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  • China hopes to score a slam dunk with 3-D NBA film 'Amazing'

    China hopes to score a slam dunk with 3-D NBA film 'Amazing'
    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,...
  • 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...
  • Tom Clancy, 'king of the techno-thriller'

    Tom Clancy, 'king of the techno-thriller'
    Tom Clancy, the prolific Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, earning him the nickname "king of the techno-thriller," died Tuesday at Johns Hopkins...
  • Tom Clancy dies: Sales figures, by the numbers

    Tom Clancy dies: Sales figures, by the numbers
    Tom Clancy, the prolific thriller author who died Tuesday at age 66, leaves behind a wide-ranging legacy in entertainment. His wildly successful books -- many of which centered on Jack Ryan, Clancy's fictional CIA agent -- had several spheres of...
  • Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears

    Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears
    Tom Clancy didn't realize he was forever changing the spy novel back in 1982, while working in obscurity on his first book, a Cold War thriller centering on the defection of a Soviet naval captain and the technologically advanced submarine he includes...
  • Local Video Game Creator seeks to resurrect "Mutant Football League"

    Local Video Game Creator seeks to resurrect "Mutant Football League"
    When I last spoke with Michael Mendheim, he was promoting his newest graphic novel "The Four Horsemen", a story that he had adapted from a proposed video game and published under the Heavy Metal imprint. Since then, he's returned to producing video...
  • Court clears the way for $8.2-billion Activision-Vivendi deal

    Court clears the way for $8.2-billion Activision-Vivendi deal
    The Delaware Supreme Court has overturned a ruling that halted video game publisher Activision Blizzard and a group of investors from buying most of Vivendi's majority stake in the company. The unanimous Thursday decision clears the way for Santa...
  • 'Grand Theft Auto V' delivers shot in arm to game industry

    'Grand Theft Auto V' delivers shot in arm to game industry
    "Grand Theft Auto V" delivered an adrenaline shot to the heart of the video game industry. The hotly anticipated title fueled a 27% boost in overall industry sales in September, across hardware, software and accessories, as compared to the same time a...
  • Brain fitness can include playing training games on computers

    Brain fitness can include playing training games on computers
    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...
  • 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...