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FunnyOrDie Lands $3 Million

Internet comedy site FunnyOrDie, supported by Will Ferrell and seeded by Sequoia Capital, has raised $3 million in cash from a single, undisclosed investor.The financing also includes an additional $3…

December 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EST

EA Signs Video Game Deal With "300" Director

Reuters reports Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc has signed a deal for Hollywood director Zack Snyder, who made the hit 2006 film "300," to help develop video games, some…

September 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT

Nintendo to Launch Camera, Music-Capable DS: Report

Reuters reports Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd plans to launch a new model of its DS handheld machine that can take pictures and play music by the end…

September 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT

Microsoft CEO: Tech Industry Buoyant

Reuters reports Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said on Thursday he still sees a "certain buoyancy" among technology and telecommunications customers worldwide, despite recent U.S. economic woes. …

September 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT

IPTV Subscriptions to Grow 64 Percent in 2008: Report

Reuters reports worldwide subscriptions to Internet-based television platforms are on track to reach 19.6 million subscribers in 2008, a 64 percent increase, according to analysts at Gartner.Revenue from worldwide Internet…

September 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT

Electronic Arts Sets Feb. Launch Date for Sims 3

Reuters reports Video games publisher Electronic Arts set a launch date of February 20, 2009 for the latest installment of its biggest-selling franchise, the Sims, on Wednesday.The firm is jostling…

August 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT

Sony Has No Plan for PS3 Price Cut

Sony does not plan to announce price cuts to its flagship PlayStation 3 games console at Europe's biggest video games fair in Leipzig, Germany, next week, a company spokesman said…

August 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT

Yahoo Director Kotick to Exit

Reuters reports Yahoo Inc director Robert Kotick's resignation will take effect after the company's annual meeting this week, where he will stand for reelection, to comply with a settlement with…

July 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT

Mozilla Claims Guinness Record for Downloads

Reuters reports Mozilla, developer of open-source Web browser Firefox, said on Wednesday it set a new Guinness World Record for the largest number of software downloads in 24 hours.Over 8…

July 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT

Yahoo: Mobile Search Service Reaches 600 Mil.

Reuters reports Internet media firm Yahoo Inc said on Tuesday that its mobile search service will be offered by six more telecom companies in Asia.It now has 60 such partnerships…

June 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT