| Oct 8, 2013
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-...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:14 AM
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...
| May 25, 2013
I slide three shiny red jelly beans together. Trumpet blast. I put three lemon drops in a line. A xylophone […]...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 12:10 PM
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...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:56 PM
If you're one of the millions of new players of the addictive online Pictionary-like game Draw Something (which earned its maker, OMGPOP, a $180-million payday from buyer Zynga), you know there's one thing that Draw Something players can't seem to erase:...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Alec Baldwin said it got him kicked off a plane.
John Mayer called it "the new Twitter."
Both celebs are obviously fans of Words With Friends, but neither can boast the game hooked them up with the love of their life, like Megan Lawless and Jasper...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Baltimore's Millennial Media Inc., one of the dominant companies in the rapidly growing field of mobile advertising, plans to raise $75 million in a public stock offering — money it will use to expand its operations overseas and go head-to-head...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Facebook filed paperwork Wednesday to allow it to go public this spring, a deal being closely watched internationally — and especially at Baltimore's T. Rowe Price Group, which holds a stake of about $400 million in the social-networking behemoth...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:54 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- There is an app for just about everything. It isn't surprising that the demand for people to design those apps has spiked in recent years.
For those looking for a job, there's an app for that.
"I've always loved being on the cutting...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 9:39 AM
•••• Zynga is branching off into its own social gaming platform, making the entrypoint for “Farmville” and “Words With Friends” players a self-contained site rather than Facebook. They also plan to...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:16 AM
•••• The 26th edition of the Game Developers Conference kicks off in San Francisco today. Follow the official #GDC tag on Twitter for a bunch of people reporting on how hung over they are. [GDC]