Disney acquires iPhone game maker Tapulous

Release Date ‎Jul 1, 2010‎ in The Associated Press

 
   

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San Jose Mercury News - Frank Michael Russell - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
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'Tap Tap Revenge' Developer Snagged By Disney

MTV.com (blog) - Russ Frushtick - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
One of the early successes of the App Store was a simple but fun rhythm game called "Tap Tap Revenge." Developed by Tapulous, the game was sustained through ...

Disney Buys Tapulous, Maker of Video Games for IPads (Update1)

BusinessWeek - Andy Fixmer, Adam Satariano - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
July 1 (Bloomberg) -- Walt Disney Co. acquired Tapulous Inc., a developer of music-related video games for Apple Inc.'s ...

Disney buys iPhone game maker Tapulous

Reuters - Gabriel Madway, Leslie Gevirtz - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co said on Thursday it has acquired startup iPhone app developer Tapulous, as the company continues its push into ...

iPhone games maker Tapulous acquired by Disney

Telegraph.co.uk - Claudine Beaumont - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
Tapulous has created a slew of hit games for the iPhone and iPod touch, including Tap Tap Revenge, ...

Disney acquires Aussie game developer's company

ABC Online - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
The Walt Disney Company has bought Tapulous, the popular iPhone and iPad video game start-up company of an Australian entrepreneur. ...

Disney Buys Tapulous to Drive Mobile Strategy

New York Times (blog) - ‎Jul 1, 2010‎
The Walt Disney Company said on Thursday that it had bought Tapulous, a start-up company that makes music-based games for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, ...

Disney Buys 'Tap Tap Revenge' Developer, Tapulous

PC Magazine - Mark Hachman - ‎Jul 1, 2010‎
The Walt Disney Co. confirmed late Thursday that it had acquired Tapulous, the developer of the wildly popular "Tap Tap Revenge" and other games for the ...

Disney deal aims to tap apps market

Financial Times - Matthew Garrahan, Joseph Menn - ‎Jul 1, 2010‎
Walt Disney has taken a significant step into the Apple iPhone applications business, buying Tapulous, a Silicon Valley start-up that makes mobile music ...

Aussie in Silicon Valley strikes gold after Disney buyout

Sydney Morning Herald - Asher Moses - ‎Jul 1, 2010‎
Andrew Lacy, co-founder of Tapulous, will now join Disney as a senior VP. Photo: Rodrigo Sepulveda Schulz An Australian entrepreneur living in Silicon ...

Disney acquires iPhone game maker Tapulous

The Associated Press - Ryan Nakashima - ‎Jul 1, 2010‎
LOS ANGELES " The Walt Disney Co. said Thursday it acquired Tapulous, the maker of the popular iPhone play-along music game Tap Tap Revenge, to bolster its ...

Disney Buys Tapulous, Mobile Game Maker Of Tap Tap Revenge

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jul 1, 2010‎
Walt Disney Co. (DIS) said it bought the maker of the popular Tap Tap Revenge game for Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) mobile devices like the iPhone. ...

Disney buys Tapulous, maker of iPhone games

Los Angeles Times (blog) - ‎Jul 1, 2010‎
The Walt Disney Co. confirmed Thursday that it has bought Tapulous Inc., the Palo Alto, Calif., developer of the Tap Tap Revenge series of iPhone games. ...

Disney acquires iPhone game maker Tapulous

The Associated Press - Ryan Nakashima - ‎Jul 1, 2010‎
LOS ANGELES " Walt Disney has acquired Tapulous, the maker of the popular iPhone play-along music game Tap Tap Revenge. Steve Wadsworth, president of the ...

iOS developer Tapulous acquired by Disney

CNET - Josh Lowensohn - ‎Jul 1, 2010‎
Disney has agreed to buy app developer and publisher Tapulous, according to a report from TechCrunch, and later confirmed by CNET's own ...

