$5M for Aurora Feint

Burlingame, CA-based Aurora Feint, maker of the OpenFeint social mobile gaming platform used by thousands of Apple iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad developers, has raised $5 million in new funding from Chinese gaming company The9 Ltd. and technology incubator YouWeb, according to a report in VentureWire. The company plans to use some of the funds to adapt its platform for Android phones, executive chairman Peter Relan told the publication. The company previously raised $3.7 million in a November 2009 funding round.

Wade Roush is a freelance science and technology journalist and the producer and host of the podcast Soonish. Follow @soonishpodcast

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