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Smartpen Maker to Operate as Wholly-Owned Subsidiary and Complement Anoto’s Vision for Multi-surface Digital Writing and Drawing

Lund, Sweden & Oakland, Calif. – November 6, 2015 – Anoto Group AB today announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Livescribe will be fully integrated with Anoto as a wholly-owned subsidiary, with the deal expected to close later this month. Continue reading

NetEase Invests $2.5 Million in Reforged Studios



Chinese Tech Giant Expands Western Game Development Portfolio with Strategic Investment in Finnish Startup

BRISBANE, Calif. — October 27, 2015 NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced that its NetEase Capital Venture arm has made a $2.5 million investment  into Reforged Studios, a privately held game studio based in Helsinki. The capital will be used to provide the studio’s veteran team with production resources to accelerate and enhance both new and existing development projects both existing and new, as well as drive recruitment of the Nordic region’s brightest talent.
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Azubu Introduces Match Prediction Engine for Official League of Legends World Championships Broadcast


Industry-first stream engine shows statistics on each player and predicts match outcomes

LOS ANGELES – October 1, 2015 - Azubu, the global entertainment network focused on eSports, today announced a new broadcast feature to enhance the viewing experience of the League of Legends World Championships. Starting today, with the Group Stage matches, Azubu’s official tournament stream will provide an option to activate the Azubu Prediction Engine (APE), which includes detailed analysis of each individual player on stage, ultimately predicting the outcome of the match. Continue reading

Livescribe 3 Smartpen Moleskine Edition Now Available for Preorder


New Smartpen Bundle Pairs Inspiration with Innovation

OAKLAND, Calif. and MILAN — September 15, 2015 – Livescribe Inc. ( and Moleskine today announced preorders of the Livescribe 3 smartpen Moleskine Edition, a collaboration that combines the legendary notebook maker’s classic brand and aesthetic with the most successful and popular smartpen to date. The Moleskine Edition combines the art of handwriting with the convenience of technology to seamlessly digitize notes, allowing both iOS and Android smartphone and tablet users to make their notes more actionable than ever. Continue reading

Corsair Bulldog Back in Black at PAX Prime



Corsair reveals production version of Bulldog DIY 4K Gaming PC

PAX PRIME 2015 — Seattle, Washington — August 28, 2015 — Last June Corsair unveiled a prototype of Bulldog, a powerful gaming platform that packs the sheer performance of a full-size desktop gaming PC into a gorgeous new all-black, whisper-quiet console chassis designed for the living room. Today at PAX Prime, Corsair is revealing the refined Bulldog production version that will ship in the 2015 holiday season. Continue reading

Corsair Gaming and Team Dignitas collaboration spawns first products: Team Dignitas Edition gaming mouse and mat


Gaming peripherals leader and internationally-acclaimed eSports team collaborate on precision gaming products built for PC games of all genres

FREMONT, CA — August 26, 2015 — Corsair today announced the first gaming products designed in collaboration with eSports Team Dignitas: the Corsair Gaming Sabre Laser RGB gaming mouse and MM300 Anti-Fray Mouse Mat, Team Dignitas Edition. The two joined forces to combine Team Dignitas’ competitive gaming experience with Corsair’s expertise in developing precision PC peripherals to outfit gamers with products that deliver the competitive edge. Since announcing their partnership in January 2015, Team Dignitas exclusively uses Corsair Gaming PC peripherals in practice and tournaments worldwide. Continue reading

castAR Closes $15+ Million Series A Round from Playground Global


Investment from Andy Rubin’s Studio to Fuel Augmented Reality Gaming System’s Product Development and Talent Recruiting Efforts

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – August 19, 2015 – castAR (previously Technical Illusions), an augmented reality gaming startup, today announced that it has closed Series A funding of $15+ million from Playground Global and the company’s seed investors. castAR previously completed a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2013, meeting its target in less than 48 hours, attracting over $1 million in crowdfunding for its gaming system that provides holographic-like 3D images to users for a shared, interactive gameplay experience. The new round of funding will be used to drive forward business and continue product development efforts as the company looks to drive adoption among tabletop and interactive game developers. castAR is also focusing its attention on attracting engineering, business, and design talent as it works towards a 2016 commercial launch. Continue reading

Azubu’s New 3.0 Platform Officially Transitions to


Streaming service sets industry standards with customizable modular interface, open platform, and 24/7 customer support

LOS ANGELES – August 5, 2015 – Azubu, the nothing-but-eSports livestreaming platform, today announced that its completely rebuilt 3.0 platform has officially launched. Designed with community feedback and expectations top of mind, Azubu 3.0 is an open-platform service that provides a new user interface and a customizable streaming experience for the eSports community. Transitioning from the URL, the new Azubu experience will continue to be treated as a public beta, with rapid updates, new features, and constant refinement based on community feedback, accessable at For users who want to compare the new 3.0 experience to the earlier version of Azubu, Azubu 2.0 will be available for a limited time at! Continue reading