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Wednesday April 14, 2021 @ 09:48:58 PM mt

Manticore Games raises 100 million to build a creator multiverse




The gaming sector has never been hotter or had higher expectations from investors who are dumping billions into upstarts that can adjust to shifting tides faster that the existing giants will. Bay Area-based Manticore Games is one of the second-layer gaming platforms looking to build on the markets momentum. The startup tells TechCrunch theyve closed []
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Wednesday April 14, 2021 @ 09:48:54 PM mt

Lowkey raises 7 million from a16z to help game streamers capitalize on short-form video




While the growth of game-streaming audiences have continued on desktop platforms, the streaming space has felt surprisingly stagnant at times, particularly due to the missing mobile element and a lack of startup competitors. Lowkey, a gaming startup that builds software for game streamers, is aiming to build out opportunities in bit-sized clips on mobile. The []
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Wednesday April 14, 2021 @ 09:48:48 PM mt

Bilibili ups the ante in games with 123 million investment in TapTap




Competition in Chinas gaming industry is getting stiffer in recent times as tech giants sniff out potential buyouts and investments to beef up their gaming alliance, whether it pertains to content or distribution. Bilibili, the go-to video streaming platform for young Chinese, is the latest to make a major gaming deal. It has agreed to []
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Wednesday April 14, 2021 @ 09:48:42 PM mt

Apple expands Apple Arcade with classic App Store games




Apple has announced an expansion for its subscription gaming service Apple Arcade. In addition to exclusive game releases, the company is adding two new categories Timeless Classics and App Store Greats. In the App Store Greats category, you can find some well-known iPhone games that have been released over the past decade, such as []
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Wednesday April 14, 2021 @ 09:48:38 PM mt

Daily Crunch: Apple Arcade expands with classic games




Apple adds classic titles to Apple Arcade, Microsoft experiences an outage and Coinbase is going public. This is your Daily Crunch for April 2, 2021. The big story: Apple Arcade expands with classic games Until now, Apples game subscription service was limited to exclusive new titles, but today its introducing two new categories: App Store []
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Wednesday April 14, 2021 @ 09:48:25 PM mt

Fortnite-maker Epic completes 1B funding round




How much is Epic Games worth? Well, weve long ago surpassed the realm of dollar figures regular humans can contextualize. With its latest round, the gamer hit an equity valuation of $28.7 billion. Yes, b for billion. Thats a lot of micro-transactions. Time to start talking metaverse! Best known for the wildly successful battle royale []
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Wednesday April 14, 2021 @ 09:09:21 AM mt

Willo launches its tooth-brushing robot for kids




Are you 100% sure that your children are brushing their teeth properly? A New York-based startup called Willo has been working for several years on a device that should transform the tooth-brushing experience for children. Willo isnt a new toothbrush electric or not. Its an oral care device that doesnt look like a toothbrush []
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Tuesday April 13, 2021 @ 02:33:30 PM mt

Daily Crunch: Apple Arcade expands with classic games




Apple adds classic titles to Apple Arcade, Microsoft experiences an outage and Coinbase is going public. This is your Daily Crunch for April 2, 2021. The big story: Apple Arcade expands with classic games Until now, Apples game subscription service was limited to exclusive new titles, but today its introducing two new categories: App Store []
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Tuesday April 13, 2021 @ 03:32:05 AM mt

Tovala the smart oven and meal kit service heats up with 30M more in funding




With more of us spending significant amounts of time at home because of COVID-19, our attention has turned increasingly to how and what we eat. Even for those who like to cook, but especially for those who might not have the time or inclination, it can be a challenge to come up with tasty, nutritious []
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Tuesday April 13, 2021 @ 03:32:01 AM mt

Metalenz reimagines the camera in 2D and raises 10M to ship it




As impressive as the cameras in our smartphones are, theyre fundamentally limited by the physical necessities of lenses and sensors. Metalenz skips over that part with a camera made of a single metasurface that could save precious space and battery life in phones and other devices and theyre about to ship it. The concept is []
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