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06.26.08
Habbo crests 100 million avatar milestone
06.26.08

Habbo crests 100 million avatar milestone

One hundred million. 100 million. 100,000,000. No matter how you look at it, it's an extraordinaril...

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06.16.08
Virtual Greats to sell celebrity likenesses
06.16.08

Virtual Greats to sell celebrity likenesses

And not just likenesses. Metaverse developer Millions of Us intends to market likenesses, hair-style...

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06.16.08
"Free-To-Play" model pulls in a dollar per user in the west
06.16.08

"Free-To-Play" model pulls in a dollar per user in the west

One dollar per user per month may not sound like a huge revenue for any game, but when you start thi...

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06.06.08
One billion people will flock to virtual worlds by 2017
06.06.08

One billion people will flock to virtual worlds by 2017

Market research and consulting firm Strategy Analytics has forecasted a surge in virtual world regis...

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06.01.08
Virtual worlds without interoperability are dead worlds, Swaminathan
06.01.08

Virtual worlds without interoperability are dead worlds, Swaminathan

Kishore Swaminathan, chief scientist for IT consulting firm Accenture is skeptical about the long-te...

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05.02.08
Webkinz, Habbo, Linden Lab make list of top 25 most valuable startups
05.02.08

Webkinz, Habbo, Linden Lab make list of top 25 most valuable startups

The Silicon Alley Insider has the latest iteration of its "World's Most Valuable Digital Startups",...

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03.25.08
Bad News Week: Shock! Horror! Crime wave!
03.25.08

Bad News Week: Shock! Horror! Crime wave!

In Bad News Week, we take an irregular peek at some of the most mixed up and counterfactual reportin...

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03.23.08
Does it get any better?
03.23.08

Does it get any better?

Take an advertising/marketing operation and mix it with a virtual world, and what do you get? No, n...

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02.21.08
GDC08: Thinking outside the virtual world
02.21.08

GDC08: Thinking outside the virtual world

Tuesday afternoon, Michael Acton Smith, CEO of Mind Candy, presented attendees at the GDC's Worlds...

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