| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:20 PM
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...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:54 PM
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| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Arriving aboard the Pride of Baltimore II and hailed by a cannon blast from the Constellation, Michael Phelps and Maryland's other Olympic athletes were celebrated in true local style Monday afternoon by elected officials and an Inner Harbor crowd.
| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Zynga, the video game maker best known for FarmVille and Words With Friends, has closed its Timonium office as part of a broader corporate consolidation, company officials said Monday.
The company also made changes at three other offices, closing and...
| Dec 14, 2011
It's a beautiful thing to walk through life in love with words. (Not so beautiful when Words With Friends is the object of your affection, as Alec Baldwin will attest.)
Ejection from American Airlines flights and ensuing Twitter battles notwithstanding,...
| Jan 25, 2012
As we pored over the transcripts of the newly declassified John F. Kennedy recordings—45 of the 248 hours of taped conversations during his White House years—our thoughts turned immediately to social media.
Most of us aren't tweeting about...
| Jul 8, 2012
Like a lot of Americans, Amalie Drury has grown very attached to her smartphone.
The 33-year-old Chicago writer checks the device multiple times a day for Facebook updates and email messages. She brings it into the bathroom when she brushes her teeth....
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:49 PM
For a few moments this weekend, the world thought they had a chance to go head to head with Michael Phelps -- on Words With Friends, that is.
The Olympian accidentally revealed his screen name for the game, sending it out to his nearly 200,000 Twitter...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Alec Baldwin stopped by "Saturday Night Live" to spoof his drama with American Airlines. On SNL's "Weekend Update," Alec Baldwin imitated the American Airlines captain who kicked him off a flight for allegedly abusive behavior and refusing to power down...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
For Zynga Inc. and its chief executive Mark Pincus, Christmas eve could very well be Thursday night, when its shares are expected to be priced for an initial public offering on Nasdaq and begin trading Friday....
| Dec 31, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Craziest tech stories of 2011: Charlie Sheen's intern search, Alec Baldwin's American Airline Twitter rant, the Angry Birds dress, and more!...