One of Hollywood’s biggest talent agencies is joining the ranks of programmers hoping to create the next “Angry Birds.” That’s right: Creative Artists Agency is going into the mobile-apps business. The agency, whose clientele includes Will Smith, James Cameron and Natalie Portman, is a partner in publisher Moonshark Inc., whose first release arrives in Apple Inc.’s App Store on Thursday. In the iPad game “DancePad,” players use their hands to simulate breakdance moves like moonwalks, spinning windmills and robotic popping and locking. Read the full story at The Wall Street Journal.
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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.