Disney subsidiary disclosed kids' personal information

An online virtual world company owned by Walt Disney has been ordered to pay $3 million after it was found to have collected and disclosed personal information on more than a million children.

Could online gaming power Google's social networking platform?

Google is reportedly building a social networking service that could potentially pose a serious challenge to Facebook. Although little is known about the platform, it seems likely that online gaming will play a pivotal role in ensuring the success of "Google Me."

Disney in takeover talks with Playdom

Walt Disney is planning a major push into social gaming, according to the Wall Street Journal, which says it's in talks to acquire Playdom.