Zynga buys startup in move to more intense games
Zynga announced Friday its acquisition of the team at startup November Software as part of a move into "mid-core" games with more staying power than passing fad casual titles.
Zynga builds new version of social game 'CityVille'
Zynga on Thursday launched a 3-D version of "CityVille," adding a new dimension as well as a mystery storyline in a sequel to the online social game.
Xbox Music to offer on-demand music free on tablet
Buyers of tablets that run Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 8, are in for a pleasant musical surprise: they'll be able to handpick from a selection of millions of songs and stream them for free ...
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.
NASA releases interactive space communications mobile game app
Just in time for World Space Week, NASA has released a new mobile application that challenges gamers to take on the role of a space communications network manager and puts them in charge of building a communications network ...
Messaging apps show mobile Internet's rise in Asia (Update)
(AP)—A handful of smartphone apps that began as basic instant messaging services have amassed several hundred million users in Asia in just a couple of years, mounting a challenge to the popularity of online ...
Mobile gadget gamers take lead in US: NPD
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.
New standard HEVC encodes films more efficiently
Television resolution is constantly improving – and this must go hand-in-hand with transmitting the data more efficiently. Reputable manufacturers of televisions, computers and mobile telephones, working jointly with Fraunhofer ...
8.7 million mobile customers hacked in S. Korea
South Korean police have arrested two hackers who stole personal data of 8.7 million customers of the nation's second-biggest mobile operator, the company said Sunday.
US Olympics fans will turn to tablets for coverage: study
US fans of the Olympics will be tracking the summer games on multiple screens, turning to tablets and smartphones for news, survey results showed Thursday.
EA Sports seeks to keep up with mobile explosion
As the world of electronic games rapidly changes, so does EA Sports.
Startup to bring real-money bets to social games
Online social games could get a shot of real money with a new platform launched by a startup on Monday.
Online game provides insight into human behaviour
(Phys.org) -- A scientific analysis of players interacting through a popular online game has provided a unique insight into social mobility and other human behaviours.
Zynga launched hot Draw Something game in China
Zynga launched "Draw Something" in China as it moved to get non-English speakers caught up in the craze for the mobile phone game based on representing words with pictures.