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Disney Interactive lays off 700 workers, adios social gaming

The entertainment giant cuts one quarter of its staff after social gaming proves to be a bust. However, Disney is not alone.

By Mar. 6, 2014


HTC looks to low-end phones as panacea for falling sales

Despite returning to a slight profit, HTC continues to struggle amid larger rivals Apple and Samsung Electronics.

By Feb. 10, 2014


Groupon shares jump 20 percent on record quarter, new CEO

Shares soar after troubled daily-deals site announces 7 percent jump in revenue and installs Eric Lefkofsky as permanent chief.

By Aug. 7, 2013


Disney tries to revive its digital gaming with 'Disney Infinity'

The entertainment giant is said to have spent $100 million on a new video game project that lets players design their own landscapes and use their own characters from Disney movies and TV shows.

By Aug. 15, 2013


1 billion songs legally downloaded in the UK, Adele tops chart

All-time legal music downloads in the UK have just hit 1 billion, led by everyone's favourite heart-weary North Londoner.

By Apr. 10, 2013


Twitter and the price of a cup of coffee

With decelerating user growth, Twitter might want to consider paid subscriptions. If just 3 percent of users paid the price of one cup of coffee per month, the company could net more than $250 million annually.

By Oct. 18, 2013


Facebook's share price gets a 5 percent boost

For the first time in four days, the downward trend in the social network's stock turns around, rising by $1.41 per share. Still, it's a far cry from when the company went public.

By May. 31, 2012


LinkedIn stock soars after Q4 blowout

Net income climbs 66 percent in quarter as CEO calls 2012 a "transformative year for LinkedIn."

By Feb. 7, 2013


AMD has scary things to say about the PC market

The chief executive of Advanced Micro Devices, the second largest PC processor supplier, had some pretty dire things to say about the state of the PC market.

By Jul. 19, 2012


Utilities Updates: BBEdit 7.1.3; PageSpinner 4.6.1; Snard�2.0; more

Utilities Updates: BBEdit 7.1.3; PageSpinner 4.6.1; Snard 2.0; more

By Mar. 30, 2004