Cory Johnson reported for Bloomberg West last night, pointing out that Zynga doesn't expect people to play its games as long as they used to. He also calls the company on unusual accounting practices, saying, "The revenue recognition of Zynga has made Zynga look like a very different company than it is."
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SteelSeries has been in the business of gaming controllers and peripherals since the early 2000s. This year, a new controller in the form of the Stratus XL Wireless Gaming Controller for Windows and Android will be ready to bring the best in Bluetooth-enabled and console-style controller for Android and Windows.
Today onIn Case You Missed It: TheiMaschine 2 app uses Apple's 3D Touchto record the difference in how hard you tap to make beats, a big upgrade since our wasted days using Simon. Construction on theGiant Magellan Telescope in Chile is finally going to begin, three years after the country first blew up a mountain peak where it will be located. The U.S.
If you're a fan of the sports and comedy group Dude Perfect, then the second installment of their mobile game version should very well interest you. But if you don't know them at all but enjoy playing games where the hilarious and outrageous and surreal happens, then you might as well give this a shot.
games as a genre has but all been played out on the mobile platform. Blame it on the perfect union of a touch screen device and a game well-suited and paced for said platform. So believe us when we say we might have seen TD games in all of its possible incarnations – save possibly this new one.
Fidelity's recent 25% writedown of its stake in disappearing photo-app Snapchat sent shockwaves through the tech industry. But Snapchat is not the only highly-valued company to get cut down to size and haveits value slashed by the mutual fund. Zenefits, Dataminr, and Blue Bottle Coffee Co were all marked down by Fidelity in the third quarter, according to Fortune's Dan Primack .
If it seems like a new, billion-dollar tech unicorn is born every week, you’re not imagining things.The number of private tech companies valued at $1 billion or more worldwide has surged so much this year that on average 1.3 unicorns have been created every week in 2015, according to data from CB Insights.
Maybe ... maybe not.Aswath Damodaran, a New York University finance professor, doesn't think that a big, stodgy investor like Fidelity should invest in a startup like Snapchat. In an appearance on Bloomberg TV on Wednesday, Damodaran was asked about recent reports that Fidelity had marked down the value of its investment in Snapchat by 25%.
“When the goating gets tough, you get boating!” This is what the developers of Mountain Goat Mountain wants to use as motivation for you as you scale the heights of the highest peaks and just get that goat up the mountain without falling to its death or without being crushed by whatever is falling from up there.
Since the utter failure of the Apple Pippin in the mid-'90s, there's always been a certain subset of the tech world obsessed with the idea of Apple swooping in to save the game console market from itself.
Streaming devices made by the likes of Roku, Apple, and Amazon have a lot to gain from hardware updates, since they process their audio and video internally, and sometimes come with distinctly new remotes or game controllers. Something like the Google Chromecast , on the other hand,is a little harder to go update-crazy about.
Samsung Electronics has just introduced new speakers: the R1, R3, and R5 Wireless Audio 360 speakers. These new systems are expected to be showcased by the South Korean giant at the IFA 2015 event in Berlin next week. All models offer omni-directional audio and boast off built-in tap-and-swipe user interface.
In March, DeNA announced a partnership with Nintendo that will bring about mobile games for “smart devices.” We’ve heard bits and pieces about the planned games since then, including an anticipated “free-to-start” business model. In an earnings call today, DeNA CEO Isao Moriyasu revealed more about the business plan, saying that “games currently in the pipeline are all free to play.
Several events last week pointed out how much business success, economic development and even international competition is starting to depend on once unimaginably fast Internet speeds.On Tuesday, Charter Communications announced that it would spend, in two separate deals, a combined $67.1 billion to buy Bright House Networks and Time Warner Cable.
There is increasing evidence that Hadoop — one of the most important technologies of the past several years for big data analysis —is not keeping up with the world that created it.On Monday, IBM, which has championed Hadoop and put it at the center of its big data strategy, announced it is working on a faster data-processing engine, called Spark.
What do you remember about 1997? I remember a time before the iPhone or iPad, a period when the Internet boom was in full swing, and computer shows were a key part of my life. I also remember a video game that changed my opinion of role-playing games forever: Final Fantasy VII.
A newly discovered patent from Nintendo reveals the gaming company may be planning to ditch the optical drive in its next console. Thankfully they aren't planning to make a return to cartridges, like in the pre-GameCube days, but rather forego any kind of drive at all for inserting games.
Enough of those 80's-retro-pixel art games for now. Let's move on to the...well, some 90's arcade style games. This new game from Riot Games will remind you of your teenage years (not childhood) playing arcade games in the mall until you run out of tokens and you've used up all the allowance your parents gave you.