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  • Microsoft to Shut Down MSN TV Service

    Microsoft will pull the plug on MSN TV, the service based on the early Internet-device startup WebTV it bought 16 years ago, effective Sept. 30. It will surely surprise some that the Son of WebTV was still extant. In recent years, the company has focused...
  • Surprise: Most TV Viewers Aren't Alarmed by Camera-Enabled Set-Top Boxes

    Freaked out by the idea of a TV provider watching your movements through a camera in the set-top box? You're in the minority. Most consumers don't have serious concerns about so-called "spy" set-tops, which could be used to serve targeted ads or...
  • Zynga to cut 18% of workforce

    Zynga to cut 18% of workforce
    Social video game company Zynga Inc. on Monday said it will cut 18% of its staff, or about 520 employees. The struggling maker of games such as "FarmVille" and "Words With Friends" is making the cuts as part of an effort to reduce costs by $70 million...
  • Facebook announces 'app center', paid apps

    Facebook announces 'app center', paid apps
    Facebook users who haven't yet discovered the joys of FarmVille or plugged in to the sounds of Spotify will be getting an easier way to find apps that run on the site. On Thursday, the site unveiled Facebook App Center, a clearinghouse for social apps...
  • Facebook may give access to children under 13

    Facebook may give access to children under 13
    SAN FRANCISCO — How young is too young to join Facebook? The Menlo Park, Calif., company currently bans anyone under age 13 from joining the world's most popular social network. Yet an estimated 7.5 million preteens — most of them under age...
  • Woman charged with stealing nearly $10K to purchase 'goods' for Facebook game

    Woman charged with stealing nearly $10K to purchase 'goods' for Facebook game
    Usually when people steal money it’s to buy something, and that something is typically real and tangible. But an Arlington, Wash., woman who has been charged with stealing nearly $10,000 in very real dollars to purchase “goods” for...
  • Zynga calls EA lawsuit 'baseless,' countersues

    Zynga calls EA lawsuit 'baseless,' countersues
    Zynga Inc. has fired back at Electronic Arts Inc., calling EA's copyright infringement lawsuit against it "baseless" and filing a countersuit alleging that the video game giant for prevented its employees from leaving to work for Zynga. “Today we...
  • New Media Offer New Ways To Dodge Those Darn Reporters' Pesky Questions

    We are approaching a moment when candidates running for Congress don't have to bother with old-fashioned media. Not so long ago, it might have been unthinkable for a non-incumbent to largely kiss off all but carefully scripted exchanges with local...
  • Facebook to Zynga: Social games are growing, not shrinking

    Facebook to Zynga: Social games are growing, not shrinking
    The tiff between the world's largest social network and the company behind the "FarmVille"  social game escalated this week. Facebook on Tuesday shot back at Zynga, saying the number of people playing games on the social network on a monthly basis grew...
  • Professor's journey for a school is rich in life lessons

    Professor's journey for a school is rich in life lessons
    Laura Pincus Hartman stood before a congregation in a church just south of 75th Street, gazing at anticipatory faces.    The pastor had just finished preaching an hour-long sermon from the Gospel of Mark about Jesus healing a woman. Hartman was about...
  • Games publisher King.com topples EA, Wooga on Facebook, for now

     
    King.com, a small but highly profitable game developer based in the U.K. and in Sweden, knocks Wooga and Electronic Arts off the chart as the No. 2 game publisher on Facebook, as measured by daily players, on Tuesday....
  • The Morning Fix: Zynga's big plans! 'Lone Ranger' saddles up. Rosie's ratings.

     
    The Morning Fix is a roundup of media headlines....