|Oracle opens start-up accelerator in Israel for cloud innovation - |
U.S. software provider Oracle Corp said on Monday it was opening an accelerator program in Israel for startups developing cloud technologies or whose technologies are based in the cloud. A pilot program was first launched in India and more centers will be announced soon. Oracle's startup cloud accelerator program builds on its excellence center for Israeli startups, which was established in 2003 by Oracle Israel in cooperation with the government to support the growth of early stage startups.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:43:49 -0500
|Angry Birds maker Rovio to open game development studio in London - |
By Jussi Rosendahl HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish mobile games and animation company Rovio Entertainment is stepping up its hunt for new hit games by opening a studio in London to focus on multiplayer games that would not rely on the company's Angry Birds brand. Privately-held Rovio has struggled in recent years as profits from the Angry Birds franchise dropped, prompting deep job cuts and divestments. Rovio is now looking to build a team of about 20 people in London to create "massively multiplayer online" (MMO) games that support a large number of players simultaneously, with a focus on new characters.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:25:59 -0500
|Donald Trump will reportedly keep tweeting from his personal account - |
The @realDonaldTrump handle is the most notorious account in Twitter's brief history, and it appears as though its owner and author isn't yet ready to let it go. NBC News' Kelly O'Donnell reports word directly from the transition team of US president-elect Donald Trump that he will continue to use his personal Twitter account. The widespread presumption, with any other president, might have been that he (or she) would pick up the @POTUS handle to conduct all his public-facing tweeting.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:54:02 -0500