Articles By Yannick LeJacq

From Economy Jul 27, 2012

Facebook Earnings And Zynga Shares Plunge: "Farmville" Maker Lashes Out At Social Media Giant Over Poor Figures

As analysts began to eagerly predict Facebook earnings--its first as a public company--the social media giant's close ally Zynga posted dramatic losses, leading many to question the future the two tech companies may have together.

From Entertainment Jul 27, 2012

Ice-T And Gun Control: Rappers And Their Complicated Relationships With Firearms [PHOTOS]

Ice-T sparked a controversy last week when he spoke frankly in defense of gun control on the day of the shooting in Aurora, Colo., calling it a necessary "defense against tyranny." What is the connection between the rapper's political views and his violent music?

From Entertainment Jul 26, 2012

Rick Ross Album 'God Forgives, I Don't' Leak; Listen To 'Diced Pineapples' And 'Sixteen'

Just a week before it's official release, leaked versions of rapper Rick Ross' new album, "God Forgives, I Don't" have begun rapidly spreading across the internet.

From Politics & Policy Jul 26, 2012

Rick Santorum Backs Chick-Fil-A, Joins Mike Huckabee's 'Appreciation Day' And Squares Off Against Dan Savage Once Again

The former Republican presidential candidate broadcast his support for Chick-fil-A Wednesday in the wake of its president's anti-gay comments, posting on Twitter and Facebook about his plans to honor "National Chick-Fil-A" appreciation day and, once again, drawing the ire of gay activist Dan Savage.

From Entertainment Jul 26, 2012

Madonna Defends Swastika In MDNA Tour Concert: Nazi Image Chosen 'Purposefully'

Madonna defended her use of a swastika from her controversial MDNA tour while speaking for an interview on a Brazilian television station, explaining that the Nazi imagery was meant to question “the intolerance that we human beings have for one another.

Jul 26, 2012

"Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" Ad Banned From Daytime Television In The UK Following ASA Ruling

The ASA rules against Activision in a case involving a daytime television ad for "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3." How will this impact future marketing for the next installment in the "Call of Duty" franchise, "Black Ops 2?"

From Tech Jul 26, 2012

"World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria" Release Date Set, Will It Help Blizzard Recover From Diablo III's Sloppy Launch?

After a controversial launch of Diablo III, Blizzard is turning its attention back to "World of Warcraft" this fall with the release of "Mists of Pandaria" officially set for Sept. 25.

From Tech Jul 25, 2012

THQ Avoids Nasdaq Delisting, Maintains Minimum Price Requirement

THQ, the struggling developer behind videogame franchises including "Warhammer 40k," Saint's Row" and "WWE Raw Vs. Smackdown" narrowly avoided being delisted on NASDAQ today after undergoing a massive internal restructuring.

From Politics & Policy Jul 25, 2012

President of Ghana John Atta Mills Dies At 68

John Evans Atta Mills, president of Ghana who transformed the country's economy into one of African's newest oil-producing states, passed away at a military hospital on Tuesday. He will be succeeded by his vice president.

From Companies Jul 25, 2012

Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Release Date Confirmed For Wednesday

Apple will be rolling out Mountain Lion, the latest iteration of its Mac OS platform, tomorrow following its Q3 earnings report.