Category: Business

HTC gets Yves Maitre as a new CEO after four years, replaces Wang

Yves Maitre has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HTC, effective immediately. Maitre was a former Executive Vice President (EVP) of Consumer Equipment and Partnerships, in Orange, one of the largest telecommunication firms. He has been the …

Spotify acquires SoundBetter, the popular music production marketplace

Popular music streaming platform, Spotify has announced the acquisition of SoundBetter without disclosing the terms of the deal. “We’re excited that creators can generate income through SoundBetter” said Beckwith Kloss, Spotify’s VP product, Creator at Spotify. SoundBetter, a New York …

Playtika buys ‘Seriously’, the maker of Best Fiends game

GamesBeat reported that Playtika, acquired Finnish mobile game publisher, Seriously. Playtika is an Israeli social casino gaming giant owned by a consortium of Chinese game companies. They further reported that both companies have confirmed them the deal but they are …

Verizon sells Tumblr to WordPress parent, Automattic Inc.

As per reports, Verizon Media has agreed to sell its blogging platform Tumblr to Automattic Inc. for an undisclosed price. In 2013, Yahoo acquired Tumblr for $1.1 billion and later in 2017 Verizon bought Yahoo along with its microblogging website …