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Microsoft CEO Announces Largest Workforce Reduction In The

Microsoft CEO Announces Largest Workforce Reduction In The Company's History

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Microsoft has announced that it will be cutting as many as 18,000 jobs, the largest workforce reduction in the 39-year history of the Redmond, Washington-based computer and technology...

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2014-07-25 12:24:11

LONDON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Gaming Group [http://www.smartgaminggroup.com ] announced impressive growth in online gross revenue for the first 2 quarters of 2014, 35% up on the same period last year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140725/698114 ) The strong start to the year was supported by a new management team under CEO Rob Clark. The new management's vision positioned the London based operator as a purely B2C operator rather than...

2014-07-25 12:23:40

iDreamSky to create mobile games based on popular TV TOKYO animations for China and other Asian territories SHENZHEN, China, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TV TOKYO Corporation, a leading Japanese content producer and broadcaster, announced today a licensing agreement that gives Shenzhen iDreamSky Technology Co., Ltd., the largest mobile game publishing platform by active users in China, the right to create brand-new mobile games for China and other Asian territories based on Shugo...

2014-07-25 08:28:07

- Experiential Partnership Brings One of the World's Most Successful Video Game Franchises of All Time1 to Major Markets Nationwide for 4th Consecutive Year - TEMPE, Ariz., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GameTruck Licensing, LLC announced today that it will bring Skylanders Trap Team(TM), the newest installment to the Skylanders® franchise to fans this summer through a nationwide tour with Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. The...

2014-07-24 12:32:59

DUBLIN, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Digital Game Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Video games are electronic games that include a video device for human interaction with the user interface of the game. The video device might be a mobile display, PC monitor, or TV. The electronic systems used to play video games are known as platforms. The different types of platforms...

2014-07-24 08:34:06

ATLANTA, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter and Recent Highlights: -- Appointed Pat Mackin as President and Chief Executive Officer effective September 2, 2014 -- Product revenues grew 12 percent year-over-year to $20.4 million -- BioGlue(®) revenues grew 14 percent year-over-year to $15.3 million -- PerClot(®) revenues grew 22 percent year-over-year to $1.1 million -- HeRO(®) Graft revenues grew 20 percent year-over-year to $1.7 million --...

2014-07-23 23:21:53

Transfluent’s new Unreal Engine 4 toolset allows developers to easily localize games. Combined with Transfluent’s popular localization tools for iOS, Android and Unity platforms, this new game-changing solution gives Transfluent over 95% coverage to all new games being developed and published in 2014. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 At Casual Connect conference in San Francisco, Transfluent today announced a brand new localization toolset for Unreal Engine, a game...

2014-07-23 23:18:28

New Format Uses Deep Linking to Send Mobile Game Players Directly to the Games’ In-App Stores San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 NativeX, the leading ad technology for mobile game monetization, today announced the first and only deep linking mobile ad format for iOS and Android mobile game developers. The ad format gives players the option to either click directly to the game’s in-app purchase store to buy premium content or to engage with an ad to earn game currency....

2014-07-23 23:07:23

With more than 260m social share views on its social platform each month and an extraordinary growth rate of 800% in just a year, Edmonton-based tech firm LoginRadius is in high spirits ahead of its second birthday. Edmonton, Ab (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Just two years after becoming an incorporated entity, LoginRadius will be blowing out the birthday candles with extra gusto having achieved such an astonishing and rapid growth rate. LoginRadius’ social platform is used by more than 120,000...

2014-07-23 16:31:38

Total Revenue Reaches Record High in Quarter CHELMSFORD, Mass., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH), a leading global provider of visual data discovery solutions, today announced that total revenue for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014 was an all-time high of $9.23 million, an increase of 18% from revenue of $7.83 million in the third quarter a year ago. License revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 was $5.58 million, an increase of 11%...

2014-07-23 12:27:43

Register by September 12 to Save on the Hottest New Event in Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things, September 23-24 SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Designers of Things, a new conference produced by UBM Tech dedicated to accelerating the design, development and business of Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things, announced that Dr. Mike North will keynote the inaugural event this fall. As the founder and president of North Design Labs,...


Latest Video game development Reference Libraries

Atari 5200
2013-03-26 12:10:52

The Atari 5200 is a video game system that is manufactured by Atari Inc., and was introduced in 1982. It was the successor to the Atari 2600, but did not do as well commercially, mainly from its incompatibility with the 2600’s library of games. In 1983, two port models were released along with an adapter to allow the 5200 to play all 2600 games. On May 21, 1984 Atari released the Atari 7800 and discontinued production of the 5200. Atari released the 400/800 computers to compete with...

Atari 2600
2013-03-15 11:53:09

Image Caption: An Atari 2600 four-switch "wood veneer" version, dating from 1980-1982. Shown with standard joystick. Credit: Evan-Amos/Wikipedia The Atari 2600, originally named VCS, was released in October 1977 by Atari Inc. It is a video game console using cartridges for game play instead of having the software built into the system. In 1978 only 550,000 units were sold out 0f 800,000 that were manufactured. Once the public realized pong was not the only video game to play, enthusiasm...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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