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Gaming -  According to research carried out by Newzoo Global Games Market, mobile gaming is set to be even huger than console gaming during 2016. On top of this, revenue from traditional console gaming is set to fall by the time 2019 comes...
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Gaming -  The concept of the smartphone has changed people’s lives worldwide. The selling point is that it is more than just a phone where people can communicate with one another, but also a platform to perform functions that either used to...
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Gaming - The buzz about virtual reality is all about cool new experiences. But WSJ says the Oculus Rift, the first totally immersive VR system to arrive in living rooms, is also pricey, awkward and...
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Advice -  //Games industry analyst Nicholas Lovell explains why building a successful game like Candy Crush might be harder than you think.
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#NYCTech - Whether you are playing Candy Crush or Solitaire you are playing way too much on your mobile device and getting nothing out of it. Why not play mobile games that make you money? With Jump Ramp Games, you are finally getting a real...
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Advertising -  Brands have used Advergames for years. Advergames are video games used for advertising to promote a brand and its message. However, with new technology the costs to use advergames has reduced dramatically, making it accessible for...
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#NYCTech -  The as-usual sold-out NYTech Meetup opened with a sentimental Face Time sendoff to the organization’s long-time board president, Nate Westheimer, and closed with thunderous applause for two back-to-back company demos, presented by...
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#NYCTech -  Here’s how the game is played: Stock Battle is an online financial gaming platform for stock market trading competitions with cash prizes in every competition. You manage a portfolio of virtual money, trade virtual stocks on the...
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#NYCTech -  What happens when you put a bunch of talented artists in a room? Game on! Seriously. The game is Dots and the company recently closed a $10 million Series A round from investors from Tencent, Greycroft, Northzone, Crunchfund, and...
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Gaming -  Recently, surrounded by around 45,000 fans in a Seoul stadium built for the World Cup, Samsung White put the final dagger into Star Horn Royal Club's dreams, claiming a championship live on ESPN 3.It was a sign that "League of...
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Apps -  What do you do if you're a 19-year-old with some time to pass on the weekend? Make a game that becomes an unexpected internet hit, according to one teen tech whiz.Gabriele Cirulli, who just turned 20 after making the game 2048...
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Apps -  Recently,  Apple celebrated the six years since opening its App Store. Since then, total global app sales have grown to $30 billion and show no signs of stopping. Analysts expect total sales to reach the $100 billion range by...
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#NYCTech -  A larger than expected group of game developers came together for the first ever Game Dev Hacker, held in the Microsoft offices in Times Square.While the conference room was much too small for the assembled group, the games...
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#NYCTech -  Here’s how to play the game – and come out a winner. 50 million Americans solve a crossword puzzle every week, but it’s a highly fragmented market (local newspapers, in-flight magazines). Along comes a company that knows all...
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Advertising - You’re a major brand manager with big bucks to spend on advertising. You’ve gotten people to like you on Facebook. Great.  You’ve built up your following on Twitter. Good on you! Now that that’s done, how do you keep them...
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Advertising -  Over a billion dollars was invested in New York City Startups in Q1 of 2014.  $1,255,579,433 to be exact.  Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we take a look at the verticals and sectors this...