| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Shares of social video game company Zynga Inc. fell more than 14% in after-hours trading after the company on Thursday gave revenue and earnings guidance that fell short of analysts' expectations.
The San Francisco company said revenue for the third...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 10:59 AM
With cable television taking more chances with edgy content, NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke said it was important for the network to let producers know that it too will stand by programs that push the envelope.
Responding to a question at...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Business news giant Bloomberg LP is bringing in new leadership for its media unit.
Justin B. Smith, president of Atlantic Media and credited with building a strong digital presence for Atlantic magazine, has been named president of Bloomberg Media. He...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Zynga Inc. is kicking the gambling habit.
The social gaming company had been trying to get into the online betting business as revenue from Facebook games weakens, but on Thursday Zynga said during its second-quarter earnings report that it would not...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:09 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
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.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:22 AM
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....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 7:38 PM
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...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief executive of Zynga Inc., the social video game company he founded, and will be replaced by Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox business, the company said Monday.
Zynga's stock surged on word of the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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...