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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...
  • 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...
  • Las Vegas: Two casinos become first in Sin City to accept bitcoin

    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,...
  • ‘Candy Crush Saga’ gives addicted mobile-game players a sugar rush

     
    I slide three shiny red jelly beans together. Trumpet blast. I put three lemon drops in a line. A xylophone […]...
  • Think tank: 10 Greediest Americans

    The Institute for Policy Studies has published its list of the 10 greediest Americans for 2011. "Unfortunately, it was very easy to choose 10," says Sam Pizzigati, editor of the think tank’s “Too Much” weekly newsletter. "That's the...
  • Professor's journey for a school is rich in life lessons

    Professor's journey for a school is rich in life lessons
    Laura Pincus Hartman stood before a congregation in a church just south of 75th Street, gazing at anticipatory faces.    The pastor had just finished preaching an hour-long sermon from the Gospel of Mark about Jesus healing a woman. Hartman was about...
  • Zynga closes Timonium video game studio in broader consolidation

    Zynga closes Timonium video game studio in broader consolidation
    Zynga, the video game maker best known for FarmVille and Words With Friends, has closed its Timonium office as part of a broader corporate consolidation, company officials said Monday. The company also made changes at three other offices, closing and...
  • 'Oz' fest: Chicago startup creates 'Wizard of Oz'-themed game

    'Oz' fest: Chicago startup creates 'Wizard of Oz'-themed game
    It's not exactly the Yellow Brick Road, but a proverbial hop, skip and a jump up the Kennedy Expressway from the wizard of Oz's birthplace lies the origin of a new kind of Oz creation. More than a century after L. Frank Baum penned "The Wonderful ...
  • Not all fun and (video) games

    Not all fun and (video) games
    Big Huge Games in Timonium closed last May, taking nearly 100 jobs with it. Nine months later, a local studio that was launched from the ashes of the video game-maker shut down, too. And Zynga, which created FarmVille and Words with Friends, closed its...
  • "Seeds" social gaming app seeks to make micro-lending fun

    "Seeds" social gaming app seeks to make micro-lending fun
    On October 5th, the Chicago International Social Change Film Festival will be kicking off at the Showplace Icon Theater on Roosevelt Road. Showcasing films that "heighten public conciousness" of social issues, one of the festival's featured screenings...
  • Friday Buffet: Bravo, 8-bit 'Community'

    Friday Buffet: Bravo, 8-bit 'Community'
    News Roundup •••• Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios, which released “Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning” in February, is in financial hot water with the state of Rhode Island. Taking cash from the...