| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Nintendo is hoping a cheaper price and well-known video game characters such as Mario and Zelda will convince shoppers to […]...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:39 AM
The digital media company Maker Studios has acquired Blip, a company best known for its technology for distributing original Web series.
The Culver City studio behind such YouTube personalities as Lloyd Ahlquist (EpicLLOYD) and Peter Shukoff (Nice...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Xbox Music, Microsoft Corp.'s entry into the ever-expanding music-streaming industry, will introduce applications for Android and iOS devices and allow free streaming on the Web, the company said Sunday.
Microsoft launched Xbox Music about a year ago,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
U.S. consumer spending on video games fell in the second quarter as fewer titles were released and players anticipated the release of new consoles, said research firm NPD Group in a report Thursday.
In the three months that ended in June, Americans...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Neither Netflix nor Amazon were on stage, but the growing clout of these online video distributors was nonetheless felt at a San Francisco conference focused on the future of TV.
As the rival services bid against one another for exclusive rights to...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:42 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google Inc. has been searching for the right way to cuddle up in your living room.
After a string of high-profile flops, the technology giant may have finally hit on the answer: a tiny, inexpensive device that plugs directly into high-...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Don Mattrick, who earlier this week was appointed to replace Zynga's founder Mark Pincus as CEO, has a tough task in front of him: turning around the struggling social video game maker.
But he will certainly be well-paid for his efforts. According to...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief executive of Zynga Inc., the social video game company he founded, and will be replaced by Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox business, the company said Monday.
Zynga's stock surged on word of the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
After already launching applications for smartphones, tablets and Roku's set-top boxes, Time Warner Cable has made an agreement with Microsoft Corp. to bring its TV app to the tech giant's Xbox 360 devices.
The TWC TV app, which will launch as early as...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:20 AM
More people are regularly playing games on their smartphones and tablets than on gaming consoles such as Microsoft's Xbox or Sony's Playstation, a new study has found. The data, which come from a survey released Monday by the consulting firm Frank N....
| May 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to enjoy the last day of May.
The Skinny: You know you're getting old when the idea of getting yet another box to make watching TV and finding content online easy just sounds like a lot of work. Friday's headlines include...