Zynga Inc. dominated social video games for PCs with “FarmVille” and “Zynga Poker.” New versions for smartphones and tablets, being introduced this week in some markets, may determine whether it stays relevant.
Netflix Inc. has agreed to pay for more-direct access to Comcast Corp.’s broadband network to improve speed and reliability for its video-streaming customers, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Netflix Inc.’s effort to secure a place for its video-subscription service on Time Warner Cable Inc. set-top boxes is on hold now that the cable operator is being sold, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Netflix Inc., adding to its growing role in kids’ online videos, obtained exclusive streaming rights to an animated TV series based on George Lucas’s “Star Wars” movies from Walt Disney Co., including the new final season.
Nintendo Co. is under pressure to consider ending production of video-game machines after reporting disappointing sales of its Wii U console and forecasting a surprise loss, prompting its stock to tumble.
Pandora Media Inc., the biggest U.S. online radio service, fell in extended trading yesterday after forecasting results in the current quarter that trailed analysts’ estimates as hiring and content costs rise.