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Pop culture stimulates the evolution of the LA tech scene

It wasn’t so long ago that venture capital was a suburban California phenomenon. Los Angeles didn't have much in terms of a real tech scene -- and even San Francisco only had a few VCs or tech compa

Tencent Takes Full Control Of ‘League Of Legends’ Creator Riot Games

Billion-dollar Chinese Internet firm Tencent bought an undisclosed majority stake in Riot Games back in February 2011, and now it has closed out the deal by fully acquiring the games firm behind hit t

“League Of Legends,” The Most-Played PC Game In The World, Runs On The Same Open Hardware As Facebook

<a target="_blank" href="http://na.leagueoflegends.com/">League of Legends</a> is the most-played, multi-player PC game in the world, with gamers <a target="_blank" href="http://www.dfcint.com/wp/?p=3

By The Time US Gaming Giants Figure Out Tencent's Playbook It May Be Too Late

<img class="size-full wp-image-272715 alignleft" title="tencent-pony-ma-1" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/tencent-pony-ma-1.jpg" alt="" width="356" height="273" /></a>If you blin