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Developers say Facebook Credits is converting fewer paying users than they had hoped

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Facebook’s top developers say the company’s payments infrastructure and virtual currency Credits is converting fewer paying users than they had hoped a year ago. Facebook made it mandatory for developers to use its payments platform in canvas games in July. That meant developers on the platform had to start handing...
Developers say Facebook Credits is converting fewer paying users than they had hoped

Mobile Gaming Startup Funzio Is Raising $50M At A $350M Valuation

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In what will be a bellwether for the mobile gaming industry after Zynga’s deal to buy OMGPOP, Funzio is looking to raise $50 million at a $350 million pre-money valuation, according to sources familiar with the talks. The company declined to comment. Funzio is the maker of Crime City and...
Mobile Gaming Startup Funzio Is Raising $50M At A $350M Valuation
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Developers say Facebook Credits converts fewer paying users than hoped

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Facebook’s top developers say the company’s payments infrastructure and virtual currency Credits is converting fewer paying users than they had hoped a year ago. Facebook made it mandatory for developers to use its payments platform in canvas games in July. That meant developers on the platform had to start handing...
Developers say Facebook Credits converts fewer paying users than hoped

Mobile Component Marketplace Verious Expands, Adds Hundreds Of Windows Phone & HTML5 Listings To Site

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Verious, a new mobile component marketplace (and recent Disrupt finalist), is announcing an expansion of its service today, to also include components for Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform as well as those for HTML5 mobile apps. The addition means there are now hundreds more components, SDKs, and open source projects available on...
Mobile Component Marketplace Verious Expands, Adds Hundreds Of Windows Phone & HTML5 Listings To Site

Verious Debuts An Alternative To Google Code Search With New Search And Recommendation Engine

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Verious, the mobile component marketplace which launched out of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2011, is today debuting a new service which it calls a “code recommendation engine” for developers. The service aggregates the code and content from 10,000-plus sources, including over 2.6 million dev and design resources. This means that the...
Verious Debuts An Alternative To Google Code Search With New Search And Recommendation Engine

Content Crunching App Silk Raises $1.6 Million Seed Round

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Silk, makers of a free web-based personal database/content crunching app, today announced a $1.6 million seed funding round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with participation from Atomico, Anil Hansjee, Jens Christensen and Philippe Cases. The founders of Silk don’t actually describe their product as a personal database, but it...
Content Crunching App Silk Raises $1.6 Million Seed Round

Apple’s iPhone is no longer Verizon’s bestseller

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For the first time since Feb. 2011, the carrier’s No. 1 smartphone is a Droid FORTUNE — In a note to clients Tuesday, William Blair’s Anil Doradla notes that although Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone is still America’s bestselling high-end smartphone, its sales momentum is “under pressure,” particularly at Verizon (VZN). According...
Apple’s iPhone is no longer Verizon’s bestseller

iPhone drops from top spot among Verizon smartphone sales

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The iPhone is no longer Verizon's bestselling smartphone, according to a note from William Blair analyst Anil Doradla. The claim is based on channel checks for the June quarter, and marks the first time the iPhone has slipped out of the lead since the carrier started carrying the product in...
iPhone drops from top spot among Verizon smartphone sales

One More Time: No NDAs

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Shared by Jesse Stay I agree with Anil By unusual coincidence, this week I had a number of different folks ask me to sign NDAs about the new projects they're working on. It's great that we're in such a fertile phase for the tech industry that lots of people have...
One More Time: No NDAs

Funzio's Big Exit to Gree Fueled by Only Three Hit Game Titles

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Funzio’s $210 million sale to Tokyo-based Gree this week makes it the second mobile game company with a relatively short operating history to be snapped up recently. In an interview, co-founder and President Anil Dharni said the company was founded two and a half years ago, but it didn’t make...
Funzio's Big Exit to Gree Fueled by Only Three Hit Game Titles

Behind the scenes of GREE’s latest acquisition: what made Funzio right for the Japanese mobile giant

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GREE’s surprise $210 million acquisition of Funzio wasn’t a surprise for everyone — according to Funzio’s former COO Anil Dharni, the two companies had been meeting together for the past six months. As it turns out, GREE’s purchase of the San Francisco-based company wasn’t based on competition from a potential...
Behind the scenes of GREE’s latest acquisition: what made Funzio right for the Japanese mobile giant
Droid RAZR MAXX reportedly outselling iPhone 4S at Verizon

Betfair revamps its iPad app after strong mobile gambling growth

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Betting exchange may weave mobile-specific social and location features into its apps in the futureBetfair has relaunched its iPad app in response to what it says is strong demand from its customers for more tablet-focused features and interface.The app, which is now live in Apple's App Store, makes it faster...
Betfair revamps its iPad app after strong mobile gambling growth
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