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Sony Pulls A Virtual Couch Mode For PS4 Multiplayer Staff Report
/ August 13, 2014 10:15 am
Sony Pulls A Virtual Couch Mode For PS4 Multiplayer Staff Report

TechCrunch reports “Sony announced some features of its upcoming system software 2.0 for PlayStation 4 update, and one of those called Share Play is definitely something to get excited about for console owners – especially those interested in trying out games without paying up for them, or in playing with friends with vastly different software libraries.” Read More

Yahoo Buys ‘Pandora for Places’ App Zofari
/ August 13, 2014 10:15 am
Yahoo Buys ‘Pandora for Places’ App Zofari

TechCrunch reports “Another acquisition for Yahoo, this one focused on improving the company’s local search capabilities: it has bought Zofari, a local recommendation app that uses machine learning, natural language processing and third-party data from sources like Foursquare to extract information that matches you the user up with places you might enjoy visiting. Or, as we described them last year, a “Pandora for places.” Read More

Twitter Introduces New Ad Product, Promoted Video, Into Beta Staff Report
/ August 13, 2014 10:15 am
Twitter Introduces New Ad Product, Promoted Video, Into Beta Staff Report

TechCrunch reports “Twitter announced this morning it will begin beta testing a new feature called “Promoted Video,” which is aimed at brands looking to upload and distribute their videos to the Twitter network.” Read More

Candy Crush Saga Publisher King getting beaten by Market after weak Q2 Staff Report
/ August 13, 2014 10:15 am
Candy Crush Saga Publisher King getting beaten by Market after weak Q2 Staff Report

VentureBeat reports “The Company responsible for one of the biggest mobile games in the world is crashing on the stock market." Read More

Gmail Develops Spam Filter as it Spreads its Global Reach Staff Report
/ August 13, 2014 10:15 am
Gmail Develops Spam Filter as it Spreads its Global Reach Staff Report

VentureBeat reports “Google announced today that Gmail’s spam filter can now handle the suspicious “Unicode Homoglyphs,” giving people another tool with which to fight garbage e-mail.” Read More

EA Covers all Bases with Big Name Conference at Gamescom Staff Report
/ August 13, 2014 10:15 am
EA Covers all Bases with Big Name Conference at Gamescom Staff Report

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Electronic Arts has shown the breadth of its catalogue in a genre-spanning press conference at Gamescom, rolling out a collection of chart-topping IP which impressed, yet held few surprises.” Read More

PS4 Sales Top 10 million
/ August 13, 2014 10:15 am
PS4 Sales Top 10 million

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Sony has sold more than 10 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe president and CEO Jim Ryan announced today during Sony's Gamescom press briefing.” Read More

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