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Messaging App Viber Buys Nextpeer To Add Social Features To Its Gaming Portal

technewsi.altervista.org — Viber, the messaging app with 600 million+ users acquired last year by Japan's Rakuten for $900 million, is today making its first acquisition, specifically aimed at building out its new games business. It is paying $9 million for Nextp...

Amazon Takes On Product Hunt, Shopify With Launchpad, An All-In-One Marketing And Sales Portal

technewsi.altervista.org — Product Hunt has made a splash as a new place for startups to market new products, and Shopify offers a way for startups to easily start selling their products online, and Shyp takes the pain out of sending things from point A to B. Now it looks ...

Amazon Takes On Product Hunt, Shopify With Launchpad, An All-In-One Marketing And Sales Portal

techcrunch.com — Product Hunt has made a splash as a new place for startups to market new products, and Shopify offers a way for startups to easily start selling their products online, and Shyp takes the pain out of sending things from point A to B. Now it looks like Amazon is preparing to one-up their respective concepts.
Jul 29, 2015

RT @RiskRewardFBN: Amazon is taking on two hot startups with new marketing and sales portal, Launchpad ow.ly/QdY0X $AMZN

Messaging App Viber Buys Nextpeer To Add Social Features To Its Gaming Portal

techcrunch.com — Viber, the messaging app with 600 million+ users acquired last year by Japan's Rakuten for $900 million, is today making an acquisition of its own, specifically aimed at building out its new games business. It is paying $9 million for Nextpeer, a social gaming startup based in Israel that offers games developers an SDK to incorporate social gaming features into their apps.
Jul 28, 2015

Messaging app Viber, acquired last year for $900m (a steal vs $19b for WhatsApp), has made its first acquisition tcrn.ch/1GY6np7

Jul 28, 2015

Viber follows in the footsteps of other messaging apps, building up its gaming and developer-facing business tcrn.ch/1GY6np7

Amid 30% Layoffs At Gree Intl, Gaming Giant Buys Twiitch, Opens Offices In Berlin And Oz

technewsi.altervista.org — Yet more consolidation afoot in the gaming business. Gree International, the global arm of the Japanese gaming giant that focuses on social and mobile gaming, is downsizing in San Francisco by cutting 30% of jobs, and at the same time it is dou...

Amid 30% Layoffs At Gree Intl, Gaming Giant Buys Twiitch, Opens Offices In Berlin And Oz

techcrunch.com — Yet more consolidation afoot in the gaming business. Gree International, the global arm of the Japanese gaming giant that focuses on social and mobile gaming, is downsizing in San Francisco by cutting 30% of jobs, and at the same time it is doubling down on growth in other markets.
Jul 27, 2015

Got an actual number for layoffs at Gree in SF: 120. Company also announced an acquisition today, Twiitch tcrn.ch/1VJgJEL

Jul 29, 2015

Japan’s Gree In SF Lays Off 120, Buys Game Developer Twiitch, Opens Offices In Berlin tcrn.ch/1VJgJEL via @techcrunch

Razer Confirms Acquisition Of Ouya’s Software, Tech And Dev Teams In All-Cash Deal

technewsi.altervista.org — After raising funds at a $1 billion valuation, gaming company Razer has confirmed its first acquisition. It has bought the software assets of Ouya; and it has acqui-hired the company's technical and developer relations teams to expand R...

Razer Confirms Acquisition Of Ouya’s Software, Tech And Dev Teams In All-Cash Deal

techcrunch.com — After raising funds at a $1 billion valuation, gaming company Razer has confirmed its first acquisition. It has bought the software assets of Ouya; and it has acqui-hired the company's technical and developer relations teams to expand Razer's Android TV gaming business, specifically around its Forge TV console and the Cortex gaming platform.
Jul 27, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Razer Confirms Acquisition Of Ouya's Software, Tech And Dev Teams In All-Cash Deal tcrn.ch/1VJ1tYn by @ingridlunden

Jul 27, 2015

Razer Confirms Acquisition Of Ouya’s Software, Tech And Dev Teams In All-Cash Deal tcrn.ch/1VJ1tYn tip @Techmeme

Jul 27, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Razer Confirms Acquisition Of Ouya's Software, Tech And Dev Teams In All-Cash Deal tcrn.ch/1VJ1tYn by @ingridlunden

Jul 27, 2015

Razer confirms acquisition of Ouya software and related teams. The hardware stays behind tcrn.ch/1VJ1tYn

Yahoo Quietly Acquired Germany’s Media Group One For $23M In Q1

technewsi.altervista.org — Yahoo's well-worn acquisition trail to bring tech and talent back into the Internet company has been one of the more notable hallmarks of life under CEO Marissa Mayer. And while M&A appears to have slowed down significantly in 2015, ...

Yahoo Quietly Acquired Germany’s Media Group One For $23M In Q1

techcrunch.com — Yahoo's well-worn acquisition trail to bring tech and talent back into the Internet company has been one of the more notable hallmarks of life under CEO Marissa Mayer.
Jul 24, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Yahoo Quietly Acquired Germany's Media Group One For $23M In Q1 tcrn.ch/1TX0nGL by @ingridlunden

Jul 24, 2015

Yahoo made a European video/online advertising acquisition for $23m in Q1 tcrn.ch/1TX0nGL Only acquisition so far in 2015 it seems

Jul 24, 2015

Yahoo Quietly Acquired Germany’s Media Group One For $23M In Q1 tcrn.ch/1TX0nGL

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Jul 28, 2015

@rboelkow @ProductHunt thank you but I didn't say it was the same at all.

Jul 28, 2015

Viber follows in the footsteps of other messaging apps, building up its gaming and developer-facing business tcrn.ch/1GY6np7

Jul 28, 2015

Messaging app Viber, acquired last year for $900m (a steal vs $19b for WhatsApp), has made its first acquisition tcrn.ch/1GY6np7

Jul 28, 2015

@machinehuman @rrhoover for sure! it is indeed. i think of this as amazon's twist on it, so to speak, not a clone or 'PH-killer'

Jul 28, 2015

@rrhoover @machinehuman also about trying to cozy up to startups and their ecosystem from what i can see. tapping into the product longtail

Jul 28, 2015

@rrhoover @machinehuman point taken but "launch"pad is positioned as a launching place as much as a place to sell stuff.

Jul 27, 2015

Got an actual number for layoffs at Gree in SF: 120. Company also announced an acquisition today, Twiitch tcrn.ch/1VJgJEL

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