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Facebook And Zynga Aren’t So Close Anymore Facebook And Zynga Aren’t So Close Anymore

Zynga may be in the gutter these days, but it used to not always be like that. The company used to be on top of the world thanks to its close relationship with Facebook. The social network benefited from this …

Zynga Loses Another Exec, Shuffles Around Those That Remain

Zynga has been bleeding talent and executives over the past few months as the company struggles to stay relevant in a changing social games environment. It doesn’t look it’s stopping anytime soon either as Zynga has announced the departure of …

Jamie Oliver And Zynga Team Up For Charity
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Jamie Oliver is a world-renowned chef and host of the now canceled Food Revolution, but he’s also head of a good cause – the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation. It’s purpose is to teach children the benefits of eating healthy foods. …

Zynga Launches CityVille 2 On Facebook
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It’s old news by now, but Zynga is still in a fair bit of trouble. The company downsized its workforce by 150 employees last month and closed a studio.The move undoubtedly raised some concerns about the future of the company, …

Zynga Announces Third Quarter Results, Confirms Layoffs Zynga Announces Third Quarter Results, Confirms Layoffs
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Zynga is a mess. The company’s share price has plummeted into unknown depths and now trades at around $2.13. Can Zynga pick itself back up and become profitable again? Let’s take a look at its third quarter results and see …

Zynga Laid Off Over 100 Employees During The Apple Event
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Apple took over the Internet news cycle today with the announcement of the iPad Mini. The news would obviously drown out anything else, including mass layoffs at one of the largest social game developers in the world. Nobody would be …

Zynga’s Bad Day Continues: Words With Friends Creators Leave The Company
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Zynga did not have a good morning. The company’s share price fell almost 20 percent in after hours trading last night, and is currently trading at $2.37. It seems like the day couldn’t get any worse, but it just did. …

Zynga Shares Fall Almost 20 Percent In After-Hours Trading Zynga Shares Fall Almost 20 Percent In After-Hours Trading

Zynga has not had the best of luck recently. It’s pretty bad when the best product you have available is a board game based on Words with Friends from the folks who make Scrabble. Not to mention the company has …

Zynga, Hasbro Launching FarmVille, CityVille, & Words with Friends-Themed Board Games
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If you are looking for a new type of board game to play over the course of the holiday season, Zynga and Hasbro hope that you’ll give their new offerings a chance. Social gaming company Zynga and longtime physical game …

The Draw Something Game Show Is Now Casting, If That’s Something You’re Interested in
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Are you an amateur smartphone finger artist and looking to go professional? If you’re ready to take your Draw Something skills to the next level, I’m here to inform you that they are now officially taking applications for the Draw …

FarmVille 2 Now A Reality

Zynga as launched FarmVille 2, the sequel to one of the titles that helped make the company a household name. “FarmVille 2 is now live!” Zynga said in a status update. “Grow and harvest beautiful crops, raise adorable animals, and …

PopCap Games Announces Reorganization and Layoffs PopCap Games Announces Reorganization and Layoffs
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PopCap today announced that it has begun a reorganization of its studios that includes a “reduction in force” in North America. More specifically, around 50 employees, most from the PopCap headquarters in Seattle, will be losing their jobs. John Vechey, …

Zynga Desperately Tries To Keep Employees After Stock Crash Zynga Desperately Tries To Keep Employees After Stock Crash
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Things are not looking good for Zynga. Their stocks crashed, COO John Schappert left and they’re being investigated for insider trading. After all this, employees would obviously want out. The company is going to keep them the only way they …

Zynga Now Faces A Lawsuit From EA Over Copyright Infringement
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The past few weeks have been rough for Zynga to say the least. After their stocks took a massive nose dive, the top brass was accused of insider trading. All of this had led to an investigation and the company …

Zynga COO Stripped Of His Power After Stocks Collapsed Zynga COO Stripped Of His Power After Stocks Collapsed
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To say that Zynga is between a rock and a hard place right now would be a bit of an understatement. The company is more like between a wall of cacti and an iron maiden. Either way, they’re going to …

Zynga Now Under Investigation For Cashing Out Before Shares Slumped Zynga Now Under Investigation For Cashing Out Before Shares Slumped
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Well, that didn’t take long. We brought you word this morning that Zynga CEO Mark Pincus and other insiders including Google cashed out on Zynga stock back in April before the company’s shares fell to the abysmal depths that they’re …

Zynga Insiders Knew They Were Crashing And Cashed Out Zynga Insiders Knew They Were Crashing And Cashed Out
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This week has not been good for Zynga. After posting decent results for Q2, the company’s shares took a dive into previously unknown depths. The shares dropped to trading around $3 each and haven’t really recovered since. To add insult …

Zynga Shares Fall 41 Percent After Mostly Positive Q2 Results Zynga Shares Fall 41 Percent After Mostly Positive Q2 Results

Social game giant Zynga announced their Q2 results yesterday and things were looking pretty good. We could finally put their recent stock stumbles behind us and look forward to a new era of profitability. Unfortunately, that was not the case …

The Authentic Poker Experience Comes To iOS
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Zynga has become somewhat of a leader in the virtual Poker world with Zynga Poker for iOS. It’s still their most popular game on mobile devices so it makes sense that developers would want to replicate that success. They all …

Sim City Social Aiming Directly For Zynga In New Video

The social gaming world is getting more and more cut throat as the days go by. There is no better example of this than this new video from EA titled “More City Less ‘Ville.” This is an obvious shot at …

SCOTUS Was Probably Too Busy Today for Facebook, Zynga, LinkedIn, & Yahoo SCOTUS Was Probably Too Busy Today for Facebook, Zynga, LinkedIn, & Yahoo

It’s reasonable to believe that the U.S. Supreme Court only had one item to mark off on its to-do list for today, the last day of the term: make a decision on President Obama’s health care law. Given the gravity …