Fred O'ConnorIDG News Service

EA files copyright suit against Zynga over The Sims Social

Electronic Arts has sued Zynga, developer of the popular -Ville brand of social media games, alleging that the company violated EA copyright pertaining to its Sims Social Facebook game.

Updated SDK from Soti allows businesses to remotely control Apple mobile devices

Businesses can now remotely control enterprise mobile applications developed for Apple's mobile platform with the latest version of Soti's MobiControl Software Developer Kit for iOS, announced Tuesday.

Smartphones, tablets seen boosting mobile health

Wireless devices will allow doctors to provide their patients with more medical information, said a speaker at a mobile health conference.

YouTube reaches deals for music video, sports content

YouTube, continuing efforts to offer legal videos, announced deals this week that will provide users with music videos and professional basketball clips.

Podcasting goes to college

If what's happening at Boston-area colleges and universities is any indication, look for podcasting and videocasting to take on a greater role in education.

Dell to test retail stores in Texas, New York

Dell is testing full-sized retail stores that will stay true to its direct-sales business by only offering product demonstrations.