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  • Innovation in Virtual Markeplaces Generating Buzz Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 4:49 PM ET

    One of the hot topics the venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and executives have been buzzing about at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference is marketplaces.

  • Zynga Exploring 'Real Money Gaming': CEO Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 2:24 PM ET

    Perhaps the biggest news out of the interview was the fact that Zynga spacer is "actively exploring real money gaming" — i.e. gambling. This could be a massive new source of revenue for Zynga, which has a hugely popular online Poker game.

  • Coursera's co-founder and co-CEO Daphne Koller spoke about her plans to bring the highest quality higher education to the masses.

  • LivingSocial CEO: Why We're No Groupon Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 6:41 PM ET

    Living Social Chief Executive Tim O'Shaughnessy faces a big question: is he preparing to bring his daily deals company public? I sat down with him at Fortune's Brainstorm:Tech conference.

  • Electronic Arts Headquarters, Redwood City, California

    Electronic Arts stock is trading around a 52-week low, but Electronic Arts' CEO John Riccitiello tells me that the fundamental problem is not with the company, but with investors understanding its business.

  • Marc Andreessen Talks Facebook, Romney and Yahoo Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 9:50 AM ET
    Marc Andreessen

    Investor Marc Andreessen goes on the record about Facbook's IPO, who he wants to win the presidential race and also discusses Yahoo's new CEO.

  • Korea's Latest Export? Bubble Gum 'K-Pop' Sound Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    K-pop groups are creating a frenzy worldwide selling out concerts within minutes, and breaking through billboard music charts.

  • This week Aereo won a victory — a federal judge ruled in favor of the startup, refusing to block the controversial antenna-based subscription service that takes free over-the-air TV broadcasts and streams them to any Internet-enabled device.

  • Game Over For Consoles, While Mobile Wins Big Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 3:52 PM ET
    Video game on tablet

    Another month, another slew of bad numbers for the traditional videogame industry as consumers shift to mobile and social games. 

  • Wednesday afternoon Viacom and DirecTV started negotiating again, after a stand-off between the two companies over fees resulted in the biggest cable blackout yet.

  • Vivendi logo

    Though Vivendi hasn’t officially put its stake in Activision Blizzard spacer on the block, sources tell me it’s starting talks with the giants who have the $8 billion plus to buy its 60 percent stake in the game-maker.

  • The Most Anticipated Videogames of 2013 Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 12:14 PM ET
    Publisher: Take-Two Interactive SoftwareShares of Take-Two jumped nearly 20 percent in the week after the first "Bioshock" was released in 2007. It was more than a critical darling, it was a game with legs at retail. By March 2010, it had sold 4 million copies. A sequel by a different development studio did so-so, but with original designer Irrational Games back at the helm, fans are already lining up to get their hands on the game when it comes out in late February.

    The video game industry will roll out some of its biggest guns next year — and the expected launch of new console systems from Microsoft and Sony could make a big year even bigger.

  • Stories of Route 66 Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 9:14 AM ET

    Some of the unique businesses that have survived — or been revived on — Route 66.

  • Zynga CEO Mark Pincus On Growth, Ads, and Making Money Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 4:51 PM ET

    The centerpiece of Zynga's 'Unleashed' was a new way to bring together its players across all devices and platforms, what it describes as a "game lobby."

  • Zynga Gets Ready Unleash New Games and New Strategy Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 10:33 AM ET
    Zynga

    Zynga the social game maker is readying to unveil its pipeline of new games and its strategy for its next leg of growth at a big event at its San Francisco headquarters today.

  • Zynga Pursues New Hits for a Fickle Market Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 10:25 AM ET

    Zynga is still raking in hundreds of millions of dollars from sales of virtual cattle and fish, and from other games like poker. But in recent months, the company has run into trouble as investors and game players alike have cooled on the company’s game lineup.

  • Classic Brave Merida Doll

    Brave’s Princess Merida joins Disney’s panoply of princesses, a brand which has generated over four billion dollars in global retail sales.

  • Is YouTube Google's Secret Weapon? Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 5:11 PM ET
    Youtube

    YouTube made a lot of headlines when it launched its original content channels—but it also is making a lot of money. More specifically, its revenue this year is expected to be twice the cost of the company back in 2006.

  • Wine glass

    Think that glass of wine or scotch is going to help you relax? Of course you do. And you know what? You're starting to relax already, just thinking about it. Hey, that's not me talking, that's science!

  • A sign with the 'like' symbol stands in front of the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

    Facebook quietly started running ads on Zynga.com today: the ads look like ads on Facebook, with the same social context, and the two companies are sharing the ad revenue.

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