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Weekly Wrap: iPhone 5 vs. Kindles galore

This week, Apple announced an announcement, Amazon unveiled a Kindle armada, and we covered a virtual metric ton of Mac and iOS apps. Assuming metric tons even can be virtual, which is an open question.

OnLive under new management, will continue service

Cloud gaming service OnLive has been acquired by a new owner. The move meant an unknown number of staff were laid off, but the company pledged to continue its operations.

EA relaunches The Simpsons: Tapped Out

Woo hoo! More than four months after Electronic Arts removed The Simpsons: Tapped Out from the App Store due to technical problems, EA has quietly re-launched the game.

New Sim City comes to the Mac in February

Sim City, the latest iteration in the popular franchise from Electronic Arts, will make its debut on Macs in February--the same time the game arrives on PC.

Weekly Wrap: Fix Mountain Lion bugs, avoid scary hacks

Don't look now, but summer's kind of winding down. Now's the time to go outside with your laptop or iOS device, and catch up on both the sun's rays and Macworld's biggest stories from the past week.

Blizzard Entertainment warns of password breach

Blizzard Entertainment, maker of popular multiplayer online games such as World of Warcraft, Diablo and Starcraft, says that its internal network was breached, revealing scrambled passwords and email addresses.

Valve expands Steam delivery platform beyond games

Hoping to break out from the confines of the gaming community, computer game distributor Valve will start hosting non-gaming programs on its Steam network.

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.

Remains of the Day: Ready, set, go

Apple may be readying e-books for Latin America, Sharp may be setting up to deliver displays for a new iPhone, and piracy is going rampant all over the place.

Days of Wonder expands iOS land grab with Asia map pack

Days of Wonder has rolled out its first digital map pack for Ticket to Ride in almost seven years. Dan Moren sits down with CEO Eric Hautemont to discuss the company's digital strategy.

Remains of the Day: Bon appetit

We start off the week with an amuse-bouche of an iPhone rumor, followed by a few light helpings of iTunes in the Cloud. Finally, for dessert, half a dozen assorted flavors of Kindle Fire.

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Tech's center of gravity shifts north to San Francisco

The venture capitalist Vinod Khosla recently described Silicon Valley as a state of mind, rather than a geographical place. If that's the case, that state of...

Intel dishing out $29K to Android developers in game app contest

Intel is dishing out a total of $29,000 in cash prizes to Android developers in an effort to encourage coders to write games for tablets and smartphones.