Vine co-founder Don Hofmann launched Loot, an NFT game that currently only consists of text descriptions...but has gone totally viral.
OnlyFans pulled in gross revenue of $2.2B in 2020, most of it sex-related. Now payment processors are pressuring it to clean up the platform.
Plus: Abandoned oil wells, firefighting helicopters, and Hello Kitty.
ScarJo’s complaint argues that the simultaneous theater/streaming release of “Black Widow” will cost her back-end money. And she might not be the only one.
Epic Games -- the maker of “Fortnite” -- acquires Sketchfab, a platform for buying and selling 3D objects for use in 3D media.
To net sales outside the holiday season, toy stores are offering experiential, digital, and immersive retail.
Sega is being sued for $5m over its rigged arcade game, “Key Master.”
Plus: Video games are raking it in, and ‘Black Widow’ is selling tickets.
Amazon and Google are trying to break into gaming. They’re not doing a great job.
Mythical Games raised $75m to create “Blanco Block Party,” an open-world game where players own the characters… as NFTs.
Bunim Laskin found his first customers using Google Maps. Today, Swimply sees 15-20k reservations a month.
The owner of talent agency WME and MMA sports league UFC is trying to go public for a second time...and it’s bringing Elon along for the ride.
Amazon wants to make its workers more efficient… by gamifying things.
Nintendo’s beloved characters and enduring hardware have seen massive success. Now, it’s gearing up for the future.
Smith tells us the story behind her hit true crime podcast (Small Town Dicks), the difference between TV and podcasting and her favorite show.
Plus: how they find talent, a request for a startup and Kevin Hart's crazy work ethic.
The Office is the most popular streaming show on the internet. Can it help Peacock compete with the Netflixes of the world?
Cyberpunk 2077 has been such a disaster that the game studio behind it (CD Projekt Red) has seen its stock fall 40%+ in recent weeks.
James Daunt is turning around Barnes & Noble by… not being Amazon.