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Welcome to the Weird World of Mixed-Reality Gaming

Welcome to the Weird World of Mixed-Reality Gaming

Where the gap between the digital and the real starts to blur.
'Angry Birds' Founder Out as CEO Amid Profit Decline

'Angry Birds' Founder Out as CEO Amid Profit Decline

After leading Rovio Entertainment for five years, Mikael Hed is stepping down as chief executive.
Sony Suffers Cyber Attack, Bomb Threat

Sony Suffers Cyber Attack, Bomb Threat

Sony's PlayStation network was shut down for several hours on Sunday while a flight carrying an executive at the company was diverted due to a bomb threat.
Wait, What? Microsoft CEO Says Company Needs to Rediscover Its Soul.

Wait, What? Microsoft CEO Says Company Needs to Rediscover Its Soul.

Huge changes are coming to Microsoft, says CEO Satya Nadella in a rambling manifesto -- but just what kinds of changes are anybody's guess.
The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

A look at the 10 ventures that have raised the most money on the popular crowdfunding website to date.
Jealous Dog Chew Up Your Smartphone? That's What You Get. (Infographic)

Jealous Dog Chew Up Your Smartphone? That's What You Get. (Infographic)

Some 28 million gadget-loving Americans have had a pet wreak havoc on an electronic device.
Why Google is Looking to Scoop Up Twitch

Why Google is Looking to Scoop Up Twitch

Described as the YouTube on online gaming, Google is reportedly ready to buy Twitch for upwards of $1 billion.
'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality

'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality

In the mercurial world of casual gaming, once prominent players have struggled to adapt to industry trends.
Game On: Apple and Google Turn Up the Heat in the Mobile Gaming 'Arms Race'

Game On: Apple and Google Turn Up the Heat in the Mobile Gaming 'Arms Race'

Silicon Valley's biggest tech rivals are seriously upping their game in the mobile gaming battle. Here's how.

How Your App Can Turn a Profit

Our expert breaks down the three business models app makers can use to generate revenue.
In South Korea, Parents to Be Alerted When Kids Receive Texts With Curse Words

In South Korea, Parents to Be Alerted When Kids Receive Texts With Curse Words

Aiming to clamp down on cyber bullying, the South Korean government will introduce a service that notifies parents if their children receive a text containing foul language.
Candy Crush CEO: If You Don't Get Why We Are Worth $7.6 Billion, Then Play Our Game

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.
Are Candy Crush and WhatsApp Really in it for the Long Haul?

Are Candy Crush and WhatsApp Really in it for the Long Haul?

People are betting big on Candy Crush and WhatsApp, but some fear a social-gaming bubble is building.
What You Can Learn From Nintendo's Weird and Wonderful 125 Years

What You Can Learn From Nintendo's Weird and Wonderful 125 Years

From playing cards, to taxis to love hotels, itÂ’s been a long road to producing iconic gaming systems. We explain what entrepreneurs can learn from this long-running company.
Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company

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

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.
Zynga Makes Its Biggest Buy Yet, Announces Fresh Round of Layoffs

Zynga Makes Its Biggest Buy Yet, Announces Fresh Round of Layoffs

The struggling gaming company is letting 15 percent of its employees go while making way for a new addition in the acquisition of U.K. competitor NaturalMotion.
Game On: China Lifts 14-Year Ban on Video Game Consoles

Game On: China Lifts 14-Year Ban on Video Game Consoles

Leading video game manufactures are cautiously optimistic on China's easing of a ban on gaming consoles such as PlayStation, Xbox and Wii.
Building a Better Mobile Camera App

Building a Better Mobile Camera App

With social media and keen special effects, new app Camerarrific aims for dominance.
Would You Enroll in an Accelerator Put On By Zynga?

Would You Enroll in an Accelerator Put On By Zynga?

The much publicized gaming company is looking to get its hands dirty in ed-tech.
Feel This: Disney Wants to Bring Virtual Objects Into the Real World. Sort Of.

Feel This: Disney Wants to Bring Virtual Objects Into the Real World. Sort Of.

Disney doesn't just do cartoons. Its researchers are developing something that can make motion-controlled devices more immersive for users.
Zynga Stock Falls As Company Decides Not to Enter Real-Money Gambling Market

Zynga Stock Falls As Company Decides Not to Enter Real-Money Gambling Market

The decision comes as the once-popular gaming company delivered a brutal second quarter earnings report.
Xbox One a Serious Business Tool? Nice Try, Microsoft

Xbox One a Serious Business Tool? Nice Try, Microsoft

Microsoft makes a far-fetched pitch to small businesses by calling its new gaming console a presentation tool.
Zynga Hires Microsoft Exec as its New CEO

Zynga Hires Microsoft Exec as its New CEO

Co-founder Mark Pincus will remain chairman of the gaming company and serve as chief product officer.
How Gamification Can Help Attract New Customers

How Gamification Can Help Attract New Customers

Expert Gabe Zichermann explains how adding gaming features to your site can surpass traditional loyalty programs when it comes to generating new business.

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