Thailand-based online entertainment firm Asiasoft Corporation Public Company Ltd is buying out the entire 30% stake of Philippine-based online game publisher IP E-Game in Level-Up to gain a 70% controlling stake in the latter.
Hanoi, Vietnam-based game developer Don Nguyen of dotGears took down the top-ranking mobile game Flappy Bird from both iOS and Google Play app stores today, reportedly due to the various criticisms he had been receiving in connection with the game.
Amazon Inc. started selling its Kindle online in Brazil on Friday, expanding from ebooks into retail for the first time in Latin America's biggest and most challenging ecommerce market.
Security researcher Jamie Sanches has discovered and exposed a weakness within California-US-based photo messaging app Snapchat that could allow hackers to freeze and crash a user's phone.
India-based travel booking website MakeMyTrip bought Amsterdam, Netherlands-based hotel booking portal EasyToBook in a deal valued at around $5 million to increase its revenue through online hotel bookings.
New York City, US-based smart flight finding mobile app Hit List exited the beta phase and is currently raising around $500,000 in its seed funding round.
London, UK-based startup Togethera closed $250,000 in a seed funding round led by European and American angel investors to roll out its private family photo sharing app on Android.
San Francisco, US-based online real-time restaurant reservation service OpenTable launched a private beta of its dining payments service for 11 restaurants in San Francisco, with new restaurants to be added soon.
Facebook is scrambling to fix a mobile security glitch discovered this week by MyPermissions chief Olivier Amar which involves the inability to remove apps that were previously downloaded.
India-based music streaming service Gaana.com added independent music portal Musicfellas.com for an undisclosed amount, with the latter's site to be shut down and its catalogue to be moved to Gaana.
London, UK-based startup ASAP54 picked up $3 million in a recent venture round to support the development and international expansion of its mobile fashion search and discovery app.
Tokyo, Japan-based Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox announced on its site that it temporarily halted Bitcoin withdrawals to resolve a technical problem that arose from the increased withdrawal traffic.
San Francisco, California-based startup Snippit pocketed $500,000 in an internal family seed round to launch an app that lets users add a music clip to photos.
San Francisco, California-based mobile video advertising startup Vungle snagged $17 million in a Series B funding round led by Thomvest Ventures to build monetization tools for developers of mobile apps.
San Francisco, US-based firm Inzopa launched a platform that simplifies the process of home financing by connecting homebuyers with real estate agents, mortgage brokers, and lenders.