its contract with Altice Media Ads & Connect, extending it to their full technology stack, including content delivery, dynamic ad insertion, programmatic and direct sales.
  • Altice Media Ads & Connect is the first ACPM accredited partner to integrate the ACPM official ranking via the AdsWizz technology.
  • "We're really excited to be extending our partnership with Altice Media Ads & Connect to our full technology stack, enabling them to integrate the ACPM audience ranking thanks to our recent certification.
  • This will allow advertisers to gain even more trust in the highly engaged audience of the Altice Media Ads & Connect brands.

NTT Solmare: Obey Me!, the Mobile Game With 4.5 Million Downloads Across 186 Countries and Region, Is Now Available on the QooApp Game Store!

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 7:00am

a dating simulation game for mobile platforms by NTT Solmare Corporation (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan; President: Toshiaki Asahi, hereafter referred to as NTT Solmare,) is now available on QooApp Limiteds QooApp Game Store, as of July 27, 2021.

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  • a dating simulation game for mobile platforms by NTT Solmare Corporation (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan; President: Toshiaki Asahi, hereafter referred to as NTT Solmare,) is now available on QooApp Limiteds QooApp Game Store, as of July 27, 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210726005011/en/
    Obey Me!, the Mobile Game With 4.5 Million Downloads Across 186 Countries and region, Is Now Available on the QooApp Game Store!
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Obey Me!, a dating simulation game, has been distributed via Apples App Store, Googles Google Play Store, and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltds Samsung Galaxy Store.
  • to the QooApp Game Store, we hope that the game will be able to reach even more otome fans across the world.

Veteran Entertainment Lawyer, Elyot Waller, Joins Mainframe Studios

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:20pm

His appointment is a hallmark of the studios exceptional growth and scope of projects and original properties.

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  • His appointment is a hallmark of the studios exceptional growth and scope of projects and original properties.
  • With an extensive career in entertainment and media law, Elyot Waller joins the award-winning animation studio to lead the outstanding business affairs team.
  • Prior to joining Mainframe, Elyot Waller held positions with leading companies and law firms, including, executive positions with animation studios and most recently as Senior Counsel to MEP Business Counsel.
  • Since 1993, Mainframe Studios has been a leader in the field of animation, producing creative, ground-breaking content for some of the worlds biggest branded properties and studios.