Valve Steam Box Could Be Ready In 'Three To Four Months,' Says Gabe Newell
March 06 2013 1:43 PM EST
Valve is preparing to send early prototypes of its new Steam Box hardware to users in three to four months, according to comments from the company's co-founder Gabe Newell given to the BBC.
PS Vita Sales Quadruple In Japan, Following Price Cut
March 05 2013 4:04 PM EST
Sales of Sony's PS Vita console have increased four-fold in Japan following a drop in its starting price in late February.
Woman Kicked Out Of Gym For Using Cellphone
March 05 2013 1:07 PM EST
Planet Fitness says former member Tina Santoro Asmar was being "extremely unprofessional and rude and dismissive."
Is This Really 'The World's Smartest And Lightest Phone'?
March 05 2013 11:05 AM EST
Japanese carrier Willcom has introduced what it is calling the world's "smallest and lightest phone."
NPD: Only 29% Of ‘Core Gamers’ Plan To Buy A Next Generation Console
March 04 2013 6:32 PM EST
A market survey suggests game console developers will have an even harder time selling their next-generation hardware than originally thought.
Verizon Catches Baltimore Church Deacon With Child Pornography
March 04 2013 1:39 PM EST
Baltimore Catholic Church deacon William Steven Albaugh was arrested after Verizon discovered child pornography on his personal online storage locker last week.
'Tomb Raider' Review Roundup
March 04 2013 10:30 AM EST
A highly anticipated reboot of one of the most storied video game franchises in history is finally here. But is 2013's "Tomb Raider" worthy of Lara Croft's legacy?
OUYA Console Set To Ship To Kickstarter Backers March 28
March 01 2013 10:58 AM EST
The OUYA game console will start shipping to Kickstarter backers on March 28, OUYA CEO and co-founder Julie Uhrman announced this week.
Apple Censors "Barely Legal Teen" From iCloud Message
February 28 2013 4:56 PM EST
Apple is blocking messages with the phrase "barely legal teen" sent through its iCloud email service, suggesting the company is taking another aggressive approach to resolve its "porn problem."
Andrew Mason Dropped As CEO Of Groupon
February 28 2013 4:50 PM EST
Andrew Mason has been removed from his position as CEO of Groupon.
Sony Sells Its Tokyo Office Building For $1.2 Billion
February 28 2013 3:28 PM EST
Sony has sold its Tokyo-based Sony City Osaki building in an effort to cut costs and reconfigure its assets.
All The News That Fits With Latte: Will Starbucks Deal Help NYT?
February 27 2013 5:09 PM EST
The New York Times has struck a new deal with Starbucks to offer coffee drinkers limited access to the paper's stories.
Samsung Unveils New Mobile Wallet App For Android
February 27 2013 11:15 AM EST
Samsung is launching a new mobile wallet application for its Android smartphone and sticking closer to Apple's playbook.
Google Developing Audio Indicators For Noisy Browser Tabs
February 26 2013 9:37 PM EST
Google may be adding a new feature to its Chrome web browser to help users identify deal with the problem of so-called "noisy tabs."
Apple Offers Compensation For Kids' Excessive In-App Purchases
February 26 2013 9:33 PM EST
Apple has proposed a settlement to a 2011 case alleging that it inform its customers of the financial risks involved in unregulated in-app purchases.
Amazon Nabs Exclusive Deal For FX’s ‘Justified’ On Prime Instant Video
February 26 2013 10:37 AM EST
Amazon has signed a new deal with FX, gaining exclusive rights to host its show "Justified" on the Prime Instant Video service.
Zynga To Close And Consolidate More US Offices
February 25 2013 4:17 PM EST
Zynga announced Monday that it is closing down and "consolidating" its offices in New York and Texas to cut costs.
App Leak Shows YouTube Planning Pay Channels
February 25 2013 3:17 PM EST
A few lines of code nestled away in Google's most recent update for its YouTube Android application have revealed more about the company's rumored pay-to-view services than it is currently admitting.
Facebook, Carriers Offering Discounted Messaging
February 25 2013 12:30 PM EST
Facebook has partnered with a number of mobile carriers to cut costs for its mobile messaging service.
Could Nevada’s New Online Gambling Law Save Zynga?
February 22 2013 2:00 PM EST
A bill permitting online gambling in Nevada was signed into law this week, giving hope to companies seeking to break into the business.