Archive for category: games

18 Female Founders Who Killed It In 2015
/ December 22, 2015 12:42 pm
18 Female Founders Who Killed It In 2015

TechCrunch reports "The following are some of the people who popped immediately into mind. This list is in no way comprehensive, though, so please do reach out to us with your own thoughts about some of the women impacting the world of startups right now. We welcome any and all nominations.". Read More

VR startup bets on bite-sized breaks from reality
/ December 21, 2015 12:30 pm
VR startup bets on bite-sized breaks from reality

VentureBeat reports "One of the riders attempting to grab the steering wheel for the virtual reality wagon is 8Ninths, who has developed the concept of The Box (coming to Google Cardboard). Its philosophy is that virtual reality experiences should be special intimate entities that can come to users like a gift, as opposed to being a large and complicated affair. The idea is that each box in your collection represent a small special take journey in VR.". Read More

Ad Spend In Asia To Grow at Over 5% As Digital, China Expand
/ December 21, 2015 12:23 pm
Ad Spend In Asia To Grow at Over 5% As Digital, China Expand

Variety reports "Advertising in Asia is forecast to continue on track at growth of between 5% and 6% next year, according to a new report by industry analysts Media Partners Asia. China is expected to grow strongly and digital advertising is expected to overtake TV the following year in 2017.". Read More

Yahoo Renews Its Partnership With NBC Sports
/ December 21, 2015 12:19 pm
Yahoo Renews Its Partnership With NBC Sports

TechCrunch report "It’s hard to argue that one of the few areas where Yahoo still has very active users and interesting relationships is with sports. Sure, the Daily Fantasy stuff might come to an end if the government has its druthers, but this content partnership is key for a company still fighting to find relevance across the internet.". Read More

Colopl Launches $50M Global Fund Dedicated To Virtual Reality
/ December 17, 2015 11:38 am
Colopl Launches $50M Global Fund Dedicated To Virtual Reality

TechCrunch reports "There’s no shortage of ideas and projects in the virtual reality space. There are tons of studios popping up all over the world to create immersive content for the platform. With the Oculus, HTC and Sony offerings coming next year, now’s a better time than any to dabble in the space. If only there was money to be raised. Welp, Colopl, a company deeply rooted in mobile gaming, solved that with a newly launched $50M fund.". Read More

CBS Acquires Digital-Sports Site 247Sports
/ December 16, 2015 12:47 pm
CBS Acquires Digital-Sports Site 247Sports

Variety reports "Terms of the deal were not disclosed and could not be immediately learned. The acquisition comes as more traditional media companies attempt to harness content that is of interest to sports aficionados. CBSSports.com already offers a broad selection of fantasy-sports play, for example. Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting paid $170 million in 2012 for Bleacher Report, an online sports-news site.". Read More

The 21 best tech companies to work for in 2016
/ December 15, 2015 11:13 am
The 21 best tech companies to work for in 2016

Digiday reports "The ranking is a testament to the heated competition for talent in the tech sector, where companies try to outdo one another with bigger perks and benefits in order to attract and retain a relatively limited supply of skilled employees.". Read More

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