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  • Has Nickelodeon found its new bread winner?

    Has Nickelodeon found its new bread winner?
    Nickelodeon's new cartoon was hatched not through traditional television channels but in a Studio City efficiency apartment nicknamed the "Doodle Chamber." The 41/2 -minute cartoon about two feisty, accident-prone ducks was intended to be a one-off, a...
  • State's creative jobs paying well but less plentiful, report says

    State's creative jobs paying well but less plentiful, report says
    Mamas, do let your babies grow up to be creative types -- preferably with skills that would appeal to an Internet company or a software publisher, since, on average, people who design video games and online apps and the like make more money than people...
  • Disney Interactive expected to begin layoffs

    Disney Interactive expected to begin layoffs
    Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of the Walt Disney Co., is expected to begin a round of layoffs, according to a source with knowledge of the matter. The cuts could come as soon as this week. Disney...
  • Xbox One, PlayStation 4 fuel 50% spike in video game console sales

    Xbox One, PlayStation 4 fuel 50% spike in video game console sales
    The new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 fueled a 50% spike in video game console sales in December, compared with a year earlier, as enthusiasts rushed to buy the latest systems. Micrososoft's Xbox One was the top-selling console in December, but Sony's...
  • ‘The Last of Us,’ ‘Tearaway,’ ‘Gone Home’ lead prestigious GDC noms

     
    Naughty Dog's survival horror title “The Last of Us,” Media Molecule's folkloric “Tearaway” and The Fullbright Company's domestic narrative “Gone […]...
  • Sony to launch its own cloud-based TV service

    Sony to launch its own cloud-based TV service
    Sony Corp. is getting into a new facet of the TV business: launching an Internet service that will bring live television programs and on-demand content into the home. Andrew House, chief executive of the Sony Computer Entertainment Group, unveiled plans...
  • CES 2014: Sony launches PlayStation Now streaming game service

    CES 2014: Sony launches PlayStation Now streaming game service
    Sony Computer Entertainment used the high-visibility stage of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show to announce a new Internet streaming service that will deliver games beyond the video game console. Sony will offer popular PlayStation 3 games via the...
  • After Zynga announcement, bitcoin price tops $1,000

    After Zynga announcement, bitcoin price tops $1,000
    The price of bitcoin shot up past $1,000 Monday after Zynga, an online gaming company, announced it would test using the digital currency as payment. Bitcoin, the volatile unregulated currency, has hit highs and lows in recent weeks and has gained...
  • Google Chromebook business sales jump as Apple, Microsoft struggle

    Google Chromebook business sales jump as Apple, Microsoft struggle
    While Apple and Microsoft saw their share of laptops sold to businesses and other organizations in the U.S. decrease in 2013, Google dramatically increased its portion of sales. From January through November, Google sold 1.76 million Chromebook...
  • Carl Icahn stock proposal on ballot for Apple shareholder meeting

    Carl Icahn stock proposal on ballot for Apple shareholder meeting
    Investor activist Carl Icahn has submitted an advisory proposal asking Apple to increase the size of its stock buyback program in 2014 to $50 billion.  The details of the proposal were included in a proxy statement that Apple filed Friday afternoon with...
  • Apple's Tim Cook must forfeit $4 million in stock, board decides

    Apple's Tim Cook must forfeit $4 million in stock, board decides
    This year, Apple's Tim Cook asked his company's board to restructure a massive restricted stock award he'd received when he became chief executive in August 2011.  The change came after several months that had seen Apple's stock plunge from $702.10...