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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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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”