online games

Apple In Talks to Buy Chinese Online Game Maker

Apple is reportedly in talks to acquire China-based online game and social-networking developer HandSeeing Information Technology, according to a Reuters report. If finalized, the deal would mark the U.S. computer maker's first acquisition in that country.

Disney Buys Social Network Gamemaker Playdom

Disney is snapping up social networking games developer Playdom in a deal worth up to $563.2 million, it announced Tuesday. The transaction, will bolster Disney's digital gaming lineup and give it a greater presence on such social networking sites as Facebook and MySpace.