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Valve stays true to its word, opens Steam Linux beta seeking 1000 "experienced Linux users"

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Valve has a treat for some Linux gamers today after it began opening registrations for its Steam client on the open-source platform, staying true to its word that it would launch its gaming platform in beta before the end of October. In September, Valve confirmed that the external beta would include...
Valve stays true to its word, opens Steam Linux beta seeking 1000 "experienced Linux users"

China's YY chat client prices its IPO at $10.50, begins trading today

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China’s YY has priced its 7.8 million share IPO in the US at $10.50 and will begin trading today, SeekingAlpha reports. The company’s recent SEC filing update had revealed that its IPO shares would be priced between $10.50 and $12.50. In other words, it ended up opting for the lower end...
China's YY chat client prices its IPO at $10.50, begins trading today
How design helps ChangeMakrs be quotable, and maybe profitable
Skype Reaches A 45M Concurrent User Peak, And What Looks Like A New Stage Of Momentum

China's Apple wannabe Xiaomi gathers steam as IM chat service hits 1m concurrent users for first time

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Miliao, the group chat service from up-and-coming Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, passed a new milestone on Wednesday when it achieved 1 million simultaneous online users. Xiaomi announced the achievement on its Sina Weibo microblog late Wednesday shortly after it took place. Miliao, also known as MiTalk in English, took just 599 days to hit...
China's Apple wannabe Xiaomi gathers steam as IM chat service hits 1m concurrent users for first time
Skype’s present is secure, its future is not
President Obama's Reddit AMA reaches over 5 million pageviews

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 New Benchmark: 100,000 Concurrent Users with Virtualization - http://bit.ly/aYPfS5 #mscrm

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 New Benchmark: 100,000 Concurrent Users with Virtualization - http://bit.ly/aYPfS5 #mscrm

Skype sets a new record with 35M people using the service at the same time

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Skype is a powerhouse when it comes to VOIP, which is exactly why Microsoft bought the company for $8.5M last year. In what appears to be a surge of usage this past month, the company has announced a new record for usage at the same time, 35 million users. That...
Skype sets a new record with 35M people using the service at the same time
Nvidia unveils Grid Gaming System to jumpstart cloud gaming

Bioware: Old Republic subscribers not dropping despite lighter server loads

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With server populations looking a little lighter than normal in recent weeks, some industry watchers are speculating that Bioware's The Old Republic is already losing subscribers just four months after its launch, sparking a vibrant debate in our forums. But in a recent interview with PC Gamer, Bioware lead writer...
Bioware: Old Republic subscribers not dropping despite lighter server loads

Egnyte Adds HTML5, Scalability To File Sharing Platform For SMBs

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File storage and synchronization service Egnyte, is debuting a new product today, called Egnyte HybridCloud File Sharing for the Enterprise. As we’ve written in the past, Egnyte is essentially a Dropbox or Box.net-like service that focuses primarily on helping small and medium-sized businesses sync and store their files. The startup...
Egnyte Adds HTML5, Scalability To File Sharing Platform For SMBs

OnLive Gaming Service Reboots after Dumping Stock Options, Employees, Investors

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Over the weekend, cloud gaming company OnLive went through a sort of quasi-bankruptcy, selling off its assets and leaving its investors, employees, and stockholders out in the cold. The only possible winners? OnLive's very small number of users. Early Friday, Mashable reported that OnLive might be shutting down. Later in...
OnLive Gaming Service Reboots after Dumping Stock Options, Employees, Investors

With 400 million registered users, China's YY chat client looks to raise $1.8 billion in US IPO

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Chinese social entertainment company YY has updated its documents with the Securities Exchange Commission for its upcoming IPO, revealing that it hopes to bring in $1.8 billion by selling 7.8 million American depository shares priced between $10.50 and $12.50. Assuming a mid-range price, the offering would value the company at...
With 400 million registered users, China's YY chat client looks to raise $1.8 billion in US IPO

Value pencils Steam Linux beta in for October as its plans gain further momentum

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Valve is pushing ahead with its plans to bring its games platform Steam to Linux and the publisher revealed that it will start testing the service in an external beta next month, but first it is going over things in-house and an internal beta will take place next week. The...
Value pencils Steam Linux beta in for October as its plans gain further momentum

MPme, Crowdsurfing, Wild Chords and Webdoc win the music-focused Midemlab competition

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Midemlab is music industry conference Midem‘s startup competition, a part of the event that has grown significantly since its introduction in 2008, when a then little-known service called SoundCloud emerged victorious. 30 startups with a music focus, or with services of use to the music industry, were selected for the...
MPme, Crowdsurfing, Wild Chords and Webdoc win the music-focused Midemlab competition
Egnyte spruces up enterprise file sharing as market heats up
Skype sets record with 35M concurrent users

Steam opens its Linux beta to the public two months after its closed launch

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There’s good news for Linux-based gamers and further evidence that Steam’s Linux beta program is…gathering steam, after the project was opened to the public two months after its closed launch. It was back in September that the company announced plans to bring its hugely popular platform to Linux and, after...
Steam opens its Linux beta to the public two months after its closed launch
Box rival Egnyte overhauls HybridCloud storage solution for businesses

China's Sina Weibo tipped to partner phone-maker Xiaomi to rival hit Tencent messaging app

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Two of China’s brightest technology firms, microblogging champ Sina and smartphone marker Xiaomi, are being tipped to announce a partnership that will see the two combine their respective messaging apps to fight off the threat of mobile messaging, specifically rival Tencent‘s 200 million-user strong Weixin (know internationally as WeChat). Reports from...
China's Sina Weibo tipped to partner phone-maker Xiaomi to rival hit Tencent messaging app

Will ubiquitous VoIP lead Skype (and Microsoft) to victory?

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Most people would agree that voice-over-IP (VoIP) services are pretty cool. Videophones are one of those future-tech staples used in movies for years and have since become a reality. Even without video, the ability to call someone cheaply or even for free, and likely with greater call clarity from your...
Will ubiquitous VoIP lead Skype (and Microsoft) to victory?

Skype breaks its concurrent user record again with 40 million people logged in at once

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Skype is starting to sound like a broken record when it comes to breaking records, but this feat is impressive nonetheless. A little over a month ago we told you about Skype’s announcement of 35 million users logged in at once, setting a new record for the VOIP service, just...
Skype breaks its concurrent user record again with 40 million people logged in at once

Korean online game firm Nexon acquires stake in GameHi for $59M (exclusive)

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Fast-growing online game firm Nexon has bought a controlling stake in Korean game development firm GameHi for $59.8 million. Nexon is buying 29.3 percent of the company’s shares as well as management rights for control of GameHi from GunIl Kim, the largest shareholder in GameHi. GameHi is known for...
Korean online game firm Nexon acquires stake in GameHi for $59M (exclusive)
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