Category: Digital

Double Eleven announce acquisition of VooFoo Studios

Publisher and developer Double Eleven have today announced their acquisition of Birmingham-based VooFoo Studios for an undisclosed sum. The purchase includes multiple intellectual properties, including This is Pool, Mantis Burn Racing and another soon-to-be-announced title. The acquisition also includes VooFoo’s proprietary multi-platform ‘Mantis Engine’, which most recently powered  2016’s Mantis …

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Teesside firm cracks Great Firewall of China

Middlesbrough based media company XCel Broadcast has successfully climbed the great firewall of China to become one of very few ‘foreign’ organisations to send live digital broadcasts into the communist country. With a population approaching 1.4 billion people, China boasts a huge audience for media content, however almost all foreign …

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It’s been a Calm ten years

One of the region’s longest standing companies to specialise in software and web, is celebrating it’s tenth anniversary this month. Calm, a team of specialists that deliver to a huge range of world wide clients needing top end software, is celebrating its birthday by launching a brand new website that …

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Future vision unveiled for Boho digital cluster

The vision for the next phase of Middlesbrough’s cutting edge digital sector is unveiled this month. The Boho Next Generation report outlines a £20 million investment to grow the city’s burgeoning digital cluster, bringing fresh high-tech investment and creating 1,000 jobs. A report to Middlesbrough Council’s Executive on Tuesday, March …

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Students’ learning shaped for employability

Digital marketing firm Mabo is helping to ensure students’ learning is shaped for employability. Mabo, which specialises in paid search management, has been working with Teesside University to help prepare students for the future. Industry experts from Mabo have given guest lectures to students in the University’s Business School and …

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Games designers get a reality check

Budding games designers entered a virtual reality thanks to an industry expert’s visit to Middlesbrough College. Students at Middlesbrough College created a 3D model of their design studio – and got the chance to see how their model could be evolved, thanks to an inspirational meeting with a local company. …

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