VentureBeat acquires Bitmob, Dan “Shoe” Hsu named GamesBeat editor-in-chief

VentureBeat has acquired Bitmob, and its founder, as well as former Ziff Davis Media editorial director, Dan “Shoe” Hsu, has been brought on as GamesBeat’s editor-in-chief. Ben Popper, one of the founding editors of The New York Observer’s Silicon Alley blog, Betabeat, was also hired on as VentureBeat’s east coast editor. VB’s goal with the […]

9 years ago

Venturebeat headlines

  • VentureBeat posts exhaustive history of Xbox 360 tech problems

    VentureBeat’s posted a lengthy article going into depth on Xbox 360’s red ring of comedy woes. Snip:Microsoft replaced these machines for free under the warranty that it announced on July 5, 2007, for defective Xbox 360s exhibiting what it more politely called the “three flashing red lights.” That warranty program cost Microsoft up to $1.15 […]

    12 years ago
  • Sega head: Wii is "great opportunity for hitting hardcore gamers"

    Speaking to VentureBeat, Sega US president Simon Jeffery has said he believes no one’s satisfying the Wii-owning hardcore. We have a hunch he may be right.“The Wii is a great opportunity for hitting hardcore gamers,” he said. “No one is doing that.“With “Mad World” from Platinum Games, we are trying to show that millions of […]

    12 years ago