For the Record: Wargaming to invest in Wickr
Source: http://world-of-ru.livejournal.com/3365886.html Hello everyone, Wargaming decided to invest in the Wickr platform. For those who never heard of it before, Wickr is a messenger system and its distinctive feature is the fact that it uses heavy encryption to provide secure communication. From Wickr’s report: Both Wargaming and Wickr put data privacy and security first and continually improve the quality of products they deliver globally.“We support a multimillion community of gamers and are committed to providing them with secure and reliable services”, said Andrei Yarantsau, the EVP of Publishing a t Wargaming, a leading free-to-play developer and publisher. “This partnership allows us to work closely together, combine the Wickr’s expertise in messaging technologies with Wargaming’s knowledge of gaming community, and open up a lot of strategic opport unities for both companies. Wickr managed to raise 30 million USD from Wargaming and other investors. Other investors include Breyer Capital, CME Group (an encrypted messenger is very interesting for banking services), Juniper Networks, The Knight Foundation and Riverwood.