How I Hired My Friends and Launched a Lucrative Mobile Game …


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This is not my style of game, but there are two very clear lessons here:

 

1. Location based games can scale massively.

2. Selling virtual goods is not just the domain of Zynga and it can be a sound model.

Maintaining and growing the title has taught our team a lot about about creating deep mobile games, allowing us to launch another location-based game, Parallel Mafia, which has already seen traction. But it all began in a …

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Redding man foiled by GPS device he stole from car, police say – Record-Searchlight


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Don’t steal GPS units folks, they know where they have been.

 

Redding man foiled by GPS device he stole from car, police sayRecord-SearchlightA 21-year-old Redding man saw his stealing spree thwarted by Redding police this morning after they found him with a stolen GPS device and used it to track where the…

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BEST plans to install GPS in all buses in Mumbai – Times of India


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I particularly like the concept of being able to reroute buses in the case of floods and other incidents and of course people will know the status of the bus network at all times. 

 

BEST plans to install GPS in all buses in MumbaiTimes of IndiaSaid BEST public relations officer N A Walavalkar, “Our aim is to connect all the red buses with GPS so that we can monitor the movement from a control room.” At present, the transport…

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