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While consoles slug it out, mobiles games zip in

The big three game console makers brought their latest kick-ass wares to the industry's annual get-together this week, but some question their future amid an explosion of super-nimble mobile gaming.

Jun 10, 2011
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Facebook and Spotify to stream music

Facebook and Spotify are collaborating on a streaming music service at the world's largest online social network, according to a report Wednesday by business magazine Forbes.

May 26, 2011
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Mobile gaming dominates Game Developers Conference

(AP) -- With retail video game sales smacked down by the rough economy and ever-growing competition in the crowded social and mobile game marketplace, it seemed like attendees at this week's annual Game Developers ...

Mar 04, 2011
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Zynga plants 'FarmVille' app

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus is expanding his farm. Zynga's ultrapopular Facebook game FarmVille, which has 70 million active monthly players, has launched a mobile app for Apple's iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad touch-screen tablet.

Jul 05, 2010
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Google gets its game on

Google got its game on late Wednesday, launching videogame-themed wallpaper for customized home pages and providing a glimpse at online play making its way to the website.

Mar 26, 2009
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Web world for music fans hopes to gain following

(AP) -- Music fans who want to mix games and social networking while listening to songs on the Internet now have a site called Loudcrowd, created in part by developers behind "Rock Band" and "Guitar Hero."

Mar 17, 2009
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Death leaves online lives in limbo

(AP) -- When Jerald Spangenberg collapsed and died in the middle of a quest in an online game, his daughter embarked on a quest of her own: to let her father's gaming friends know that he hadn't just decided ...

Mar 16, 2009
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