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Corsair Unleashes Corsair Gaming RGB Keyboards, RGB Mice, and Headsets

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New Corsair Gaming division and brand dedicated to elevating PC gaming in partnership with eSports teams and gamers

FREMONT, Calif. — September 22, 2014 — Corsair®, a leader in PC hardware, today launched Corsair Gaming, a new division within the company dedicated to the elevation of PC gaming and the development of high-performance PC peripherals. Forged from Corsair’s engineering know-how and developed alongside eSports professionals and gaming enthusiasts, Corsair Gaming products are driven by a philosophy of performance, style, and comfort. Corsair Gaming’s first salvo is the immediate worldwide release of the much-anticipated range of RGB keyboards and mice. Continue reading

NativeX Announces Lightning Play™ Video Ads

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Now Offering the Most Comprehensive Suite of Reward and Non-reward Ad Formats in the Industry

SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 15, 2014 - NativeX, the leading advertising technology for mobile games, today announced the launch of Lightning PlayTM Video, a video ad format that combines the latest mobile video ad technology with NativeX’s industry leading selection of native advertising formats. This includes discovery walls, interstitials, and other rich media formats, both reward and non-reward. Lightning Play video provides NativeX game developers with yet another tool to best monetize their apps by serving the right ad format based on what’s happening in the game. Designed with maximum performance in mind, Lightning Play uses proprietary technology to instantly play video ads without interrupting the user experience. Continue reading

SETI Institute Game Jam Challenges Developers to Riff on the Search for Life in the Universe

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The SETI-Jam will Leverage Latest Science and Data to Inspire Learning.

Mountain View, Calif. – September 11, 2014 – The SETI Institute, the world’s only organization dedicated to researching the origin and nature of life in the universe, has today announced SETI-JAM, the first game development jam to utilize SETI Institute research findings, data, and input from key scientists. SETI-JAM is for game developers of every experience level interested in collaborating to create games on the theme of the Drake Equation, which is used to estimate the number of communicative extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way Galaxy. While this equation is the theme for SETI-JAM, participants will also have access to actual data of over 70 scientists at the SETI Institute, including research on asteroids, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, extrasolar planet detection, earthquake prediction, climate change, the birth of stars, and much more. This game jam is the first in a new SETI Institute Initiative to use games to engage the public in real science and the search for life in the universe. Continue reading

Discover the Digital Future when the University of Southern California Comes to New York City on Oct. 15

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Showcase of digital innovation features keynote address by Jimmy Iovine, co-founder/CEO of Beats and founder of the USC Iovine/Young Academy, and presentations by leading USC researchers in immersive reality and health care

LOS ANGELES – August 27, 2014 – The University of Southern California has today announced that it will for the first time host a media event in New York City to showcase new digital scholarship and technology. Being held on October 15th, the 2014 Global Conversation will include presentations on the changing experience of reality and the future of medicine, along with demonstrations by USC’s renowned immersive reality incubator, the Institute for Creative Technologies, home to innovations such as the open-source viewers that informed the design of the Oculus Rift headset. USC Provost Elizabeth Garrett will host the Global Conversation, titled “Defining Future Reality.”

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DoubleDutch Announces $19 Million in Series D Financing

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Aug. 21, 2014 - Mobile event app leader DoubleDutch today announced the close of $19 million in Series D funding led by Mithril Capital Management. Previous investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Index Ventures and Bullpen Capital also participated, along with Singapore-based Enspire Capital. Ajay Royan, co-founder and managing general partner of Mithril, joins the DoubleDutch board. Continue reading

Nyko Announces White Modular Charge Station for PlayStation® 4

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GameStop-exclusive product on display at upcoming GameStop EXPO

LOS ANGELES – August 20, 2014 – Leading gaming accessories manufacturer Nyko Technologies® today announced a GameStop-exclusive, white edition of its patent pending Modular Charge Station for PlayStation® 4 (PS4), the completely wireless drop-and-go controller charging dock that attaches to the top of the console. Fans hoping to get a demo of the white Modular Charge Station for PS4 can visit Nyko’s booth #1179 at this year’s GameStop EXPO on September 10, 2014 in Anaheim, Calif. The Modular Charge Station is the newest addition to Nyko’s patent-pending Modular line of products announced at E3 2014. Continue reading

Controller Charging Meets Console Customization with Nyko’s Modular Charge Station for Xbox® One and PlayStation® 4

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Console-mountable controller charging docks coming soon to retailers

LOS ANGELES – August 5, 2014 – Leading gaming accessories manufacturer Nyko Technologies® today announced the Modular Charge Station for Xbox® One and PlayStation® 4, completely wireless docks for charging controllers, is coming to video game retail stores this fall. The newest addition to Nyko’s Modular line of products announced at E3 2014, the Modular Charge Station, with a separate version each for both Xbox One and PS4, mounts atop the console for a drop-and-go controller charging dock. It is wirelessly powered via the system’s USB port. Continue reading