Disney acquires mobile-game developer Tapulous

MarketWatch - Wallace Witkowski - ‎Jul 1, 2010‎
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) said late Thursday that it acquired Palo Alto, Calif.-based Tapulous Inc., a game developer for ...

Report: Tapulous to Be Acquired by Disney Interactive

PC World - Serenity Caldwell - ‎Jul 1, 2010‎
Might we soon see Tap Tap "Radio Disney"? According to reports from Mashable and TechCrunch, iPhone developer Tapulous has ...

Disney Reportedly Buys Tapulous

Barron's (blog) - Eric Savitz - ‎Jul 1, 2010‎
Disney (DIS) has acquired Tapulous, the Palo Alto-based creator of Tap Tap Revenge and other popular music-themed iPhone games, according to ...

Tapulous acquired by Disney

Technology Stop - ‎Jul 3, 2010‎
Tech Crunch has reported that the iPhone game maker Tapulous has been adopted by Disney. Tapulous is the company which is behind the music games such as Tap ...

Disney Agreed To Buy Music Game Company Tapulous

TopNews United Kingdom (blog) - Sunil Kumar - ‎Jul 3, 2010‎
Walt Disney Co. made its way to a new venture by acquiring Music Game Company, Tapulous, which was founded by Bart Decrem and Andrew lacy. ...

Disney Buys Tapulous: Why Bart Decrem is the Happiest Man Alive

RipTen - Stephanie Gutowski - ‎Jul 3, 2010‎
Disney recently purchased Tapulous from Bart Decrem, CEO of the iPhone music game publisher. The makers of Tap Tap Revenge and Riddim Ribbon have been ...

Disney Interactive Media Group Buys Tapulous [Disney Buys iPhone Game Maker to ...

TFTS (blog) - Brian Yalung - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
Disney Interactive Media Group has officially bought Tapulous, the same iPhone Game Maker that authored “Tap Tap Revenge“. The move is seen as something ...

Bart Decrem explains why he sold Tapulous to Disney

VentureBeat - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
Decrem, who co-founded Tapulous with Andrew Lacy, will serve as a senior vice president at Disney, heading all mobile games and reporting directly to Steve ...

Disney Taps Tapulous, And the App Economy Comes of Age

The Big Money (blog) - Kevin Kelleher - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
The App Economy is starting to go mainstream. First, e-commerce app Redlaser was bought by eBay last week. Now Disney is buying Tapulous, ...

Disney Buys iPhone/iPad Game Maker Tapulous

Digitaltrends.com - Geoff Duncan - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
Underscoring the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad as gaming devices, Disney is buying music-based game-maker Tapulous. The Walt Disney Company has entered into ...

Disney M&A Magic Will Be Good News for Tapulous

DailyFinance - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
When Apple's (AAPL) Steve Jobs demoed the new iOS operating system, he used an app called Tap Tap Revenge to show multitasking. It was impressive. ...

Disney Taps Tapulous

Inc.com - Courtney Rubin - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
The two-year-old start-up began life buying a popular game from the underworld of then-illicit apps. By Courtney Rubin | Jul 2, 2010 Start-up Tapulous, ...

Disney buys Tapulous

Los Angeles Business - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
Tapulous Inc., maker of iPad, iPhone and iPod touch games, has been acquired by The Walt Disney Co. Co-founded in 2008 by CEO Bart Decrem, Palo Alto-based ...

Disney Acquires iPhone App Maker

Los Angeles Business Journal - Deborah Crowe - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
Walt Disney has acquired Tapulous, the Palo Alto maker of popular iPhone play-along games. The acquisition, announced late Thursday, ...

Walt Disney Taps iPhone Games Developer Tapulous

DailyFinance - ‎Jul 2, 2010‎
Walt Disney (DIS) snapped up mobile games developer Tapulous late Thursday, expanding deeper into iPhone territory with a young start-up that has garnered ...

 

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