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MindArk PE AB, developers of the virtual world's platform, Entropia Platform, today announced the expansion of its data center with Interxion. The company hosts the virtual Entropia Universe -- an expanding universe of interoperable 3D virtual worlds. The virtual universe is set for up...
Offerpal Media, the leading monetization platform for social applications and destination web sites such as social networks, online games and virtual worlds, recently named Bill Lonergan as its new Chief Financial Officer. With the company experiencing extreme growth and having recentl...
Bigfoot Networks, the technology company behind the Killer(TM) line of gaming network cards, today announced partnership agreements with TeamSpeak and Vivox to deliver accelerated voice chat on the new Killer Xeno(TM) platform. Killer Xeno, the company's second-generation gaming networ...
The Strategy Analytics report, “Battery Electric Vehicles: Will New Activity Drive Market Out Of Niche?” reveals that without new breakthroughs in business models and technology, the demand for battery electric cars will grow, but only to less than 50...
The Legacy of Laughter Award Recipient is Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Vivox, Inc., the market leader in voice services for games and virtual worlds, today announced an agreement with Realtime Worlds to provide voice chat for players in their upcoming title, All Points Bulletin (APB).
New Rock Band Track Pack Allows Players to Download On-Disc Songs Into Their Rock Band Music Library at No Additional Cost(1)
Everyone in South Park is busy pointing fingers when it comes to who is responsible for the state of the economy in an all-new episode of "South Park" titled, "Margaritaville," premiering on Wednesday, March 25 at 10:00 p.m. on COMEDY CENTRAL.
Network's First Fantasy-Comedy Stars Sean Maguire As A Freedom Fighter Who Sets Out With His Hilariously Inept Sidekicks To Battle The Evil Dongalor Played By British Comedian Matt Lucas
Following its phenomenal success with millions of children and parents around the globe, the virtual world of Club Penguin (www.clubpenguin.com) has opened its igloo doors to the francophone community.
According to Strategy Analytics Digital Media Strategies (DMS) research, the top 27 digital media companies in the world increased earnings by more than 20 percent, to $74 billion in 2008 up from $61.5 billion in 2007. Among the top five digital media ...
Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/e44987/online_and_offline) has announced the addition of the "Online and Offline Word-of-mouth Communication among Commercial off-the-shelf Software Purchasers" report to their offering.
Innovative On-Air and Online Integrations Already Result in Extraordinary Visibility and Increased Sales for Featured Artists
Offerpal Media, the leading monetization platform for social applications, social games, virtual worlds, mobile applications and other community-oriented Web publishers, today announced the launch of its standalone onboarding application, which allows destination Web sites to implement...
The Strategy Analytics Automotive Multimedia and Communications service report, “PNDs Get Connected” predicts that TomTom will lead the way, as at least 25 percent of the US and European portable navigation device market gets connected by either wirel...
The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen) has granted a license to conduct banking activities to virtual universe developer MindArk PE AB's wholly owned subsidiary Mind Bank AB. The unique step of integrating MindArk's virtual universe Entropia Universe with the ...
Hangout Industries (www.hangout.net) today announced the appointment of Mike Goslin as Vice President Product Development. Goslin joins Hangout from Disney Online where he most recently served as vice president, virtual world design and development. A...
Vivox, Inc. (www.vivox.com), the market leader in voice services for games and virtual worlds, today unveiled the Vivox Voice Toolbar, a simple and powerful browser-based solution that enables developers of online casual games, virtual worlds and mass...
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) today announced that a new multiplayer mode, called Don Control, will be coming to The Godfather® II game. This new mode will be available as a free downloadable* patch right when the game releases on April 7th in No...
The Strategy Analytics Automotive Electronic service report, “Road Maps for Detroit Restructuring: A Bumpy Road Ahead,” examines the restructuring plans set forth by General Motors and Chrysler as mandated by the terms of the emergency loan received i...
Malware exploits moved at unprecedented speed and volume this past year but 2009 may bring increasing cooperation among security vendors and law enforcement agencies to bring down criminal enterprises, according to the annual Trend Micro Threat Roundup & 2009 Forecast.
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With a little over a month until the regional competitions begin for Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.'s and MTV Games' Total Rock, Total Rewards Rock Band Competition, the http://www.harrahs.com/rockband web site has been flooded with aspiring rockers. Launched at the beginning of March, ...
CryptoLogic Limited (TSX: CRY)(TSX: CXY)(NASDAQ: CRYP)(LSE: CRP), a world leader in Internet casino and branded gaming software, today announced a multi-year agreement with Paramount Digital Entertainment that will bring some of the most famous movie characters in history to the Intern...
Fresh off his record-breaking album Incredibad, SNL star Andy Samberg is set to host the eighteenth annual MTV MOVIE AWARDS, premiering LIVE on MTV, Sunday May 31st from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, CA. This is Samberg's first time hosting the awards show, while Emmy Awa...
Defying the conventional wisdom that consumers in emerging markets simply want “no-frills” devices and services, Strategy Analytics has identified sizable numbers of users who want advanced products – and are willing to pay for them. A new report from the Em...
Strategy Analytics GaAs analyst, Asif Anwar, will be presenting the latest Strategy Analytics photovoltaic market findings in Korea, at the International Solar/PV Technology Innovation Forum 2009, on March 19. Strategy Analytics will be discuss...
Big Stage Entertainment, Inc., a media technology company that lets consumers project themselves photo-realistically into digital life, has unveiled its new iStage application that offers the company’s 3-D facial modeling and personalization system fo...
Fitness Industry Leader Introduces Commercial Grade Cardio Bike Created Specifically for Middle School Students
Indie Ranch Media, Inc. (the “Company”), (Pink Sheets: INDR) announced that their wholly owned subsidiary Netmix Broadcasting Network Inc. (“NetMix”) recently signed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with GnomiVerse, LLC (“Gnomi”).
Inspired by TV Land's hit original series "High School Reunion," TVLandPRIME.com's blog contributor Sammy Buck casts his own version of the reality series with some of the hottest names in Hollywood. From Brad Pitt as "The Jock" to Bruce Willis as "The Class Clown" to Sarah Jessica Pa...
One-Hour Reality Musical Series Conceptualized and Executive Produced by Nick Lachey Will Follow Students of Cincinnati's School For Creative And Performing Arts
In what was a record year for digital television subscriber growth, Western European digital television subscriptions broke through the 100 million household mark in 2008, according to a new report by analyst firm Strategy Analytics. The report, “Western ...
The Strategy Analytics Automotive Multimedia & Communications service report, “Infotainment Semiconductor Demand Forecast: Innovation Will Drive Growth,” predicts that the rapid on-going innovation in digital consumer electronics and growing adopt...
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3e2ba9/networked_gaming) has announced the addition of the "Networked Gaming: Driving the Future II" report to their offering.
CCP, one of the world’s leading independent game developers, has deployed EVE Online: Apocrypha, the tenth free expansion for EVE Online. Delivering a massive amount of content in a shortened production schedule, Apocrypha is sure to satisfy pilots of all ty...
Offerpal Media, the leading monetization platform for social applications, social networks, social games, virtual worlds and mobile applications, today announced a partnership with Aeria Games, one of the Web's fastest growing free-to-play online gaming communities.
AT&T’s announcement of its intention to invest between $17 billion and $18 billion this year—with two-thirds, or approximately $11 billion, allocated for broadband network enhancements—is a positive sign for the industry, according to analyst firm Strate...
General Patent Corporation, a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm announced today that its client, Worlds.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WDDD), has been issued U.S. Patent No. 7,493,558 titled "System and Method for Enabling Users to Interact in a Virtual Space."