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Yahoo” acquires a company specializing in the field of games “virtual worlds”
Acquired “Yahoo” on “Cloud Party” (Cloud Party), a company specializing in the field of games “virtual worlds”, in another deal, added to a series of acquisitions announced by the company recently.
The company provides “Cloud Party”, which was launched in 2011, three-dimensional platform games with the possibility of multi-play, and can be run directly within your web browser without the need for additional components. The players can build their worlds and own avatars and explore different environments, along the lines of a “second life” (Second Life), available on the Internet.
The Executive Director of the company, “Sam Thompson,” that these worlds, or at least the technology which it was built, it will become part of the company, “Yahoo”, where she will join his company to “Yahoo” as that will stop its services during the month of February next year.
For his part, the spokesman for the “Yahoo” the acquisition, without revealing the financial details of the deal.
It is noteworthy that this is not the first time that the “Yahoo”, which provides users with a site for online games, the acquisition of a company specializing in this area, where the company announced in May / May last year for the acquisition of a gaming platform, “Player Cycle” (PlayerScale) , which is a software platform that provides what is known as the services of “back end” of the thousands of game developers who have developed products play by 150 million users around the world, where scrape the idea of the work platform to creating games programmatically to be supported by other platforms, such as “Android” or ” IOS “or” Facebook “or” Xbox “and others.
It should also be noted that the company “Yahoo,” and since the “Marissa Mayer,” Executive Director of the Company in July 2012, has been active in the acquisition of a lot of companies that may strengthen its position in the services market mobile devices, the latest being the acquisition of “Spark” (Sparq) competent in the field of marketing via mobile devices.
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