SAN FRANCISCO – September 25, 2012 – Wheelz, the peer-to-peer (P2P) car sharing service that is revolutionizing car ownership and access, announced today that it is launching across four new college campuses in Los Angeles. Wheelz connects students with cars to students who need them and is doubling the number of California college campuses it serves after seeing great traction at Stanford, UC Berkeley, USC and UCLA. By offering a convenient and easy-to-use car sharing solution, Wheelz is filling an important need for students in L.A., who really need a car to access the amazing business, cultural and entertainment options that surround them. Continue reading Wheelz Expands Car Sharing Service Across Los Angeles College Campuses
Design team channels BMW, Apple, Tesla, and NASA experience to create advanced coffee machine that delivers unparalleled brew precision and quality
SAN FRANCISCO – September 19, 2012 – Blossom Coffee (www.blossomcoffee.com) today unveiled its first product, Blossom One Limited. Designed to combine the best parts of immersion brewing with the ease of a standard coffeemaker, the revolutionary Blossom One Limited makes the perfect cup of coffee every time by allowing precise control of every aspect of the brewing process. Available for a brief time only, buyers can select custom materials for their handcrafted machines. Additionally, Blossom One Limited customers will receive personal support and no-cost maintenance for one year. All limited units come with an official signed build placard, and will be hand-delivered by the Blossom team. Continue reading Blossom Coffee Unveils Blossom One Limited; Special Edition Machine Features Custom Materials, All-Inclusive Service and Support
Finalists Guaranteed Cash and iOS Publishing Agreements, Community Voting Opens
LOS ANGELES – June 26, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today revealed finalists in the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge. The developers revealed today will win three-year, revenue-share publishing agreements and cash prizes, which will be awarded based on final ranking, with first place taking home a grand prize of $50,000. All finalists are featured on Atari’s Developer Spotlight, with information about each developer and their submission. Fans can visit the Developer Spotlight and vote for their favorite new Pong concept at www.atari.com/pongdevchallenge/finalists. Continue reading Atari Announces Finalists for the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge
Mobile Industry Veteran, Clay Kellogg, to Lead and Scale Business Development Team to Support the Company’s Fast-Growing Publisher Network
SAN FRANCISCO – June 21, 2012 – Chartboost (www.chartboost.com), a disruptive technology platform that powers independence for mobile game developers, today announced that it has hired Clay Kellogg, former head of mobile platform and partnership strategy at Google and Admob Business Development lead, to serve as its Chief Revenue Officer.
Launched in October of last year, Chartboost has been one of the mobile gaming industry’s best-kept secrets. The San Francisco-based company has quietly deployed their technology to over 4,000 app developers, enabling them to negotiate direct deals within the gaming community. The company currently supports over two billion game sessions per month. Continue reading Chartboost Announces 2 Billion Game Sessions Per Month, Adds Chief Revenue Officer to Continue Expansion
Free App for Business Professionals Encourages Transparency, Reduces E-mail, and Helps Showcase Achievements
ENTERPRISE 2.0 CONFERENCE – June 19, 2012 – DoubleDutch, the leading provider of mobile engagement applications for events, sales teams, and other enterprise workgroups, today announced the availability of Pride, its latest workgroup collaboration app. Pride simplifies the way teams share information and celebrate success in the workplace. Pride is now available for free on both iPhone and Android mobile devices. Continue reading DoubleDutch Launches Pride App for Mobile Team Collaboration
LOS ANGELES – June 4, 2012 – Nyko Technologies®, the leading gaming peripherals manufacturer, today announced a new line of controllers to enable console-quality gaming experiences on Android tablet devices. Nyko is creating controllers to support games optimized for NVIDIA® Tegra® mobile processors, notably the high-powered graphics capabilities of the Tegra 3 quad-core processor. Available Fall 2012, the tablet controllers will offer a future-proof gaming experience, blurring the line between mobile and console video gaming.
Top Investors in Edtech Startups to Join Panel Moderated by Liz Gannes from AllThingsD
SAN FRANCISCO – May 9, 2012 – Technapex, an emerging outlet for education technology news from TriplePoint, today announced an upcoming event for May 23, 2012, featuring a panel on the growing number of investments in education technology companies. The panel, like the previous Technapex event, will be held at Roe (651 Howard Street), a premier nightclub in downtown San Francisco. Attendees will be treated to drinks and appetizers, followed by an instructive and informative panel moderated by Liz Gannes from AllThingsD. Continue reading Technapex to Host Education Tech Investor Panel on May 23rd
Mobile App Builders and Consumers Collaborate in the Process
NEW YORK – May 1, 2012 – AppStori today announced the launch of its community and funding platform dedicated to mobile app development, where consumers can browse and contribute to the creation of innovative mobile projects before they reach the app store. Using AppStori, mobile enthusiasts can discover original app ideas from a catalog of pre-screened projects and support them in a variety of ways: by making a financial contribution, providing user feedback and engagement, offering their services, and promoting them with social tools. Projects currently featured on AppStori include mobile apps for gaming, social discovery, health, politics and social causes. A listing of launch projects can be found on: http://www.AppStori.com.