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QuizUp founder launches Teatime, a mobile gaming platform with built-in video chat

At the end of 2016, Plain Vanilla founder Thor Fridriksson left the company he founded with the intent to take at least a year off of work. His product QuizUp, a social trivia game that raised more th

Trivia App QuizUp Gains 1 Million New Signups After A Week On Android

Sometimes lightning does strike twice. Mobile trivia app <a target="_blank" href="">QuizUp</a> gained a million new signups after just its first week on Android. With 100,000 new

After Reaching 10 Million Users On The iPhone, QuizUp Launches A Big And Beautiful iPad App

Plain Vanilla Games, the maker of QuizUp, has launched a new version of its app today that is optimized for the iPad. By doing so, they've been able to make the game easier to navigate and more fun to

Plain Vanilla Games, Maker Of Ultra-Hot Trivia App QuizUp, Raises Another $22 Million From Sequoia

Plain Vanilla Games, the company behind ultra-hot trivia app QuizUp, has raised a $22 million Series B Round of financing. The financing was led by Sequoia Capital, with participating from all existin

QuizUp Sends Personal User Info To Strangers, Company Says Bug Contributed To Weakened Security

It's only been two-and-a-half weeks since hit mobile trivia app <a target="_blank" href="">QuizUp</a> began to <a href="">take the world b

How Plain Vanilla Games, Maker Of Hit App QuizUp, Took Two Years To Create An Overnight Success

Stop me if you've heard this story before: A mobile game studio toils in obscurity for several years creating apps that no one seems to care about, and then one day it introduces its new project to th