| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Baltimore's Millennial Media Inc., one of the dominant companies in the rapidly growing field of mobile advertising, plans to raise $75 million in a public stock offering — money it will use to expand its operations overseas and go head-to-head...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 9:39 AM
•••• Zynga is branching off into its own social gaming platform, making the entrypoint for “Farmville” and “Words With Friends” players a self-contained site rather than Facebook. They also plan to...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:16 AM
•••• The 26th edition of the Game Developers Conference kicks off in San Francisco today. Follow the official #GDC tag on Twitter for a bunch of people reporting on how hung over they are. [GDC]
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:20 PM
For a day, a Baltimore company had IPO fever.
Fast-growing Millennial Media Inc., a Baltimore-based mobile advertising company, sold shares to the public Thursday, breaking a years-long IPO drought in the city's technology sector. It ended the day valued...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Arriving aboard the Pride of Baltimore II and hailed by a cannon blast from the Constellation, Michael Phelps and Maryland's other Olympic athletes were celebrated in true local style Monday afternoon by elected officials and an Inner Harbor crowd.
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Video game company Zynga, best known for Farmville and Words With Friends, today is releasing its mobile NFL Showdown game. It was designed at its new Maitland studio.
I got a live preview of the game earlier from local Zynga executives Mike Taramykin...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:44 PM
EA Tiburon, part of the Electronic Arts video game company, is eying an expanded focus in its Maitland office, which has been dedicated to sports games, as it celebrates 20 years in business.
Daryl Holt, executive with EA in Maitland, said the company...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida.
1. Two SunRail stories are breaking this morning. First off SunRail trains were running late after an early morning freight-train derailment on the tracks near Sanford. And the man struck and...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Zynga, the maker of games like Words With Friends and Farmville, will develop a golf game at its new Orlando studio. The company has signed Tiger Woods as a partner to endorse the new mobile game.
Called Zynga Sports 365, the new arm of the company will...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:48 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - One of the world's largest online games companies, Miniclip, has hired advisers to find a buyer after previous attempts to sell it fell through, according to several sources familiar with the firm.
Miniclip is hoping to fetch up to...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:01 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group of ex-gaming industry executives say they can use their design chops to solve a major health challenge: Sick patients neglecting to take their medication and costing employers and insurance providers billions of dollars....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:21 PM
(Reuters) - Top U.S. hedge fund managers did some shopping for shares of discount retailer Dollar General Corp and drug store operator Walgreen Co in the second quarter.
Daniel Loeb's Third Point added 1 million shares of Dollar General, raising his...