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Avatar Reality Raises $4.2M For 3D Virtual World, Hires Industry Vet Trent Ward

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Avatar Reality, developer of the massively multiplayer online virtual world platform Blue Mars, has raised an additional $4.2 million from Kolohala Ventures and co-founder and games industry veteran (and somewhat of a legend) Henk Rogers. That brings the total invested in the company to more than $13 million, according to...
Avatar Reality Raises $4.2M For 3D Virtual World, Hires Industry Vet Trent Ward
Apple CPU lead Jim Keller heads back to AMD as chief architect
Andrew Sullivan's blog is adding a pay meter. Does that mean you should too?

PacketVideo talks Twonky, connected cars and mobile video innovation

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And why more people want to turn their smartphones into media serversTwonky? It sounds more like an obscure dubstep sub-genre than a cutting-edge app. But technology industry veteran PacketVideo is doing some interesting things with its range of Twonky apps for Android and iOS.It's best described as media-sharing software, for...
PacketVideo talks Twonky, connected cars and mobile video innovation
W3i triples growth for its mobile monetization business (exclusive)

E3 Roundup: Day one in mobile app news

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Microsoft SmartGlass adds mobile, tablet integration to Xbox 360 — Microsoft announced a new Xbox feature called SmartGlass at its E3 press conference. The technology will let players use smartphone and tablet owners use their devices as supplementary controllers and remote controls for their consoles. Users will also be able...
E3 Roundup: Day one in mobile app news
Watch out GoPro: The Ion Air Pro is a lighter, more versatile action cam

Twitter: 250,000 Users Were Hacked

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Earlier this week, hackers gained access to Twitter's internal systems and stole information, compromising 250,000 accounts before the breach was stopped. Bob Lord, the company's manager of network security, reported the incident on Twitter's official blog Friday. Twitter is resetting passwords for the affected users. Twitter's Lord did not specify the...
Twitter: 250,000 Users Were Hacked
Zynga launches Bubble Safari as it moves into arcade-style social games
Ahoy, transmedia! Warner Bros. sails into digital games (interview)

Ben Cousins on DeNA's upcoming core FPS The Drowning

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Developer Scattered Entertainment’s Ben Cousins recently gave Inside Mobile Apps an in-depth look at the developer’s upcoming horror first-person shooter (FPS) The Drowning. Cousins, the general manager of the studio, filled us in on the title’s innovative controls, monetization hooks and social features. The Stockholm-based studio, which is a subsidiary...
Ben Cousins on DeNA's upcoming core FPS The Drowning

Tech Moves: Captura co-founder joins Point Inside; ISB; Cypress; Intrepid; etc.

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Corey Mandell Point Inside, a Seattle startup that specializes in mapping indoor spaces, has named technology veteran Corey Mandell as CTO. Mandell most recently served as senior vice president of product engineering at Kaseya Inc.  At Point Inside, he will lead development and technical operations. “Point Inside is leading the new generation...
Tech Moves: Captura co-founder joins Point Inside; ISB; Cypress; Intrepid; etc.
Why Online Retailers Are Scrambling To Lure In Canadian Shoppers
The DeanBeat: At Casual Connect, massive confusion and angst about digital publishing 2.0

Mobile app roundup: Google victorious, malware fines and Because We May

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Google victorious in Oracle patent suit — After months of legal dealings, a jury has ruled Google did not violate Oracle’s Java patents in the development of its Android operating system, the Verge reports. Social networking ties with gaming for smartphone usage – Mobile analytics company Flurry is reporting that consumers now spend...
Mobile app roundup: Google victorious, malware fines and Because We May

King taps tech industry veteran Robert Cohn as a new member of its board of directors

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Game company King today announce that it’s adding tech industry veteran and former co-founder and CEO of voice mail supplier Octel Communications Robert Cohn to its board of directors. “We are excited to have Bob join our board given his broad experience with public and private companies across the globe and...
King taps tech industry veteran Robert Cohn as a new member of its board of directors

Fake Soldiers, Fake Investment Bankers, and Other Online Dating Scammers to Watch Out For

