Author: Sammy Bravo

Wall Street Sours On Candy Crush IPO

Wall Street Sours On Candy Crush IPO

Candy Crush missed its initial offering at $22.50 a share in trading Wednesday, as shares sank to around $20.50 Investors failed to bite on King Digital Entertainment’s stock during the first day of trading...

Google Glass Getting Ray-Ban, Oakley Versions

Google Glass Getting Ray-Ban, Oakley Versions

Google is getting a little help to make its computer headset a bit more stylish, thanks to Italian eyewear designer Luxottica, which owns popular brands as Ray-Ban and Oakley. The goal? To combine “high-end...

Oklahoma Girl Breaks Girl Scout Cookie Sales Mark

Oklahoma Girl Breaks Girl Scout Cookie Sales Mark

An Oklahoma City girl who says she asks everyone she meets to buy Girl Scout cookies has broken the organization’s decades-old sales record by a margin about the size of a Thin Mint. Katie...

5 Bernie Madoff Employees Convicted Of Fraud

5 Bernie Madoff Employees Convicted Of Fraud

The Ponzi schemer’s former secretary, director of operations for investments, and account manager were among those found guilty of fraud in a Manhattan court. The defense had argued that the employees were lied to...

Disney to Buy Maker Studios in Deal Worth Up to $950 Million

Disney to Buy Maker Studios in Deal Worth Up to $950 Million

Disney has agreed to buy YouTube network Maker Studios in a deal that could be worth as much as $950 million. Maker Studios enlists thousands of YouTube creators to post content related to video...

Reader Discussion: Is Replayability Important?

Reader Discussion: Is Replayability Important?

Does a game need to be infinitely replayable in order to be considered good? Or is it enough to offer one worthwhile playthrough to be considered a classic? I have favorite games I will...

Apple and Comcast Eye Streaming Partnership

Apple and Comcast Eye Streaming Partnership

Two giants are considering teaming up at a time when net neutrality rules are in doubt Apple is reportedly looking to team up with Comcast as part of its attempt to establish a stronger...

Nintendo “Looking At” Unity On 3DS

Nintendo “Looking At” Unity On 3DS

In 2012, Nintendo announced a partnership making Unity development easier on Wii U. Nintendo is apparently also looking at bringing the popular engine to 3DS. Siliconera spoke with senior manager of marketing for Nintendo...

U.S. Gas Prices Have Gone Up $4 Per Tank in The Last 6 Weeks

U.S. Gas Prices Have Gone Up $4 Per Tank in The Last 6 Weeks

A new survey by industry analyst Trilby Lundberg finds the average price of gas is up 26 cents across the U.S. over the last six weeks—five cents just in the last two weeks—representing a...

Long-Term Unemployed Face 1 in 10 Odds of Getting Hired Each Year

Long-Term Unemployed Face 1 in 10 Odds of Getting Hired Each Year

A new Princeton study reveals that 1 in 10 people who have been unemployed for six months or longer are hired annually, which underscores the struggles of those seeking to re-enter the job market...