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  • Microsoft Game Studios' Phil Spencer Takes Charge of Xbox

    Microsoft Game Studios chief Phil Spencer has been given oversight of Xbox and Xbox Live, which are combining under the games group. In the new role, Spencer will oversee the designers behind the Xbox One video game console, its Xbox Live interface, as...
  • Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

    Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Silicon Valley, with its influence and economic clout soaring to all-time highs, is having its pop culture moment. But the stream of movies, books, even a reality TV show spotlighting nerdy start-up culture have all been...
  • PR Firm Sunshine Sachs Promotes Duo to Partner Posts

    Sunshine Sachs' principals Ken Sunshine and Shawn Sachs have promoted Heather Lylis and Keleigh Thomas Morgan to partner. The duo joins Sunshine and Sachs as the only other partners at the PR firm. Thomas Morgan runs West Coast operations for the firm...
  • Entrepreneur shifts strategy in volatile online game business

    Entrepreneur shifts strategy in volatile online game business
    Technology entrepreneur Philip Holt took a detour in the online-game business late last year — one he says is paying off now with lucrative deals for his startup once known as Row Sham Bow Inc. The former chief of EA Sports' Maitland operation...
  • It's 'Game Over' as Zynga founder Mark Pincus leaves company

    It's 'Game Over' as Zynga founder Mark Pincus leaves company
    Zynga's Mark Pincus will no longer be involved with the day-to-day operations at the company he co-founded seven years ago. The announcement came Wednesday morning along with the company's results for the first quarter. Pincus led Zynga to fame and...
  • Facebook blows past estimates, reports big gains in revenue and profit

    Facebook blows past estimates, reports big gains in revenue and profit
    Facebook crushed expectations with its first-quarter financial results. The world's biggest social network reported profit of $642 million for the three months ended March 31, nearly three times its profit of $219 million in the year-earlier period....
  • Will Wall Street have a crush on Candy Crush IPO?

    Will Wall Street have a crush on Candy Crush IPO?
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Will Wall Street have a crush on King Digital Entertainment? The London-based maker of the highly addictive smartphone game Candy Crush has filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering of up...
  • Zynga to launch mobile version of 'FarmVille' game

    Zynga Inc. dominated social video games for PCs with "FarmVille" and "Zynga Poker." New versions for smartphones and tablets, being introduced this week in some markets, may determine whether the company stays relevant. Five years after becoming a hit...
  • Seth MacFarlane's 'Ted' Comes to Zynga Slot-Machine Game

    "Ted," the 2012 comedy from Seth MacFarlane about a raunchy, beer-swilling teddy bear, has landed in a virtual casino. Social-games developer Zynga has licensed the "Ted" character to be part of its free-to-play "Hit It Rich Slots" game, seeking to...
  • Facebook Widens Rollout of 15-Second Premium Video Ads

    Facebook is expanding the availability of 15-second video ads to "a select group of advertisers," the social giant announced. Facebook didn't reveal which new advertisers it's working with on Premium Video Ads, nor would it disclose ad rates. The company...
  • In Ridiculous Stunt, Adult Swim Premieres 'Rick and Morty' Episode on Instagram in 100-Plus Video Clips

    Adult Swim is touting the Instagram debut of a new episode of animated comedy "Rick and Morty" ahead of its regular TV broadcast next Monday as a television network first. And it may also be the last. Adult Swim, the programming block on Turner's...
  • After Zynga announcement, bitcoin price tops $1,000

    After Zynga announcement, bitcoin price tops $1,000
    The price of bitcoin shot up past $1,000 Monday after Zynga, an online gaming company, announced it would test using the digital currency as payment. Bitcoin, the volatile unregulated currency, has hit highs and lows in recent weeks and has gained...