| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Arriving aboard the Pride of Baltimore II and hailed by a cannon blast from the Constellation, Michael Phelps and Maryland's other Olympic athletes were celebrated in true local style Monday afternoon by elected officials and an Inner Harbor crowd.
| Jun 1, 2012
| 11:25 AM
•••• Bethesda released their trailer for the “Dawnguard” expansion to “Skyrim,” and like everything in the last three years, it’s about vampires. Anything that breathes new life into...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:20 AM
With the sale of packaged video games in decline, one may wonder whether a convention like E3, which opened Monday to begin its annual celebration of the spectacle of big-budget titles, is still needed.
For the last 18 years, E3 has served as the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 1:14 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — How young is too young to join Facebook?
The Menlo Park, Calif., company currently bans anyone under age 13 from joining the world's most popular social network. Yet an estimated 7.5 million preteens — most of them under age...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Zynga's shares hit an all-time low after an analyst at Pacific Crest Securities lowered his estimates for the company, citing a steep decline in the social game company's traffic.
The San Francisco firm's shares traded at $4.88 early Thursday, down 7...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Facebook's first-ever earnings came in on target Thursday, with revenue of $1.18 billion on profit of 12 cents a share.
Facebook posted a second-quarter loss of $157 million, or 8 cents a share. But on an adjusted basis, after accounting for restricted...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Electronic Arts has filed a copyright infringement suit against Zynga, alleging that the social gaming company's "The Ville" misappropriated EA's "The Sims Social" game.
In a blog post explaining the lawsuit, Lucy Bradshaw, head of the studio that...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:20 AM
Amazon is getting into the game-making game. The Seattle-based company announced its first major social-game title, "Living Classics," on Monday.
The free Facebook game is the first from its Amazon Game Studios, a new department at the e-commerce giant...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:20 PM
The tiff between the world's largest social network and the company behind the "FarmVille" social game escalated this week.
Facebook on Tuesday shot back at Zynga, saying the number of people playing games on the social network on a monthly basis grew...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Stocks in the beleaguered social-media sector keep heading down.
Shares of Angie’s List Inc. and Groupon Inc. plunged Tuesday as investors continued their retreat from the formerly red-hot sector.
Angie’s List, the consumer-review website,...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:29 AM
As Apple's stock rose to new high on Monday, the technology giant set another record: It became the most valuable public company in history.
Apple's market value -- the price of its stock multiplied by the number of outstanding shares -- hit $623 billion...