Posted by A Ocean on March 11, 2010 ·
A vast majority of social gamers are game to undertake a marketing action in return for virtual currency, according to new research by comScore for Offerpal Media which was released at the Game Developers Conference.
Alternative payment methods enable developers to monetize significantly larger portions of their user base and currently they struggle to monetize even three percent of their [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 11, 2010 ·
HP began to brag about the ability of its forthcoming tablet pc to run Adobe Flash content, a feature which the iPhone never did and iPad will not do. Though HP did not mention the iPad specifically by name, its choice of words and the specific promotion of Flash make it clear that the company is attacking Apple’s iPad and displaying what will HP’s Slate Tablet have that Apple’s [...]
Posted by Ruk Cooray on March 10, 2010 ·
Sky Television kicked off UK’s first 3D channel with a live Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United which was broadcasted in nine pubs around the UK a few weeks back and was well received.
This Friday, London’s Westfield shopping centre will have Sky TV showcasing 3D TV content; this event is the first of many planned displays to showcase the company’s [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on January 13, 2010 ·
So the idea was simple, let’s host a party for the winter holidays and raise some money for charity. We acquire the splendid G Casino in Piccadilly Circus, MoonBingo sponsored the bar, and we gambled, drank and had an amazing night of fun and Jewish stories. We raised money through Poker & BlackJack, which went to support JHAfrica.
Jewish Hearts for Africa provide Israeli solar [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on December 8, 2009 ·
Being the multi-cultural team that we are, this year instead of a Christmas party, we’ve decided to go for a Hanukkah event! Now, this means all the usual dancing, eating and drinking (in fact, we have a free bar), but with the addition of gambling
On Monday December 14th from 7-9 PM we will hosting a charity Poker tourney. Concurrently, we will be running Blackjack and Roulette tables. [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on November 25, 2009 ·
For those interested, here’s a brief list of interesting events coming up in the end of 2009.
30th November (Monday) – NOAH’09
2nd December (Wednesday) – eMeet
9th – 10th December (Wednesday / Thursday) – Le Web
15th December (Tuesday) – ChristmasCrunch
17th December (Thursday) – TBA: Keep your calendars free for this one!
If you know of any other events [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on November 13, 2009 ·
Yesterday in a warm Thistle Hotel in the West End of rainy London, team mashup* presented the Social Media ’09 conference.
With a kick-off at 2pm, SM09 featured four hours of case studies and presentations from around 20 people, all from different backgrounds, with something to share about how their company uses Social Media. In the audience were 200 of London’s leading social media strategists [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on November 4, 2009 ·
140conf is fast approaching. In less than two weeks time, London‘s o2 Indigo will be hosting the biggest Twitter get-together in the UK.
The original scope of #140conf was to explore “the effects of twitter on: Celebrity, “The Media”, Advertising and (maybe) Politics.” Over time the scope expanded to look at the effects of twitter on topics ranging from public safety to public diplomacy.
Posted by Calvin Robinson on October 15, 2009 ·
This year’s Affiliate Marketing Conference and Exhibition was so well organised and produced, if you didn’t attend you’ll have to take my word that a4uexpo 20009 was one of the best events I’ve ever attended.
Set in the ExCeL, which is a brilliant venue (FOWA was hosted here during 2007/8), the event covered several floors. There was the expo area, and 3 large conference rooms. [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on October 6, 2009 ·
The Sporkings team can often be found at events in and around London, where a lot of the technology events take place. But every now and then, something outside of our radar catches our attention.
On the 21st November 2009, something very cool is happening in Cambridge. ‘Cambridge Geek Day’. Organised by the very young, but very smart Jamie Rumbelow, this is to be a very developer oriented [...]