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  • Baltimore's Millennial Media files for IPO

    Baltimore's Millennial Media files for IPO
    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...
  • Friday Buffet: 'NCAA Football 13' gets its coverboy, Zynga makes a power play and game critic drama

    Friday Buffet: 'NCAA Football 13' gets its coverboy, Zynga makes a power play and game critic drama
    News Roundup •••• 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...
  • Monday Meltdown: 'Mass Effect 3' release, GDC shenanigans and the mythical 'Steam Box'

    Monday Meltdown: 'Mass Effect 3' release, GDC shenanigans and the mythical 'Steam Box'
    News Roundup •••• 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] ••••...
  • Mobile ad leader Millennial Media goes public

    Mobile ad leader Millennial Media goes public
    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...
  • Phelps, Maryland's Olympians welcomed home

    Phelps, Maryland's Olympians welcomed home
    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. "I...
  • Zynga's Maitland team reveals NFL Showdown

    Zynga's Maitland team reveals NFL Showdown
    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...
  • EA Tiburon eyes expanded focus as it celebrates 20 years

    EA Tiburon eyes expanded focus as it celebrates 20 years
    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...
  • Five things for Thursday, September 4

    Five things for Thursday, September 4
    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...
  • Zynga signs Tiger Woods to help develop golf game in Orlando

    Zynga signs Tiger Woods to help develop golf game in Orlando
    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...
  • Web gaming firm Miniclip hires advisers for new sale attempt: sources

    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...
  • New health apps, games reward patients who take their meds

    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....
  • Top U.S. hedge funds up Walgreen shares; lose some taste for Apple

    (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...