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Xbox promotes Mike Ybarra and Kareem Choudhry

Xbox promotes Mike Ybarra and Kareem Choudhry Following a report that originated on Windows Central yesterday, citing "sources familiar with Microsoft's plans," a spokesperson for the company has indeed confirmed to GamesIndustry.Ybarra was previously managing partnerships at Microsoft Studios, which led to publishing deals for titles like Gears of War, Ryse, and Sunset Overdrive, among others.

Kalle Kaivola joins Remote Control Productions as COO

Kalle Kaivola joins Remote Control Productions as COO German studio group Remote Control Productions has secured the services of Kalle Kaivola as the company's new COO, joining CEO Hendrik Lesser and CFO Christian Kleissl in the senior management team.In a broad-ranging role at the new company, Kaivola will look after existing teams as well as recruiting new members of the RCP family and monitoring performance and quality across the business, which currently consists of 18 teams including an in house publisher, a gamification unit and 15 separate development units.

Wind power industry passes major milestone, now boasts over 100K jobs in the U.S.

Wind power industry passes major milestone, now boasts over 100K jobs in the U.S. The DOE reported in January 2017 that precisely 101,738 Americans are now employed by the wind power industry.mining or drilling — for the electric power plants total 74K for coal and 310K for natural gas.

Chinese mobile publisher Skymoons opens Edinburgh studio

Chinese mobile publisher Skymoons opens Edinburgh studio The mobile games publisher is establishing a development team in Edinburgh that will develop an online multiplayer game, the BBC reports.The studio has been opened with the help of Scottish Development International.

Teen receives extremely blunt job rejection, fights back on Twitter

Teen receives extremely blunt job rejection, fights back on Twitter Maybe you get sent some feedback about where you went wrong, or perhaps some advice on how to improve for next time.What's less useful, however, is a blunt text message containing an emoji.

Ukie and GI.biz open call for speakers ahead of Careers Fair at Rezzed 2017

Ukie and GI.biz open call for speakers ahead of Careers Fair at Rezzed 2017 In addition to the Career Fair hosting recruiters, studios and universities seeking promising new talent, the Ukie Careers Bar will offer three days worth of insightful talks and one-to-one careers advice workshops to help you improve the chances of getting that perfect job.We encourage everyone visiting Rezzed over the weekend who might be interested in a job in games to pop by and make the most of the fantastic advice available at the Careers Bar.

Amazon hires John Smedley to lead new San Diego studio

Amazon hires John Smedley to lead new San Diego studio biz in an email interview that he's excited to have Amazon's resources at his disposal and he's happy to see Amazon's desire to "do big things in gaming.It's changed every aspect from how we market the games (Twitch dominates this now) to how we think about interactions between people watching streams and people playing the games," Smedley commented.

You can now apply and interview for a job entirely within Facebook

You can now apply and interview for a job entirely within Facebook There are 65 million Facebook Pages, and all of them will now be able to post about open positions on Facebook.A Facebook user could see a job posting on their News Feed or go to a page.

Facebook now lets you find and apply for jobs on mobile and desktop

Facebook now lets you find and apply for jobs on mobile and desktop You can now add Facebook to the long list of career sites that can help you find a new job.On Wednesday, the company announced that it is launching a new jobs bookmark on its mobile apps and the web.

These internships are most likely to turn into jobs, according to LinkedIn

These internships are most likely to turn into jobs, according to LinkedIn It's hard to get an internship, but it's even harder to know whether that internship has a chance of becoming a job.Unless you're in an industry where post-internship employment is virtually guaranteed, it's pretty much anyone's guess.

Erik Wolpaw leaves Valve

Erik Wolpaw leaves Valve Erik Wolpaw is no longer with Valve.After more than a decade with the company, the writer updated his Facebook page this morning to say he left his position there.

Dystopian Fun! U.S. agency maps 'Hunger Games' districts against real states

Dystopian Fun! U.S. agency maps 'Hunger Games' districts against real states The books (and film adaptations) have made it clear that the 12 "districts" somewhat align with certain states and regions in the current U.Ever since the books came out nearly 10 years ago, many maps have attempted to show what Panem looks like.

Industry veteran David Gardner named VP for games at BAFTA

Industry veteran David Gardner named VP for games at BAFTA Former EA and Atari exec David Gardner has been named VP for Games at BAFTA.It follows the charity organisation's renewed commitment to growing its global games membership, which will see the firm attend more US-based events including GDC and E3.

Gram Games to invest £4m as it moves headquarters to London

Gram Games to invest £4m as it moves headquarters to London Mobile developer Gram Games is moving its global headquarters to London and investing �4m in expanding its operations over the next 12 months.Several hires have already been made that "expand capabilities about development, design and marketing" with plans for 30 new jobs to be created.

Careers Study closes this week

Careers Study closes this week We're putting together a comprehensive report on careers in the games industry, and we need your help.The survey closes at the end of this week, so we need as many people as possible to fill it out (if you haven't already).

Bad Piggies lead designer joins Two Men and a Dog

Bad Piggies lead designer joins Two Men and a Dog Finnish mobile studio Two Men and a Dog has announced the hire of Markus Tuppurainen.He joins Two Man and a Dog as executive producer and will be helping to grow the studio's Zombie Catchers IP.

‘Apple Spaceship’ is now ‘Apple Park,’ employees set to move in April

‘Apple Spaceship’ is now ‘Apple Park,’ employees set to move in April Workers in Cupertino are starting to put the finishing touches on Apple’s monumental new headquarters, widely known as the Apple Spaceship.In fact, that’s just what Apple co-founder Steve Jobs called it when he first presented the plan to city managers in 2011.

IO Interactive names new studio head

IO Interactive names new studio head He replaces former studio head Hannes Seifert, who left IO Interactive and parent Square Enix for a new project closer to his home in Austria.Serving as studio production director, Abrak was instrumental in the episode release of Agent 47's newest adventures last year and hopes to build on the studio's success following the acclaim its experimental new Hitman received.

How one startup peon had a real-life Slumdog Millionaire moment

How one startup peon had a real-life Slumdog Millionaire moment The old English proverb came to life for Mumbai-based Shyam Kumar, a peon at mobile wallet firm Citrus Pay.He became a millionaire after his employer was acquired by Naspers-backed online payments company PayU in a $130 million deal last year.