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Yin and yang in today's stock market
SAN FRANCISCO--Marilyn Plum bristles at suggestions she's trying to time markets. Despite adhering to a strict long-term oriented investment strategy, the portfolio manager at Ballou Plum Wealth Advisors admits to finding pleasure in early April's ...
How Grand Theft Auto changed video games (and the world)
With "Jacked," veteran video games journalist David Kushner explains how the Grand Theft Auto franchise helped usher in a new generation of games and set the tone for a decade.
"It Was Never The Sex": Leisure Suit Larry's Creators Kickstart An Ailing ...
It is fair to say that Larry Laffer, star of the big-selling 1987 PC sex comedy Leisure Suit Larry in the land of the Lounge Lizards has not had an easy retirement.
THQ market value, once $2 billion, dips below $35 million
"To be clear, there is a market for kids' games, only it is becoming more and more platform agnostic," Meloni noted, citing Activision Blizzard Inc.'s success with Skylanders Spyro's Adventure, Angry Birds and Minecraft -- all of which either can be ...
Aetna profit off 13% as medical-benefit ratio up
Last week, UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH), the first major insurer to report its first-quarter results, posted profit growth of 3.1% amid swelling health-insurance membership and improved revenue across its insurance and health-services businesses.
Gtx responds to FDA halt on Capesaris trial
GTx Inc. GTXI, +2.59% issued a response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration addressing the regulator's concerns over its potential prostate cancer and hormonal treatment Capesaris, a move GTx hopes will put the drug back on track for development.
The Ten Most (and Least) Affordable Cities to Buy a Home
After years of weak housing markets, home sellers are hopeful that this spring's home-buying season will finally lift prices. In positive news, RealtyTrac reported in March that national foreclosures fell to their lowest levels in five years ...
Kickstarter Game "Mythic: The Story of Gods and Men" Proves a Scam
The game was supposedly "by the same team that left Activision / Blizzard", with "gameplay characteristics will be similar to that of World of Warcraft" and graphics that "should be up there with Skyrim", build on a custom version of the Unity3D engine ...
MapleStory maker offers to buy EA - Report
Developers develop gaming experiences and base their decisions on deadlines set by Publishers (such as EA/Blizzard/Activision et.al). 99.99% of the problem to gamers? PUBLISHERS not strictly tied to the development process. Developers whom are ...
Pepsi pushing people to "Live For Now"
Jakeman, who hails from Australia, joined PepsiCo last year from video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc, where he was chief marketing officer.