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HTC and Google reveal $1.1bn smartphone deal

After months of falling profits, HTC has announced a $1.1bn cooperation agreement with Google that will see a number of HTC employees join the search giant. What’s more, Google will receive a non-exclusive licensing agreement for HTC IP. Many of the HTC employees joining Google have already worked on the …

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You can hire people to play Pokemon Go for you

Pokemon Go is so good that you’d be willing to pay someone to play it for you, right? Oh no wait that’s mental. But mental or not, this prospect is now a very firm reality. Bidvine is a site that allows folk to advertise for jobs they need doing and …

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Nearly half of all mobile game spend comes from just 0.19% of users

Here’s a number that will send chills through the minds of mobile game makers. VentureBeat reports that new data from Swrve suggests that 48 per cent of all mobile games revenue comes from a tiny, tiny fraction of the user base – just 0.19 per cent. If correct, it emphasis …

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Digital PC games outsold mobile titles last year

The smartphone sector is king, consuming all other formats in its wake, right? Apparently not. Actually, the good ol’ PC still rules the roost. The latest report by SuperData Research shows that the downloadable PC games market earned over $32bn last year – significantly more than the $25.1bn earned by …

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Nintendo says smartphone business will quadruple profits

The long-awaited debut on Nintendo on smartphones will have a dramatic effect on Nintendo’s profit, president Tatsumi Kimishima has said. Its debut smartphone title Miitomo also remains on track for March, the exec had asserted. The first fruits of Nintendo’s partnership with Japanese mobile publisher DeNA had been due out …

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