Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Sim City blues, Youtube ‘Woo’s!’

Jeremy Hobson Mar 21, 2013
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Sim City blues, Youtube ‘Woo’s!’

Jeremy Hobson Mar 21, 2013
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Cyprus has until Monday to come up with a new bailout package after the parliament rejected an initial plan which called for a controversial tax on the country’s bank deposits.

There was a big shakeup this week in the gaming industry when the head of Electronic Arts resigned on Monday after a high-profile debacle involving the new Sim City game.

Youtube announced that it’s reached a billion viewers per month, putting in the same league as Facebook and its parent company Google.

 

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