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GoTV Networks, an Los Angeles-based mobile video company, has bought a handful of assets from Hands-On Mobile. The new chapter for Hands-On Mobile must be a bit of a let down after once being the fourth largest U.S. mobile game publisher. The company had raised more than $100 million in venture capital and had aspired to go public, but more recently, was forced to scale back its operations, including a couple of rounds of layoffs and the departure of two consecutive CEOs. Both companies have long histories in mobile stretching back to the days when feature phones and carrier partnerships were the golden ticket.
Gird up for tingles, thrill, adventure and walloping fun. Big Fish Games has just released a new gaming app for iPhone users, the Amazon: Hidden Expedition. The mesmeric game takes players on an adventure into the stunning world of the Amazon with the Hidden Expedition team in search of a missing professor.
Boxee is the startup that makes software you can download onto your computer to connect video on the web to your TV. Boxee is also making the Boxee Box – a device that "brings all your favorite TV shows & movies from the Internet or your hard drive onto your TV."
Prematics, Inc., and Capital BlueCross announced recently that they have signed a three-year renewal agreement for Prematics’ electronic prescribing services. Capital BlueCross has deployed Prematics’ service successfully with over 1,000 practitioners who provide care to nearly one million people in Pennsylvania. Each practitioner is provided with wireless infrastructure and handheld mobile devices that perform e-prescribing functions and connect physicians with clinical information on their patients.