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Flappy Bird Creator Is Back With a New Game

It's called Swing Copters, and it looks just as frustratingly difficult to play as Flappy Bird.

Xiaomi, the 'Apple of the East,' Surpasses Samsung as China's Top Smartphone Seller

In China's mobile market -- the largest on earth -- there's a brand new leader in town.

Laugh All You Want: Sales of Kim Kardashian's Much-Mocked App Are Astronomic

The game, in which players climb the Los Angeles social ladder, is on track to earn $200 million dollars annually, according to analysts.

Do Pass Go: Business Lessons From Monopoly

The game we all grew up playing actually provides great advice for entrepreneurs trying to figure out the startup world.

Candy Crush CEO: If You Don't Get Why We Are Worth $7.6 Billion, Then Play Our Game

King Digital Entertainment, the maker of hit games to play on your smartphone, filed documents with the SEC today outlining the terms of its upcoming IPO.

Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees

Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock.

In Going Public, Candy Crush Maker Hopes Investors Have a Sweet Tooth

Dublin-based King Media Entertainment filed for an initial public offering early this morning, as investors questioned the company's long-term prospects.

Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales

The term may get a bad rap, but stoking employees' competitive fire helped this company dramatically increase its sales.

Following Takedown, Flappy Bird Hatches Anew on eBay for $100,000

After Flappy Bird was inexplicably removed from app stores by its developer over the weekend, the free game has now resurfaced on eBay to the tune of $99,900.

Flappy Bird Reportedly Flapping Away For Good

In an unexpected turn, the creator of Flappy Bird tweeted this afternoon that he would be erasing the chart-topping game from app stores in a mere 22 hours.

Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company

The Seattle-based tech giant has scooped up Irvine, Calif.-based Double Helix Games.

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Video Games

Believe it or not, principles from gaming and the video game industry can be applied to a variety of small businesses.

Triple Word Score! What Scrabble Can Teach You About Business.

Lessons for your startup from everyone's favorite crossword game.

Look Out, Candy Crush: Flappy Bird Is the Latest Craze in Mobile Gaming

Developed by a one-man studio in Vietnam, a mobile game called Flappy Bird is soaring to the top of the app charts.

15 Fun Gadgets to Give to Anyone This Holiday Season

With throwback know-how as well as some of the newest technologies, these gadgets have something for everyone, from tinkerers to tipplers.

Yes, You Can Turn a Paper Airplane Into a Smartphone-Powered Jet

PowerUp 3.0 attaches to your standard paper airplane, turning it into a high-tech remote-controlled airliner.

The Keys to Candy Crush's Success

How to turn your app into the next digital money printer.

Survey: 38% of 2-Year-Olds Use Mobile Devices

A new report shows more young children are using devices such as iPhones, tablets and Kindles.

Dream Arcades Takes '80s Nostalgia to a New Level

Dream Arcades is the largest manufacturer of non-coin-operated arcade machines in the world. Last year the company broke $1 million in sales."Nostalgia sells," says co-founder Michael Ware.

The Ethics Coach on Practicing What You Preach

Our ethics expert answers questions about online games, employee pay and more.

Creating a Mobile Game: A Cautionary Tale

Entrepreneur wanted in on the multibillion-dollar mobile gaming business. So we decided to build our own iPhone game and share everything we learned with readers. Here's the painfully true story of Bosshole.

Why Zynga Burst OMGPOP's Balloon

Zynga announces its $200 million acquisition OMGPOP will be shutting down end of September.

How Boutique Hotels Are Courting Googlers and Gamers

Put down your iPad. It’s the ping pong paddle you'll need at boutique hotels targeting a new type of business traveler.

Video-Game Designer Ben Ruiz on Doing What You Love

In this episode of Meet the Mentors, Adam Toren chats with Team Colorblind co-founder Ben Ruiz, who opens up about what helped him launch and advice he’d like to share with fellow entrepreneurs.

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