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  • 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...
  • Twitter files for an IPO; five things you should know

    Twitter files for an IPO; five things you should know
    As you may have heard, Twitter has filed for a confidential initial public offering of stock, so in case you aren't too familiar with the company, here are five quick things you should know. It has 200 million monthly active users Twitter hasn't...
  • Will Wall Street have a crush on Candy Crush IPO?

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...