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Esports Biz Growing 12 times faster than NFL, says Events DC

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, announced a first-of-its-kind exclusive sponsorship of an esports team, NRG Esports, today at SXSW as part of its WeDC House conference programming. The House, which opened its doors March 11, is open through March 13, 2017, and is located at 340 East 2nd Street, Austin, TX. The esports […]

SXSW Names Best Bootstrap, Best Speed Pitch, More

Winning startups of this weekend’s SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event this weekend range from an application of artificial intelligence (AI) towards medical records to shopping technology that understands a woman’s emotions, perceptions and aspirations about clothing. The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals announced the winners of its ninth annual competition during the SXSW Startup Village® Track, […]

Urban Movie Channel Comes to Apple TV

The Urban Movie Channel (UMC) is now available on Apple TV (4th Gen), following the recent launch of the service on the iOS platform for iPhone and iPad.  Take advantage of a seven-day free trial, and pay $6.99/month through the Apple store thereafter. Created by Robert L. Johnson, chairman of RLJ Entertainment and founder of […]

Mellie Grant’s Quest from FLOTUS to POTUS

Gladiators currently besieged by real-life U.S. election anxiety, here’s some good news. Scandal stars Tony Goldwyn and Kerry Washington (Photo: ABC)After enduring this year’s Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump slog, you’ll have plenty of time to decompress and replenish your red wine stashes before picking up where Scandal‘s own presidential showdown left off with Mellie Grant (Bellamu […]