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The Morning After: Marvel is getting the 'Pokémon Go' treatment

I wasn’t sure Marvel could shoehorn its characters and stories anywhere else, beyond all the movies, TV shows, games and toys, but now it wants you thinking about those heroes wherever you go. It’s teamed up with Pokémon Go developer Niantic to create an augmented reality mobile game launching... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-09-12 11:15:39 UTC ]
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The Morning After: The new gaming-subscription normal

PlayStation’s game-streaming scheme, at its top tier, is now competing directly with Xbox Game Pass, the service that proved the concept by earning 25 million-plus subscribers over the past five years. It’s now been over a month since PlayStation Plus Premium went live, offering similar cloud... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-08-15 11:15:56 UTC ]
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Quidditch is being renamed. But the sport will never lose its magic, say players

Three of the sport’s governing bodies recently announced that they’re officially changing the name to “quadball,” both out of trademark concerns and a desire to distance themselves from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling in light of her... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-08-13 08:00:00 UTC ]
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'Hogwarts Legacy' is delayed until February 10th, 2023

Try as it might, Hogwarts Legacy developer Avalanche Software can't magically make its creation arrive any sooner. In fact, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has once again delayed the game, which at least now has a firm release date. It will hit PC, PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-08-12 18:52:47 UTC ]
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From the Archive: July 30, 2007

Fifteen years ago, we reported on the publication of the final installment in J.K. Rowling’s megaselling Harry Potter series, which sold 8.3 million copies in the first day after its release. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quidditch is now quadball, distancing game from J.K. Rowling, league says

Quidditch, a sport invented by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, is rebranding as “quadball” amid controversy over the author’s comments. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-20 13:42:04 UTC ]
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Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury reports record sales amid reading boom

People who turned to books during Covid lockdowns continuing to buy them, company saysBloomsbury has reported a record year for sales, as the Harry Potter publisher said the increase in reading during the pandemic had become “permanent” after lockdowns eased.The company benefited substantially... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-15 08:09:40 UTC ]
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IAB NewFronts 2022—Amy Poehler gets a Twitch lesson and Snap makes a Cameo

Welcome to Ad Age’s NewFronts 2022 newsletter. We’ll be sharing a daily roundup of events, interviews and sessions from IAB. You can sign up here to get updates delivered to your inbox.Amy Poehler’s Twitch tutorial Comedian Amy Poehler helped Amazon’s pitch to media buyers on Monday, at the... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2022-05-03 23:15:06 UTC ]
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Rare proof sheets of first Harry Potter book expected to sell for £20,000

The ‘fascinating insight into what was to become an iconic work’ is the only known surviving copy of its kind and is to be auctioned along with a first edition signed by RowlingA prepublication version of the first Harry Potter book by JK Rowling is expected to fetch at least £20,000 when it is... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-04-26 09:29:11 UTC ]
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HBO Max exec admits to the app’s early flaws

Viewers have long complained about the early HBO Max app’s tendency to crash, and its lack of discoverability features. There have been a number of overhauls and fixes since then. Now we know why. Turns out that HBO Max launched its apps before they were ready in order to keep up with its... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-04-14 23:32:58 UTC ]
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Licensing Hotline: April 2022

Read on for news about DK's 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' encyclopedia, Random House's picture book with Ellen DeGeneres, new Harry Potter publishing from Insight Editions, lucha libre books from Future House and Masked Republic, a Spawn trade publishing program, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Hogwarts Legacy' will hit Xbox, PlayStation and PC this holiday season

Hogwarts Legacy will arrive on PC, PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series consoles in holiday 2022. Hogwarts Legacy was announced in late 2020 and it was originally due to come out in 2021, but was later delayed to 2022. The "holiday" timeframe is one step closer to an actual release... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-03-17 21:18:58 UTC ]
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QAnon founder may have been identified thanks to machine learning

With help from machine learning software, computer scientists may have unmasked the identity of Q, the founder of the QAnon movement. In a sprawling report published on Saturday, The New York Times shared the findings of two independent teams of forensic linguists who claim they’ve identified... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-02-19 20:56:18 UTC ]
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Harry Potter without Jim Dale? Impossible. Here are other audiobook series enhanced by narrators.

A narrator can make or break the listening experience. Over several related novels, they can become friend (or foe). Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-16 13:00:49 UTC ]
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For want of a motive for the book thief, let’s run through some possibilities | Stephanie Merritt

Filippo Bernardini is accused of stealing manuscripts. For money or just a good read?The theft of books occupies a complex place in our moral judgment, depending on motive. In Markus Zusak’s 2005 novel The Book Thief, the actions of the title character are heroic – she steals books to save them... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-09 09:30:16 UTC ]
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Cosy crime, cookbooks and a surprise hit: what we’ve really read in the pandemic

It was a chance to finally get around to Tolstoy or Proust, but the charts tell a different story. Which books did we actually turn to in the lockdowns? • Let us know in the comments what you were reading Back in spring 2020, when it became clear that coronavirus wasn’t going away, book lovers... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-11 09:00:06 UTC ]
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A first edition of Harry Potter is now the most expensive modern work of fiction ever sold.

Apparently, J.K. Rowling’s bruised reputation has not lowered the value of her books. Yesterday, a rare first edition of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone sold at auction for $471,000, which Heritage Auctions says is “the highest price ever paid for the boy wizard’s debut... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-10 18:27:50 UTC ]
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Wright's sustainability guide signed by Greenfinch

Greenpeace ambassador and former Harry Potter star Bonnie Wright's guide to changing habits and living more sustainably has been signed by Quercus imprint Greenfinch. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-19 15:44:54 UTC ]
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Cast of Harry Potter will reunite in special after 20 years — but no mention of J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint are reuniting with other cast members from the blockbuster film franchise for a special 20th anniversary TV retrospective, movie studio Warner Bros. said on Tuesday. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2021-11-16 22:10:32 UTC ]
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Spotify acquires audiobook platform Findaway

Spotify could soon be home to a lot more audiobooks. The streaming service has acquired audiobook platform Findaway, the companies announced. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the acquisition suggests Spotify is looking to build out its own library of audiobook titles.Findaway is an... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-11-11 21:00:04 UTC ]
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