How World of Warcraft maker keeps the hits coming

Who’s responsible for Blizzard Entertainment’s string of money-minting video games? Meet Paul Sams, the chief operating officer of Blizzard, now a division of Activision Blizzard, the gaming powerhouse created from the $18 billion merger in 2007 of Activision and Vivendi Games.

Facebook to launch “Gmail killer” webmail on Monday

Facebook is following in the footsteps of rival social network MySpace and gearing up to unveil its long-rumored webmail product — referred to internally as a “Gmail killer” — on Monday.