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Google Search Eventually Integrates Information about Video Games
/ October 24, 2014 11:13 am
Google Search Eventually Integrates Information about Video Games

VentureBeat reports “Google has expanded its search engine with the capability to recognize video games.” Read More


Amazon has $83 Million in Unsold Fire Phones
/ October 24, 2014 11:13 am
Amazon has $83 Million in Unsold Fire Phones

GamesIndustryBiz reports “The struggles of Amazon's Fire smartphone were laid bare in its third quarter results, as the online retailer revealed it had $83 million of unsold stock.” Read More


StumbleUpon’s 5by Relaunches as an App for Chatting about Online Videos with Friends
/ October 24, 2014 11:13 am
StumbleUpon’s 5by Relaunches as an App for Chatting about Online Videos with Friends

TechCrunch reports “5by, the video recommendation startup that became StumbleUpon’s first acquisition last fall, is relaunching its mobile apps for iOS and Android today with a slightly different focus: instead of only helping users find online videos that match their mood, 5by’s new apps are meant to encourage users to seek out videos for themselves, get a head’s up about the next viral videos before they go big, and, most importantly, chat with friends about the videos they’re watching in real-time.” Read More


NCsoft Lays off “Around 60″ at Carbine Studios
/ October 24, 2014 11:13 am
NCsoft Lays off “Around 60″ at Carbine Studios

GamesIndustryBiz reports “NCsoft-owned Carbine Studios, which was founded in 2005 and released its first game, sci-fi MMO Wildstar, earlier this year, has unfortunately laid off "around 60" employees as part of a larger "restructuring of key operations" at NCsoft West, which also saw additional cuts.” Read More


Mark Gordon Co. To Adapt Novel ‘Plus One’, Revisit ‘True Blue’ For ABC
/ October 24, 2014 11:13 am
Mark Gordon Co. To Adapt Novel ‘Plus One’, Revisit ‘True Blue’ For ABC

Deadline.com reports “The Mark Gordon Company has sold half-hour family comedy Plus One to ABC. Additionally, ABC has put back in development the Mark Gordon Co.-produced cop drama True Blue.” Read More


British Academy Scotland Awards Nominees Announced
/ October 24, 2014 11:13 am
British Academy Scotland Awards Nominees Announced

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Rockstar Games, Outplay Entertainment and Firebrand Games are all in the running for the games award at this year's BAFTA British Academy Scotland Awards 2014.” Read More


Heyzap Introduces Transparent Mediation for Mobile Ad Networks
/ October 24, 2014 11:13 am
Heyzap Introduces Transparent Mediation for Mobile Ad Networks

VentureBeat reports “Developers see the value in feeding a lot of different kinds of ads to people playing mobile games.” Read More

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