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About MTV Networks

MTV Networks, a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of entertainment content, with brands that engage and connect diverse audiences across television, online, mobile, games, virtual worlds and consumer products. The company's portfolio spans more than 150 television channels and 350 digital media properties worldwide, and includes MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Harmonix, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Noggin, The N, AddictingGames, Neopets, COMEDY CENTRAL, Spike TV, TV Land, Atom, Gametrailers and Xfire.

About MTV Games

MTV Games is dedicated to creating, marketing and publishing high-quality, innovative interactive products that are relevant to the MTV audience and complement the core values of the MTV Networks brands.

Timeline of MTV Games

  • July 21, 2009: MTV Games and Harmonix unveil Next 15 Songs featured in The Beatles: Rock Band

About Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

In October 09, the Mirage Group, owners of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles(TM) property, have sold the iconic brand to Nickelodeon - part of MTV Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B). 4Kids Entertainment (NYSE: KDE) has received a payment of approximately $9.75 million at the Closing in consideration of its agreement to terminate its right to serve as the merchandise licensing agent prior to the scheduled expiration of the representation agreement in 2012. 4Kids may also receive an additional $1 million upon expiration of the escrow relating to the transaction.

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Stevia Corp. Reports on Initial Sales Trends for Realhemp(TM) Branded Product Lines
Stevia Corp. (OTC PINK: STEV) ("Stevia Corp" or the "Company"), an international farm management company and healthcare company focused on the commercial development of products that support a healthy lifestyle, including stevia and hemp and their compounds, is pleased to provide an update on the initial success of its wholly-owned subsidiary Real Hemp LLC's Realhemp™ product lines.

clypd Taps Industry Guru Pete Doe as New Chief of Research
clypd, the leading sell-side advertising platform built exclusively for the television industry, today announced that it has hired Pete Doe, formerly Senior Vice President of Data Science for Nielsen Company, as Chief Research Officer. Doe brings extensive expertise within the television and research industry to this unique role at clypd

Independent Music Videos Gain Acceptance
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 16, 2015) - YANGAROO Inc. (TSX VENTURE: YOO) (OTCBB: YOOIF), the industry's leading secure digital media management company today announced that its research shows that over 50% of independently produced music videos have been accepted for airing by major national music video networks in the U.S

MBO Partners Hires Growth Expert as New VP of Marketing
As traditional employment is disrupted by the new on-demand economy, MBO Partners maintains a focus on simplifying workforce independence for consultants, freelancers and contractors. Validating that focus, today MBO Partners announced that Kris Stevens has joined the company as its new Vice President of Marketing.

Noble Financial Teams With NAB to Host Media Finance and Investor Conference at NAB SHOW, Vegas -- iHeartMedia's Bob Pittman to Headline
Noble Financial Capital Markets (Noble) announced today that it will host the Second Annual Media, Finance and Investor Conference produced in Partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) to be held at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 12-15, 2015. The Conference is an official event at the NAB SHOW -- the world's largest electronic media show

ASCAP Announces Elizabeth Matthews as New CEO
Today, the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announced that Elizabeth Matthews has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of the organization, which represents more than 520,000 music creators. Matthews, who has served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel at ASCAP since 2013, was a unanimous choice among the Board's 12 writer and 12 publisher members

RAPP Welcomes Charles Henderson as VP, Client Growth & New Business
Global integrated agency RAPP welcomes Charles Henderson as its vice president of client growth and new business, effective immediately. In this newly created role, Henderson is charged with driving local new business and marketing activities for the Southwest and Midwest regions, and also supporting the sales and marketing efforts at the agency's corporate level

Content & Co and SUBWAY(R) Restaurants Launch Scripted Comedy Series With YouTube Sensation Cimorelli on AwesomenessTV Today
Content & Co (www.contentandco.com), the leading LA-based brand studio, SUBWAY® Restaurants, and AwesomenessTV today announced the launch of a new original scripted comedy series with Cimorelli, a six-sister a cappella group, who are among YouTube's biggest stars, with 2.5 million subscribers

Native Advertising Technology Trailblazer, Bidtellect, Appoints Three New Industry Veterans to Executive Team
Bidtellect, a Native Advertising technology and solutions company, today announced the appointment of multiple executive staff. Offering advertisers, agencies and media companies tools and expertise to help meet their Native Advertising and marketing goals, Bidtellect's newest members will help further the company's already explosive growth.

PALAZZO Advises La Comunidad in Joining SapientNitro
PALAZZO (www.palazzonyc.com), a boutique investment bank serving marketing services, interactive, information, and new media companies, today announced it acted as exclusive financial advisor to La Comunidad, a global creative agency with offices in Miami and Buenos Aires recognized for its cross-cultural campaigns, in its sale to SapientNitro, a division of Sapient (SAPE)

Global Digital Media and Branding Specialist Gennadiy Mark Borisov, Joins Mindpix (MPIX) as Technical Advisor
Mindpix Corporation (OTC Pink: MPIX); ("Mindpix" or the "Company"), a technology driven media services company focused on owning, creating and/or managing multi-platform Music, Entertainment and Sports and US Hispanic properties, today announced that the company has brought on digital media and branding specialist Gennadiy Mark Borisov as its Technical Advisor.

Telenav Hires Lowell Goss to Lead Design
Telenav, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV), the leader in personalized navigation, announced today that Lowell Goss has joined the company as the head of design. He will run design and user experience across Telenav's consumer products, which includes building on the success of Scout GPS on the phone and in the car.

