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  • Zynga files suit against casual-sex app maker

    Zynga files suit against casual-sex app maker
    In this legal battle, it's casual gaming vs. casual sex.  Zynga Inc., the social video games maker known for "Words With Friends" and "Scramble With Friends," has sued Bang With Friends Inc., a service that facilitates casual sex encounters, claiming...
  • List of tax-exempt items for the sales tax holiday

    List of tax-exempt items for the sales tax holiday
    2013 Sales Tax Holiday: List of taxable and tax-exempt items August 2 through August 4, 2013 The 2013 Florida Legislature passed and the Governor approved a tax-free period that states: No sales tax shall be collected on the sale of clothing, wallets,...
  • Locally created mobile game gets high scores

    Locally created  mobile game gets high scores
    It's flesh-eating action in "GraveStompers: Zombie vs. Zombie," the first game released by the Huntington Beach-based independent video game developer Mad Menace Entertainment. The game, which was originally available on smartphones and tablets only,...
  • Truth, and fun, of video gaming in Laurel [Commentary]

    When I was in high school, I had a friend over who happened to share an interest in video games. We were both engaged in a particularly rough game of "Dead or Alive," a fighting game. My mother walked in on us and commented on how we were glued to the...
  • Video game sales drop 19% in July

    Video game sales drop 19% in July
    Video game sales fell to $443 milllion in July, representing a drop of 19% from the same time a year earlier, according to a newly released report from researcher the NPD Group. Hardware sales declined a more precipitous 34% to $99 million in July, from...
  • 'Saints Row IV': The wild game that almost didn't get made

    'Saints Row IV': The wild game that almost didn't get made
    The opening 30 minutes of “Saints Row IV” might qualify as the most breathtakingly ridiculous in video game history. As a member of the Saints, a street gang turned-beloved international celebrities, the main character thwarts a nuclear...
  • League of Legends players told to reset passwords after breach

    Riot Games became the latest video game developer to suffer a data breach, the Santa Monica company disclosed Tuesday. Real names, user names, email addresses and encrypted passwords belonging to "a portion" of North American players of League of...
  • 2013 tech flops: Biggest busts so far [Photos]

    2013 tech flops: Biggest busts so far  [Photos]
    In technology, companies are unveiling new products almost every day, touting each as if it were the one device that will truly change the world. Rarely is that true, and for every big hit there are many misses. For whatever reason -- perhaps a...
  • Time Warner Cable launches TV app for Xbox 360 with 300 channels

    Time Warner Cable launches TV app for Xbox 360 with 300 channels
    Time Warner Cable launched its TV application for Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 devices Tuesday, after already having introduced apps for smartphones, tablets and Roku's set-top boxes. Xbox Live Gold members can access up to 300 channels through the app,...
  • 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....
  • Microsoft's Xbox music streaming service to launch on iOS, Android

    Microsoft's Xbox music streaming service to launch on iOS, Android
    Xbox Music, Microsoft Corp.'s entry into the ever-expanding music-streaming industry, will introduce applications for Android and iOS devices and allow free streaming on the Web, the company said Sunday. Microsoft launched Xbox Music about a year ago,...