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The Nastiest Takedown of Videogames Ever?

The Nastiest Takedown of Videogames Ever?

Originally posted at NY Videogame Critics Circle Despite a deep love for breakthrough technology and videogames, I’m still old school. If I spot a magazine I’ve never before seen, I’ll check it out with an enthusiastic curiosity. So it was as I approached a table far away from the concert at Summerstage in Central ...

Wikimedia Israel announces the seventh annual international Wikimania conference this week in Haifa, Israel

HAIFA, ISRAEL -- August 2, 2011 The annual international conference, run by the Wikimedia community, and organized by a different local team each year, will be attended by 650 Wikipedia editors, Wikimedia advocates, free content promoters, researchers and educators from 56 countries.  This week attendees will gather at ...

ZOCDOC SECURES $50M INVESTMENT FROM DST GLOBAL

Funding to Fuel Service’s Expansion into New Markets, Transforming Access to Healthcare NEW YORK – August 2, 2011 – ZocDoc, a service dedicated to improving access to healthcare, today announced a $50 million Series C investment from DST Global. This round of funding brings total investment in ZocDoc to $70 million ...

Marketing Needs to be Responsible For What Gets Made

Marketing Needs to be Responsible For What Gets Made

The Ford Pinto was a crappy car. No doubt about it. The Pinto was introduced in 1970 and sold over 100,000 units by January 1971. Why? The power of mass media 40 years ago you could take any product and sell it to people. You had to throw a lot of media money at it and somehow people would buy it. The commercial ...

U.K. Police Arrest Major Suspected Anonymous Hacker

U.K. Police Arrest Major Suspected Anonymous Hacker

U.K. police arrested whom they believe is one of the leaders of the hacker group Anonymous, known for e-terrorizing governments and companies. The unnamed suspect is known as @Topiary on Twitter and has been one of the main voices of dissent, stating, “You can’t arrest an idea.” Whether the group’s acts are activism ...

LG MOBILE & JANE’S ADDICTION “BRING YOUR WORLD ALIVE” WITH WORLD’S FIRST 3D USER-GENERATED CONCERT

Youtube broadcast in 2d and 3d LG glasses-free 3D smartphone experience highlights exclusive partnership with YouTube through first-of-its-kind music experience NEW YORK – July 25, 2011 - LG Mobile announced today it will celebrate the launch of LG Thrill 4G™, the awe-inspiring, glasses-free 3D superphone ...

Blockbuster to operate more than 1,500 Stores

More than 15,000 Jobs Saved Nationwide MCKINNEY, Texas, July 21, 2011 – Blockbuster L.L.C. announced today it has assumed contracts with property owners nationwide and will maintain operations of more than 1,500 U.S. Blockbuster stores that would have closed under liquidation, as approved in a New York bankruptcy court ...

Verizon Wireless Has Expanded the 4G LTE Network in the Northern New Jersey Area

WARREN, NJ -- Jul 21, 2011 Over 80% of the New York Metro region has access to the nation's fastest and most advanced 4G LTE network Average 4G LTE data rates are 5-12 Mbps on the downlink and 2-5 Mbps on the uplink Addition of new cell sites shows Verizon's commitment to the ongoing expansion of the 4G LTE network ...

ZeptoLab Signs with Ape Entertainment to Develop a Digital Comic Series Based on Cut The Rope’s Loveable Om Nom Character

As One of the Most Downloaded Mobile Games of All-Time, Cut The Rope and its Hugely Popular Om Nom Transcend Gaming with New Digital Comic SAN DIEGO, CA – July 21, 2011 - Today at Comic-Con International 2011, Ape Entertainment and ZeptoLab™, developers of Cut the Rope™, one of the top selling iPhone, iPod® touch ...

ACQUIA CLOSES $15 MILLION IN SERIES D FUNDING TO ACCELERATE WORLDWIDE GROWTH AND EXPANSION

New Investor Tenaya Capital Joining Existing Investors Northbridge and Sigma Partners WOBURN MA – July 20, 2011 - Acquia, the leading provider of commercial solutions for Drupal, has completed a $15 million Series D financing round. Tenaya Capital joined the round, along with significant follow-on participation by ...