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  • 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...
  • Twitter gets $1-billion credit line ahead of IPO

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Wall Street is rolling out the red carpet for Twitter. The company has received a $1-billion credit line from some of the banks underwriting its initial public stock offering. Twitter set up the agreement with lenders earlier this...
  • Smartphones reducing 'digital divide' for blacks, survey finds

    Smartphones reducing 'digital divide' for blacks, survey finds
    Smartphones are helping black Americans whittle down the “digital divide” with whites, according to a report released Monday by the Pew Research Center. Blacks are still behind whites in Internet use, especially among older and less educated...
  • Las Vegas: Two casinos become first in Sin City to accept bitcoin

    Two downtown Las Vegas casinos -- the D Las Vegas Casino Hotel and the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino -- will begin accepting bitcoin on Wednesday. The co-owned properties will welcome the digital currency at their hotel and gift shops but not for gambling,...
  • Daniel Porter named head of WME's digital department

    Daniel Porter named head of WME's digital department
    Daniel Porter, the former chief executive of the mobile game studio OMGPOP, has been named head of talent agency WME's digital department, the company said Tuesday. Porter began working out of the Beverly Hills-based agency's New York office on Tuesday....
  • WME Names Daniel Porter as Head of Digital Group

    Former OMGPOP CEO and Zynga GM Daniel Porter has been tapped as the head of WME's Digital Group. He will oversee all of the company's online and mobile initiatives and help identify digital opportunities for clients. While with OMGPOP, Porter oversaw the...
  • Chris DeWolfe's SGN gaming company to go on hiring spree

    Chris DeWolfe's SGN gaming company to go on hiring spree
    SGN, the social video game company led by Myspace co-founder Chris DeWolfe, says it plans to increase its staff by 30% over the next six months by adding 30 employees as Zynga Inc. sheds workers.  The company, which produces casual games such as...
  • Twitter files for an IPO; five things you should know

    Twitter files for an IPO; five things you should know
    As you may have heard, Twitter has filed for a confidential initial public offering of stock, so in case you aren't too familiar with the company, here are five quick things you should know. It has 200 million monthly active users Twitter hasn't...
  • 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...
  • Twitter prices IPO below expectations, moves date to Nov. 6

    SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has set the price range of its hotly anticipated initial public offering between $17 and $20 a share, with hopes of raising as much as $1.4 billion. At $20 a share, Twitter would be valued at about $11 billion. That...
  • Twitter has good news for shareholders: one class of shares

    Twitter has good news for shareholders: one class of shares
    SAN FRANCISCO -- As Twitter made public its stealth filing for an initial public offering, it parted with some of its Silicon Valley brethren by saying it would only issue one class of shares, meaning it plans to give all shareholders a vote. Unlike...
  • Problems Abound in the Media Biz, but Here's Why There's Hope

    The next 10 years should be the greatest time in the history of the entertainment business. The global middle class is growing astronomically fast. It may not be growing in the U.S., but it is growing in the rest of the world: Research shows that when...