Mobile Minutes: Victorious, Zynga, Appurify, Taiwan

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Startup Victorious launches mobile-app platform with YouTube stars including Michelle Phan
Victorious, a startup whose founders include former YouTube execs, announced the launch of its platform designed for YouTube creators to control their own direct relationships with fans.
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Let’s not discount Zynga’s mobile efforts
Zyngas market valuation still remains subdued, and the company will need to do a lot more to convince investors. Our current price estimate for Zynga stands at $3.33, implying a premium of about 10% to the market price. This slight optimism stems from Zyngas recent efforts to enhance its presence on mobile devices.
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Google acquires mobile testing platform Appurify, will keep it open on iOS and Android
Google just announced at I/O that it hasacquired Appurify, a startup that lets developers automate testing and optimization of their mobile apps and websites. Appurify will stay open as freemium cross-platform service but get a big boost in distribution as it becomes integrated into the Google developer tool stack.
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Mobile boom lifts fortunes on Forbes Taiwan rich list
Taiwans export sector is gaining strength from hints of a growth revival in the U.S. and widening global prosperity. This transfers through to the islands overall economy, as reflected by a near 20% rise in the benchmark stock exchange index.
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