| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:01 PM
A nuclear power plant in Avila Beach shut down one of its two generators after an electrical arc that apparently was sparked during a storm, a utility spokeswoman said Monday night.
Unit 2 at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant went offline automatically...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 2:07 PM
"Gravity," "Her" and "The Great Gatsby" won Art Directors Guild awards for film production design Saturday evening at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Andy Nicholson of "Gravity" earned the honor in the fantasy film category. K.K. Barrett won for...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:19 PM
MOSCOW — Was it the influence of video games? A breakdown in respect for authority? Cuts in mental health services?
In a phenomenon all too familiar to Americans, Russians searched for answers Monday after a 15-year-old student at a Moscow high...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:58 PM
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.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Microsoft is widely expected next week to appoint a longtime insider to be only its third chief executive, signaling the company won't make radical strategic changes.
Satya Nadella, 46, who joined Microsoft in 1992, is executive vice president of...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:11 PM
"Uncharted" has proved an unintentionally fitting name for the on-again, off-again film adaptation of the video game "Uncharted: Drake's Fortune," about a globe-trotting treasure hunter. After bouncing around Hollywood for years, the project has...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Days after removing ultra popular mobile game Flappy Bird from the Apple App Store and Google Play, developer Dong Nguyen has finally given an explanation for his decision to kill the game: It was too addictive.
Nguyen, a 29-year-old independent...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Miguel Oliveira is developing a video game in a tiny apartment near USC, worlds away from the high-tech studios of […]...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:24 AM
A Michigan 10-year-old told his mom not to give him a birthday party because he had no friends. So she has created a Facebook page to show him he's not alone.
Don't tell him. It's a birthday surprise.
Colin, diagnosed with an Asperger-like disorder,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Do you and your Valentine put Clark Kent and Lois Lane to shame? Or is your greatest love a platonic […]...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:21 AM
An iPhone 5s with Flappy Bird installed has fetched 74 bids on EBay and is currently going for $99,900.
[Updated, 11:18 a.m. PST Feb. 10: The item is no longer listed on EBay and neither is another device, mentioned below, which had earned a bid of $98,...