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An employee plays the game Flappy Bird at a smartphone store in Hanoi on February 10, 2014. (Hoang Dinh/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: ‘Flappy Bird’ App Closes Up Shop

Our technology analyst ponders why the game developer behind the Flappy Birds app is shutting down shop for what he’s reportedly calling an addictive pastime.

02/12/2014

A screen image of the Candy Crush Saga game. (King)

Maker Of Candy Crush Saga App Trademarks The Word ‘Candy’

The maker of Candy Crush Saga, one of the most popular apps across Facebook and on mobile devices, has obtained a trademark from the European Union for the word “Candy.”

01/22/2014

The San Francisco 49ers in a huddle prior to playing against the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Favorable Schedule May Help 49ers Return To Super Bowl

or a west coast team, avoiding early games (1 p.m. ET starts) on the opposite side of the country is crucial.

04/19/2013

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Government Announces New Online Child Privacy Rules

The government has announced new online child privacy rules it says give parents greater control over the personal information that can be collected from preteens on the Internet.

12/19/2012

Zynga

Zynga Shares Tumble After Facebook Agreement Disclosed

Zynga shares were falling in after-hours trading after the online game company and Facebook disclosed in government filings that they changed the terms of their long-standing relationship.

11/30/2012

Benn Ferriero of the San Jose Sharks. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

First 2 Weeks Of Season For NHL, Sharks Cancelled Amid Player Lockout

On Thursday, the NHL announced the first round of cancellations to the regular-season schedule, nixing the first two weeks of the season.

10/04/2012

This picture taken on July 31, 2012 shows Kim Ha Na (L) and Jung Kyung Eun of South Korea playing a shot during their women's doubles badminton match against China's Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang at the London 2012 Olympic Games in London on July 31, 2012. (Adek Berry/AFP/GettyImages)

KCBS Sports Fans: Bye Bye Birdie For Top Badminton Teams

It’s ready-made material for comedy writers: an Olympic badminton scandal! 8 players have been DQ’d in London after tanking their matches, and around the world, you can hear the clucks of disapproval.

08/01/2012

Zynga

Zynga Expands Game Line-Up Amid Investor Doubts

Web game maker Zynga is trying to turn its digital playground into an even more entertaining place, working to prove wrong investors who doubt that it can build a long-lasting business.

06/26/2012

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Fun For The Road – Car Games For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip this summer? Entertain yourself and the kids with these fun car games along the way.

05/14/2012

Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers

10 Top Games On The NFL Schedule

The 2012 NFL schedule was released earlier this week and with more primetime games than ever before, this season is sure to be full of can’t-miss games. Here are our top 10 most intriguing match-ups that you won’t want to miss:

04/19/2012

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