A new mobile games accelerator has launched in Brisbane and is now open for applications, with successful teams set to receive up to $50,000 each in addition to office space and mentorship.
Entertainment giant Electronic Arts is merging Melbourne-based games studios Firemint and IronMonkey to form Firemonkeys, one year after EA acquired Firemint for an undisclosed sum.
Local payment service provider ocash has received a majority investment from Southeast Asian internet giant MOL Global, which will use ocash as a foray into Australia and New Zealand.
The founders of Blue Tongue Entertainment have formed a new Melbourne-based games company, Twiitch, and are preparing for the launch of their first game Coco Loco in March.
The maker of mobile phone game Angry Birds is in talks with a major entertainment company about an investment that would propel its worth to $1.3 billion, according to reports.
To help reassure those unhappy about the "Wild West" nature of the internet, a British entrepreneur has come up with software called Crisp, which polices cyber bullying and online content.
James Packer is reportedly planning to pour $40 million into daily deals and group buying site Catch of the Day, suggesting tech companies are the current flavour for large investors.
Melbourne-based tech start-up Firemint has been acquired by entertainment giant Electronic Arts for an undisclosed sum.