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theverge.com July 04, 2017

Tencent imposes daily gaming limits to curb addiction among minors

Tencent announced this week that it will limit the amount of time children can play the role-playing mobile game Honor of Kings , amid concerns that some kids were becoming addicted....
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July 01, 2017

Happy 150th Birthday Canada

Cheers from the Team at Black Swan Dexteritas, Tech Hedge Fund. &nbsp;Enjoy and stay safe !!!<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.blackswandexteritas.com"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: sans-serif, Arial, Verdana, 'Trebuchet MS'; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">www.blackswandexteritas.com</span></a>
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mailchi.mp June 27, 2017

BSD Tech Weekly - June 23, 2017 - Black Swan Dexteritas, Inc.

Two weeks ago, at E3, Microsoft unveiled its new Xbox One X console, promising “true 4K” gaming on “the world’s most powerful games console”. The new console will have 6 teraflops of graphic power, m...
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bloomberg.com June 07, 2017

Rolls-Royce, Momo, Sony And Other Hedge Fund Picks At Sohn HK

Even as short-sellers Carson Block and Dan David roiled stocks with bearish picks at the Sohn Conference in Hong Kong, most of the region&rsquo;s top hedge fund managers stuck to a marked preference for going long. Some themes emerged, with&nbsp;Chinese carmaker Great Wall Motor Co. and London-based aircraft-engine maker Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc standing out among the most bullish picks. Indian property developers were another popular choice, as the South Asian nation has unveiled a raft of regulatory reforms in the real estate industry. Other recommendations included Sony Corp., with the growth of its gaming business, and Chinese online dating company...
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business-standard.com April 28, 2017

Xiaomi Founder's Shunwei Capital Invests $5 Mn In Indian Gaming Startup

<br /> Mobile&nbsp;gaming&nbsp;is yet to take off in India like it has in&nbsp;China.&nbsp;But investors from across the border clearly see the potential for it in the world&rsquo;s second-largest smartphone market.
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investopedia.com March 18, 2017

Alibaba To Invest $144M In Mobile Gaming Companies

China&nbsp;ecommerce&nbsp;giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.&nbsp;is gearing up to get into mobile game distribution in a big way, with CNBC reporting that it is investing 1 billion&nbsp;yuan​ as part of a&nbsp;partnership&nbsp;with mobile gaming companies to create a worldwide platform.
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thetwentyminutevc.libsyn.com March 17, 2017

Why Success In Gaming Is Like Success In VC: Kevin Chou, Former Canaan Partner | Podcast

Kevin Chou is co-founder and CEO of Kabam, a world leader in mobile free-to-play games. At Kabam, Kevin catapulted revenue to $400 million and a valuation of more than $1 billion in 2014.&nbsp;Under Kevin&rsquo;s leadership, Kabam has raised more than $240 million from venture and strategic investors, including some of the world&rsquo;s largest entertainment and internet companies such as Alibaba, Google, Intel and Warner Brothers. Before Kabam, Kevin worked at Canaan Partners, Kabam&rsquo;s initial investor and where he invested in 14 consumer technology and online media companies.
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fastcompany.com March 14, 2017

Meritech Capital Partners and Index Ventures Raise $92M For Gaming Platform

You may have heard of virtual gaming worlds Minecraft or Second Life, but Roblox, a smaller entity that dates back to 2006, is determined to give both a run for their money. And on Tuesday the company announced it&rsquo;s raised $92 million to back that vision.
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dealstreetasia.com February 24, 2017

China’s Zhaomi, Kee Launch $360M Video Game M&A Fund

Zhaomi is an Internet technology company founded in 2011 by Chen Yang, who was formerly a lead producer at US gaming major&nbsp;Electronic Arts Inc. The company previously raised a RMB130 million ($18 million) series B round from&nbsp;Fosun Kinzon Capital&nbsp;and&nbsp;Bluerun Ventures. It raised an undisclosed amount of Series C round from online video platform&nbsp;Youku Tudou&nbsp;and Beijing-based game developer Ourpalm.&nbsp;Kee Ever Bright is an online video game enterprise.
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uk.reuters.com January 25, 2017

Marcato Capital Urges Virtus To Use Cash To Buy RidgeWorth

The deal could add more than 50 percent to Virtus' earnings, significantly more than the fund manager's expectation of more than 15 percent, if cash at hand was used to fund the deal, Marcato said....
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