| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SGN, the social gaming company led by Myspace co-founder Chris DeWolfe, has acquired Carlsbad-based game developer Mob Science, the shop behind “Legends: Rise of a Hero,” the company said Thursday.
The deal will add Mob Science’s 11...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SHANGHAI — Basketball-crazed countries around the world tuned in to see the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs in a tense Game 7 of the NBA Finals last week. Now, league officials are hoping audiences in China, its largest international market,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
After already launching applications for smartphones, tablets and Roku's set-top boxes, Time Warner Cable has made an agreement with Microsoft Corp. to bring its TV app to the tech giant's Xbox 360 devices.
The TWC TV app, which will launch as early as...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:48 PM
This time of year, dozens of children across the country die after being forgotten inside sweltering cars. A group of Johns Hopkins University students may have found a way to ensure that parents remember even a silently sleeping baby.
As part of a...
| Jun 1, 2013
In decades past, if someone mentioned the word "fitness," he or she was probably talking about calisthenic routines performed in a spandex body suit. Today, the term "fitness" is as likely to encompass the body as it is the mind.
More than simply...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:20 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:27 AM
After the coffee. Before getting John Mellencamp's new CD. (Yes, I still buy CDs.)
The Skinny: I was all set to watch some pilots last night when I finally got home around 9, but instead I got caught up in "American Reunion" on HBO. It wasn't that bad a...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:48 AM
All eyes have been on Apple in anticipation of its 'iRadio' music streaming service this week.
But while Pandora's potential rival secures licensing deals with record companies, Pandora itself is increasing its own offerings.
The Oakland company...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:38 PM
In a move straight out of the tech start-up handbook, Machinima co-founder Allen DeBevoise has decided to step down as chief executive of the gamer-focused YouTube channel he helped launch.
DeBevoise said he is looking for a professional manager who can...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:06 PM
While the state of the economy remains debatable, shoppers will continue to be conservative with their Christmas budgets, retail analysts say. And that means more bargain hunting.
Here are some tips from deal-finding experts and local savvy shoppers...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief executive of Zynga Inc., the social video game company he founded, and will be replaced by Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox business, the company said Monday.
Zynga's stock surged on word of the...