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Last week, Betabeat ran a feature about a common online dating scam: sites that buy and sell profiles to plump up their databases. But as we learned while investigating that story, dubious practices by dating sites are far, far outshone by dubious practices by dating site members. "The number one scam...
Fake Soldiers, Fake Investment Bankers, and Other Online Dating Scammers to Watch Out For
'Tumblr is David, and David is Tumblr:' the man behind Yahoo's new blogging platform
GeekWire Radio: Author Ramez Naam on the planet-saving power of ideas

Google hires Noah Falstein as Chief Game Designer for Android

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Google may be branching out into making games, after hiring a games industry veteran. Noah Falstein, designer of a number of games over his 23-year career, has been picked up by the search giant and given the title "Chief Game Designer," suggesting that the company could be producing its own...
Google hires Noah Falstein as Chief Game Designer for Android
Practice Fusion EMR Launches Doctors Appointment And Reviews Site Patient Fusion With 27K Physicians

Pure Storage scoops up $40M in validation of all-flash push

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Pure Storage netted $40 million in Series D funding and will use it to build out European operations and staff up its sales, marketing and engineering teams. The new round, led by Index Ventures with contributions from current backers Greylock Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures, brings total capital raised...
Pure Storage scoops up $40M in validation of all-flash push

W3i rebrands as NativeX, launches new advertising platform

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Monetization and user acquisition provider W3i today announced that it has rebranded the company, changing its name to NativeX. The company’s name change comes alongside its other announcement, pivoting the business to providing native ad units for its customers, a form of in-app advertising where publishers can integrate ads into...
W3i rebrands as NativeX, launches new advertising platform
Yahoo's Q2 earnings give Marissa Mayer a good starting point for improvement

SEC Watch: Khosla Ventures Raising Money For New Seed Fund, Filing Says

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Looks like the seed funding wave continues to get stronger. The latest evidence: Khosla Ventures, the Silicon Valley venture capital firm headed up by tech industry veteran Vinod Khosla, is raising a new seed fund, according to regulatory documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission this afternoon. According to...
SEC Watch: Khosla Ventures Raising Money For New Seed Fund, Filing Says

Nokia Lumia 900 review

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Nokia Lumia 900 official Nokia Lumia 900 to hit AT&T on April 8th with $100 price tag in tow (video) Nokia Lumia 800 reviewLong-awaited, heralded, longed for, lusted after, overdue, deal breaker, savior, second coming, dead-on arrival, revelation, last gasp, comeback, hail mary pass, flagship... finally! If that string...
Nokia Lumia 900 review

Ouya's founder Julie Uhrman: "This is our love letter to gamers" [Interview]

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As we reported, Ouya is a new and unique game console priced at $99, which is launching through a Kickstarter campaign today. Ahead of its release, we decided to interview its founder, gaming industry veteran Julie Uhrman. From openness to the future of gaming consoles, here’s what she had to tell...
Ouya's founder Julie Uhrman: "This is our love letter to gamers" [Interview]

GameCity festival 2012 announced: Peter Molyneux to star

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The creator of Populous will be among the big draws at this year's week-long celebration of game cultureRenowned throughout the world as a celebration of games culture, Nottingham's GameCity festival will be returning this year. Launched on Wednesday night by industry veteran Ian Livingstone, the event will take place over...
GameCity festival 2012 announced: Peter Molyneux to star

Crowdsourced video company Poptent launches a premium video production unit aimed at big brands

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Poptent, a US-based crowdsourced video production and media company, has launched Poptent Productions, a premium video production business unit for big brands and agencies. Founded in 2007, Poptent lets creatives sign up for free and offer their services. Today it provides a platform to 50,000 videographers (including a number of...
Crowdsourced video company Poptent launches a premium video production unit aimed at big brands

AMD Hires Apple's Head Chip Designer

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Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices just announced that it has poached the head of Apple’s chip design operations to run its chief microprocessor architect. Jim Keller joined Apple by way of its 2008 acquisition of the startup PA Semi. (That’s Keller pictured at right with PA Semi co-founder Dan Dobberpuhl from...
AMD Hires Apple's Head Chip Designer
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