7 stories to read this weekend

Why it sucks to be a retail worker, the Target failure and Candy-Crushed?: These are three of the top seven stories I recommend for this weekend’s reading.

Why the shelf life of mobile games is so short

The most popular mobile game genre remains casual, pick-up-and-play titles that typically have a very limited shelf life. But tablets provide a foundation for developers to create more sophisticated games that could have a much longer tail.