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Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company
Technology

Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company

The Seattle-based tech giant has scooped up Irvine, Calif.-based Double Helix Games.
Catherine Clifford
3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Video Games
Connected Entrepreneur

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.
Benjamin Kabin
Triple Word Score! What Scrabble Can Teach You About Business.
Starting a Business

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

Lessons for your startup from everyone's favorite crossword game.
George Deeb
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Look Out, Candy Crush: Flappy Bird Is the Latest Craze in Mobile Gaming
Technology

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.
Geoff Weiss
15 Fun Gadgets to Give to Anyone This Holiday Season
Technology

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.
John Patrick Pullen
Yes, You Can Turn a Paper Airplane Into a Smartphone-Powered Jet
Technology

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.
Emily Price
The Keys to Candy Crush's Success
Technology

The Keys to Candy Crush's Success

How to turn your app into the next digital money printer.
Adam Toren
Survey: 38% of 2-Year-Olds Use Mobile Devices
Technology

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.
Laura Entis
Dream Arcades Takes '80s Nostalgia to a New Level
Starting a Business

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.
Jennifer Wang
The Ethics Coach on Practicing What You Preach
Growth Strategies

The Ethics Coach on Practicing What You Preach

Our ethics expert answers questions about online games, employee pay and more.
Gael O'Brien
Creating a Mobile Game: A Cautionary Tale
Technology

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.
Jason Ankeny
Why Zynga Burst OMGPOP's Balloon
Starting a Business

Why Zynga Burst OMGPOP's Balloon

Zynga announces its $200 million acquisition OMGPOP will be shutting down end of September.
Andrea Huspeni
How Boutique Hotels Are Courting Googlers and Gamers
Growth Strategies

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
Starting a Business

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.
Adam Toren