2013 Was a Huge Year for Android Gaming

And paid apps on both Android and iOS are falling deeper into obscurity.
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Former Zynga Security Head Puhlmann Joins Endgame as CTO

Nils Puhlmann, former Zynga chief security officer, is joining security solutions provider Endgame — best name ever — as CTO. The Arlington, Va.-based Endgame is backed by venture investors, including Kleiner Perkins and Bessemer Venture Partners, with about $54 million in funding. Before departing in 2012, Puhlmann was at Zynga for several years managing all security issues for the online gaming company.

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Electronic Arts Reports Loss but Raises Outlook

Electronic Arts Inc. raised its profit expectations for the fiscal year, counting on a bounty from consumer enthusiasm for the launch of new videogame consoles.

EA Founder Trip Hawkins Teases New Education Startup, Predicts Intense Disruption in Living Room

And Apple isn’t even one of his Top 5 candidates to win that disruption.
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Does Social Media Help Videogame Developers Find Fans? It Depends on Whom You Ask.

“At least two-thirds of the people who use Reddit have acne.”
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Why I Moved Back to the Waterloo Region

Google and Electronic Arts aren’t here by accident.
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Electronic Arts Reaches Settlement With College Athletes in Lawsuit

Two athletes come to terms with the massive gaming company in ongoing litigation.
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EA Settles Suit, Pauses NCAA Videogame

Videogame maker Electronic Arts Inc. and the Collegiate Licensing Co. reached a settlement with college athletes suing them over issues that include the use of athlete images.

Valve’s Steam Machines Won’t Be “Console Killers,” but Here’s How They Could Shake Up Gaming Anyway

If they work as promised, Steam Machines could be disruptive — just not in the way you think.
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Don’t Look Now, but the Second Screen Is About to Invade Videogames’ Next Generation

A big-picture look at the small screen’s future with consoles.
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EA Reboot Cost 900 Jobs