Online games maker OMGPOP is raising a $10 million series B. The money is from new investors Rho Capital and Softbank, as well as existing investors Spark Capital and Betaworks.
OMGPOP CEO Dan Porter tells us the company will use the money to "aggressively" hire flash and mobile developers as it re-orients the company around the iPhone and Facebook. Right now the company has 35 people.
Back in January I reviewed Google’s new cellular service called Project Fi . I happened to fall in love with Google’s own cellular service for its great pricing, excellent coverage, fast responding customer service(based in the US), and simplicity. While I gave my opinion on it, there are so many variables that come into play when picking a wireless provider.
Last year, 2015,was the year of the unicorn , a startup that raised so muchventure investment, it was valued at $1 billion or more. But 2016 has become the year of the "unicorpse." Many unprofitable, once high-flying startups are having their come-to-Jesus moments: they may have problematic products, can't easily raise moreVC money, no one wants to buy them, and no one is interested in their IPOs.
The days where we walk into a carrier store to purchase a subsidized smartphone are fading. This trend, bundled with the aggressive prices that we?re beginning to see in unlocked phones, makes purchasing a phone full price a more viable option. Carriers will tell you that you are getting a discount when you sign up for a phone plan, but you can save a lot more with an unlocked device.
He's wimping out. That should be a publicly traded company."not returning money to investors, Part of the issue with Uber remaining private is that it's burning through billions and not returning money to investors, who have poured about $8 billion into itoverthe past five years$1 billion in China alone .
Sega community manager Dan Sheridan addressed the question in a video , explaining that the company would "love to release" HD ports of Shenmue and Shenmue 2 "tomorrow," but that it's not as simple as porting the games over to current platforms. "With games as immersive as Shenmue 1 and 2 there are further complications from licensed products that were included in the original games.
Call it what you will, but sometimes it just becomes necessary to give up one's hobby. That seems to be the reality one video game fan is facing, as they're selling a collection of 3,133 titles that span 20 different consoles, most of which are included, all in good to excellent condition.
Apple investors shaved around $43 billion off the company’s market capitalization.Apple Investors Shaved $43 Billion Off the Company in One Day is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
Prepaid carriers add new phones fairly regularly, but they're rarely anything to write home about. Given that many people choosing prepaid carriers are concerned about cost, it isn't surprising the roster of available phones generally skew toward oddball models and low-cost options.
Not content to beat the Tesla Model 3 to market, GM is proving to be liberal with the auto-industry snark as its execs talk up the rapidly approaching Chevrolet Bolt. Though General Motors has been quiet in the aftermath of Tesla's astonishing hundreds of thousands of reservations for the Model 3, set to be the most affordable car in the electric automaker's line-up, one vice president couldn't.
When Bonobos hit the e-commerce scene in 2007, it made quite a splash by doing two things a bit differently: pants and returns. The brand's pants are just as popular as ever. The startup's return policy, though: not so much. The policy has gone through several different iterations in its nearly 9 years of existence.
We've seen consumer drones of various sizes, as well as those with varying camera and photography capabilities, but what about when it comes to landing on surfaces other than the ground? Research students at Stanford University have been exploring that exact idea, and have developed a quadcopter that can perch on the ceiling, as well as walls in a vertical position, just like a spider or insect.
Unlocked smartphones are definitely gaining popularity and for good reason ? they free you up from financing plans and two-year contracts. If you?re looking for a new smartphone B&H has you covered. Why unlocked?
Whereas a lot of today?s flagship models tend to run in the $500-$600 range, or higher, there?s an awful lot of smartphone to be had for less money.
If you are the sort out to save some money on your monthly costs one place you might want to save is on your wireless plan. Republic Wireless is one of the cheaper carriers out there and it has announced that it will have seven new smartphones for you to choose from in July. One of the new devices is the Moto X Pure Edition with a 5.
The world was set ablaze with Shenmue 3 hype last year after a Kickstarter for a new sequel from creator Yu Suzuki set new funding records . Now fans of the RPG series may have something else to look forward to, as developer Sega has said that it's "currently investigating" the possibilities of HD remasters for the Dreamcast classics Shenmue and Shenmue 2 .
As the funding climate in Silicon Valley cools, a lot of old-timers are looking on the bright side: at least this will wash out the startup founders who were only ever in it for the money — the "tourists" as Alfred Lin from Sequoia calls them .
I tried paying at a restaurant with stock options. It didn't work," he told us.He also told us, more seriously, that he was expecting his first child andZenefits' founding CEO, Parker Conrad, who resigned in February in a scandal involving selling insurance without proper licensing , started the company when he was pretty much broke but left it financially secure.
I had just purchased a Nexus 5x which incorporates the new USB-C connector for charging and I was looking for a spare cable. Luckily I was offered the opportunity to check out the AluCable and figured that I’d scored a simple review and couldcrank out a couple of sentences and then I’d be done. It is only a cable after all. Well, it isn’t that simple.