| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:29 AM
As Apple's stock rose to new high on Monday, the technology giant set another record: It became the most valuable public company in history.
Apple's market value -- the price of its stock multiplied by the number of outstanding shares -- hit $623 billion...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Zynga Inc. has fired back at Electronic Arts Inc., calling EA's copyright infringement lawsuit against it "baseless" and filing a countersuit alleging that the video game giant for prevented its employees from leaving to work for Zynga.
| Sep 26, 2012
| 9:33 AM
On October 5th, the Chicago International Social Change Film Festival will be kicking off at the Showplace Icon Theater on Roosevelt Road. Showcasing films that "heighten public conciousness" of social issues, one of the festival's featured screenings...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 1:05 PM
It's not exactly the Yellow Brick Road, but a proverbial hop, skip and a jump up the Kennedy Expressway from the wizard of Oz's birthplace lies the origin of a new kind of Oz creation.
More than a century after L. Frank Baum penned "The Wonderful ...
| Jul 30, 2012
Laura Pincus Hartman stood before a congregation in a church just south of 75th Street, gazing at anticipatory faces.
The pastor had just finished preaching an hour-long sermon from the Gospel of Mark about Jesus healing a woman. Hartman was about...
| 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 17, 2012
| 4:24 PM
The young guy in the trucker cap, skinny jeans and Air Jordans squeezed the trigger on the toy shotgun and his umpteenth round of “Big Buck Hunter” blasted to life. The guy was maybe 25 and so focused on bagging digital deer, the butt of the...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:37 PM
No one knows Facebook better than Facebook. Seconds after the company’s filing for a huge initial public stock offering was announced Wednesday, Facebook users flooded the social network with comments....
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Producer Mark Burnett has made an investment in Youtoo, a technology company that licenses interactive elements to the TV industry....
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Zynga, the maker of online games FarmVille and Words With Friends, said it will seek to raise $400 million in a secondary public stock offering and rejigger when employees can sell their shares, moves designed to help prevent a sudden drop in the price of...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Facebook filed papers for an IPO on Wednesday. Not everyone is celebrating, though. In anticipation of the news, critics began questioning Facebook's direction as a company, raising the following questions. Are IPOs really good for businesses? The IPO has...