When game developer CD Projekt decided to swoop in and make the books into a role playing game, they cut a quick, one time deal with Sapkowski. In return, the developer was allowed to use his world and characters and forge its own stories with them. “They offered me a percentage of their profits.
Some of this is a result of technological changes. New streaming services, not bound by industry rules and norms, are taking bigger risks, such as the Amazon show Transparent about a middle aged father coming out as transgender. This new generation of dramatists is disposing of the straight, often white male point of view and approaching sex from the female, gay or trans perspective.
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“Apple was the company likely to emerge the victor in the collision of media and technology, especially in music, since the Macintosh has been the tool of choice for the creators of the media,” says David Pakman, former music group director and now CEO of independent music seller EMusic.With their feet firmly planted in the music space, Apple introduced the iPod and iTunes in October 2001. There were 2 million downloads in only 16 days, all of which were purchased through Macintosh computers. Apple was about to revolutionize the music industry, and the iPod was the catalyst for an enormous new revenue stream and subsequently propelled all other product lines.
Arguments are never fun, but unfortunately, they’re pretty common. In the playground, they can be kind of petty. But on a much bigger scale at an international level, clashes between countries can be very serious, and hard to resolve. However, after thinking things had quieted down he returned. On March 3rd Riggs was tending bar for a friend when the two strode in and one fired a shot at him. Fortunately, he managed to get away with only a graze.
If this all sounds dimly familiar, there used to be a Skins Game on the PGA Tour from 1983 2008 and Woods participated three times, in 2001, ’04 and ’05. He was the runner up each time. The first Skins game featured Gary Player beating Tom Watson; in the second, Jack Nicklaus beat Watson.
Uber spokeswoman Alix Anfang said the pause on new vehicle licenses threaten one of the few reliable transportation options while doing nothing to fix the subways or ease congestion. City to attempt to regulate the growth of app based rides.A similar cap on Uber and other car services was proposed in 2015 but did not attract enough support to pass. City officials said that in the intervening years the number of for hire vehicles on the streets has surged from 63,000 to more than 100,000, forcing drivers to compete for scarce fares and making it difficult for any of them to earn a living wage.At the same time, the value of the medallions that are required to operate a yellow cab has plunged from more than $1 million to $200,000 or less, forcing many medallion owners into bankruptcy.