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Time Inc. + Meredith: Can Two Old-Guard Publishing Firms Find Digital Strength in Numbers?

Time Inc. earlier this year said it was going to fly solo, announcing that it was ending merger talks. Just a few short months later, CEO Rich Battista and the company’s board changed their tune: Time Inc. has agreed to be acquired for $ 1.85 billion (excluding debt) by Meredith, a Des Moines, Iowa-based publisher of female-skewing publications an… Variety

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ICBC Teams Up With JD.com to Offer Digital Banking Services

BEIJING, China — Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd. said it’s teaming up with the finance unit of internet retailer JD.com Inc. to offer digital banking services. Customers will be able to request credit services such as proof-of-deposit slips through the online platform, the Beijing-based bank said in a statement Monday. The logistics unit of JD.com will deliver the ...

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‘Mudbound’ Cinematographer Captures Look of ’40s South With Digital Cameras

Cinematographer Rachel Morrison — known for her collaborations with director Ryan Coogler on “Fruitvale Station” and the upcoming “Black Panther” — had planned to shoot on celluloid for Dee Rees’ period film “Mudbound.” But, as often happens, budget constraints forced her to rethink that approach. “They were nice enough not to rule film out completely,” she says. “They put it ...

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#GayMediaSoWhite no more? Two new digital magazines signal a more diverse LGBTQ media

When #GayMediaSoWhite trended on Twitter last year, a glaring and problematic similarity between mainstream and LGBTQ media surfaced: both privilege the white-male perspective over the voices of people of color. Though a writ-large criticism that’s long been lodged at media industrywide, it’s one that many thought LGBTQ publications, with their ethos to uplift those traditionally marginalized and ignored, would take ...

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Bits & Bytes | Fitbit Pay Launches, Nike's Community-Driven Digital Studio

Fitbit Pay Arrives in the UK(The Daily Telegraph)“Fitbit’s rival to Apple Pay is launching in the UK, initially available to customers of Starling Bank. The payments system links the user’s wearable smartwatch to their account, allowing them to pay with contactless on their wrist. It is available on the company’s first smartwatch… The Business of Fashion

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Some Switch Digital Games Are Going To Actually be Produced, Get The Details

Given the fact that so many big name publishers have been terribly slow in putting out top-name games for the Nintendo Switch, there’s prime real estate available in the retail space to move product for Nintendo’s hybrid console. Limited Run Games could most certainly capitalize on the dearth of AAA retail titles for the Switch, especially if the company can ...

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The Trouble With Digital Advertising

Hello BoF Professionals, your exclusive weekly briefing is ready, with members-only analysis and a digest of the week’s top news. Don’t forget to download the BoF Professional iPhone app.  According to data presented on Tuesday by Michael J. Wolf, founder and chief executive of technology and strategy consulting firm Activate, the average American currently spends more time on digital media and ...

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