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  • Mobile gaming app maker Kabam opens shop in L.A.

    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...
  • Union seeks to organize more Silicon Valley bus drivers

    SAN JOSE, Calif. A union has put a host of prominent Silicon Valley tech companies on notice that the drivers who ferry their employees to and from work want to organize. The Teamsters sent letters last week to the CEOs of Amtrak, Apple, eBay, Genentech,...
  • Former EA Tiburon employees help grow Orlando's tech community

    Former EA Tiburon employees help grow Orlando's tech community
    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...
  • New titles for Firaxis, Big Huge Games show signs of life in local gaming industry

    New titles for Firaxis, Big Huge Games show signs of life in local gaming industry
    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:...
  • Tech company Junyo buys Orlando firm, plans growth

    Tech company Junyo buys Orlando firm, plans growth
    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....
  • At Whisper's news-gathering operation, data collection comes under siege

    At Whisper's news-gathering operation, data collection comes under siege
    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...
  • Zynga's Mark Pincus Lists Unoccupied San Francisco Manse

    SELLER: Mark and Allison Pincus LOCATION: San Francisco, CA PRICE: $18,000,000 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...
  • Zynga's Maitland team reveals NFL Showdown

    Zynga's Maitland team reveals NFL Showdown
    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...
  • Five things for Thursday, September 4

    Five things for Thursday, September 4
    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...
  • EA Tiburon eyes expanded focus as it celebrates 20 years

    EA Tiburon eyes expanded focus as it celebrates 20 years
    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...
  • Zynga signs Tiger Woods to help develop golf game in Orlando

    Zynga signs Tiger Woods to help develop golf game in Orlando
    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...