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Zynga Lays Off 15 Percent Of Workforce, Buys NaturalMotion

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Zynga announced significant layoffs today, as well as the acquisition of British software company NaturalMotion. The Zynga workforce has been…

Zynga Founder Is Bored With Video Games; Gamers Reciprocate

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That’s funny, because plenty of gamers are bored with Zynga.

Steve Ballmer on Don Mattrick’s Departure, Xbox One Strategy

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Once again, we find Microsoft dominating the news cycle with the announcement this afternoon that Don Mattrick has left his…

Don Mattrick Leaves Microsoft to Become Zynga CEO

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The Xbox One always-online champion is headed to a company built on always-on, and Microsoft loses much of its E3 baggage.

EA: Zynga Collapse Doesn’t Mean Social Gaming Dead

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I’m… skeptical.

Why Facebook Games Fail: A Lack of Fun

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The trouble with Facebook games is that they’re designed to trick you into spending money, not to deliver fun.

EA Files Lawsuit Against Zynga for Copyright Infringement

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Better settle, Zynga.

You’re No Better than Zynga

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Why companies who think they’re above the downfall of FarmVille better hope they’ve got a safety net.

Zynga Stock Falling After $1 Billion Initial Public Offering

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It’s all over the place, I guess. Hope you didn’t buy Zynga stock — analysts are not being positive on it.

Zynga Files for $1 Billion IPO

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Think of all the virtual crops you could harvest with scratch like that.

Zynga Pursuing Cease & Desist Over Use of ‘Ville in ‘Blingville’

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Meanwhile, social game maker Blingville is trying to get a declaratory judgment against Zynga to dismiss the case and get its lawyer fees paid.

Activision, Zynga Sued Over Gaming Tournaments Patent

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The company behind the guy who co-invented Priceline.com also has a patent that says it invented online gaming tournaments.