CNET Rings In A New Decade Of Technology At CES 2020

CNET Covers the Hottest News and Biggest Trends at the Consumer Electronics Show with Wall-to-Wall Coverage and Live Video from Tech West in Las Vegas CNET Presents Its Annual the Next Big Thing SuperSession "Moving into an Anticipatory Tech World" CNET, the world's largest consumer tech media brand, returns to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to give its global audience a look at the technology and products set to shape the coming decade. CNET's award-winning journalists will report on all of the technology…

New Social Gaming App Focused on Custom Challenges

 Zark announced the launch of their social gaming app on Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store. Zark is a social gaming app that allows users to invite their friends to play private competitive challenge matches and tournaments. Users invite friends to play their favorite games by issuing custom challenges and win credits that can be redeemed for rewards. Marketing Technology News: memBrain Appointed As Digital Brand Licensing Partner For Church & Dwight Gamers are in full control to create…

Global Gaming Leader Meets Individual Player Needs in Real Time and Achieves 96% Engagement with Swrve

Vivid Games, Creator of Real Boxing and Godfire, Acts on In-Game Behaviors, and Leverages Data to Drive Retention, Revenues, and App Store Ratings Swrve, the world leader in real-time, relevant customer engagement announced that global leader in mobile games, Vivid Games has generated over $2.3 million in upsell revenue by delivering deeply relevant, hyper targeted in-app messaging to players at optimal times for engagement. “Swrve has allowed us to connect with millions of players with smarter messaging and perfect…

I-Remit Fortifies Digital Onboarding and User Experience with Jumio’s Identity Verification Technology

Philippines-based remittance provider introduces online solution to accommodate country’s younger and technology-friendly population Jumio, the leading AI-powered trusted identity as a service provider, has partnered with I-Remit to help the largest Filipino-owned non-bank remittance service provider create streamlined digital onboarding and eKYC processes. I-Remit enables local Filipinos and those working abroad to send money in and out of their home country. The Philippines received an equivalent of about 10% of…

Ampverse Expands Team to Help Brands Unlock Gaming and Esports Opportunities in Southeast Asia

Ampverse appoints Jenny Hall as Director of Sales & Brand Partnerships, and Suttathep Makmee as Head of Sales for Thailand Gaming and esports media company, Ampverse, has appointed Jenny Hall and Sutthathep Makmee in two newly created roles in response to the company’s continued growth across Southeast Asia. Since launching in August this year, Ampverse has already worked with over 25 advertisers and has worked with brands including Samsung, Garnier Men, EA entertainment, Shell, DTAC and Tesco Lotus. As a result…

I-Remit Fortifies Digital Onboarding and User Experience with Jumio’s Identity Verification Technology

Philippines-Based Remittance Provider Introduces Online Solution to Accommodate Country’s Younger and Technology-Friendly Population Jumio, the leading AI-powered trusted identity as a service provider, has partnered with I-Remit to help the largest Filipino-owned non-bank remittance service provider create streamlined digital onboarding and eKYC processes. “It’s imperative that the remittance industry, and the financial services world at large, streamlines the digital onboarding process for customers” I-Remit enables…

Everi to Showcase Broad Portfolio of Interactive Gaming Offerings at 2019 Global Gaming Expo

Company to Demonstrate Capabilities of its Remote Game Server and Library of Nearly 50 Video and Mechanical Reel Titles Based on its Player-Popular Slot Content Everi Holdings Inc. (“Everi” or the “Company”), the casino gaming industry’s only single source provider of gaming products and financial technology and loyalty solutions, will demonstrate the growing breadth and depth of its social and real-money interactive solutions for operators worldwide at the 19th annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E®), to be held at the Sands Expo…

Logitech Agrees To Acquire Streamlabs, Adding Streaming Tools to its Gaming Offering

Logitech International announced that it has agreed to acquire Streamlabs of San Francisco, California. Streamlabs is a leader in software and tools for live streaming, allowing game streamers to engage with viewers, grow their brands and channels, and monetize their broadcasts across platforms like Twitch, YouTube, Mixer and Facebook. “Streamlabs and Logitech both share a strong passion for gaming and a dedication to serving the global community of gamers and streamers. Joining with Logitech allows us to keep doing what we…

Four Gaming Trends Investors Can’t Ignore

FN Media Group Presents Safehaven.com Market Commentary In the United States, there are about 211 million gamers - that's two-thirds of the population. Twenty years ago, gaming was just a niche industry. But in 2019, gaming couldn't be more mainstream. Revenue from video games has tripled since 2000, shooting up from less than $50 billion to over $130 billion. Mentioned in today's commentary includes: Sony Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Activision Blizzard, Inc., Electronic Arts Inc., Capcom Co. Ltd. And with the…

Tencent Cloud releases Cloud Gaming Solution at ChinaJoy 2019

The Era of "Cloud Gaming " Is Coming Tencent Cloud released "Tencent Cloud·Cloud Gaming Solution" at ChinaJoy 2019, providing a one-stop Cloud Gaming Solution for global game developers and platforms. Meanwhile, Tencent Cloud and WeGame jointly launched various of games for trial, like "Moonlight Blade", "Chinese Parents", "Blood of Steel" and "Killers of the Three Kingdoms", offering players opportunities to experience cloud gaming right away. Take the Game "Moonlight Blade" as example, which is quite popular in both…

