Snapchat’s new partners attach instant apps and games to ads

Snap wants its ads to open to something interesting rather than a boring mobile website. Today Snap announced 14 new ad Creative Partners that will help buildĀ custom games, interactive videos, gyrosc

The startup redemption of Famous

"It might shock you, but I let go of pretty much everybody. When we went from 34 employees to 4, everyone was sh*tting Twinkies. Everyone was scared to death." For Steve Newcomb, the founder and CEO o

Postmates aqui-hires team behind controversial Famous game

Eager to throw its product development into high gear, Postmates snagged the team from Hey, Inc. The latter is best known for its ludicrously viral game Stolen, which was shut down and later reborn as

Famous dodges Apple iTunes ban with web app

The Famous app got itself banned from Apple's App Store about a month ago. They sidestepped the ban by promptly launching an Android version instead, and is today back on an iOS device near you in the

Famous, Formerly The Controversial People-Trading App Stolen, Hits Android After App Store Ban

The creators of a buzzy but controversial mobile game called Stolen, which let users buy and sell Twitter profiles as if they were trading cards, proactively shut their application down after respondi

Steve Newcomb’s Famo.us Raises $4M To Power Fast, Beautiful Apps In HTML5

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.famo.us/">Famo.us</a>, which offers a JavaScript framework that's designed to power HTML5 apps that are faster and better-looking than what's currently possible, ha

Famo.us Is A Gaming Engine For 3D Interfaces

<a target="_blank" href="http://famo.us/">Famo.us</a>, launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco and brought to you by the same guy who founded <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchb