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How free mobile games are designed to make money - Vox

I never understood why anyone would spend real money on virtual goods in a video game. Apps like Candy Crush looked to me like slot machines, except without any hope of a payout.<p>So I downloaded Candy Crush while researching this video. It's a simple puzzle game with annoying music, bright colors, …

How Mobile Games Rake In Billions

Revenue, mostly from in-app purchases, is expected to hit an estimated $36.87 billion for year<p>Behind a pair of recent multibillion-dollar deals in the mobile videogame industry is an expertly crafted weapon: virtual goods sold inside apps for as little as 99 cents a pop.<p>In-app purchases let players …

In-App Purchases

Chinese investor group buys Caesars' mobile games biz for $4.4B

Led by online games company Shanghai Giant Network Technology, the consortium acquires Playtika for US$4.4 billion in an all-cash transaction …

The 38 Books by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs that Will Transform Your Business and Career

Over the course of history there have been hundreds of thousands, if not millions of wildly successful entrepreneurs. The stories of these enormous …

Why Smart People Copy Great Ideas

Uber. Facebook. Apple.<p>These are some of America’s most innovative and valuable tech companies. But they’re also great copycats.<p>Uber was just a Town …