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Zynga's struggles continue without a hit game
Zynga's struggles continue without a hit game
Struggling casual gaming company Zynga announced a huge loss of $57.1 million for the quarter, up from a loss of just $68,000 in the same quarter a year ago. 07 Nov 2014 - 3 comments
Zynga testing out Bitcoin payments for popular games like Cityville
Zynga testing out Bitcoin payments for popular games like Cityville
Casual gaming company Zynga has begun accepting Bitcoin as a payment option for a few of its most popular games, becoming the first gaming company to do so. 05 Jan 2014
Zynga prevails in 'Scrabble' trademark infringement case
Zynga prevails in 'Scrabble' trademark infringement case
Zynga has not infringed the 'Scrabble' trademark owned by toy giant Mattel, the High Court in the UK has found. 02 Nov 2013
Don Mattrick gets $50 million pay package to leave Xbox for Zynga
Don Mattrick gets $50 million pay package to leave Xbox for Zynga
Earlier this week we reported that current Microsoft Entertainment (Xbox) head Don Mattrick was leaving the company to take the helm at struggling casual game maker Zynga. 04 Jul 2013 - 7 comments
Microsoft Entertainment boss Don Mattrick leaving to become CEO of Zynga
Microsoft Entertainment boss Don Mattrick leaving to become CEO of Zynga
According to Kara Swisher, Microsoft is about to lose one of its top executives to Zynga. 01 Jul 2013 - 1 comment
Zynga.com no longer requires Facebook login
Zynga.com no longer requires Facebook login
Beginning next week gamers can acces new streamlined signup 24 Mar 2013 - 3 comments
EA, Zynga settle plagiarism case out of court
EA, Zynga settle plagiarism case out of court
Battle of Sims Social vs. Ville is over 16 Feb 2013
Zynga shuts down 11 games
Zynga shuts down 11 games
CEO Mark Pincus made the announcement back in November, but the time has finally come; Zynga will shut down major games in an effort to reduce costs. ...... 31 Dec 2012
Hackers threaten Zynga, Facebook over layoffs
Hackers threaten Zynga, Facebook over layoffs
Hacker group Anonymous has threatened gaming firm Zynga, and Facebook, claiming to have documents that suggest further layoffs at Zynga 28 Oct 2012 - 6 comments
Zynga working with CBS to turn 'Draw Something' into TV gameshow
Zynga working with CBS to turn 'Draw Something' into TV gameshow
Earlier this year, social gaming giant Zynga purchased developer OMGPOP for $210 million, gaining full rights to the popular 'Draw Something' mobile game. ...... 16 Jun 2012 - 1 comment
Zynga shares battered after Facebook IPO
Zynga shares battered after Facebook IPO
Shares in social gaming firm Zynga were hammered on Friday after shares of Facebook started trading publicly. 18 May 2012
'Draw Something' already losing users
'Draw Something' already losing users
Just one month after social gaming giant Zynga purchased the developer of the game, 'Draw Something' is already losing popularity. The game, ...... 04 May 2012 - 1 comment
Zynga tried to buy Rovio for $2 billion
Zynga tried to buy Rovio for $2 billion
According to a new report, Zynga tried to purchase 'Angry Birds' maker Rovio for $2 billion but was obviously rebuffed. The offer came late ...... 18 Apr 2012 - 2 comments
Xbox Live to add Zynga games?
Xbox Live to add Zynga games?
According to a recent interview, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus says the company is working on its back-end tech in an effort to get their popular games ...... 25 Mar 2012 - 3 comments
Zynga expected to buy 'Draw Something' developer
Zynga expected to buy 'Draw Something' developer
Zynga has announced a press conference at 3PM EST, and the gaming company is expected to announce an acquisition. The social gaming giant ...... 21 Mar 2012
Zynga gaming platform signs major partner
Zynga gaming platform signs major partner
Zynga has announced that it has signed a deal with developer Konami for content on its new 'Zynga Platform.' Additionally, the company has ...... 12 Mar 2012
Zynga launches their own gaming platform, site
Zynga launches their own gaming platform, site
Zynga has made a huge move today, announcing the launch of their own game portal. The portal will help the company be less dependent on Facebook, ...... 02 Mar 2012 - 2 comments
Tencent hits new milestone: 200 million registered gamers
Tencent hits new milestone: 200 million registered gamers
Tencent, the Chinese mobile game platform and microblogging company, has confirmed they have now hit 200 million registered users on the gaming side. ...... 11 Feb 2012
Hasbro to create toy based on Zynga games
Hasbro to create toy based on Zynga games
Hasbro and Zynga have announced today a partnership in which the toy giant will create toys and games based on Zynga's social games and brands. ...... 10 Feb 2012 - 1 comment
Zynga heading into the real gambling business?
Zynga heading into the real gambling business?
Zynga has confirmed it is in "active conversations with potential partners" to break into the real gambling business. Following a ruling ...... 21 Jan 2012 - 1 comment
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