allthingsd.com — Facebook underwent a period of downtime at approximately 6 pm ET on Tuesday evening, according to multiple reports from users across Twitter. Several members of the AllThingsD staff - including those on both the East and West coast - reported the inability to access the site from their desktop browsers.
csmonitor.com — Once a staple of authoritative communication across the Indian subcontinent, the telegram has lost too much ground to smartphones. One devotee is threatening a Ghandi-style fast. By , Correspondent / June 14, 2013 At the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), India's state-owned telecom company, a message emerges from a dot matrix printer addressing a soldier's Army unit in Delhi.
help.ea.com — Which platforms can I play Battlefield 3 on? Battlefield 3 is available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Windows PC. PC gamers will be able to purchase the game on disc, or as a download through Origin or third party distributors. Why does Battlefield 3 not have a traditional main menu to launch games?
blogs.wsj.com — Tech companies continue to sharply modify their business models to cope with competition and other industry changes. The latest example: Nvidia. The company helped create the market for chips called GPUs, or graphics processing units, which help generate vivid visual effects in videogames and other software.
blogs.wsj.com — Signs that King, maker of the popular mobile and online game "Candy Crush Saga," is interested in going public underscore the growing optimism about future fortunes of the videogame market. The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that the London-based company, which is registered as Midasplayer International Holding Co., has hired investment bankers with an eye towards an IPO.
blogs.wsj.com — By Telis Demos and Matt Jarzemsky Candy Crush Saga is lining up something besides jelly beans: bankers. Midasplayer International Holding Co., the publisher of online and mobile games including the popular Candy Crush Saga, has hired banks to pursue a U.S. initial public offering, according to people familiar with the move.
online.wsj.com — By Ben Fox Rubin Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) said Todd Bradley will take on a newly created role as executive vice president of strategic growth initiatives, and Asia-region executive Dion Weisler will take over his former role overseeing the company's printing and PC businesses.
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