Post Tagged with: "Acquisitions"

N3twork acquires Nio Games
/ August 20, 2015 9:56 am
N3twork acquires Nio Games

Gamesindustry.biz reports "San Francisco's N3twork is yet to release its first game, but that hasn't stopped it preparing for a big future with the acquisition of Swedish studio Nio Games.". Read More

SoundCloud Stops Sharing With Next Big Sound, Citing Its Sale to Pandora
/ August 20, 2015 9:53 am
SoundCloud Stops Sharing With Next Big Sound, Citing Its Sale to Pandora

Billboard reports "SoundCloud has decided to stop sharing data with Next Big Sound, the streaming analytics company recently acquired by Pandora. NBS let the news slip in a tweet-reply to a confused client from Motor Entertainment, who noticed SoundCloud data was missing from his reports.". Read More

Disney and Maker Studios’ Big Deal May Be Smaller Than They Thought
/ August 14, 2015 2:12 pm
Disney and Maker Studios’ Big Deal May Be Smaller Than They Thought

Re/code reports "Industry sources say both sides of the transaction now seem less enthusiastic about each other, and there’s lots of speculation that Maker CEO Ynon Kreiz and other top execs will leave Disney at the end of this year — the same time that Maker’s earn-out period wraps up.". Read More

Netmarble Games to Invest $130 Million in SGN, the Fastest Growing Major U.S. Mobile Games Studio
/ July 23, 2015 4:29 pm
Netmarble Games to Invest $130 Million in SGN, the Fastest Growing Major U.S. Mobile Games Studio

Netmarble, the number one mobile games publisher in South Korea, announced today an investment of $130 million to SGN, the fastest growing major U.S. mobile games studio. With this investment, Netmarble will become the largest shareholder in SGN. In this strategic partnership, SGN looks to grow their share in Asia, the biggest mobile games market in the world, while Netmarble will use SGN’s expertise to expand their presence in the West. Both companies will maintain their independence, but will work closely to share their creative and technological knowledge. . Read More

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Think Jam Secures Digital Media Production Contract with Twentieth Century Fox International
/ July 7, 2015 12:41 pm
Think Jam Secures Digital Media Production Contract with Twentieth Century Fox International

Twentieth Century Fox International and entertainment-marketing agency Think Jam jointly announced today the renewal of a three-year digital production contract between the two companies. The retainer, secured after a competitive pitch, will see Think Jam continue to deliver digital media production and localisation services for the studio’s theatrical releases in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Read More

Vivendi Buys Leading Video Platform Dailymotion
/ June 30, 2015 11:43 am
Vivendi Buys Leading Video Platform Dailymotion

Variety reports "Vivendi, the media conglom which owns pay TV giant Canal Plus Group and Universal Music Group, has completed the acquisition of Dailymotion, one of the world’s biggest aggregation and distribution platforms, for 217 million Euros.". Read More

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Twitter Buys Artificial Intelligence Startup Whetlab
/ June 23, 2015 1:52 pm
Twitter Buys Artificial Intelligence Startup Whetlab

Re/code reports "Twitter has acquired Whetlab, a five-person artificial intelligence startup made up of current and aspiring PhDs. Whetlab announced the news today on its website, and Twitter confirmed the acquisition in a tweet this morning.". Read More

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