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DoubleDutch Partners with Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) to Power Annual Leadership Meeting

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Mobile Technology to Help Spur Discussion Among Advocates for Women in Business and Identify Key Policy Topics for Elected Officials

SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC – July 23, 2014 – DoubleDutch, the leading developer of mobile event technology systems, today announced it is powering the Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) Annual Leadership Meeting, occurring July 23-24 in Washington, D.C. The DoubleDutch app will help attendees engage in conversation around policy issues and empower them to share those conversations with their congressional representatives. Continue reading

A Blast from the Past! Age of Zombies coming soon to OUYA

AoZ_banner_1024x390SANTA MONICA, Calif. – June 23, 2014 - OUYA today announced that Age of Zombies, the smash-hit top-down shooter from Halfbrick Studio, will be available on OUYA June 30. A huge success on mobile platforms and PS Vita, Age of Zombies takes players on an action-packed journey through space and time as they hunt the zombie hordes of Professor Brains and try to save humanity from undead-based annihilation. Continue reading

Smile for the Camera: New Data Shows People Are Four Times Nicer When They Post Pictures on Social Media

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SAN FRANCISCO – June 5, 2014 - Chute, a visual-marketing company, which helps brands discover and publish consumer photos and videos, has released results from a study showing how consumer sentiment differs by social media format. The study, which examined almost 6,000 posts and tweets about 30 leading consumer brands, found consumers are overwhelmingly more positive about brands when posting images instead of text on Twitter and Instagram.  The results provide powerful insights for marketers trying to optimize their brands’ social media presence. Continue reading

Social Events Platform DoubleDutch Adds Renowned Industry Expert to Board of Directors

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Marco Giberti Joins Mike Maples and Byron Deeter on DoubleDutch Board, Bringing More Than 20 Years of Event Industry Experience to Fast-growing Event Tech Startup

SAN FRANCISCO — June 4, 2014 — DoubleDutch, the leading provider of mobile event applications, today announced that Marco Giberti has joined its board of directors. Giberti will bring more than 20 years of experience in the events industry to the DoubleDutch board, which already boasts a strong group of Silicon Valley venture capitalists that grace the Midas List including Mike Maples, early investor in Twitter and Lyft, and Byron Deeter, investor in Box and Eloqua. Continue reading

Adventures in Breaking the Mold: Broken Age Available Now on OUYA

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Act One of Double Fine’s Epic Adventure is an OUYA Console Exclusive

SAN FRANCISCO and SANTA MONICA, Calif. – May 30, 2014 - OUYA and Double Fine Productions, Inc. today announced that the first act of critically acclaimed adventure game Broken Age is now available on OUYA. Launched earlier this year on PC, Mac, and Linux, the console version of the game will be an exclusive on OUYA and, for the first time, be available for purchase as two separate parts. You can see Broken Age’s trailer here: http://vimeo.com/95777431 Continue reading

Me, Myself, and I: So Many Me Coming Exclusively to OUYA and Steam This Summer

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. – May 30, 2014 – Extend Interactive today announced that So Many Me, their delightful new puzzle-platform game, will be coming exclusively to OUYA and Steam this summer. Brimming with character, So Many Me puts players in control of their own company of clones to solve puzzles, defeat enemies, and save a world threatened by an ancient evil. You can find a trailer for So Many Me here: http://youtu.be/MyIxtMuxbL4 Continue reading

Whispers in the Night: Whispering Willows Now Available on OUYA

WW_banner_364x80Haunting Horror Puzzle Game “Whispering Willows” Coming to PC June 17

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – May 27, 2014 – Whispering Willows, the award-winning original title from Night Light Interactive, is now available for purchase on OUYA for $14.99. The game immerses players in a grim, atmospheric environment rendered in strikingly stylized 2D visuals and ushers them through a mysterious world that plumbs the darkest depths of the human spirit. Continue reading

SETI Institute Astronomers to Take to the Skies to Verify May 23 Meteor Shower Prediction

SETI_LogoSenior research scientist and comet expert Peter Jenniskens to investigate meteoric mystery

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. May 23, 2014 Ten years ago while writing the book “Meteor Showers and their Parent Comets,” SETI Institute scientist Peter Jenniskens with colleague Esko Lyytinen of Finland first predicted that the Camelopardalid meteor shower would appear on the evening of May 23. With tonight’s event, Jenniskens hopes to solve the mystery of the comet’s past activity, which may provide insight into how many of our other meteor showers are created. Continue reading