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  • Can the Man Behind Xbox Save Zynga? Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 5:05 PM ET
    Don Mattrick, president of the Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft.

    Don Mattrick led Microsoft's Xbox team and took it to the top of the market. Now, he's hoping to pull of a similar miracle at Zynga—but it's a move that's left many baffled.

  • How's the Xbox One? Depends on Search Engine Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Here's a fun game, try searching for "the xbox one is" in two different search engines and you're going to get two very different auto-suggest results.

  • Google's $35 gadget to transform your TV Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 3:39 PM ET
    Google's Mario Queiroz shows off the Chromecast SDK.

    Hoping to expand further into the tach hardware sector, today, Google showcased a new-generation, slimmer Nexus 7 tablet, which puts Google online services at the forefront.

  • E3’s Winner: Xbox vs. PlayStation Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    The E3 event had one clear winner between Microsoft and Sony, Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities says.

  • Billionaire joins battle for NASA launch pad Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 1:37 PM ET
    Space Shuttle Discovery atop the crawler transporter from the vehicle assembly building to Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

    Billionaire Jeff Bezos joined the space race when he backed Blue Origin, a previously low-profile company that is now waiting to hear if it can take over a former NASA launch pad.

  • 10 Video Games to Watch This Holiday Season Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 5:03 PM ET

    This year's list of games that caught our eye—and available this holiday season—was a tough list to compile, since many of the outstanding games of the show have 2014 release dates.

  • E3: Scenes From the Video Game Circus Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 12:09 PM ET
    Playing Killer Instinct on Microsoft's Xbox One console at the Xbox booth

    Couldn't make it to the annual video game show E3? Here's a virtual front-row seat. Buckle up!

  • This Stock Is A Secret Way to Invest in Video Games Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 4:29 PM ET

    Want to go long Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony PlayStation 4? There's one stock that does both, says Dan Niles, Chief Investment Officer at Alpha One Capital Partners.

  • Hot 2013 Video Games, Bucking the Down Trend Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 1:32 PM ET
    A gamer hugs her boyfriend as they wait for midnight to buy 'Call Of Duty: Black Ops II,' Activision's news release in the 'Call of Duty' series, at a Game Stop store in Universal City, California

    Although video game sales are down, select titles have managed to stand out, capturing players' imagination and cash. Plus, the one, big gaming catalyst on the horizon.

  • Zynga Stops Playing Games Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:34 PM ET

    Zynga fires 18% of its employees and lowers guidance. Is now the time to get serious with the game-maker?

  • Microsoft Unveils New Xbox, Plans Exclusive Games Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 11:16 AM ET
    Microsoft's Xbox One.

    Microsoft debuted its long-anticipated next generation Xbox, called the "Xbox One," a device that allows users to switch more easily between entertainment options.

  • Game On: Videogames May Be Making a Comeback Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 4:08 PM ET
    A customer shops for a video game to purchase.

    Electronic Arts surprised the Street with impressive guidance. The video game industry could get a boost from the next generation of consoles.

  • Professional video gamers awarded athletic visas Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 4:21 PM ET

    The world of pro video gaming scored a big win this week when Riot Games announced that it had successfully lobbied the U.S. to begin issuing players P-1 visas.

  • Vine's most popular user clues in the 'dinosaurs' Sunday, 21 Jul 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    "I feel like I'm building a rocket with the help of a million people," says Brooklyn's Nicholas Megalis. "Vine is an amazing launch pad for the rocket.

  • Booking a $500,000 flight? There's an app for that Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    Last month, a wealthy Middle Eastern family paid $500,000 to charter a private jet. What was unusual was the way the family booked: through an Iphone app.

  • Apple iPhone 5S production to begin soon: Analyst Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 11:24 AM ET

    Production of Apple's next generation iPhone, dubbed the iPhone 5S, will begin this month and will be available this fall, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek says.

  • Apple hires fresh talent to tackle ‘iWatch’ Sunday, 14 Jul 2013 | 8:41 PM ET

    Apple has embarked on a hiring spree to tackle design problems with its "iWatch," bringing in fresh expertise amid concern of a delayed product launch. The Financial Times reports.

  • Nanoparticles Could Power 'Electronic Skin' Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 1:02 PM ET
    This undated handout photo provided by the journal Science shows a piece of electronics with physical properties, i.e. stiffness, bending rigidity, thickness and mass density, matched to the epidermis.

    A development in nanotechnology may enable "electronic skin" for robots and prosthetic limbs, offering sensitivity to pressure, humidity, and temperature—and it's even flexible.

  • With the Nook's future uncertain, what to buy Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    With Barnes & Noble in upheaval over losses in its digital reader division, the question may not be whether to buy a Nook but whether to buy any e-reader.

  • Bionic Eyes: Contact Lens May Bestow Super Vision Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    A group of researchers recently developed a telescopic contact lens that enables wearers to magnify their sight by almost three times.

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