News tagged with art

Games play into Facebook's future

As investors agonize over Facebook's future, the online social network used by a seventh of the world's population isn't forgetting the importance of play.

Oct 08, 2012
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EA FIFA soccer videogame scores record launch

US videogame titan Electronic Arts on Wednesday announced that "FIFA Soccer 13" scored a sports title launch record by selling more than 4.5 million copies in the five days after its release.

Oct 03, 2012
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Computers match humans in understanding art

Understanding and evaluating art has widely been considered as a task meant for humans, until now. Computer scientists Lior Shamir and Jane Tarakhovsky of Lawrence Technological University in Michigan tackled ...

Sep 26, 2012
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Chief creative officer leaves Zynga

Another top Zynga executive has cashed in his chips as the social games company behind "Zynga Poker" and "Farmville" strives to improve its fortunes after a losing fiscal quarter.

Aug 29, 2012
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Zynga chief operating officer leaves the game

Zynga's chief operating officer folded his cards on Wednesday, leaving the social games company just as heavyweight Amazon.com steps into the ring and rival Electronic Arts (EA) takes it to court.

Aug 09, 2012
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Hey, kitty! US museum to host first-ever cat video fest

Nominations are open for the world's first Cannes for cats. The al fresco Internet Cat Video Film Festival will unspool -- in the space of an hour or so, given how short cat videos can be -- on August 30 ...

Jul 11, 2012
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