New York, US-based social TV startup Viggle snapped up San Francisco, California-based rival Dijit Media for an undisclosed sum to acquire and incorporate the latter's NextGuide and reminder button features into its own offerings.
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Google is partnering with LEGO to build an virtual brick-building playground which can be accessed through a computer, smartphone, or tablet, using the new Build with Chrome application.
Japan-based games developer Cygames, the creator of top-grossing mobile game Rage of Bahamut, invested around $680,000 (JPY70 million) in Miracle Positive, the developer of Japanese indie game Airship Q.
San Francisco, US-based photo sharing website Pinterest launched its "Interests" page today to help users find exactly what they like, as part of its goal to expand the website and search capability.
Uppsala, Sweden-based program development tool Hansoft pocketed $8.4 million in its first round of funding led by Stockholm-based venture capitalist Spotify Creandum to support its sales and expansion programs.
New York-based television agency Peleton Entertainment bought Todd Berger's consulting firm Creative Media for an undisclosed amount to expand into animation, branded entertainment, and feature film.
After two years of operation, California, US-based virtual gaming startup Cloud Party has been acquired by Yahoo for an undisclosed amount and will shut down on February 21, 2014.
Chicago, US-based startup WebCurfew created a device that helps parents monitor and control their children's online usage through an on/off switch for individual devices from their home's router.
UK-based media firm Channel 4 (C4) is getting ready to launch a $33 million (£20 million) growth fund that will be invested in various indie production companies in the country.
The D and the Golden Gate casinos in Las Vegas, Nevada will be accepting Bitcoins to pay for goods and services beginning on Wednesday, January 22, RT reported.
San Francisco, California-based firm HiddenRadio launched another crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to add new features to HiddenRadio 2, its second model of impressively-designed $119 Bluetooth speaker.
For Detroit, the road in and out of U.S. bankruptcy court is paved with casino money.
Michael Abrash, virtual reality researcher at Washington-based gaming firm Valve, said he expects amazing and consumer-friendly virtual reality products to be on launched on the market within two years.
Industry insiders told the Los Angeles Times that Paramount Pictures will be retiring the 35-millimeter film and will be distributing movies in the digital format.
New York, US-based media firm NBC Universal International Television Production picked up a minority stake in Vancouver, Canada-based independent TV producer Lark Productions for an undisclosed amount.