Microsoft is reorganizing its Entertainment and Devices Division and when itâ½Â½Â½Ââs finished, the two people who largely defined it for the past few years will be gone. EDD group president Robbie Bach and J Allard, the groupâ½Â½Â½Ââs senior VP of Design and Development, are leaving those positions and Microsoft as well.
A city fund for investing in start-up companies has chosen the recipient of its first $300,000 in seed money. The company, My City Way, was based in Jersey City but moved to Manhattan in March and plans to hire two more employees, according to an announcement from the mayorâ½Â½Â½Ââs office.
Miros writes: "Digital distribution, marketing, and in-game advertising are the themes of the MIT Sloan School of Management's inaugural Business in Gaming Conference being held today on the business school's campus. Ken Levine, president of 2K Boston and creator of BioShock, will serve as the conference's closing keynote. Other speakers include: Susan Bonds, 42 Entertainment's president and CEO, John Rizzo, CEO of Zeebo, and Curt Schilling, three-time World Series champion and founder of 38 Studios."