| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:57 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
SELLER: Mark and Allison Pincus
LOCATION: San Francisco, CA
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:20 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:44 PM
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...
| 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
| 2:05 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....
| 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 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...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| 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...