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  • Could Kim Kardashian's video game make more money than a hit movie?

    Could Kim Kardashian's video game make more money than a hit movie?
    In the latest video game sensation, the player encounters an attractive stranger at a bar and must make a difficult choice: flirt or network. The goal: climb the Hollywood food chain and transform from a starving no-name to a rich-and-famous A-lister....
  • Knetik Media to hire, expand after $1M in new financing

    Knetik Media to hire, expand after $1M in new financing
    Altamonte Springs-based Knetik Media is expanding and hiring after closing a $1 million round of new financing. The company may hire up to 15 people this year including software engineers, said Laura Boyette, executive assistant. The company...
  • Tencent estimate-beating profit driven by phone games

    Tencent estimate-beating profit driven by phone games
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings Ltd , China's biggest listed tech firm, posted its second quarter of year-on-year profit gain of more than 50 percent as smartphone gaming revenue continued to grow at a breakneck pace. Net income rose 59 percent to...
  • NCAA decision could change college sports

     NCAA decision could change college sports
    Northwestern's first football game is more than two weeks away, but fans are already speculating on possible bowl destinations, including the Outback Bowl, the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. Each bowl comes...
  • More companies adding video to personalize online customer service

    More companies adding video to personalize online customer service
    In a hurry on a sizzling July morning, Veronica Vallejos opted for the drive-through ATM at Visterra Credit Union in Moreno Valley. After pulling under a carport, she leaned out her window and found to her surprise, a screen lit up with Regina's smiling...
  • 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...
  • 'Us and the Game Industry' unlocks the business

    'Us and the Game Industry' unlocks the business
    The awkwardly titled "Us and the Game Industry" is an otherwise accessible, engaging documentary spotlighting the vital world of independent computer game development. Produced and directed by Stephanie Beth, the film takes such an emotionally based, non-...
  • How Sony is enlisting gamers on Twitch, Reddit to develop new titles

    How Sony is enlisting gamers on Twitch, Reddit to develop new titles
    Think of Sony and games, and it's likely PlayStation that comes to mind. But the company has also had big success making online games for 18 years through its Sony Online Entertainment division. Now, SOE has embarked on a fascinating experiment in...
  • Activision quarterly revenue tops forecasts ahead of new game releases

    Activision quarterly revenue tops forecasts ahead of new game releases
    Strong online sales of "World of Warcraft" and "Hearthstone" pushed Activision Blizzard Inc. past revenue forecasts, the video game publisher said Tuesday. The Santa Monica game developer posted a profit of $204 million in the second quarter, down 37%...
  • Virtual Piggy banking on kids making parent-monitored online payments

    Parents who have found big credit card and debit card charges for unauthorized online purchases by their teens might be wondering what they can do to prevent it from happening again. That's one reason why Virtual Piggy Inc. exists. The Hermosa Beach...
  • Five questions with La Cakerie's owner and executive chef Jason Hisley

    Five questions with La Cakerie's owner and executive chef Jason Hisley
    Customers of Towson's artisan bakery La Cakerie could easily mistake their surroundings for an enlarged dollhouse kitchen; high-pitched strains of pop music bounce off pink walls and the aroma of baking cake batter wafts through the air. Owner and...