Mobile game developer and publisher Gamevil has announced its Q3 2013 earnings results, seeing record overseas sales (outside of Korea) of 12.2 billion KRW ($11.4 million), a 108 percent increase year-over-year. The company’s overall Q3 2013 sales were 21 billion KRW ($19.6 million), a 26 percent increase year-over-year.
With MultiMedia Intelligence estimating the worldwide market for ringback tones at $4 billion, RealNetworks hopes to reinvent the genre with Listen, a new app that enables users to play DJ and assign songs that their favorite callers will hear on their end while the smartphone rings. (more…)
With the mass adoption of smartphones and tablets, users have transformed normal daily activities, like watching TV, into a social affair, thanks to social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. In a new infographic, Wowza Media Systems examines the growing popularity of the second screen experience and how it’s affected our TV and movie watching habits.
Today’s guest post comes to us from ShoreTel Sky, a pioneer in host VoIP phone systems. ShoreTel Sky allows businesses to work the way they want to, while connecting them to their customers and integrating their business-critical applications.
For much of the last decade, the widespread use of mobile devices in the public realm has been commonplace. In fact, as of May 2013, 91-percent of Americans have a cell phone, with 56-percent owning a smartphone. Additionally 35-percent of Americans over the age of 16 own a tablet, according to a recent Pew Internet survey. While the public at large has been willing to adopt the latest technology, businesses lagged a little behind – but that has changed, and changed quickly. (more…)
With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, and developers looking to capitalize on shiny mobile gift cards and flashy new devices, PlayHaven has released some tips for developers in an effort to help them prepare for the holidays. PlayHaven has offered us an exclusive first look at its holiday infographic, which contains a handy flow chart to measure developer preparedness.
Can an algorithm used to predict chess and tennis matches also be used to predict the outcomes of NFL games?
That’s what IronRank is betting on, as a four-man crew of self professed geeks from Waterloo, Ontario (and admittedly not the biggest sports fans), have applied their mathematic formula to football games, and through the first nine weeks of the season, have found success 65-percent of the time.
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Execution Labs, hybrid incubator and accelerator for indie mobile game developers, today announced an expansion to its platform, which now allows developers to remain with Execution internally, even after their games have been published. Applications are now being accepted for this second cohort of indie game teams.
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