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Social mobile games studio Storm8 announced today that it will start marketing, distributing and advising on third-party games via a new arm, Storm8 Publishing. Its first title, War of Dragons for iOS, is a Puzzle & Dragons-esque match-three game originally released as Tower of Saviors. Storm8 is best known for monetization-focused, free-to-play games like iMobster and the “Story” series released under its TeamLava brand.
Linux Foundation, Host of Consumer Electronics Firms, Line Up Behind New “Internet of Things” Standard
The Linux Foundation said on Monday that it has lined up a number of big-name tech firms behind a new AllSeen Alliance designed to ensure
easy connections among the various devices and objects that will be Internet-enabled in the coming years. Founding members of the group include Haier, LG Electronics, Panasonic, Qualcomm, Sharp, Silicon Image and TP-Link. The effort is being built upon Qualcomm’s AllJoyn open-source project.
News ByteStarMaker Interactive, which makes pitch-correcting karaoke apps under its own brand, as well as an app for the hit NBC singing competition “The Voice,” has raised $4 million from Qualcomm Ventures and iGlobe Partners. The company, which has been around for three years, said it has logged two billion minutes of singing so far. It just recently launched on Android.
News Bytemuch-hyped payments startup, plans to lay off somewhere in the neighborhood of 20 percent to 25 percent of its employees, or about 16 people, AllThingsD has learned. The move was led by former Netflix CFO Barry McCarthy — now Clinkle’s new COO — who wants to bring in more experienced staff. Fortune’s Dan Primack was the first to report the news.