Zynga Inc., a company that sells imaginary tractors and other make-believe goods in online games, plans to raise some very real money from public investors.
After weeks of speculation, the San Francisco start-up—maker of “FarmVille,” “CityVille” and other games played on Facebook’s website—on Friday filed for an initial public offering in a deal that could value it as high as $20 billion, said people familiar [...]
Sega has confirmed that the personal data of 1.29 million of its customers was stolen in an attack on its systems.
It comes after the computer games firm said on Friday that e-mail addresses and dates of birth stored on the Sega Pass database were accessed by hackers.
However, Sega continues to say that payment information, such as credit card numbers, remained safe.
Sega spokeswoman Yoko Nagasawa said: “We are [...]
Sonic the Hedgehog, star of Sega’s popular video game. (Sega)
LONDON — Video game developer Sega says it has been hacked, making it the latest in a string of games companies to be attacked.
The company sent an email to users of the Sega Pass system on Friday to warn them that email addresses, dates of birth and encrypted passwords had been stolen from online database.
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