Why Twitter Is Buying Bluefin — And Why Bluefin Is Selling

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As Business Insider reported, Twitter is buying Bluefin Labs, the social analytics company.

My understanding is that the deal isn’t done yet, but it will be soon. When it is, Twitter will likely end up spending more than $70 million for the company. Bluefin raised a reported $20.5 million over its four-year life, so at least some of its investors, which include Softbank and Time Warner, will see a respectable return.

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Entourage Film Update.

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A few months after Entourage creator Doug Ellin was reportedly inches from the finish line on a screenplay, the film has gotten the go-ahead from Warner Bros. Ellin will direct, and the cast is beginning to cut deals. “That’s about as far as the studio has gotten at this point, and there is no start date,” Deadline reports. If we’re following the Sex and the City model, this might take two films before we know if it’s a good idea.
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The surprising momentum behind Warner Bros.’

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Dramatic thriller has narrowed what looked like a wide-open race!.

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If the movie you’re supporting for the best picture Oscar is not named Argo, it’s officially time to start panicking.

What appeared to be a wide-open race just weeks ago — really up until the Academy’s directors branch declined to nominate Argo‘s Ben Affleck for the best director Oscar — rapidly has morphed into one that has been dominated by the Warner ...
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Wozniak: jOBS clip ‘not close’ to relationship with Jobs

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Clip reverses inventor’s view on future ‘social impact’ of computing.

The widely-publicized first scene released from Ashton Kutcher’s jOBS biographical feature on Steve Jobs is said to be “not close” to the actual relationship between Jobs and Stephen Wozniak, according to Wozniak himself. The film will be shown at the Sundance Film Festival, with Kutcher and co-star Josh Gad appearing at the Macworld conference next week to promote the picture.

The clip shows an alleged seminal moment between the pair, with Jobs learning about ...

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