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This week's top ME stories: HTML5 games, Despicable Me, iPhone 5s

This week's top ME stories: HTML5 games, Despicable Me, iPhone 5s
Zen Terrelonge

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General / September 13th 2013 at 2:37PM

A $5m investment, impressive downloads of Gameloft's Minion Rush, Apple's big iPhone 5S reveal and much more.

It's Friday, which means time to reveal Mobile Entertainment's ten most read stories of the week, from Friday, September 6th to Thursday, September 12th.

Among the stories that gathered eyeballs this week was the reveal that HTML5 games company BoosterMedia had received a $5 million investment from Neomobile, while Gameloft's Despicable Me: Minion Rush has reached 100 million downloads.

Further along the list, Apple's iPhone 5S arriving proved to be popular with readers, as did Nissan introducing a smartwatch. Yep, you read that last part correctly.

Check out the full top ten below.

1. BoosterMedia gets $5m investment as HTML5 games potential is realised

Investment will help deliver mobile games across web portals and app stores.

2. Despicable Me: Minion Rush dominates charts with 100 million downloads

The epic app shows no signs of slowing as it says more updates are in the pipeline.

3. Tim Green: Touch ID will not turn Apple into a payments company

Ignore the hype. Fingerprint scanning is about selling more iPhones. And it will probably succeed.

4. VIDEO: Nissan's smartwatch connects driver to car Knight Rider style

The device monitors brainwaves, heart rate and delivers personal messages.

5. Interview: IMR Executive: Mobile recruitment requires a leap of faith

Director of digital employment agency, Ross Wellby, reveals how brands are keen to adopt the technology and what key innovations have been witnessed.

6. INFOGRAPHIC: UK is number one for videos viewed online

The UK mobile video audience grew 262 per cent in one year.

7. Trailerpop to promote new De Niro movie, The Family

'Native advertising' campaign goes live on the app that showcases movie trailers.

8. InMobi launches iOS7 optimised software for developers

The SDK 400 includes new ad formats, built-in analytics and free segmentation.

9. Stella Artois launches a lager-than-life social media gifting app

The platform lets you get the beers in and pass the vouchers around on Facebook.

10. The iPhone 5s could convert up to 11 per cent of Android owners

More than 28 per cent of smartphone users already plan to upgrade to the new Apple device.