GameStop Doubles-Down on Retail Innovation, Partners with R/GA to Re-Design the Future of the Cultural Gaming Experience

GameStop Corp. announced a strategic partnership with global innovation design firm, R/GA, to strengthen its focus on creating unique in-store experiences as part of its strategic move in re-affirming its place in the video gaming culture. The partnership with R/GA’s Austin and Chicago teams is part of GameStop’s broader business transformation strategy to evolve its efforts in cultivating innovative customer-centric opportunities to bring video game culture to life in every neighborhood. GameStop’s renewed customer-first…

Anzu and CHEQ Launch First Ad-Verification Solution for 3D Video Gaming

Turner, Part of Warner Media Group, Will Lead the Beta-Testing of the New Services, Providing 3D Viewability Measurement, Ad-Fraud Prevention, and Brand-Safety for In-Game Advertising for Playstation, Xbox and PC Blended in-game advertising platform Anzu and military-grade cybersecurity company CHEQ announced a partnership to deliver the first-ever ad-verification solution for console gaming. The move enables, for the first time, the dynamic serving of programmatic ads integrated directly into game play, within a…

Qualcomm and ZTE to Advance 5G Cloud Gaming on Live Networks

ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet,  announced a joint demonstration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated of 5G-powered cloud gaming on a live 5G network. The demonstration - which utilizes the cloud gaming solutions from Tencent Instant Play on 5G smartphones from OnePlus, Vivo, Xiaomi and ZTE - aims to demonstrate that console-quality mobile gaming experiences are…

Opera Opens Early Access to the World’s First Gaming Browser, Opera GX

The New PC Browser From Opera Lets Gamers Control Their Computer’s CPU and Memory Usage to Make Their Gaming and Streaming Smoother. It Also Features Twitch Integration and Numerous Customization Options There are currently more than 1.2 billion PC gamers. Opera unveils the world’s first web browser tailored to their specific needs. The early access program to the Opera GX browser (for Windows) starts right now with an official launch planned later this year. “Opera GX is built for people who love games and spend a lot of…

IBM Among Thirteen Companies Identified as the Semiconductor Technology Leaders of Tomorrow in the Industrial Internet Space, Says…

IBM, Qualcomm, STMicroelectronics and Texas Instruments are among the world’s leading semiconductor companies best placed to succeed in the Industrial Internet arena in the next two to five years, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. According to GlobalData, the Industrial Internet is one of the top ten themes that will impact the semiconductor sector, alongside data centres, artificial intelligence (AI), high-performance computing, ambient commerce, autonomous vehicles, gaming, 5G, M&A and…

Series A: Limitless Technology Raises £5 Million to Take AI Powered Crowd-Sourcing Platform Global

SmartCrowd Uses a Combination of AI and GoodGig Crowd-Sourcing to Deliver Amazing Customer Experiences for Global Brands Limitless Technology, the London-based inventor and provider of a SaaS platform offering AI and crowd sourced customer service solutions, announces it has successfully raised £5million in Series A funding. The funding is led by AlbionVC, with participation from all existing investors including Downing Ventures and Unilever Ventures. It will now enable the provider to continue successfully disrupting…

Webedia Hires Matthew Wurst to Lead US Operations for Global Media, Content and Technology Network

Former General Manager and Head of Operations at 360i to Spearhead Growth in the US, with a Focus on Editorial-Led Content Experiences for Brands Webedia, the global media, content and technology network rooted in culturally-driven content, announced the appointment of Matthew Wurst as Managing Director in the US Wurst, who previously worked at 360i as General Manager, Head of Operations, will be responsible for building Webedia’s agency model in the US to help brands reclaim ownership of their content, data and…

RemoteMyApp Adopts IBM Cloud to Scale Multi-Platform Gaming Service

IBM Cloud Provides Vortex Platform with Scalability and Strong Performance for Online Gamers Around the World on Almost Any Device IBM announced that Polish startup RemoteMyApp will adopt IBM Cloud for increasing global reach and scaling of its Vortex gaming platform. Vortex allows users to play games anywhere in the world on almost any device - smartphone, tablet, or smart TV –via the application, without downloading the game. As the platform has grown in usage and expanded to new markets such as Latin America and…

Number of Paid Memberships on Leading Chinese Online Video Platform to Reach 100 Million in 2019, Technology and Innovative Content to be…

Entgroup, a leading Chinese consulting firm, announced the release of a new corporate report, entitled Observations on the 2018 China Paid Video Market. According to the report, the number of paid members subscribing to China's online video platforms will surpass 300 million during 2019. This figure was 230 million members at the end of 2018, a number which has increased at a compound growth rate of 119 percent over the past three years, a much faster pace than compound growth in the overall number of Chinese internet users,…

Adobe Acquires Allegorithmic, the Leader in 3D Editing and Authoring for Gaming and Entertainment

Industry Standard for 3D Textures and Materials Behind AAA Gaming Titles and Award-Winning Movies Coming to Creative Cloud Adobe announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic, makers of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. By combining Allegorithmic’s Substance 3D design tools with Creative Cloud’s industry-leading imaging, video and motion graphics tools, Adobe will empower video game creators, VFX artists working in film and television,…