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Finnish Game Studio Small Giant Hires New CEO
/ March 31, 2014 4:25 pm
Finnish Game Studio Small Giant Hires New CEO

VentureBeat reports that Small Giant Games has appointed renowned entrepreneur Timo Soininen as its chief executive. Soininen is the Former CEO of the global teen social game Habbo Hotel. The Helsinki-based gaming studio Small Giant is creating mobile games that have not been disclosed to date. Read More

Samsung Electronics Mobile Head Receives Paycheck of $5.8 Million Beating Apple’s Cook
/ March 31, 2014 4:23 pm
Samsung Electronics Mobile Head Receives Paycheck of $5.8 Million Beating Apple’s Cook

Reuters reports that J.K. Shin, Head of Samsung Electronics Co’s mobile business, received a $5.8 million compensation package last year, beating the paycheck of his counterpart at Apple Inc. Read More

Neil Young’s PonoPlayer Crosses $5 Million in Kickstarter Pledges
/ March 31, 2014 4:17 pm
Neil Young’s PonoPlayer Crosses $5 Million in Kickstarter Pledges

TechCrunch reports that Neil Young's PonoPlayer has crossed the $5 million in pledges milestone on Kickstarter. The PonoPlayer is a high-fidelity portable music player. Read More

BandPage Raises $9.25 Million in Third Round
/ March 31, 2014 4:09 pm
BandPage Raises $9.25 Million in Third Round

BandPage, the San Francisco-based developer of a platform used by musicians to create centralized social media profiles, said on Monday it has raised $9.25 million in its third round of funding. GGV Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures co-led the round, which the company will use to expand its industry partnerships and develop new services. Read More

Supercell Aims for 3rd Smash Hit with Boom Beach
/ March 31, 2014 4:05 pm
Supercell Aims for 3rd Smash Hit with Boom Beach

VentureBeat reports that Supercell, creator of the popular games Clash of Clans and Hay Day, is looking to capitalize on its success with a third gigantic mobile-gaming hit by introducing Boom Beach. The free-to-play game has been out for less than a month, and it has scaled to the No. 2 position on the iOS free-apps rankings. Read More

Songza And The Weather Channel Deliver Weather-Driven Music Recommendations
/ March 28, 2014 4:35 pm
Songza And The Weather Channel Deliver Weather-Driven Music Recommendations

Online music streaming service Songza and weather leader The Weather Company, parent to The Weather Channel, announced today a new partnership that leverages comprehensive data from The Weather Channel to enhance Songza's ability to deliver exactly the right music, based on what a user is doing or feeling at that moment. Read More

#ComingSoon: Billboard Twitter Real-Time Chart
/ March 28, 2014 4:30 pm
#ComingSoon: Billboard Twitter Real-Time Chart

Bob Moczydlowsky, Twitter's Head of Music, today posted this on the Twitter blog: "Today Billboard is announcing a partnership with us to create the Billboard Twitter Real-Time Chart, which will track the real-time U.S. music conversation, using Twitter data." Read More

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