Hand over your email inbox to boost productivity, researchers say
(Phys.org) —Most people are comfortable handing over their car keys to a complete stranger. Valet service is convenient, professional and reliable. But personal information, such as the contents of your ...
Sony pressured to change game with PS4 console
Sony is expected to reveal its vision of the future of home entertainment on Wednesday by providing a glimpse at a new-generation PlayStation console that streams games, films, music and more.
Disney unveils own 'Skylanders'-like franchise
Captain Jack Sparrow driving Cinderella's carriage? Mr. Incredible swinging the Queen of Hearts' flamingo mallet? Sulley from "Monsters, Inc." galloping around on Bullseye from "Toy Story"? Those are just ...
China's Tencent quarterly profit rises 32%
Chinese Internet giant Tencent on Wednesday posted a third quarter net profit increase of 32 percent, benefiting from the popularity of its instant messaging services and online games.
Microsoft to invest $100 million in Rio IT hub
Microsoft says it is investing $100 million in a new technology center in Rio de Janeiro.
NVIDIA delivers massive performance boost to Linux gaming
NVIDIA today announced the latest NVIDIA GeForce drivers—R310—double the performance and dramatically reduce game loading times for those gaming on the Linux operating system. ...
China's Tencent posts Q2 profit surge
Chinese Internet giant Tencent posted a second-quarter net profit increase of 32 percent on Wednesday, despite a decelerating domestic economy.
Game maker Zynga stock tanks after weak 2Q report
(AP) Zynga Inc. lost money and received less revenue than anticipated in the second quarter because "CityVille," ''FarmVille" and other games are not attracting as many paying players as they should.
E3 console roundup: Xbox upstages Nintendo at E3, Sony does its thing
You don't have to introduce a new game platform to create a big buzz at E3. A clever app or novel piece of software can still do the trick at the annual video gaming conference, as first Microsoft and then Sony demonstrated ...
Videogame play becomes a spectator sport
Videogame play is becoming a spectator sport. "It is the next evolution in gaming," said Matthew DiPietro of TwitchTV, an online platform that enables people to stream play live online.
S. Korea computer game giant takes on US mobile market
South Korea-based WeMade Entertainment went shoulder-to-shoulder Wednesday with titans at the E3 videogame extravaganza in Los Angeles with games designed to bring computer-quality play to smartphones or tablets.
Free play meets console action in PlayStation Home
Sony on Wednesday brought together blockbuster console title action and popular free-to-play style gaming in its Home online community for PlayStation 3 users.
Sony's Stringer 'to step down' as president
Howard Stringer, the Welsh-born American head of Japanese games, music and electronics giant Sony, is to step down as the firm's president, reports said Saturday, while remaining CEO and chairman.
'Skyrim' videogame sales eclipse $600 million
Sales of epic medieval videogame "Skyrim" have soared to about $650 million, with rave reviews pegging the title as game of the year.