| May 21, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Check back on this slug frequently for updated details about the Xbox release.
Microsoft today showcased details of its next-generation gaming platform, Xbox One, which will succeed the Xbox 360. The announcement at Microsoft's Redmond campus followed...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Activision Blizzard Inc. is one of the world's largest publishers of video games.
The Santa Monica company produces games that are used on PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, personal computers, mobile phones and other hand-held devices. Two of its most...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:42 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google Inc. has been searching for the right way to cuddle up in your living room.
After a string of high-profile flops, the technology giant may have finally hit on the answer: a tiny, inexpensive device that plugs directly into high-...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:37 PM
When I last spoke with Michael Mendheim, he was promoting his newest graphic novel "The Four Horsemen", a story that he had adapted from a proposed video game and published under the Heavy Metal imprint. Since then, he's returned to producing video...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:02 PM
"Grand Theft Auto V" delivered an adrenaline shot to the heart of the video game industry.
The hotly anticipated title fueled a 27% boost in overall industry sales in September, across hardware, software and accessories, as compared to the same time a...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:13 PM
For a brief moment during the opening sequence in the new Batman video game I felt genuine excitement for this, the third game in the "Arkham" series from Warner Bros. Interactive.
Watching a younger Bruce Wayne suit up as a fledgling Dark Knight and...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Hulu Plus has refined its user interface for Samsung Smart TVs, newer Blu-ray players and Roku devices. The online video streaming service said the changes make it easier to discover shows through a better search feature, larger thumbnails and slicker...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:48 AM
All eyes have been on Apple in anticipation of its 'iRadio' music streaming service this week.
But while Pandora's potential rival secures licensing deals with record companies, Pandora itself is increasing its own offerings.
The Oakland company...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:06 PM
While the state of the economy remains debatable, shoppers will continue to be conservative with their Christmas budgets, retail analysts say. And that means more bargain hunting.
Here are some tips from deal-finding experts and local savvy shoppers...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Amazon announced Monday that it has set the premiere dates for its first two original series. "Alpha House" will begin streaming on Nov. 15, and "Betas" will follow a week later on Nov. 22.
Amazon doesn't plan on hewing to the Netflix formula, however,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Performance rights organization SoundExchange distributed $149 million to music artists and record labels in the second quarter of 2013, a 55% increase from the same period a year ago.
SoundExchange, which collects royalties from services including...