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  • Game Developers Conference offers creators a sporting chance

    With tens of millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in real-world arenas, game developers looking to create the next "StarCraft" or "League of Legends" might learn a few lessons at this year's Game Developers Conference. For...
  • Will Facebook make a car? Zuckerberg: Focus on the network

    No cars and solar power for Facebook, it seems. Asked at a town hall event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, if the world's biggest social network had ambitions outside of social media and the Internet, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook...
  • Study: Digital content makes teens feel good about themselves

    Study: Digital content makes teens feel good about themselves
    There's no question teens love digital stars: They flock to annual conventions such as VidCon, subscribe in mass numbers to YouTube and Vine accounts and even start their own video blogs. But Defy Media, a digital content company geared toward...
  • Troy Wolverton: Lyve promises to solve our photo storage and management issues

    In the digital age, managing photos has become a thorny problem. We're snapping more pictures than ever, so we need copious amounts of space to store them. Because we take them with multiple devices and store them in multiple locations think smartphones,...
  • KABC-TV retains lead for 6 p.m., 11 p.m. newscasts in L.A. market

    KABC-TV retains lead for 6 p.m., 11 p.m. newscasts in L.A. market
    KABC-TV Channel 7 has long generated the highest ratings for evening newscasts in Los Angeles, but KCBS-TV Channel 2 is gaining ground. In the TV station business, it can take years for a station to surpass a competitor — unless there is a major...
  • In Theory: Should news organizations begin investing in reporters with intimate religious understanding?

    In a Feb. 16 column in the Catholic Herald, writer Conor Gaffey argues that news organizations need to begin investing in journalists who have an intimate understanding of religion. Gaffey points to the BBC's recent decision to do away with its head...
  • Nasdaq at 5,000: Time to be very, very afraid?

    Nasdaq at 5,000: Time to be very, very afraid?
    For the longest time, I promised myself that I would stay in the stock market until the Nasdaq Composite index reached its dot-com era peak of just above 5,000. Then I'd bail out. My will power and resistance to self-delusion are about to be tested,...
  • Polka legend 'Jolly Joe' Timmer, stricken with dementia, sells WGPA radio for $95K

    Joseph W. Timmer, known to many legions of Lehigh Valley polka fans as "Jolly Joe," has rolled out the last dance tune on his Bethlehem radio station, WGPA-AM. Confined to a nursing home with dementia, the 85-year-old Timmer was declared incapacitated...
  • Love Story: Spring Break Spawns Lifetime Partnership

    Love Story: Spring Break Spawns Lifetime Partnership
    Daytona Beach 1992. Spring break. April Heavens squeezes into a Honda Civic with four other people for the drive south from Cheshire. "Pretty tight, right?" Kevin Woodcock and high school friends catch a Greyhound bus from Boston. On March 23, day...
  • Canadians 'Spocking" the image of ex-PM on $5 bill

    The death of actor Leonard Nimoy last week has inspired people to post photos on social media of marked-up five-dollar Canadian banknotes that show former prime minister Wilfrid Laurier transformed to resemble Spock, Nimoy's famous "Star Trek" character....
  • Venture capitalist testifies in Silicon Valley sex-bias suit

    A legendary billionaire investor defended his Silicon Valley venture capital firm Tuesday while testifying in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has accused the firm of being an all-boys club where women were denied chances to advance and...