David and Paul Bettner, founders of a McKinney based game development company called NewToy, have created "Chess with Friends," one of the first turn-based multiplayer games for Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch that has over 400,000 downloads.
And they don't even have what could be called a conventional office yet, unless you count the McKinney Public Library or the various coffee shops and cafes on the downtown square that offer free Wi-Fi connections.
One of the largest media retail giants in the country that distributes movies, video games and other media materials out of McKinney to more than 3,000 stores around the country has filed for federal bankruptcy protection.
The national movie rental chain headquartered in Dallas filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday in the U.S. District Bankruptcy Court of Southern New York with more than $930 million in secured and unsecured debt on its books, according to court documents.
The Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home opened a Starbucks franchise within its building back in February as part of a recent expansion, and the owners said it provides a perfect and familiar corner of comfort for grieving family and friends.