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  • 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...
  • Entrepreneur shifts strategy in volatile online game business

    Entrepreneur shifts strategy in volatile online game business
    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...
  • Facebook blows past estimates, reports big gains in revenue and profit

    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....
  • It's 'Game Over' as Zynga founder Mark Pincus leaves company

    It's 'Game Over' as Zynga founder Mark Pincus leaves company
    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...
  • PR Firm Sunshine Sachs Promotes Duo to Partner Posts

    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...
  • Microsoft Game Studios' Phil Spencer Takes Charge of Xbox

    Microsoft Game Studios chief Phil Spencer has been given oversight of Xbox and Xbox Live, which are combining under the games group. In the new role, Spencer will oversee the designers behind the Xbox One video game console, its Xbox Live interface, as...
  • Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

    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...