Second Annual Social TV Awards 2013 Winners Announced at Prestigious Gala for Social TV Brilliance
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iPipeline Announces Appointment of Paul Greenberg as Country Manager for iPipeline Japan and Asia Pacific
iPipeline®, the leader in on-demand marketing, selling and processing solutions for the nation’s top insurance carriers, distributors and producers, has announced the appointment of Paul Greenberg as Country Manager for iPipeline Japan and Asia Pacific. Paul will be responsible for iPipeline’s business expansion into Japan and Asia Pacific.

Accomplished Musician Justin Abrams Takes Music Career to the Next Level
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Rock/Blues Musician Justin Abrams Takes Beyond Conception to Higher Ground
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Media Magazine's Future of Media Forum Returns to Advertising Week With Industry Titans
On October 3, 2012, top minds in the media, marketing and advertising fields will convene to discuss, debate and opine about the shape, scope and future of the media industry at Media Magazine's Future of Media Forum.

Social TV Summit Announces Finalists for the First Social TV Awards
Social TV Summit today announced the finalists in each of 20 categories for the first Social TV Awards. (See the finalists at www.socialtvawards.com.) Winners will be announced at a black tie gala event hosted by Access Hollywood's Billy Bush on the evening of July 17 in Los Angeles.

TaylorMade-adidas Golf Teams With Mass Relevance to Drive Social Innovation for the U.S. Open
In the midst of one of the golf industry's biggest weeks, TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company today announced a unique partnership with Mass Relevance -- the technology leader in social curation and integration -- on a breakthrough, first-of-its-kind social experience to drive golfer social engagement for the championship this week

Mass Relevance Secures $3.3 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Social Integration Platform
Mass Relevance, the technology leader in social curation and integration, today announced that it has closed $3.3 million in venture capital funding. The Series A round is led by Austin Ventures and includes new investor Battery Ventures as well as existing investors Floodgate Fund, Allegro Venture Partners and Metamorphic Ventures

Avail-TVN Launches AnyView(TM) Authentication, Giving Service Providers Quick Route to Access TV Everywhere Content
Avail-TVN, the leading digital media services company, today announced the launch of AnyView Authentication, the company's new managed service designed to give service providers a quick and easy route to offering TV Everywhere access to high quality, high demand content via programmers' federated content portals

Mass Relevance Welcomes New Chief Marketing Officer
Mass Relevance, the technology leader in social curation and integration, today announced the appointment of Matt Corey as Chief Marketing Officer. A 15-year marketing veteran and former CMO of Golfsmith, Corey has spent his career delivering digital and social innovations that drive value for both consumers and brands

MTV2 and Lingerie Football League Set to Heat Up Millions of Television Sets on Sunday
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SnapCuts Announces the Launch of SnapCuts.com
SnapCuts, the new social media marketing platform, announced the launch of its website (snapcuts.com) at CES today. The site marks the first product introduced by SnapCuts, which will also be launching a mobile application later this year. The site is currently in public beta.

Company Announcement: SnapCuts; Interactive Video Marketing Platform Debuts at CES
SnapCuts, a new interactive marketing platform that combines video with text messages and social media, announced its company launch at CES today. The company's flagship product, debuting on SnapCuts.com, will unveil shortly thereafter on mobile

Glassdoor Unveils Employees' Choice Awards for Top 50 Best Places to Work in 2012
The reviews are in. Employees have spoken, revealing the best companies to work for in 2012; and, they love working at some of the biggest tech, science and management consulting companies in the nation

Mass Relevance Teams With Twitter to Help Power President Obama's Twitter Town Hall
Mass Relevance, the technology leader in social curation, today announced that it has teamed up with Twitter to help bring the voice of the nation to the Twitter Town Hall happening on Wednesday, July 6 at 2 p.m. EDT

Comcast Spotlight Licenses Ensequence iTV Manager(R) Platform for Local Interactive Advertising
Ensequence and Comcast Spotlight today announced that Comcast Spotlight is using the Ensequence iTV Manager® Service Provider Edition to enable the ongoing rollout of EBIF-enabled local interactive TV advertising.

XGraph Hires Warren Habib as Chief Technology Officer
XGraph, the first social targeting platform to use multi-graph data analysis to target Connected Audiences™, today announced that Warren Habib has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Habib was, most recently, the Senior Vice President of Digital Platform Development at MTV Networks and, prior to that, CTO of New York photo-sharing start-up Fotolog.com.

Web Analytics Association Announces 2011 - 2012 Board of Directors
The WAA (Web Analytics Association), the global advocate for the online marketing analytics profession, today announced its 2011 - 2012 Board of Directors after a nearly record-breaking number of votes from its membership.

CakeMail Strengthens Email Marketing Platform With Apigee Enterprise API Management
Apigee, the leading provider of API products and services, today announced that CakeMail is using Apigee Enterprise to control and manage its API and provide developers with a flexible, easy-to-use email marketing platform.

Apigee Webinar: Mapping Out Your API Strategy
Apigee, the leading provider of API products and services, today announced a free webinar on building an API strategy. "Mapping Out Your API Strategy" will take place Wednesday, April 20 at 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 pm EDT. Sign up at the Apigee webinar registration.

Apigee Provides Complete, White-Label API Portal So Your Developers Can Build Apps Faster
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Skytide Announces Support for Adaptive Bitrate Protocols
IP&TV WORLD FORUM -- Skytide, the leader in IP Video Management Analytics, today announced version 2.2 of its Insight for Content Delivery Networks reporting and analytics application, updated to address the performance measurement needs of telecom and cable service providers building their own CDN and IPTV services.

World's Top Programmers Join Intelsat's Global Video Neighborhoods
Intelsat S.A., the world’s leading provider of fixed satellite services, has announced a series of new contracts with media customers utilizing Intelsat’s leading video neighborhoods

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