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Mafia Wars
Mafia Wars
Mafia Wars
is a multiplayer Social network game created by Zynga. In Mafia Wars
Mafia Wars
the players play as gangsters building their own mafia. The players fight other players online, "rob" other players, and complete jobs, missions, and operations to gain rewards and strength in the endless game. The game is a freemium game, meaning it is free to play normally but players have the option of purchasing premium content and access to customer service. Mafia Wars
Mafia Wars
was the 2009 Webby Award People's Voice Winner in the Games category.[1] A sequel, Mafia Wars
Mafia Wars
2, was released in October 2011[2] and was shut down on December 30, 2012.[3] On April 5, 2016 it was announced via Zynga's forums that Mafia Wars would close down on June 6, 2016.[4] Players were informed of this via an in-game message
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Video Game Developer
A video game developer is a software developer that specializes in video game development – the process and related disciplines of creating video games.[1][2] A game developer can range from one person who undertakes all tasks[3] to a large business with employee responsibilities split between individual disciplines, such as programming, design, art, testing, etc. Most game development companies have video game publisher financial and usually marketing support.[4] Self-funded developers are known as independent or indie developers and usually make indie games.[5] A developer may specialize in a certain video game console (such as Nintendo's Nintendo
Nintendo
Switch, Microsoft's Xbox One, Sony's PlayStation 4), or may develop for a number of systems (including personal computers and mobile devices).[citation needed] Video-game developers specialize in certain types of games (such as role-playing video games or first-person shooters)
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Carlito's Way
Carlito's Way
Carlito's Way
is a 1993 American crime film directed by Brian De Palma, based on the novels Carlito's Way
Carlito's Way
and After Hours[2] by Judge Edwin Torres. The film adaptation was scripted by David Koepp. It stars Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, Luis Guzman, John Leguizamo, Jorge Porcel, Joseph Siravo and Viggo Mortensen. The film stars Pacino as Carlito Brigante, a fictional Puerto Rican criminal who vows to go straight and to retire in paradise. However, his criminal past proves difficult to escape, and he unwittingly ends up being dragged into the same activities that got him imprisoned in the first place
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Monthly Active Users
Monthly active users (MAU) is one of the ways to measure the success rate of online social games, social networking services and, increasingly mobile apps.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9] Typically, metrics are measured by counting the number of unique users during a specific measurement period, such as within the previous 30 days. See also[edit]List of virtual communities with more than 100 million active usersReferences[edit]^ "The Facebook".  ^ ""Internet Terms & Jargon: What is the definition of "Monthly Active Users" for a web app?"".  ^ "Free Internet Dictionary by Farlex: MAU".  ^ "Application Insights: How Exactly is MAU Calculated?".  ^ "Facebook Amends Its Monthly Active User Algorithm".  ^ "Breaking: Facebook Changes Reporting to Monthly Ac
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IOS
iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc.
Apple Inc.
exclusively for its hardware. It is the operating system that presently powers many of the company's mobile devices, including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. It is the second most popular mobile operating system globally after Android. Originally unveiled in 2007 for the iPhone, iOS has been extended to support other Apple devices such as the iPod Touch (September 2007) and the iPad (January 2010). As of January 2017[update], Apple's App Store contains more than 2.2 million iOS applications, 1 million of which are native for iPads. These mobile apps have collectively been downloaded more than 130 billion times. The iOS user interface is based upon direct manipulation, using multi-touch gestures. Interface control elements consist of sliders, switches, and buttons
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Application Software
An application program (app or application for short) is a computer program designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user. Examples of an application include a word processor, a spreadsheet, an accounting application, a web browser, a media player, an aeronautical flight simulator, a console game or a photo editor
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Digital Chocolate
Seize the minuteTypePrivateIndustry Video gamesFate Games sold to RockYouFounded October 18, 2003; 14 years ago (2003-10-18)[1]Founder Trip HawkinsHeadquarters San Mateo, California, U.S.Area servedWorldwideKey peopleMarc Metis (President)[2] Edmond Chui (Principal Architect/Server Engineering Manager)[3]Number of employees129 employees[2]Website www.digitalchocolate.comDigital Chocolate, Inc. was a video game developer and publisher headquartered in San Mateo, California. It was founded in 2003 by Trip Hawkins, the founder of video game companies Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts
and The 3DO Company. The company focused on developing games for mobile phones, iOS, and Microsoft Windows, and made some non-entertainment titles. Its marketing motto was Seize the minute. This developer was officially stopped
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2010 Haiti Earthquake
The 2010 Haiti
Haiti
earthquake (French: Séisme de 2010 à Haïti; Haitian Creole: Tranblemanntè 12 janvye 2010 nan peyi Ayiti) was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicenter near the town of Léogâne
Léogâne
