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IGT spokesman Phil O'Shaughnessy said the action marked the first time the manufacturer released a marquee licensed brand across both social and land-based operations. "Orange Is the New Black" won't be on casino floors until next year, but fans can still play the game on DoubleDown. In the past, IGT would migrate its popular slot machine titles, such as "Wheel of Fortune," to the social casino site. Gaming analyst Adam Krejcik said he expects the "Orange Is the New Black" model to become common. Social gaming is far too profitable to ignore. Krejcik said social casinos will reach $3.3 billion in revenue this year. By 2017, the figure could top $4 billion. "This is one of the most lucrative and fastest growing subsectors of gaming," said, Krejcik who manages digital and interactive gaming analysis for Southern California-based Eilers Research.
Dexter claims to "bring the power of local scripting to the web, allowing you to build simple apps that link multiple services, run tasks and get rid of headaches." Dexter provides a way to create applications and processes by assembling blocks of pre-defined functionality. It could be used, for instance, to capture all the Tweets of under a hashtag, and then aggregate them for a CRM or content management system.