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EA Mobile to Launch Global User Acquisition Campaigns on Twitter
/ July 9, 2014 4:57 pm
EA Mobile to Launch Global User Acquisition Campaigns on Twitter

VentureBeat reports that Giant video game publisher Electronic Arts is succeeding at grabbing new players via mobile application promotion on Twitter. The company has been trying Twitter’s effectiveness at promoting mobile games to targeted audience. This has been on for a few months, and the results show that Twitter is a competitor in the tough task of getting applications discovered when stores are loaded with thousands of games. Read More

Wayin Raises $13.1 Million to Develop its Social Media Marketing Platform
/ July 9, 2014 4:57 pm
Wayin Raises $13.1 Million to Develop its Social Media Marketing Platform

VentureBeat reports that Wayin has raised $13.1 million in its recent round of funding. The funding round was led by U.S. Venture Partners with returning backer Silicon Valley law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati. Wayin helps sports organizations, brands, and broadcasters combine, display and analyze social discussions from Twitter, Facebook, Vine, and Instagram. Read More

NewVoiceMedia Raises another $50 Million for Its Cloud Based Contact Centers
/ July 9, 2014 4:57 pm
NewVoiceMedia Raises another $50 Million for Its Cloud Based Contact Centers

TechCrunch reports that NewVoiceMedia has raised another $50 Million in its Series E Round of Funding. The funding round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, Technology Crossover Ventures, Eden Ventures, Highland Capital Partners Europe, Notion Capital, plus one strategic investor: the cloud-based CRM giant Salesforce. Read More

Tinder-Meets-Secret-Meets-Flirting Game GetYou Raises $1.1 Million
/ July 9, 2014 4:57 pm
Tinder-Meets-Secret-Meets-Flirting Game GetYou Raises $1.1 Million

TechCrunch reports that GetYou has raised $1.1 Million in its Seed Round of Funding from VC RDSeed and angel investors, including Wix founder Avishai Abrahami. GetYou allows users to learn how friends and strangers might perceive them, through an Android or iOS application available now or on invite from their site from today. Read More

Curse Inc. Raises $16 Million
/ July 9, 2014 4:57 pm
Curse Inc. Raises $16 Million

GamesIndustryBiz reports that online gaming network Curse Inc. has raised $16 Million in its Series B Round of Funding. The funding round was led by GGV Capital with participation from Multiplier Capital. Curse runs a network of 45 websites directed at specific gaming communities and their requirements. Currently, the network attracts over 28 million unique visitors, making over 1 billion page views every month. Read More

Music Vault Integrates 12,000 Live Concert Videos to YouTube
/ July 9, 2014 4:57 pm
Music Vault Integrates 12,000 Live Concert Videos to YouTube

DigitalMusicNews reports that Concert footage channel Music Vault will be integrating 12,000 live videos to YouTube. This is in addition to the 1,000+ videos that Music Vault has already uploaded. The company has devoted the past two years in mixing, restoring, and mastering live tapes. Their records of live videos spans many decades, and includes both older and newer bands. Read More

Microsoft Opens Pre-orders for a New Version of the Kinect Sensor for Windows
/ July 8, 2014 5:23 pm
Microsoft Opens Pre-orders for a New Version of the Kinect Sensor for Windows

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Microsoft has opened pre-orders for a new form of the Kinect sensor for Windows, ahead of its launch on July 15. Kinect for Windows v2 is priced at $199/£159, and will feature the same largely improved capabilities as the Kinect that shipped with the Xbox One. Microsoft's target market is application developers, so the device will not be shipped with any software, and a separate license is essential for the SDK 2.0. Developers now can build applications in C++, C#, or Visual Studio Basic. Read More

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