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Zynga turns to old games for a new push into mobile

See Zynga, hat in hand, standing outside the rusted remains of the once-glorious Facebook Empire, looking longingly at the as-yet-unblemished gates guarded by its mobile brethren. "I could do that," Zynga thinks. » zum Artikel

Zynga to buy 'Clumsy Ninja' developer for $527 million, cut 314 jobs

Zynga plans to buy U.K.-based game developer NaturalMotion for about US$527 million while cutting 15 percent of its own workforce. » zum Artikel

Zynga trials Bitcoin payments for in-game purchases

Game developer Zynga is testing bitcoin for in-application purchases of virtual goods, becoming one of a growing number of online businesses accepting the virtual currency. » zum Artikel

Bang With Friends, Zynga kiss and make up

Whatever the moral and ethical considerations of using a social network designed to promote casual hook-ups with your friends and acquaintances, you can at least know you won't be skirting trademark laws the next time you and your lucky paramour decide to drop trou. » zum Artikel

Zynga settles with employee over alleged theft of game secrets

Zynga said it had settled a lawsuit alleging theft of trade secrets by a former employee, with the employee also issuing an apology. » zum Artikel

Neuer Zynga-Chef krempelt Führung um

Onlinespiele-Spezialist: Beim Onlinespiele-Spezialisten Zynga ("Farmville") baut der neue Chef Don Mattrick nach nur wenigen Wochen die Firmenspitze um. Drei ranghohe Manager verlassen das Unternehmen, darunter der bisher für das operative Geschäft zuständige David Ko. » zum Artikel

Zynga flattens management structure, three execs will leave

Three top executives of struggling Zynga will move out of the company, as the games developer aims to flatten its management structure. » zum Artikel

Bang With Friends slapped with unsexy trademark infringement suit from Zynga

You know your digital product has hit the big time when you are getting sued for trademark infringement. So, I suppose congratulations are due () for the casual-dating site Bang With Friends, which has been slapped with a suit from Words With Friends developer Zynga. » zum Artikel

Zynga loses nearly half its daily users, says it's time for a 'reset'

Zynga will get "back to basics" and take a "longer term view" of its business after reporting that its user base has declined by almost a half in the past year. » zum Artikel

Pincus pursued Xbox chief for several months for Zynga CEO job, source says

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus pursued Microsoft's Xbox chief for several months and had no other candidates in mind for the top job at the social games company, a source at Zynga said Monday. » zum Artikel

Game over for Mark Pincus as Zynga CEO; Xbox chief to take over

Mark Pincus is stepping down as CEO of Zynga and will be replaced by the head of Microsoft's Xbox business, Don Mattrick, Zynga announced on Monday. » zum Artikel

Zynga lays off 18 percent of workforce, shifts focus to mobile

Zynga, the social gaming services company, is laying off 18 percent of its employees in an effort to reduce its cost structure. » zum Artikel

Zynga fires 18% of workforce, vows refocus on mobility

Social gaming publisher Zynga announced Monday that it will lay off 18% of its total workforce -- more than 500 employees -- in an effort to reduce staff costs and focus on the mobile sector. » zum Artikel

Zynga lays off 18 percent of workforce, shifts focus to mobile

Zynga, the social gaming services company, is laying off 18 percent of its employees in an effort to reduce its cost structure. » zum Artikel

Shooting in building where AirBnB is based leaves two dead

The offices of Zynga, Pinterest, AirBnB and other companies in San Francisco's South of Market District were under lockdown Friday after a shooting at a nearby store located in the same building as AirBnB's headquarters. » zum Artikel

Other Social Media Stocks Fall as Twitter Lists With a Bang

The listing of Twitter yesterday seems to have taken the fizz out of other social media stocks. The shares of the already listed social media companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Groupon, took a beating in the markets as the much anticipated Twitter stock made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). » zum Artikel

Alibaba Group halts bitcoin sellers on Taobao marketplace

Vendors on Taobao, China's largest e-commerce marketplace, will no longer be able to sell bitcoins following a ban by owner Alibaba Group, following stricter rules the country imposed last month around the virtual currency. » zum Artikel

Xbox chief Whitten leaves for Sonos

Having successfully launched the Xbox One console for Microsoft, Xbox product officer Marc Whitten has left the company to join Sonos as its chief product officer. » zum Artikel

Russia's Mail.ru jumps into crowded US messaging, games market

Russia's Mail.ru Group made its first foray in the U.S market on Tuesday, launching three mobile applications. » zum Artikel

Big Data startup MemSQL raises $35 million

MemSQL, a database startup founded in 2011 by former Facebook engineers Eric Frenkiel and Nikita Shamgunov, has raised $35 million in a series B round of venture funding led by Accel Ventures. Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital, and Data Collective participated in the round, which brings MemSQL's total funding to $45 million. » zum Artikel

Facebook's app ads want you to act. Now.

It's no secret that Facebook is making a huge play for mobile advertising--a move that's paying off--and now those ads in your News Feed are prompting you to take action. » zum Artikel

Obama traf erneut Internet-Bosse

Weißes Haus beschwichtigt: Die Spannungen zwischen der amerikanischen Internet-Branche und dem Weißen Haus sind unübersehbar. Präsident Barack Obama versprach bei einem neuen Treffen, auch auf Interessen der Konzerne einzugehen. Zumindest Facebook-Chef Mark Zuckerberg beeindruckte das wenig. » zum Artikel

Boris Johnson hails London as future tech capital of the world

London Mayor Boris Johnson today unveiled his vision to turn London into the tech capital of the world, rivalling the city's dominance in financial services and tourism. » zum Artikel

Facebook gets its mobile game on

Facebook today announced a pilot program aimed at helping developers take their mobile games global. » zum Artikel

Yahoo buys Chinese startup Ztelic to boost R&D

Yahoo has made yet another acquisition, this time picking up Beijing-based data analysis startup Ztelic to boost its research and development efforts in China. » zum Artikel

Hipster Techies Bullied by Hipster Locals in San Francisco

The recent tech boom has led to techies and tech companies flooding San Francisco, much to the chagrin of locals. Are geeks getting bullied again » zum Artikel

Can crypto-currencies become real currency

Many countries are still grappling with the issues of crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin, of which there are at least 70. China's central bank, for example, has ordered financial institutions to halt Bitcoin-related services and products. » zum Artikel

Hackers claim they used zero-day vulnerability to breach vBulletin support forum

A group of hackers claim to have exploited an undocumented vulnerability in the vBulletin Internet forum software in order to break into the MacRumors.com and vBulletin.com forums. » zum Artikel

Twitter sets IPO price at $26

Twitter has set its IPO price at US$26 per share, a dollar above the top end of the price range it predicted earlier this week. » zum Artikel

Bloodiest tech industry layoffs of 2013 so far

Computer and network company layoffs so far this year look relatively light vs. those in recent years, when the numbers of those losing their jobs at individual companies frequently rose into the multiple thousands, sometimes hitting five figures. » zum Artikel


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See Zynga, hat in hand, standing outside the rusted remains of the once-glorious Facebook Empire, looking longingly at the as-yet-unblemished gates guarded by its mobile brethren. "I could do that," Zynga thinks.
"Farmville"-Erfinder Zynga will sich erneut mit viel Geld einen Weg auf Smartphones und Tablets erkaufen. Ein vorheriger Versuch ging schief. Doch der neue Zukauf hat mehr als nur ein paar bekannte Spiele zu bieten.
Zynga plans to buy U.K.-based game developer NaturalMotion for about US$527 million while cutting 15 percent of its own workforce.