Items purchased on Zynga's popular Facebook games FarmVille and Mafia Wars raise money for Water.org, which provides safe water and sanitation for people in the real world.
Zynga debuts 'Empires & Allies' as it prepares to sell shares of itself to the public. Valued at $10 billion, Zynga could make even more with its initial public offering.
E3 2010: At this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, video game companies are going to try to convince you that 3-D screens, gesture-recognition cameras and ultra-sensitive motion controllers are what you need to have a good time.
Can't get enough of Farmville? Now you'll see it on Yahoo too as Facebook and Yahoo team-up.
Advertising will encourage you to stay on web pages longer and could soon bring the technology from 'Minority Report' to your cell phone. And you can buy stuff for your online self, too.