It was yesterday that Razer announced that they would be acquiring OUYA. However it seems that after the announcement was made, many indies expressed their frustration namely because it seemed to indicate that the funding that OUYA promised indie devs would no longer be paid out.
For those unfamiliar, OUYA had previously promised $1 million in funding that would go out to indie devs to help them create games for the console, but the acquisition of OUYA by Razer effectively killed those deals, or at least that’s what it seemed. However it looks like Razer will be playing the good guy and has recently confirmed that they will be picking up the tab. Read full post →Razer Will Pay What OUYA Owes To Indie Devs
According to a report from Re/code, it seems that Yahoo is planning an event for later this week, although the company has yet to confirm it. It is unclear as to what the company could announce, but they have heard from their sources that it will most likely be related to mobile, although a later tweet by Kara Swisher revealed that it would be a messaging app.
Considering that the messenger market is kind of packed at the moment with so many options to choose from, such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, LINE, WeChat, KakaoTalk, Skype, Viber, BBM, and etc., it would definitely be a tough market for Yahoo to break into since many users would be unwilling to jump ships unless there was a very good reason to. Read full post →Yahoo Could Announce New Messenger App This Week