Disney Brings Full Club Penguin Game to iPad, With Apple’s Blessing for Subscription Model

“It’s not a game. It’s a kids’ social network in the guise of a game.”
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Katie Couric Deal to Become Yahoo’s “Global News Anchor” Set to Be Announced Monday

It looks like the deal that AllThingsD wrote about in August is finally happening.
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NAMG Confirms It Has Bought Scout From Fox Networks Group in Dude-Focused Content Roll-Up Bid

Another network aimed at dudes.
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Chernin Group Buying Majority Stake in Crunchyroll, the Anime Subscription Site

Yes, people will pay for Web video. Peter Chernin buys a company that sells video people pay for.
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Checking the Five Boxes of Subscription Commerce

If the boxes don’t deliver the goods, they’re toast.
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No Matter How Hard You Squint At It, the New York Times Can’t Be a TV Company

The Paper of Record is beginning to look a bit like Time Warner, Disney and CBS. But not that much.
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Here’s How YouTube’s Offline Videos Will Work (Memo)

What the world’s biggest video site is telling its biggest partners.
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Bras in a Box and Netflix-Like Clothing Swaps? New Services Look to Disrupt Online Shopping.

Can a computer choose all your clothes for you?
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Why the Brilliance of Birchbox Is Also Its Biggest Challenge

The startup’s sampling model has worked great so far. But can it scale?
Birchbox co-founders and co-CEOs Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna

Fresh Meal Kit Company Blue Apron Raises $5 Million

Take a look inside — it’s my dinner in a box.
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Time Inc. Braces for Layoffs This Week

HBO Hangs On to Universal’s Movies