Former Gree executive launches software that makes smart wearable devices work better.
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Atheer Labs will have a developer version in the first quarter and a consumer version a year from now.
Disney’s new free-to-play game lets players explore the worlds of Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and Tangled.
Near-field communications will make it much easier to get expo show contacts to the right person.
Newzoo’s infographic shares statistics about gamers in the U.S.A.
PowerCloud Systems has teamed up with Common Sense Media to promote the parental control system built into PowerCloud’s Skydog smart Wi-Fi router, which can monitor Internet usage by the whole family.
France’s Gameloft surges, Clumsy Ninja storms top ranks, Line grows fast, and the big three fight for No. 1.
Google formally launches Ingress after a nine-week live event series finishes.
Games were 22 percent of all of the dollars raised on Kickstarter from 7,922 projects launched so far this year.
Konstantin Sashchuk is general manager of Plarium’s Kharkov Studio.
Beyond marketing, Wareness.io will also invest in hardware startups through a $6M seed fund.
A partnership with Vancouver’s Iugo Entertainment is working out well.
Steve Newcomb believes 3D user interfaces will become common as WebGL takes off in mobile devices.
Editor’s Pick IBM’s predictions all involve big data and using computing to glean intelligence from vast systems. We discuss them with IBM’s research boss.
Disney Animated lets users create their own movies with Disney characters.
Will Microsoft overcome the long-term official ban and get its console launched in China?
Intel moves deeper into mobile infrastructure chips.
The custom chip maker founded in 1981 by chip pioneer Wilf Corrigan will be acquired with the help of Silver Lake Partners.
Halo: Spartan Assault has been adapted from the tablet to the Xbox One. It’s coming Dec. 24.
The MHL 3.0 standard supports 4K Ultra HD video over a cable from a smartphone to a TV.
The founder of Electronic Arts wants to make a lasting mark with IF, a game that helps kids deal with bullying and other emotional issues.
Oculus VR CEO explains why Marc Andreessen’s firm led a $75M round on the promise of a new consumer prototype for virtual reality goggles.
CES is going to have a lot of wearables, startups, and 150,000 attendees.
Tiny Spark will offload the task of creating sweepstakes programs to incentivize app users.
Splitforce hopes to get a jump on rivals in China.
Mollenkopf takes the top post from Paul Jacobs, the founder’s son, in March.
Social media mavens can get rewards out of their activity with the new currency on Empire Avenue.
With so much money behind it, the underdog doesn’t looks so weak anymore.
The online fantasy sports business is growing fast, and Star Fantasy Leagues wants to be a player.
Geomerics will move ARM deeper into visual media.
Oculus VR will use the money to fund the commercial launch of its virtual reality gaming goggles.
After a 15-year absence, Lord British, aka Richard Garriott, is back in the role-playing game market.
The PS4 comes out ahead in the next-gen race but still falls short of Xbox 360.
Kabam is taking Blastron to the social web.
GTA Online will let you create a deathmatch or race anywhere in the game world.
Pixelberry’s founder, Oliver Miao, was bullied himself. He’s raising money to help teens deal with it.
The $6.99 game comes just in time for the busy holiday-software-release season.
Now you can back up your photos directly to your desktop.
The founders of Ngmoco want you to create your own content around your own interests.
The deal is an endorsement for Kiip’s mobile rewards system.