Friday, April 18, 2008

Apaja CEO Takes Baby Leave

After a busy 1 year on the job, Apaja CEO takes maternity leave. Congrats! From Antti Vilpponen · April 15, 2008 @ 8:09 pm - Apaja Online EntertainmentApaja Online Entertainment has done some changes in their management while expanding the casual gaming service to Turkey, according to a press release sent out earlier today. Inka Mero, the CEO of Apaja, is on a maternity leave and Tiina Zilliacus has joined the company as an acting CEO, Executive Vice President. Tiina Zilliacus has previously worked with Nokia Online Shops and Sonera Zed -service, according to the information on the management. Also reported in the press release is the expansion of Playray gaming service to Turkey, the 15th country where the service is available. No date for the launch of Turkey is given in the press release. Playray now attracts 2.5M unique visitors on a monthly basis.

New CEO: Inka Mero
March 28, 2007 – 11:08 am

I wrote earlier that we’ve finally found the new CEO for our company. Now I can announce the name too: Inka Mero. Inka comes to Apaja from Nokia where she has been in charge of Nokia’s global strategic alliances and partnerships. Before Nokia she worked five years in Sysopen Digia as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. I’m extremely happy for Inka joining our ranks!

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

ClickandBuy Terminated by Skype

For months now there has been no news from ClickandBuy. But now it seems the bad news is starting to pour in. One of its highest profile customers, Skype, has recently terminated its relationship with ClickandBuy;
"ClickandBuy payments no longer accepted By My status Kaili on April 10, 2008.
"From 8 April 2008 we will no longer accept payments by the ClickandBuy system. There are, of course, many other ways to pay for Skype credit and products. We hope you will not be greatly inconvenienced by this change. If you have any further queries please contact customer support or check out our forums."