A visitor plays the ‘Nosgoth’ video game at the Gamescom 2014 fair in Cologne yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Ina Fassbender

The world’s largest video game fair is set to draw a record attendance this week as visitors seek out titles for new consoles from Microsoft and So(...)

Candy Crush has 97 million daily active users and accounts for as much as 78 per cent of King’s annual sales. Photograph:  Carlo Allegri/files/Reuters

Candy Crush maker King Digital Entertainment has raised $500 million in its initial public offering, pricing the shares in the middle of the ma(...)

Marketing platform SuperAwesome has hit a major milestone, reaching 13 million unique users across the web and mobile every month. The venture,(...)

Lagardere valued its stake in Canal+ France at €1.15 billion in its accounts, while Vivendi believed it was worth €800-900 million, a source familiar with the situation said. Photograph: Jacques Brinon

Vivendi has reached an agreement to buy out partner Lagardere’s 20 per cent stake in pay-television operator Canal+ France for €1.02 billion.The accor(...)

Ken Doyle of e-commerce company Luzern Solutions which received funds in 2003 and now employs 50 people. Photograph: Alan Betson

Every year, Enterprise Ireland spends millions of taxpayers’ money investing in companies it believes could be significant contributors to the economy(...)

Peter Tanham: SparkPage formed with “a small amount of money and a very large amount of time”.
New Innovator SparkPage

While Peter Tanham and Garrett Reynolds were keen to launch SparkPage – a new service to help companies develop quality mobile sites – they had to hol(...)

Entertainment-to-telecoms conglomerate Vivendi will retain a 12 per cent stake of Blizzard Entertainment, the video games maker best known for the Call of Duty series and online multi-player game World of Warcraft. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

French multimedia and telecommunications company Vivendi has said it plans to sell 85 per cent of its stake in Activision Blizzard Inc to the video ga(...)