| Mar 16, 2015
| 4:35 PM
The son of Chicago billionaire Rivers Casino owner Neil Bluhm and one of his top executives have invested in a rival video gaming operation even as the elder Bluhm backs a campaign to rein in video poker's growth in Illinois.
Unite Here, a national hotel...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 11:05 AM
CUPERTINO, Calif. Amid debate about Silicon Valley's sweeping use of contract workers, Apple will dramatically expand its in-house security team, giving the officers the same benefits as other employees.
After a yearlong review, Apple has decided to hire...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Mike Verdu was chief executive of TapZen, a start-up making games for smartphones and tablets, when Kabam Inc., a much larger gaming company, bought it in January. Now he's Kabam's chief creative officer and senior vice president for studios....
| Mar 1, 2015
Shuttle drivers who ferry tech workers between Silicon Valley and San Francisco have voted for union representation.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://tinyurl.com/nf3ltp2) that drivers working for Compass Transportation voted 104-38 in favor of...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 11:16 AM
Mobile game developer and publisher Kabam Inc. is opening a studio in Los Angeles after acquiring a pair of local start-ups, the company announced Tuesday.
Kabam has created mobile gaming apps for films including "The Hunger Games," "Fast & Furious" and...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Philip Holt understands first-hand Electronic Arts Tiburon's effect on Orlando's technology community.
Holt once worked as a studio general manager for the video-game giant in Maitland. When he left, he turned his attention to the city's emerging tech...
| 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...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Technology entrepreneur Philip Holt took a detour in the online-game business late last year — one he says is paying off now with lucrative deals for his startup once known as Row Sham Bow Inc.
The former chief of EA Sports' Maitland operation...