Date set for New Mexico dig for Atari 'E.T.' games (Update)
Organizers of a search in a New Mexico landfill for a rumored stash of what some call the worst video game ever made by Atari announced Thursday that the dig will get under way this month.
LinkedIn looks to build on its impressive resume
LinkedIn and Facebook will celebrate the anniversaries of their IPOs just a few days apart this week. But their experiences as publicly traded companies couldn't be more different.
Sony plans slimmer PlayStation 3 before year end
Sony Corp. is introducing a smaller, slimmer and lighter version of its PlayStation 3 home console ahead of the year-end holidays as it gears up for growing competition in games from smartphones.
Report links Google, Yahoo to Internet piracy sites
Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc., two Internet companies that have long cultivated relationships in Hollywood, are nevertheless placing ads on sites that feature pirated movies, TV shows and music, a new report says.
Govt IDs more airwaves for commercial wireless
(AP) -- The federal government wants to alleviate data congestion on smartphones and other mobile devices by asking the Defense Department, NASA and other agencies to switch to new locations on the airwaves or share their ...
China's Giant Interactive to go private for $3 bn
New York-listed Chinese online game developer Giant Interactive said Monday it had agreed to be taken private by its parent, backed by a consortium which will fund the $3 billion purchase.
Nintendo posts first annual loss
Japanese videogame giant Nintendo on Thursday posted its first annual loss since becoming a public company, blaming a soaring yen and price cuts on its consoles for sinking it $530 million into the red.
Russian war games play on former US aircraft carrier
Russian video game publisher 1C Company boarded a former US aircraft carrier to re-write the Cuban Missile Crisis that had super powers on the brink of nuclear war in 1962.
Atari US files for bankruptcy to break from parent (Update)
Video game maker Atari's U.S. operations have filed for bankruptcy protection in an effort to separate from their French parent company, which is filing a similar motion separately in France.
Sohu profit tumbles to $2 million, revenue up
Chinese portal Sohu.com Inc. said Monday its latest quarterly profit tumbled to $2 million due to higher expenses but revenue rose 29 percent, reflecting intense competition in China's Internet industry.
PS3 takes console crown from Xbox 360: IDC
Sony's PlayStation 3 bumped Microsoft Xbox 360 from the videogame console sales throne in December, according to a report released Wednesday by industry tracker International Data Corporation.
The new consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony
Microsoft is the last of the three big video game console makers to unveil its latest gaming system. Tuesday's unveiling comes nearly eight years after the Xbox 360 went on sale. It follows last fall's de ...
Chunk of Facebook profit tied to game company Zynga
Facebook Inc., whose initial public offering is slated to be one of the biggest debuts in U.S. stock market history, has disclosed its heavy reliance on a single customer - Zynga Inc.
Zynga stock sinks after lowered 2012 outlook
(AP)—Troubled Zynga's stock is trading near its lowest level ever Friday after the online game maker behind "FarmVille" forecast a third quarter loss amid weak demand for its Web-based games. It's also taking a hefty charge ...