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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • In Ridiculous Stunt, Adult Swim Premieres 'Rick and Morty' Episode on Instagram in 100-Plus Video Clips

    Adult Swim is touting the Instagram debut of a new episode of animated comedy "Rick and Morty" ahead of its regular TV broadcast next Monday as a television network first. And it may also be the last. Adult Swim, the programming block on Turner's...
  • Seth MacFarlane's 'Ted' Comes to Zynga Slot-Machine Game

    "Ted," the 2012 comedy from Seth MacFarlane about a raunchy, beer-swilling teddy bear, has landed in a virtual casino. Social-games developer Zynga has licensed the "Ted" character to be part of its free-to-play "Hit It Rich Slots" game, seeking to...
  • 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...
  • Video gambling companies betting on women

    Video gambling companies betting on women
    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-...
  • After Zynga announcement, bitcoin price tops $1,000

    After Zynga announcement, bitcoin price tops $1,000
    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...
  • Twitter gets $1-billion credit line ahead of IPO

    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...
  • Smartphones reducing 'digital divide' for blacks, survey finds

    Smartphones reducing 'digital divide' for blacks, survey finds
    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...
  • Las Vegas: Two casinos become first in Sin City to accept bitcoin

    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,...
  • 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....