PlayHaven has more than 121 million monthly active users after making its platform free to developers.
In the week or so since she tweeted a picture of a joking developer that eventually resulted in his firing, her company SendGrid getting DDOS'd, her firing, and a host of sometimes-scary attacks online, she hasn't tweeted or blogged or spoken in public.
This morning Adria Richards broke my heart, and the hearts of all those who give a damn about women in technology.
Mobile gaming monetization company PlayHaven implies that it fired a developer for multiple issues, not just the sexual jokes made at the recent Python Conference that have stirred up a forest of controversy.
Editor's Pick The developer in question was fired by his employer, PlayHaven, after Richards posted his picture and a few details about what he said. VentureBeat broke the story last night.
Last night VentureBeat broke the story about a developer who was fired from his job at PlayHaven after being outted on Twitter for making sexual jokes during a conference. Today, the company where the person who outted him works is under a distributed denial of service attack.
Editor's Pick A Playhaven game developer was fired after making sexual jokes in the audience during a keynote session at PyCon, a conference for Python developers. Now Adria Richards, a developer evangelist for SendGrid, is getting rape and death threats via Twitter.
Charles Yim served as head of mobile application partnerships at Google.
Player-relationship firm PlayHaven is introducing its User Segmentation tool to developers.
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The monetization firm will use this latest investment to further build its developer tools and to expand internationally.
Playnomics launches a customer relationship management platform for games that markedly improves player retention.
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PlayHaven, a real-time mobile marketing startup that has enabled a four-fold increase in in-app purchases for its game developer customers, is adding new monetization features that will help developers make even more money.
PlayHaven’s new monetization features use analytics and …
Playhaven started life as a gamer’s social network. Then it morphed into making communities for mobile games. Now, after its third pivot, the company is focused on how to make money for mobile app developers via a real-time game marketing …