| Feb 1, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Facebook filed paperwork Wednesday to allow it to go public this spring, a deal being closely watched internationally — and especially at Baltimore's T. Rowe Price Group, which holds a stake of about $400 million in the social-networking behemoth...
| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| 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....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Xbox Entertainment Studios, we hardly knew ya.
The decision by Microsoft to pull the plug on its in-house division to produce a slate of original shows for the Xbox platform on Thursday didn't come as much of a surprise as new CEO Satya Nadella wants the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:20 AM
SAN JOSE, Calif. Pay for performance.
It's typically what companies say about how they decide to pay their top executives. It sounds simple in theory, but it gets hard to understand when you look at the numbers.
Take, for example, San Francisco game...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Twitter's Dick Costolo is gutting the company's top ranks as he seeks to build an executive dream team.
The microblogging service Tuesday appointed a new chief financial officer, former Goldman Sachs banker Anthony Noto, who took the company public in...