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  • Big Huge Games' computers, desks, other items to be auctioned

    Computers, desks, chairs and other office equipment and items that belonged to the now-defunct Big Huge Games, a Timonium-based video game maker, will be auctioned Tuesday as part of the company's Chapter 7 bankruptcy and liquidation. Big Huge Games...
  • Defunct Big Huge Games goes on the auction block

    Defunct Big Huge Games goes on the auction block
    Hundreds of computers, monitors, office furniture and digital design tools were auctioned Tuesday in Timonium to raise money for creditors of defunct Big Huge Games and its Rhode Island parent company, 38 Studios LLC. Traces of a one-time creative...
  • Baltimore County police seize sweepstakes game machines

    Baltimore County police seize sweepstakes game machines
    Some of those who came to play at Hot Spot Sweepstakes in Towson on Wednesday afternoon walked away disappointed. Some seemed stunned. Finding the door locked, they peeked into the tinted storefront window to see a dark room and tables and chairs, but...
  • Zynga closes Timonium video game studio in broader consolidation

    Zynga closes Timonium video game studio in broader consolidation
    Zynga, the video game maker best known for FarmVille and Words With Friends, has closed its Timonium office as part of a broader corporate consolidation, company officials said Monday. The company also made changes at three other offices, closing and...
  • Not all fun and (video) games

    Not all fun and (video) games
    Big Huge Games in Timonium closed last May, taking nearly 100 jobs with it. Nine months later, a local studio that was launched from the ashes of the video game-maker shut down, too. And Zynga, which created FarmVille and Words with Friends, closed its...
  • Another March Madness with no college hoops game in sight

    Another March Madness with no college hoops game in sight
    March Madness kicked off today, but for gamers, it's a sad reminder that for two and a half years, nobody has bothered to capture this exciting month of sports in a video game. College athletics is in a tumultuous time, with increasing pressure to...
  • Tales from Black Friday

    Tales from Black Friday
    As shoppers find the best Black Friday deals and swipe their credit cards, The Baltimore Sun shares their stories. Deals 'better than what we thought' Shortly after 9 a.m., drivers circled the multi-level parking lots at Towson Town Center looking for...
  • Grandparents can learn a lot about grandparenting from Amy Goyer

    At a recent meeting I attended, a name surfaced as a resource and possible speaker for a future caregiving forum. The individual's name is Amy Goyer, author and multigenerational family expert. It turns out that Goyer wears many hats for AARP, formerly...
  • Employers increase flexible workplace options

    Employees at Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield, the region's largest insurer, can work from home several days a week. Hunt Valley-based McCormick & Co. lets some full-time spice plant employees work four-day weeks. And in the "flexible workplace" of...
  • Investors may soon be able to buy into their favorite Internet companies

    Investors may soon be able to buy into their favorite Internet companies
    Investment guru Peter Lynch once advised ordinary folks to "invest in what you know." For many small investors, some of the companies they are most familiar with are the e-commerce and social media sites they use every day. Now some of these private...
  • Md. game makers bolstered by Supreme Court decision

    Working out of a Highlandtown studio, Ben Walsh and his small team of video game developers recently created My Pet Rock, a family-friendly Facebook game. But, Walsh said, some day he might decide to design a video game for a more, er, mature audience &#...
  • Netflix apologizes

    Netflix apologizes
    Below is a mea culpa from Netflix over its recently poor customer relations moves. But blogger Peter Cohan doesn't seem moved: "Changing your name is not enough to turn around a struggling business," he writes. He says Netflix has some significant...