Seattle Tech Roundup for Monday April 4, 2011
The debut of Moia from Zipline Games offers a universal programming language to simplify and accelerate game development, leveling the playing field so small companies can compete – to the chagrin of some big players. Monetizing the open-source cloud-hosting service and creating its own games are on the agenda now for the Seattle company headed by Todd Hooper.
New financing will fuel the continuing evolution of Mpire, with a refined focus, name change and new leadership under Kirby Winfield. After several incarnations, the Seattle advertising analytics company is being reborn as AdXpose, while an acquisition makes rival Adometry the new name of Austin’s Click Forensics.
Mozy Releases iOS and Android Apps PC Magazine
A new Mozy tool available free via the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPad users enables mobile access to cloud files, with Android 2.x up next. Seattle-based Mozy offers a tiered subscription data backup service, after recently ending its unlimited storage option.