How Gaming Hub Addicting Games Revived Itself A Decade After Its Sale to Viacom

After languishing deep in Viacom’s portfolio for several years, Addicting Games, the game website that introduced many players to online computer gaming in the early 2000s, is back. The company was re-acquired by its founder, Bill Karamouzis, in 2018, after Viacom began offloading subsidiaries from its Defy Media brand. Karamouzis said he jumped at the chance to revitalize the Addicting Games brand, despite having a steeper challenge than before, with players increasingly choosing free-to-play games on PC and console over browser-based gaming. Karamouzis told TheWrap that instead of attempting to capture the original Addicting Games audience (millennials who spent their elementary and middle school computer classes sneakily playing games behind the teacher’s back), the company is targeting a new demographic that’s much younger than its original base. Many students, as young as four years old, are being given Google Chromebook laptops at an increasing rate as Google pushes its educational

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Jacksonville University Joins Forces with SkillStorm to Create Tech Talent Hub in Jacksonville, Fla.

SkillStorm will train custom tech teams to meet area’s increasing demand for specialized tech skills

SkillStorm, a tech talent accelerator that hires, trains, certifies and deploys IT talent in the most in-demand technologies, and Jacksonville University, northeast Florida’s top private university, announces a partnership to build an extensive pipeline of technology talent for Jacksonville. The program will provide customized training to meet the specific IT needs of commercial and government organizations in Jacksonville, greater Florida and the Southeast.

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“We’re excited to partner with Jacksonville University to build a tech talent hub that can help the city, state and region. This partnership will not only help existing businesses expand their operations in Jacksonville, it will also help attract new companies seeking to access talent certified in today’s most in-demand technologies,” said Joe Mitchell, COO of SkillStorm, which recently relocated to

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HubSpot’s new end-to-end sales hub aims to simplify CRM for midmarket customers

HubSpot, the Boston firm that made its name by helping to define the in-bound marketing concept, sees a pandemic landscape that’s changing the way companies sell, forcing more inside sales. Today, the company announced the HubSpot Sales Hub Enterprise at Inbound, their annual conference being held virtually this year.

While the company has been offering a CRM tool for five years now, where they feel they have addressed ease-of-use issues for salespeople, the new tool is about bringing a new end-to-end approach addressing not only the needs of sales people, but management and system admins, as well, says Lou Orfanos, GM and VP of Sales Hub at HubSpot.

“So, this is about [providing customers with a more powerful set of tools] and also just making sure that you can run your sales process end-to-end in our platform. We feel really good about being able to offer that out of the

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IIT Roorkee is All Set to Get Technology Hub in Cyber-Physical Systems

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee will soon receive a technology hub under the National Mission of Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS). It is one of the 25 centers set up by the Department of Science and Technology providing financial assistance. The hub, called iHub, will serve as a one-stop solution for 356 basic technologies. Out of the sanctioned grant of 135 crores for this, an amount of 7.25 crore has already been received. Also Read – IIT Roorkee PhD Application 2020: Apply Now For PhD Programme Under PMRF Scheme, Check Details Here

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