AOL Launches First Mobile Game and 4 Media Titans Making Waves

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AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) has launched its first mobile game, and it combines video with word play. Clucks is AOL’s new free game which the company’s vice-president Sol Lipman claims is like “Taboo” meets “Draw Something.” Taboo is a popular board game in which contestants try to guess the word one player is attempting to describe based on clues, and Draw Something is an online drawing and guessing game.

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) launched version 2.4 of their iOS app today, which, among other things, brings total iPhone 5 optimization to the app meaning that those with the new iPhone will have the ability to watch streaming movies and TV shows on the larger 16:9 screen.

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Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSTR) is to report financial results for its Q3 of 2012 on Thursday, October 25, 2012, following the close of the marked. The company’s earnings press release and prepared remarks reviewing the company’s financial results and guidance are to be available on the Investor Relations section of Coinstar’s website at www.coinstarinc.com.

Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) is a top provider of 4G mobile broadband services in the U.S., and today, it announced the beginning of an underwritten public offering of  46.4 million shares of its Class A common stock by particular affiliates of Time Warner Cable Inc., representing 7.8 percent of the total outstanding Class A common stock and 3.2 percent of the all outstanding Class A common stock and Class B common stock. Also, Credit Suisse Securities (NYSE:USA) LLC will be sole underwriter for the offering, and Clearwire will not gain any proceeds from the sale of the shares being sold by the stockholders.

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH): Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) ESPN network may no longer be available if DISH Network continues with its intentions to offer internet streaming pay-TV service for a limited number of channels, The New York Post reports, after Bloomberg released an earlier report of DISH’s talks with Viacom (NYSE:VIA) and Scripps (NYSE:SNI).

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