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GoPro Seeks High Profile Media Exec For Next Leg of Growth?

medium.com — GoPro may be seeking to hire a high profile media executive, as the action camera-maker preps for its next leg of growth. According to multiple sources, GoPro has reached out to several well-known executives from the media industry in recent months, including Vevo CEO Rio Caraeff and former Yahoo Interim CEO Ross Levinsohn.

AMC Networks Said to Discuss BBC America Stake

businessweek.com — Bloomberg News , the cable programmer controlled by the Dolan family, is in talks to acquire almost 50 percent of BBC America, BBC Worldwide's U.S. channel, people with knowledge of the matter said. BBC Worldwide is the commercial arm of the British Broadcasting Corp., the government-backed U.K. broadcaster.

Finished? Ryan Orbuch’s Just Getting Started

medium.com — Finished? Ryan Orbuch's Just Getting Started Most new high school graduates spend August gearing up for their first semester of college. Seventeen-year old Ryan Orbuch is prepping for a move to the epicenter of the tech industry. On September 1st, the Boulder, Colorado, native is moving to San Francisco to dive into the fledgling education technology sector.

Google The Gobbler

medium.com — Google The Gobbler Google Casts Wide Net In Search of Next Big Deal 2014 is shaping up to be a record year of deal-making at Google. The company has pulled the trigger on more than 20 acquisitions and there's buzz another big one will be announced soon (see below link).

AMC Networks Said to Discuss BBC America Stake

bloomberg.com — Related AMC Networks Inc., the cable programmer controlled by the Dolan family, is in talks to acquire almost 50 percent of BBC America, BBC Worldwide's U.S. channel, people with knowledge of the matter said. BBC Worldwide is the commercial arm of the British Broadcasting Corp., the government-backed U.K. broadcaster.

Moonves Says CBS Is Interested in Buying CNN If Available

businessweek.com — Bloomberg News Leslie Moonves says his is interested in buying the CNN news channel if it becomes available. Getting between Rupert Murdoch and Inc. is another matter. Moonves, who spoke to reporters yesterday at a Television Critics Association event in Beverly Hills, California, said in the past he's discussed "doing something with CNN," the pioneering cable channel owned by New York-based Time Warner, with his CBS News on broadcast.

Moonves Says CBS Is Interested in Buying CNN If Available

bloomberg.com — Leslie Moonves says his CBS Corp. (CBS) is interested in buying the CNN news channel if it becomes available. Getting between Rupert Murdoch and Time Warner (TWX) Inc. is another matter.

CBS CEO Moonves Interested in Buying CNN if Available

bloomberg.com — CBS Corp. (CBS) is interested in buying cable-news channel CNN if the pioneering TV news outlet becomes available, Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves said. CNN could be sold as part of Rupert Murdoch's plan to combine the news channel's current owner, Time Warner Inc., with his 21st Century Fox Inc., people with knowledge of the situation have said.

The Fancy Said to Seek Funding at $1.2 Billion Valuation

bloomberg.com — The Fancy, an online shop with eclectic goods curated by customers, is seeking to raise money at a valuation as much as $1.2 billion, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Yahoo’s Mayer, Alibaba’s Ma Listed as Sun Valley Guests

bloomberg.com — Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. founder Jack Ma are among the invited guests at the annual Allen & Co. Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, according to a person with a copy of the list.
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Oct 31, 2014

RT @ABC7: WATCH #LIVE: Press conference to get underway shortly on Virgin Galactic #SpaceShipTwo accident abc7.com/live

Oct 31, 2014

RT @virgingalactic: During the test, the vehicle suffered a serious anomaly resulting in the loss of SpaceShipTwo. WK2 landed safely. (2 of 4)

Oct 31, 2014

Frozanity continues today, with Frozen costumes dominating Halloween. More coming up, on @HLNTV pic.twitter.com/Fgv5xmNQcd

Oct 31, 2014

Yes, I'm the @waze ghost car thingy for Halloween. What's it to you? pic.twitter.com/4YxQwTka7L

Oct 30, 2014

@MichaelCheng24 I so rarely watch network sitcoms. I forgot laugh tracks still exist

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