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'FarmVille' creator Zynga to go public

(AP) -- Zynga, the online game maker behind "FarmVille" and other popular Facebook pastimes, is going public, the latest in a crop of high-valued Internet IPOs expected after LinkedIn Corp. showed that the ...

dateJul 01, 2011 in Business
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Facebook saga grows with new legal drama

The drama of the Facebook story heightened as a man with a shady past used old emails and a powerful law firm to press his claim to half the online social networking firm.

dateApr 12, 2011 in Business
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Challenging HIV through social networking

Tapping into young people's use of online social networks presents health agencies with a powerful opportunity to help control the rise in HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in homeless youth in Los Angeles. According ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Amazon invests $175M in Groupon competitor

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that it invested $175 million in social coupon service LivingSocial - the latest sign that the online retailer is delving into promising new methods of e-commerce.

dateDec 03, 2010 in Business
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Zynga buys rising mobile game star Newtoy

Zynga, king of online social networking games, is following its fans onto smartphones and other mobile devices with the acquisition Thursday of rising social play star Newtoy.

dateDec 02, 2010 in Business
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