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USA Today Acquires Fantasy Sports Ventures and Big Lead Sports

USA Today Acquires Fantasy Sports Ventures and Big Lead Sports

USA Today announced this week that it has acquired of NY-based sports/fantasy league news sites Fantasy Sports Ventures and Big Lead Sports. Gannett, which publishes USA Today, already owned a minority stake in FSV. The terms of the deal were not made public. According to ComScore, FSV and Big [Full Story…]

Web Site Aggregates Sports Content, Sells Display Ads

Web Site Aggregates Sports Content, Sells Display Ads

Fantasy Sports Ventures (FSV), founded in October 2006, aggregates sports content from "hundreds" of fantasy-sports Web sites according to Crain's and generates revenue by selling display ads as well as from subscription fees required on some of its sites.  The company, which now [Full Story…]

Mogulus Rebrands as Livestream

Mogulus Rebrands as Livestream

Mogulus, the live-streaming video company based in NYC, has announced that its has rebranded itself as Livestream.  Though it offers free services, the company has signed 1,000 pro accounts since launching in December 2008 and has a total of 250,000 total producer accounts.Funded by angel [Full Story…]

Ripple6 Relocates to Midtown Manhattan

Ripple6 Relocates to Midtown Manhattan

NYConvergence ORIGINALThe NYC-based social media services provider is moving.  Purchased by Gannett late last year, the company has expanded and, as such, needs room for its additional employees and the employees it expects to add in the coming year according to Director of Marketing Chris [Full Story…]

Gannett Acquires Ripple6

Gannett Acquires Ripple6

NYConvergence ORIGINALWe spoke with Ripple6's Director of Marketing Chris Kieff this morning about the acquisition of the NYC-based social-media services provider following his post on Twitter about it.  The company will become a wholly-owned subisidiary of Gannett, much like PointRoll, [Full Story…]

Gannett Cuts 55 Positions in NJ

Gannett Cuts 55 Positions in NJ

Asbury Park Press Gannett Co. Inc. eliminated 55 positions Thursday at four of its six New Jersey newspapers as a result of "adverse business conditions."  Positions were eliminated at the Asbury Park Press, the Home News Tribune in East Brunswick, the Courier News in Bridgewater and [Full Story…]

Gannett’s New Jersey Newspapers Offer Buyouts

Gannett's New Jersey Newspapers Offer Buyouts

Reuters Gannett is offering buyouts to employees at most of its New Jersey newspapers.  The buyout target is 166 full-time positions, and layoffs are possible if Gannett does not reach its target.  The buyout offers make Gannett the latest U.S. newspaper publisher to try to lower expenses [Full Story…]