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  • 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...
  • Chris DeWolfe's SGN gaming company acquires Mob Science

    Chris DeWolfe's SGN gaming company acquires Mob Science
    SGN, the social gaming company led by Myspace co-founder Chris DeWolfe, has acquired Carlsbad-based game developer Mob Science, the shop behind “Legends: Rise of a Hero,”  the company said Thursday. The deal will add Mob Science’s 11...
  • RealNetworks tries to grow casino games as Zynga drops gambling

    RealNetworks tries to grow casino games as Zynga drops gambling
    RealNetworks Inc., the company that makes the RealPlayer streaming software, is betting it can revive its casual games business with the help of its casino games on Facebook. The casino arm, which features games including video poker and blackjack, is...
  • Zynga files suit against casual-sex app maker

    Zynga files suit against casual-sex app maker
    In this legal battle, it's casual gaming vs. casual sex.  Zynga Inc., the social video games maker known for "Words With Friends" and "Scramble With Friends," has sued Bang With Friends Inc., a service that facilitates casual sex encounters, claiming...
  • TV ratings: 'Big Brother' and 'America's Got Talent' slip

    Aaryn Gries' novelty may be wearing off for viewers of CBS' "Big Brother." The reality show's ratings dropped 13% from last week. Wednesday night's telecast scored a 2.0 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, according to preliminary numbers from Nielsen....
  • Entertainment and cable stocks rise on strong earnings

    Entertainment and cable stocks rise on strong earnings
    It's been a good couple of days for entertainment and cable companies. Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. rose Thursday after those companies reported strong quarterly earnings.  Glendale-based DreamWorks...
  • Zynga's David Ko and Colleen McCreary leaving in shuffle

    Zynga's David Ko and Colleen McCreary leaving in shuffle
    At struggling casual video games company Zynga Inc., the name of the game appears to be "Restructuring With Friends."  Chief Operations Officer David Ko, Chief People Officer Colleen McCreary and Chief Technology Officer Cadir Lee are leaving the...
  • FishBowl Worldwide Media President and CEO Bruce Gersh exits

    FishBowl Worldwide Media President and CEO Bruce Gersh exits
    The former ABC executive who helped "America's Funniest Home Videos" producer Vin Di Bona bring his vast repository of amateur videos to the Web has left the company they founded amid differences over the future direction of the company. Bruce Gersh,...
  • Daniel Porter named head of WME's digital department

    Daniel Porter named head of WME's digital department
    Daniel Porter, the former chief executive of the mobile game studio OMGPOP, has been named head of talent agency WME's digital department, the company said Tuesday. Porter began working out of the Beverly Hills-based agency's New York office on Tuesday....
  • Chris DeWolfe's SGN gaming company to go on hiring spree

    Chris DeWolfe's SGN gaming company to go on hiring spree
    SGN, the social video game company led by Myspace co-founder Chris DeWolfe, says it plans to increase its staff by 30% over the next six months by adding 30 employees as Zynga Inc. sheds workers.  The company, which produces casual games such as...