EA Sues Zynga for Copyright Infringement on New 'Ville' Game
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) said it sued Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) for allegedly infringing its copyright-protected Facebook game "The Sims Social" with Zynga's new game "The Ville." Zynga, though, quickly shot back and said it would defend itself from the suit.
Health Net Hits More Cost Troubles, Cuts Outlook
Health Net Inc. (HNT) posted higher second-quarter earnings after selling a business unit, but the company once again slashed its full-year guidance as high health-care costs hurt results in its core health-insurance businesses.
Electronic Arts to Zynga: You Copied Us!
Electronic Arts Inc filed a lawsuit on Friday against Zynga, the maker of 'Farmville,' on claims that Zynga copied key elements of 'The Sims Social' in its latest game.
Armed With Plastic: Credit Card Rules for College Students
Many parents will hand over a credit to their kids when they go off to college—here’s what rules parents should implement and uphold for their kids on how to use a credit card while away at school.
Rosneft Completes Itera Deal, Expands Position in Gas Market
Russian state-controlled gas giant OAO Rosneft (ROSN.RS) said Friday it had completed the formation of a joint venture with independent producer Itera Holding, as the country's top crude producer seeks to expand its position in the natural-gas market.
Electronic Arts Sues Zynga Over Game Copyrights
Video game maker Electronic Arts on Friday said that it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of its Maxis Label against Zynga for allegedly infringing its copyrights to a Facebook game called the "Sims Social." The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California claims
Knight Says it Secured Last-Minute Lifeline
Knight Capital Group told brokers Friday morning that the embattled market maker has received a badly-needed line of credit, raising hopes the firm reeling from a $440 million trading loss can survive the weekend without a bankruptcy filing.
Spanish PM Rajoy Suggests Bailout A Possibility
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy Friday suggested for the first time he could consider requesting support from the euro zone's bailout fund to help ease Spain's deepening financial crisis.
U.S. Makes New Request to Swiss for Information on Alleged Tax Cheats
U.S. tax authorities have submitted a new request for information on Credit Suisse (CS) clients suspected of dodging taxes by hiding money in secret Swiss bank accounts.