| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Facebook has filed papers for what's expected to be the largest initial public offering ever to come out of Silicon Valley and one of the largest in U.S. history.
Ending months of breathless speculation, the 8-year-old social networking company has...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:08 PM
It may be a financial bonanza for investors riding on the coattails of Facebook's grand initial public offering today, but in social gaming land, few are celebrating.
Facebook, whose popularity among its nearly 1 billion users has been partly fueled by...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:02 PM
At long last, the Holy Grail of Internet IPOs is here. Facebook filed Wednesday to raise $5 billion in an initial public offering.
In 2011, Facebook earned $1 billion on sales of $3.7 billion. As of December 31, Facebook had 845 million monthly active...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Zynga Inc. has fired back at Electronic Arts Inc., calling EA's copyright infringement lawsuit against it "baseless" and filing a countersuit alleging that the video game giant for prevented its employees from leaving to work for Zynga.
| Sep 26, 2012
| 9:33 AM
On October 5th, the Chicago International Social Change Film Festival will be kicking off at the Showplace Icon Theater on Roosevelt Road. Showcasing films that "heighten public conciousness" of social issues, one of the festival's featured screenings...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Zynga's shares hit an all-time low after an analyst at Pacific Crest Securities lowered his estimates for the company, citing a steep decline in the social game company's traffic.
The San Francisco firm's shares traded at $4.88 early Thursday, down 7...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Can't get enough of those virtual cows and crops from FarmVille? Good news, agrarians: Zynga toys and games are coming this fall.
Hasbro, the big-time toy company responsible for My Little Pony and Monopoly, announced Thursday that it has bought the...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:54 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- There is an app for just about everything. It isn't surprising that the demand for people to design those apps has spiked in recent years.
For those looking for a job, there's an app for that.
"I've always loved being on the cutting...
| Feb 13, 2012
When we showed up to the University of Texas at Arlington, there was this fear that no one would be playing Words with Friends during the lunch break. That fear quickly disappeared.
“We have little challenges, competitions, and see who wins,&...
| Feb 21, 2012
Are you itching to own a piece of Facebook? The social media powerhouse has filed paperwork for an initial public offering. Now all the loose ends are being tied up before its stock can be sold.
But will regular users of the site even be able to buy it...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Facebook's first-ever earnings came in on target Thursday, with revenue of $1.18 billion on profit of 12 cents a share.
Facebook posted a second-quarter loss of $157 million, or 8 cents a share. But on an adjusted basis, after accounting for restricted...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Electronic Arts has filed a copyright infringement suit against Zynga, alleging that the social gaming company's "The Ville" misappropriated EA's "The Sims Social" game.
In a blog post explaining the lawsuit, Lucy Bradshaw, head of the studio that...