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Disney Buys iPhone Game Start-Up Tapulous

Disney has purchased Tapulous, one of the breakout stars of the new iPhone app economy; it’s the company behind several hit games, most notably the “Tap Tap” franchise. TechCrunch says both CEO Bart Decrem and COO Andrew Lacy will stay with Disney; PaidContent says the company will live in the Disney Interactive Media Group. I’ve confirmed the deal with a source familiar with the transaction.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus