Universal joins iCloud service

One of the last studio holdouts for Apple’s iCloud service has joined the fold.

Films from Universal Pictures purchased via iTunes can now be re-downloaded through the tech company’s iCloud program. That leaves only Fox among major studios not participating — a stance that’s expected to end in the near future.

Read more at Daily Variety

Telltale’s Connors: Licensing Isn’t Dead – Nowhere Close

Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris talks to Telltale’s CEO Dan Connors about the addition of the Law & Order series to the company’s game catalog, and how licensed content is helping Telltale grow rapidly.

While other video game CEOs are running away from licensed content these days, Dan Connors is rushing towards it.

Instead of pursuing original content to grow Telltale Games, the company is relying on the universes created by some of Hollywood’s biggest companies. But instead of eking by with a portfolio of shovelware, Telltale is growing – and gaining critical praise.

Read more at Gamsutra

Report: Hulu preps for IPO

Hulu.com may be getting ready to go public.

Reuters reports the Web video service is preparing for an initial public offering and could file the prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Commission before the end of the year. Morgan Stanley is likely to lead the underwriters.

Read more at Variety’s Technotainment blog