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  • Time Warner Cable to launch TV app on Xbox 360

    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...
  • Adaptation of Xbox Kinect device could prevent common summer tragedy

    Adaptation of Xbox Kinect device could prevent common summer tragedy
    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...
  • Allen DeBevoise steps down as Machinima's chief executive

    Allen DeBevoise steps down as Machinima's chief executive
    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...
  • Shop savvy: How to save money on the holidays in 2013

    Shop savvy: How to save money on the holidays in 2013
    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...
  • Zynga's Pincus steps down as CEO, succeeded by Microsoft Xbox exec

    Zynga's Pincus steps down as CEO, succeeded by Microsoft Xbox exec
    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...
  • Ubisoft users' screen names and passwords exposed in hack

    Ubisoft users' screen names and passwords exposed in hack
    A database containing email addresses and passwords belonging to users of the website for Ubisoft, the video game developer behind the hit "Assassin’s Creed," was accessed illegally in a hack. The French company said someone used "stolen...
  • New Zynga chief Mattrick's compensation could top $50 million

    New Zynga chief Mattrick's compensation could top $50 million
    Don Mattrick, who earlier this week was appointed to replace Zynga's founder Mark Pincus as CEO, has a tough task in front of him: turning around the struggling social video game maker.  But he will certainly be well-paid for his efforts. According to...
  • Online game League of Legends star gets U.S. visa as pro athlete

    Online game League of Legends star gets U.S. visa as pro athlete
    International stars in sports such as baseball, hockey and basketball have long been afforded special immigration status to play on U.S. teams. Think David Beckham, the former Los Angeles Galaxy soccer player from Britain, or Dodgers rookie phenom Hyun-...
  • Visual-effects firms get a boost from video games

    Visual-effects firms get a boost from video games
    In a bombed-out section of a futuristic downtown Los Angeles, a man sits on a tire next to an overturned car, staring at a computer-controlled screen fastened to his wrist, oblivious to the machine gun fire and bomb blasts around him. The camera pans...
  • Zynga shares fall on outlook as Don Mattrick takes over as CEO

    Zynga shares fall on outlook as Don Mattrick takes over as CEO
    Shares of social video game company Zynga Inc. fell more than 14% in after-hours trading after the company on Thursday gave revenue and earnings guidance that fell short of analysts' expectations.  The San Francisco company said revenue for the third...
  • Activision Blizzard becomes independent in $5.8-billion transaction

    Activision Blizzard becomes independent in $5.8-billion transaction
    Activision Blizzard, the world's largest video game publisher, will separate from its French media parent to become an independent, publicly traded company.  The company's managers orchestrated a complex transaction to buy back shares from French parent...