Articles By Yannick LeJacq

From Economy Aug 01, 2012

Zynga Faces First Insider Trading Lawsuit In Wake Of Poor Second-Quarter Earnings Report

Following a poor earnings report last week and a steep drop in its share prices, social gaming giant Zynga is now facing an insider trading lawsuit on account of some suspicious financial activity by the company's top executives.

From Books Jul 31, 2012

'Berenstain Bears' Explains Continued Link To Chick-Fil-A: 'No Control Over Whether This Program Proceeds Or Not'

The iconic children's book franchise is doing its best to control for any damage incurred through its continued partnership with Chick-Fil-A, stating on their website that the company has "no control" over the program currently in planning with the controversial fast-food chain.

From Science Jul 31, 2012

Jonah Lehrer Resigns From The New Yorker, Apologizes To His Readers For Fabricating Bob Dylan Quotes

Acclaimed author and science writer Jonah Lehrer resigned from his position as a staff writer at the New Yorker magazine on Monday following a report that he "fabricated" several quotes and details about Bob Dylan's life in his recent best-selling nonfiction work "Imagine: How Creativity Works.

From Entertainment Jul 31, 2012

Chris Marker, Legendary French Experimental Filmmaker And Cat Video Pioneer, Dies At 91 [VIDEOS]

Chris Marker, the experimental filmmaker behind movies such as "La Jetee" and "Sans Soleil," died on Monday at the age of 91.

From Tech Jul 31, 2012

Xbox 720 Leak: "Durango" Dev Kit Verified As "Genuine" Next-Generation Microsoft Hardware

A new investigation confirmed some suspicious rumors about Microsoft's next-generation video game console, the Xbox 720, following a leak of the console's preliminary software development kit.

From Politics & Policy Jul 30, 2012

Jeff Bezos Pledges $2.5 Million In Support Of Gay Marriage: Is Amazon Joining Chick-Fil-A And Kraft Foods In The Culture Wars?

Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of online retailer Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), and his wife Mackenzie Bezos have pledged $2.5 million to help defend same-sex marriage in Washington state. Will this move affect Amazon as did forays into the culture wars made by Chick-fil-A Inc., Kraft Foods Inc.

From Tech Jul 28, 2012

Apple Game Controller Patent: Is Apple Actually Making A Video Game Console? [PICTURES]

Rumors circulated yesterday that Apple was planning to develop a video game console after news broke that the company had filed a new patent containing several promising images of game controllers. But do the claims hold water?

From Sports Jul 27, 2012

Is Michael Phelps Addicted To "Call Of Duty?"

Michael Phelps, the 26-year old Olympic athlete posed to enter the 2012 Olympics later this week, may have a problem with his addiction to the popular military shooter "Call of Duty," according to some comments he made in a recent interview.

From Entertainment Jul 27, 2012

Ridley Scott, Director of 'Prometheus' and 'Blade Runner,' Announces Film On World's Worst Traffic Jam

Ridley Scott is teaming up with screenwriter Steve Zaillian to produce a big-picture version of "The Day That Britain Stopped," a mockumentary about a gigantic traffic jam.

From Tech Jul 27, 2012

Windows Phone 8 Leak: SDK Reveals Improved Camera, 3-D Nokia Maps

The SDK for the upcoming Windows Phone 8 was leaked on Thursday through the Chinese website WPXAP. Information contained in the document included details on improved apps for the phone's camera as well as 3D Nokia maps and expanded capabilities for third-party developers.