| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Facebook IPO filing: In eight years, Facebook has gone from the creation of a couple of college kids in a Harvard dorm room, to Silicon Valley golden child, to filing for one of the largest IPOs the U.S. has ever seen....
| Jul 16, 2011
| 6:03 PM
As she unloaded groceries in the driveway of her Palo Alto, Calif., home, Lisen Stromberg was approached by a real estate broker who asked whether she'd be willing to sell her five-bedroom house to a senior Facebook executive.
"There is a house down...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 7:16 PM
If you haven't heard of Cityville, you've heard of Mafia Wars. And if that doesn't ring a bell, how about Farmville?
At its 'Unleashed' event today, the maker of all three of these popular social games Zynga unveiled several new games and teased its...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 5:55 AM
Facebook, the world's largest Internet social network, is preparing for a initial public stock offering next year, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Facebook is exploring raising $10 billion, the Wall Street Journal said on Monday. It...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:14 AM
A congressional vote on an anti-piracy bill that Internet heavyweights like Google say would be an online Armageddon has been delayed until 2012.
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which was introduced in the House of Representatives in late October,...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Alec Baldwin said it got him kicked off a plane.
John Mayer called it "the new Twitter."
Both celebs are obviously fans of Words With Friends, but neither can boast the game hooked them up with the love of their life, like Megan Lawless and Jasper...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Gaming in 2012 is going to be a very wild ride, with the introduction of two new consoles, a return to the "Halo" universe and the potential for even more entertainment choices.
The PlayStation Vita and the Nintendo Wii U are both expected to hit the...
| 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...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 6:00 AM
A blackout scheduled for Wednesday to protest against proposed legislation on online piracy has failed to get the support of the biggest Internet players.
Despite calls for the participation of sites such as Facebook, Twitter and other big names, the...
| 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 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...