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Bigpoint Purchases Little Worlds Studio to Place Bigger Bet On Mobile Gaming
/ July 21, 2014 11:43 am
Bigpoint Purchases Little Worlds Studio to Place Bigger Bet On Mobile Gaming

TechCrunch reports “Bigpoint, the European free-to-play online gaming company, is placing a bigger bet on mobile gaming: It’s acquired France’s Little Worlds Studio, maker of mobile titles such as Color Cross Online and Mana Crusher, in a move that will see Bigpoint establish a dedicated mobile games studio in Lyon.” Read More

Watch Richard Lemarchand Discover the Future of Games
/ July 21, 2014 11:43 am
Watch Richard Lemarchand Discover the Future of Games

GamesIndustryBiz reports “The day that Richard Lemarchand chose to swap his illustrious career in game development for one as a professor of interactive media and game design was a dark one for us journalists.” Photo by Flickr user Fortune Live Media, used under the Creative Commons license. Read More

Google Will Stop Calling Free-to-Play Games “Free” in Europe
/ July 21, 2014 11:43 am
Google Will Stop Calling Free-to-Play Games “Free” in Europe

Re/code reports “Free-to-play,” one of the most popular business models for mobile apps, may be getting a makeover — at least in name.” Read More

Forbes Sells to Hong Kong Investment Group
/ July 21, 2014 11:43 am
Forbes Sells to Hong Kong Investment Group

Re/code reports “Forbes Media, which has been on the market for about a year, has found a buyer: Hong Kong-based Integrated Whale Media Investments has bought a majority stake in the company.” Read More

Startupbootcamp Labels the Ten Startups in Its First London Fintech Program
/ July 21, 2014 11:43 am
Startupbootcamp Labels the Ten Startups in Its First London Fintech Program

TechCrunch reports “Startupbootcamp has just announced the first cohort of ten startups that will participate in the 2014 program of its London-based fintech accelerator.” Read More

Microsoft to Shut Down Its Entertainment Studios, Focus Is Likely Better For Xbox
/ July 18, 2014 11:08 am
Microsoft to Shut Down Its Entertainment Studios, Focus Is Likely Better For Xbox

TechCrunch reports “Microsoft let the ax begin to fall today, announcing 18,000 in job cuts to come over the course of the next year, a move Wall Street has so far applauded.” Read More

Twitter Purchases CardSpring to Power In-Tweet Commerce and Offers
/ July 18, 2014 11:08 am
Twitter Purchases CardSpring to Power In-Tweet Commerce and Offers

TechCrunch reports “Twitter just announced its acquired CardSpring to enable “in-the-moment commerce experiences.” Read More

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