| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:09 PM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Silicon Valley, with its influence and economic clout soaring to all-time highs, is having its pop culture moment.
But the stream of movies, books, even a reality TV show spotlighting nerdy start-up culture have all been...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Sunshine Sachs' principals Ken Sunshine and Shawn Sachs have promoted Heather Lylis and Keleigh Thomas Morgan to partner.
The duo joins Sunshine and Sachs as the only other partners at the PR firm.
Thomas Morgan runs West Coast operations for the firm...
| 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...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Zynga's Mark Pincus will no longer be involved with the day-to-day operations at the company he co-founded seven years ago.
The announcement came Wednesday morning along with the company's results for the first quarter.
Pincus led Zynga to fame and...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Facebook crushed expectations with its first-quarter financial results.
The world's biggest social network reported profit of $642 million for the three months ended March 31, nearly three times its profit of $219 million in the year-earlier period....
| Oct 8, 2013
A wave of video gambling establishments catering to women is starting to sweep across Illinois — cozy, well-lit spots with names like Stella's Place, Emma's Eatery, Dotty's and Betty's Bistro.
They're a far cry from the stereotypical male-...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:58 AM
The price of bitcoin shot up past $1,000 Monday after Zynga, an online gaming company, announced it would test using the digital currency as payment.
Bitcoin, the volatile unregulated currency, has hit highs and lows in recent weeks and has gained...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:14 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Will Wall Street have a crush on King Digital Entertainment?
The London-based maker of the highly addictive smartphone game Candy Crush has filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering of up...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Smartphones are helping black Americans whittle down the “digital divide” with whites, according to a report released Monday by the Pew Research Center.
Blacks are still behind whites in Internet use, especially among older and less educated...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Two downtown Las Vegas casinos -- the D Las Vegas Casino Hotel and the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino -- will begin accepting bitcoin on Wednesday. The co-owned properties will welcome the digital currency at their hotel and gift shops but not for gambling,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:28 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Wall Street is rolling out the red carpet for Twitter.
The company has received a $1-billion credit line from some of the banks underwriting its initial public stock offering.
Twitter set up the agreement with lenders earlier this...