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.
Online video fans in the United States prefer big screen televisions to computers when it comes to viewing, according to a report released Tuesday by NPD Group.
People who play games on smartphones or tablet computers in the United States now outnumber "hardcore gamers" devoted to videogame consoles, according to NPD Group findings released Wednesday.
The FBI on Tuesday disputed a computer hacker group's claim that it stole personal identification data on millions of Apple device owners from an FBI agent's laptop.
(AP)—Amazon.com's Internet video library is gaining more box-office appeal under a licensing deal with Epix that threatens to undercut Netflix leadership in a growing market that's transforming the entertainment industry.
As a high school student in a Detroit suburb in the 1990s, Russ Tedrake did not fit the standard profile of a future computer science professor. Although he had a talent for math—"I won some of the little math competitions," ...
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Sony on Wednesday launched a shooter title PlayStation 3 (PS3) users can play in an unprecedented blend of hard-core console and free casual gaming.
Smartphones and tablet computers are expanding the market for handheld video games and challenging traditional devices, forcing game developers to adapt to a rapidly changing landscape.
A pair of new studies by computer scientists, biologists, and cognitive psychologists at Harvard, Northwestern, Wellesley, and Tufts suggest that collaborative touch-screen games have value beyond just play.