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Teen Behavior

Video game athletes battling it out in OC

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The nation’s video game athletes have gathered in Southern California to battle aliens and bad guys. The Orange County Register says more than 1,000 eSports players are taking part in the Major League […]

06/21/2014

This image provided by Ubisoft shows a scene from the video game, “"Assassin’s Creed: Unity." (AP Photo/Ubisoft)

A lack of leading ladies haunts game industry

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Where the ladies at? At last week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, video game developers hyped upcoming titles featuring super-soldiers, assassins, bank robbers and secret agents. They all had one thing in common: […]

06/19/2014

FILE- In this Dec. 14, 2011, file photo, a driver uses an iPhone while driving in Los Angeles. Among teen drivers, 41 percent had texted or emailed behind the wheel in the previous month according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that was released on Thursday, June 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Study: Teens are drinking less, texting while driving more

NEW YORK (AP) — American teens are smoking less, drinking less and fighting less. But they’re texting behind the wheel and spending a lot of time on video games and computers, according to the government’s […]

06/13/2014

An employee re-stocks X-Box sets at a Wal-Mart in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Wal-Mart takes aim at $2B used video game market

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart plans to start buying used video games from shoppers at stores in a move that goes after the bread-and-butter business of GameStop. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to expand its current […]

03/18/2014

An outdoor sign for Walmart.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Wal-Mart to accept video game trade-ins in stores

NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart plans to expand its video game trade-in program to its stores, offering store credit for thousands of video games. The world’s largest retailer plans to let video game owners trade […]

03/18/2014

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Another lucky listener will enjoy a “Suite Night in Lob City” with KFWB

This morning at 7:05 Penny Griego and Lisa Osborn gave the cue to call and KFWB VIP Daniel Barajas of Riverside was the 24th caller and he knew today’s secret word, “All-Star.”

02/15/2013

Julie Uhrman

Julie Uhrman on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Julie Uhrman, a video game entrepreneur, who is founder and CEO of OUYA, an innovative gaming console that enables any developer to publish a console game by bringing the mobile app model to the TV. OUYA is a powerful, beautifully designed, open and inexpensive alternative to traditional game consoles.

02/14/2013

Video game helps kids control rage

BOSTON (AP) – A study of kids with serious anger problems finds they can control it with the help of a video game. Boston Children’s Hospital had children with anger control issues play a video […]

10/29/2012

Distracted walking cases increase

(AP) – A young man talking on a cellphone meanders along the edge of a lonely train platform at night. Suddenly he stumbles, loses his balance and pitches over the side, landing head first on […]

07/30/2012

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