| May 11, 2014
My young-adult son, Jeff, and I don't always see eye to eye. I give him good advice; he says I am meddling. I plan; he wings it. Our mother-son dynamic can be rocky at times. Imagine that.
When my husband dropped out of a November trip to New York...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:53 AM
His driver-hailing app Uber has made enemies of taxi drivers round the world. Over a steak sandwich in San Francisco, one of Silicon Valley’s most combative operators tells Tim Bradshaw, ‘Ultimately, progress and innovation win’
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:56 PM
As one online commentator put it, "This is like discovering a UFO for gaming."
The writer was referring to the dusty scene captured in a YouTube video shot in the New Mexico desert, where makers of a film documentary began digging in a landfill in...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:30 AM
If your teenager spent last summer working on his gaming and couch potato skills because he couldn't land a job, here's some good news: His chances of finding part-time work are much better this year.
That's the forecast from SnagAJob's summer hiring...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Activision and Toys for Bob will unleash the fourth installment of the bestselling Skylanders franchise October 5 with "Skylanders Trap Team." The new video game and toy hybrid will allow kids to pull characters out of the digital world and...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:52 PM
So, how can there be any doubt that the Avengers are about to assemble for Disney Infinity after the YouTube teaser video that was posted today?
The video shows Captain America’s iconic shield flying though various Disney Infinity game-play worlds...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:41 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — A tiny Irvine company founded by a 21-year-old Cal State Long Beach drop-out may play a leading role in Facebook's next major bet on the future of the Internet: that virtual reality will change the way people experience the Web....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The 2014 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world's largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, set an attendance record with more than 24,000 industry professionals at last...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:06 PM
The Friday before April 15 rolls around offers something a lot less taxing. In fact, the North American release of Nintendo’s “Disney Magical World” on April 11 might be a fun pre-tax-refund purchase for many gaming fans – or maybe...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:02 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
A Chicago woman, 28, was stopped at Lake Cook and Wilmot Roads at 3:28 p.m. on Feb. 28 and charged with driving while license suspended and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The creator of Flappy Bird, the extremely popular mobile game that was surprisingly and suddenly removed from app stores last month, said he is considering re-releasing the game.
Speaking with Rolling Stone, Vietnamese independent developer Dong...