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Game Closure Turns Down Facebook & Zynga To Raise $12M For HTML5 Mobile Gaming

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Gaming is changing fast these days, especially in the browser. Sure, social games are great and everything, but there’s always been a sense that, as browser-based technologies mature, the opportunities that present themselves will make casual social, Facebook-only gaming look crayon scrawl. Inherently, one of the best parts of gaming...
Game Closure Turns Down Facebook & Zynga To Raise $12M For HTML5 Mobile Gaming

Apps Round-up From The Streets Of Barcelona

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We’ve been trawling Barcelona for apps and startups during Mobile World Congress, so here’s a little round-up of some of those that have been plying their wares – many of whom don’t have the cash to exhibit at the official Congress, but who are pitching like mad in the hotel...
Apps Round-up From The Streets Of Barcelona

Second screen social TV app Zeebox launches on BlackBerry smartphones

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Already available on iOS and Android, second screen social TV app Zeebox is now available on BlackBerry smartphones, launching on the BlackBerry App World today. Supported by devices running BlackBerry OS 6 and above, Zeebox isn’t going to have the range of features available to it that are included in...
Second screen social TV app Zeebox launches on BlackBerry smartphones

Discover the future of TV at MIPCube

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Television is hurtling rapidly towards an online future – from watching shows on-demand on computers and mobile devices, to bringing apps and interactive experiences to the largest screen in the house. What exactly will that future look like? To find out, MIPCube next month should be an essential mark on your calendar....
Discover the future of TV at MIPCube
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Join HBO, YouTube, Machinima, And Hollywood Producer Dana Brunetti At Disrupt SF

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The content world is changing fast, as TV shows and movies are rapidly moving online. Users are turning to online video, mobile and tablet apps, and connected TVs for new ways to watch their favorite shows, and to discover new ones. For TV networks and Hollywood filmmakers, that means it’s...
Join HBO, YouTube, Machinima, And Hollywood Producer Dana Brunetti At Disrupt SF

Google's new Chrome Beta release boasts Web Speech API

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Google just pushed out a new Chrome Beta release with a Web Speech API. The Web Speech API will allow users to enjoy “new, interactive experiences with web apps,” according to the official Google Chrome blog. The new JavaScript API can further help developers to “integrate speech recognition into...
Google's new Chrome Beta release boasts Web Speech API

[Video] The Tablet Conundrum

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Tablets aren't just the hot holiday gifts of today. They've broken open the idea of what a computer is, what it should look like, and how we should interact with it. Dan, Eliot and Jon were joined by new RWW writer Adam Popescu to discuss the Nexus 7, the...
[Video] The Tablet Conundrum

Experience more with expanded Tweets

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Starting today, you can discover more interactive experiences inside any Tweet on twitter.com and mobile.twitter.com. When you expand Tweets containing links to partner websites, you can now see content previews, view images, play videos and more. You’ve probably expanded Tweets before to play videos from YouTube or see photos from...
Experience more with expanded Tweets

Channel 4 second-screen app 4Now to allow real-time viewer interaction

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Advertisers will be able to target ads, with app tapping into popularity of viewers using social media while watching showsChannel 4's second screen app will be called 4Now and will offer viewers real-time votes, games and quizzes - and enable advertisers to target them with interactive ads synchronised with the...
Channel 4 second-screen app 4Now to allow real-time viewer interaction
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Beyond Pinterest: Luminate Harnesses The Power Of Truly Interactive Images

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Just about the time we thought we were starting to suffer from social media overload, Pinterest has officially arrived on the social scene, attracting huge traffic and generally glowing media coverage. For the month of January alone, the number of Pinterest visitors was almost a third of the traffic to...
Beyond Pinterest: Luminate Harnesses The Power Of Truly Interactive Images

From print to Pinterest: Digimarc expands digital watermarking service

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The new issue of House Beautiful, hitting store shelves today, is being billed as the first Pinterest-enabled print magazine — allowing readers to scan the first page of the “Kitchen of the Month” feature with a smartphone app to connect to a Pinterest pinboard preloaded with pictures that they can...
From print to Pinterest: Digimarc expands digital watermarking service

Facebook platform industry update: Adaptly becomes Strategic PMD; Kenshoo and Moontoast partner

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Social advertising company Adaptly today announced that it has been selected as a Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer by Facebook, joining 12 other companies with access to some of the social network’s alpha and beta products, as well as more support from its sales, product and engineering teams. sPMD companies also serve on...
Facebook platform industry update: Adaptly becomes Strategic PMD; Kenshoo and Moontoast partner
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Turning your room into a video game: Microsoft releases more details about IllumiRoom

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When we first heard about Microsoft’s IllumiRoom project that essentially turned living rooms into a viewing platform, it was pretty exciting to imagine the possibilities. Now, Microsoft has released more of its IllumiRoom research and it’s shaping up to be pretty bad-ass and potentially change the way we think of how video...
Turning your room into a video game: Microsoft releases more details about IllumiRoom

Screach lands $2.5m to make screens interactive in bars across the UK and beyond

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Screach, the UK startup that focuses on making TVs and other large screens interactive by way of mobile apps, has received $2.5 million in fresh funding to support the rollout of its ScreachTV product aimed at pubs and bars. ScreachTV is designed to allow bar owners to make their TVs...
Screach lands $2.5m to make screens interactive in bars across the UK and beyond

Game Developer Will Wright’s Latest Project Could Tap Into eSports Success

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Will Wright is out to turn our lives into interactive experiences, with the help of data tracking, social interaction, and lessons learned from eSports....
Game Developer Will Wright’s Latest Project Could Tap Into eSports Success

Point brings augmented reality ads to your phone, now with interactive videos

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This morning brings a revamped augmented reality app to the scene known as Point. Before today, the software was known as IntARact, but along with the new name, users will now find the ability to interact with videos -- a neat trick for an app that was previously limited...
Point brings augmented reality ads to your phone, now with interactive videos
David Cage challenges the video game industry to just grow up already

Add a New Dimension to Your Business with Microsoft Tag

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Microsoft Tag is an interesting way to add a new dimension to your current business. By creating a tag, you can connect your audience in the real world to a virtual experience via their mobile phone. Creating tags is free and scanning tags is possible from just about any phone...
Add a New Dimension to Your Business with Microsoft Tag

Skype Planning A Big Social Advertising Upgrade, Starting First With Windows 8

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Skype has long been talking about the different ways that it could monetise its calling and messaging platform. Now, with Microsoft as its now owner and 280 million monthly users passing over its voice, video and messaging network, it looks like it is getting serious. Today the company unveiled Skype...
Skype Planning A Big Social Advertising Upgrade, Starting First With Windows 8
Indie studio Thatgamecompany raises $5.5M to create magical games for wider audiences
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Twitter for iOS 4.3 gets early teases from Twitter itself and the App Store, promises gobs of in-tweet content

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Twitter has been making a push for expanded tweets in mobile, and there's now some very strong indications that its native apps' tweets will get extra-stuffed in the near future. Some skulking around the future App Store layout from 9to5 Mac reader Sonny Dickson has shown an as yet...
Twitter for iOS 4.3 gets early teases from Twitter itself and the App Store, promises gobs of in-tweet content

Interactive experiences app Screach broadens its reach with new social features

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Screenreach has launched a new version of its interactive Screach app, which aims to transform it into more of a social network for interactivity, and remove the need for users to be near a Screach-enabled digital screen. We first covered Screenreach back in July 2010, and we’ve caught up with the...
Interactive experiences app Screach broadens its reach with new social features
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