| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:05 AM
TRACY, Calif. Investors and entrepreneurs behind some of the world's newest industries have started to put their money and tech talents into farming the world's oldest industry with an audacious agenda: to make sure there is enough food for the 10 billion...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Junyo, a California-based education technology company, plans to grow in Orlando after acquiring 360Ed, a local company founded by tech entrepreneur Ben Noel.
Junyo’s CEO is Steve Schoettler, one of the co-founders of video game company Zynga....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:18 PM
If Sid Meier's "Civilization" is among the forefathers of Baltimore County's video game industry, it can add two more descendants to its family tree.
Meier's Firaxis Games released the latest chapter in its series of strategy games, "Civilization:...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Can an app that people anonymously share confessions on, some of which become fodder for news stories, protect the users' identities?
That's the issue surrounding Whisper this week.
When opening the anonymous message board app Whisper on an iOS device...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
SELLER: Mark and Allison Pincus
LOCATION: San Francisco, CA
SIZE: 7 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Who knows if they caught a case of The Real Estate Fickle or if they're more practically concerned about the still...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Xbox Entertainment Studios, we hardly knew ya.
The decision by Microsoft to pull the plug on its in-house division to produce a slate of original shows for the Xbox platform on Thursday didn't come as much of a surprise as new CEO Satya Nadella wants the...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Zynga, the company behind such games as Farmville and Words With Friends, has signed a lease for office space in Maitland.
Real estate development company Emerson International confirmed the lease for Zynga, of 5,203 square feet at 2600 Maitland...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Video game company Zynga, best known for Farmville and Words With Friends, today is releasing its mobile NFL Showdown game. It was designed at its new Maitland studio.
I got a live preview of the game earlier from local Zynga executives Mike Taramykin...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida.
1. Two SunRail stories are breaking this morning. First off SunRail trains were running late after an early morning freight-train derailment on the tracks near Sanford. And the man struck and...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:44 PM
EA Tiburon, part of the Electronic Arts video game company, is eying an expanded focus in its Maitland office, which has been dedicated to sports games, as it celebrates 20 years in business.
Daryl Holt, executive with EA in Maitland, said the company...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Zynga, the maker of games like Words With Friends and Farmville, will develop a golf game at its new Orlando studio. The company has signed Tiger Woods as a partner to endorse the new mobile game.
Called Zynga Sports 365, the new arm of the company will...