(Ouest) and approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital
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Hurricane Irene (2011)
Hurricane Irene
Hurricane Irene
was a large and destructive tropical cyclone which affected much of the Caribbean
Caribbean
and East Coast of the United States during late August 2011. Irene is ranked as the ninth-costliest hurricane in United States
United States
history.[1] The ninth named storm, first hurricane, and first major hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, Irene originated from a well-defined Atlantic tropical wave that began showing signs of organization east of the Lesser Antilles. Due to development of atmospheric convection and a closed center of circulation, the system was designated as Tropical Storm Irene on August 20, 2011. After intensifying, Irene made landfall in St. Croix as a strong tropical storm later that day. Early on August 21, the storm made a second landfall in Puerto Rico
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Miami Vice
Miami Vice
Miami Vice
is an American television crime drama series created by Anthony Yerkovich and executive produced by Michael Mann for NBC. The series starred Don Johnson
Don Johnson
as James "Sonny" Crockett and Philip Michael Thomas as Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs, two Metro-Dade Police Department detectives working undercover in Miami. The series ran for five seasons on NBC
NBC
from 1984 to 1989. The USA Network
USA Network
began airing reruns in 1988, and broadcast an originally unaired episode during its syndication run of the series on January 25, 1990. Unlike standard police procedurals, the show drew heavily upon 1980s New Wave culture and music. The show became noted for its integration of music and visual effects
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App Store (iOS)
The App Store is a digital distribution platform, developed and maintained by Apple Inc., for mobile apps on its iOS operating system. The store allows users to browse and download apps developed with Apple's iOS software development kit. Apps can be downloaded on the iPhone smartphone, the iPod Touch handheld computer, or the iPad tablet computer, and some can be transferred to the Apple Watch smartwatch or 4th-generation or newer Apple TVs as extensions of iPhone apps. The App Store was opened on July 10, 2008, with an initial 500 applications available. As of January 2017[update], the store features over 2.2 million apps. Developers have multiple options for monetizing their applications, ranging from free, free with in-app purchases, and paid. However, App Store has been criticized for a lackluster development environment, prompting the company in June 2016 to announce a "renewed focus and energy" on the store
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Southland (TV Series)
Southland (stylized as SOUTHLAND) is an American television crime drama series[1] created by writer Ann Biderman and produced by Warner Bros. Television. It originally aired on NBC
NBC
for one season from April 9 to May 21, 2009, and then on TNT for four additional seasons from March 2, 2010, to April 17, 2013
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The Green Hornet (2011 Film)
The Green Hornet
The Green Hornet
is a 2011 American superhero action comedy film based on the character of the same name by George W. Trendle and Fran Striker that had originated in a 1930s radio program and has appeared in movie serials, a television series, comic books, and other media. Directed by Michel Gondry
Michel Gondry
and written by Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen
and Evan Goldberg, the film stars Rogen, Jay Chou, Christoph Waltz, Edward James Olmos, David Harbour, Tom Wilkinson
Tom Wilkinson
and Cameron Diaz. The film was released to theaters in North America on January 14, 2011 by Columbia Pictures, in versions including RealD Cinema
RealD Cinema
and IMAX 3D. The film earned $227.8 million on a $120 million budget
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Fast & Furious
(List of The Fast and the Furious characters)Music byBT (1) David Arnold (2) Brian Tyler
Brian Tyler
(3–5, 7–8) Lucas Vidal (6)Cinematography Ericson Core (1) Matthew F. Leonetti (2) Stephen F. Windon (3, 5–8) Amir Mokri (4) Marc Spicer (7)Edited byPeter Honess Bruce Cannon Dallas Puett Kelly Matsumoto Fred Raskin Christian Wagner Dylan Highsmith Leigh Folsom-Boyd Greg D'Auria Kirk Morri Paul RubellProduction companyUniversal Pictures Original Film Relativity Media
Relativity Media
(3–4, 6) One Race Films (4–10) Media Rights Capital
Media Rights Capital
(7) China Film Co
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A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas is a 2011 American 3D stoner comedy Christmas film directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson, written by Jon Hurwitz
Jon Hurwitz
and Hayden Schlossberg
Hayden Schlossberg
and starring John Cho, Kal Penn
Kal Penn
and Neil Patrick Harris. It is a sequel to the 2008 film Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
Guantanamo Bay
and the third installment of the Harold & Kumar series
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NaturalMotion
NaturalMotion is a British software company with offices in London, Brighton
Brighton
and San Francisco. Founded in November 2001 as a spin-out company from Oxford
Oxford
University, NaturalMotion specialises in creating animation technology for the game and film industries. In January 2014, NaturalMotion was acquired by Zynga
Zynga
for US$527 million.[1] Their main technology products are Endorphin (for the film industry) and Euphoria (for the gaming industry), in addition to videos games such as Backbreaker and CSR Racing.Contents1 Technology 2 Customers 3 NaturalMotion Games 4 Games Developed 5 References 6 External linksTechnology[edit] NaturalMotion commercialized their procedural animation technology, which they call Dynamic Motion Synthesis (DMS)
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