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Catwang and the Rise Of The Digital Sticker Economy

Catwang and the Rise Of The Digital Sticker Economy Franky Aguilar was tired of drawing family-friendly cartoons. The young designer was pulling down $90,000 a year at gaming giant Zynga when, in early 2012, he started hanging out at a Starbucks in Walnut Creek, Calif....

May 27 2014, 8:06am CDT

Flappy Bird Returns In August With Multiplayer

Flappy Bird Returns In August With Multiplayer The formerly press shy Dong Nguyen spoke with CNBC today to confirm the return of his smash mobile hit, Flappy Bird. Nguyen made headlines this February when he abruptly announced he was deleting the number one mobile...

May 15 2014, 1:56am CDT

Japanese Giant Mitsui Leads $60M Investment In A Startup That Turns Pollution Into Pure Money

King IPO: Will Candy Crash? King Digital Entertainment priced its IPO and is preparing to list on the New York Stock Exchange tomorrow, under the ticker “KING.”  The digital gaming company priced at $21.50 per share and is set to raise $500...

Mar 26 2014, 2:55am CDT

The Dirtiest (And Cleanest) Tech Cafeterias In Silicon Valley

The Dirtiest (And Cleanest) Tech Cafeterias In Silicon Valley Resentment is at the heart of San Francisco’s roiling culture war — resentment, in particular, over the sleek corporate shuttle buses that let their riders drive up real estate prices in the city while spending most of...

Mar 7 2014, 12:41am CST

The Hottest Cheerleader Photos of 2014 Gallery
Why It's Scary When 0.15% Mobile Gamers Bring In 50% Of The Revenue

Why It's Scary When 0.15% Mobile Gamers Bring In 50% Of The Revenue There’s a new report out from Swrve which says 0.15% of mobile players account for 50% of mobile games revenue. The general idea isn’t exactly groundbreaking news, but those specific numbers seem even more imbalanced...

Mar 1 2014, 3:31pm CST

Snapchat Poaches Google Engineer, Because.... Private Cloud An interesting piece of news the other day that Peter Magnusson, one of the tzars of Google's Google App Engine (GAE) platform has left Google. Not only that but he’s gone to work for one of GAE’s biggest customers,...

Feb 19 2014, 4:21pm CST

Language App Duolingo Raises $20M In Race To Teach English Why waste your lunch break or commute playing Candy Crush or Flappy Bird when you could be well on your way to learning Italian or Portuguese? That’s the pitch of Duolingo, a popular language-learning  app that...

Feb 18 2014, 5:06pm CST

'Candy' Crush Saga' maker King Digital plans IPO NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of the blockbuster mobile game "Candy Crush Saga" will attempt to raise as much as $500 million in an initial public offering. King Digital Entertainment PLC, which also makes the game "Pet...

Feb 18 2014, 7:46am CST

App Market Globalization The Big Theme of 2014

App Market Globalization The Big Theme of 2014 According to App Annie, Japan became the biggest app market in the world last October, surpassing the United States and continuing to grow at a far faster clip. Many app vendors started reacting to Japan’s new...

Feb 5 2014, 10:52am CST

Week Ahead: Jobs, Earnings, Emerging Markets, Debt Ceiling & Twitter

Week Ahead: Jobs, Earnings, Emerging Markets, Debt Ceiling & Twitter Stocks in the Dow Jones have lost about 5% so far this year already – and in the next week U.S. shares will have to navigate another storm of big company earnings, data on job creation and other important economic...

Feb 3 2014, 1:03am CST

3 Ways Zynga Wins Big: Earnings, An Acquisition, A Headcount Cut Zynga came out with 2013 full year and fourth quarter results a full week ahead of schedule, but the move seems to be paying off. Shares were up close to 20% to $4.25 in after-hours trading following the surprise...

Jan 30 2014, 11:42pm CST

Zynga Needs A Cash Cow - Buys A Peacock

Zynga Needs A Cash Cow - Buys A Peacock Don Mattrick, Zynga’s new CEO, clearly wants to show he is the opposite of his predecessor. The previous guy spent $200 M buying OMGPOP, the creator of a faddish drawing game that took the world by storm and then went...

Jan 30 2014, 11:08pm CST

Zynga buying 'Clumsy Ninja' maker, cutting staff Zynga buying 'Clumsy Ninja' maker, laying off 15 percent of employees in turnaround plan SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zynga Inc. said Thursday it was buying NaturalMotion, the company behind the hit mobile games "CSR Racing"...

Jan 30 2014, 10:46pm CST

Big Viking Rush in To Save 'YoVille' From Zynga's Axe

Big Viking Rush in To Save 'YoVille' From Zynga's Axe I get a lot of social media messages from people who are all attempting to sell me on one video game-related cause or another. It might be a new game they’re working on, a freshly debuted Kickstarter, their Dragon Age...

Jan 29 2014, 12:47am CST

A Look Back At 2013 Predictions: What Worked, What Didn't

A Look Back At 2013 Predictions: What Worked, What Didn't I thought it was a good point to review my pontificating in 2013. So I’ve pulled all my articles from the year to see if I’m a dunce. This is what I found from the run up to summer 2013: The U.K. will never leave Europe...

Jan 9 2014, 11:36am CST

Former Social Gaming Giant Zynga Loses $600M in 5 Years

Former Social Gaming Giant Zynga Loses $600M in 5 Years Former social gaming giant Zynga was on top of the world just a few years ago. But now it faces tough times ahead after a loss of over $600 million since the year 2008. The decline and fall of Zynga may just have begun.

Sep 14 2013, 10:00am CDT

Kabam Now Valued at $700 Million After Employees Sale Common Stock

Kabam Now Valued at $700 Million After Employees Sale Common Stock The San Francisco-based online video game maker Kabam has been valued at a whopping $700 million. The online game company has really got a lot of money to its credit allowing its employees to sell common stock.

Jul 15 2013, 7:14am CDT

Microsoft Reportedly Tried to Buy Zynga Before Mattrick Became CEO

Microsoft Reportedly Tried to Buy Zynga Before Mattrick Became CEO According to a new report out recently, Microsoft tried to buy Zynga some time in the past. And who should the buyer turn out to be? The current CEO of Zynga, Don Mattrick. Back then he was the chief of the Xbox department at Microsoft.

Jul 8 2013, 7:05am CDT

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus is Replaced by Microsoft Xbox Head Don Mattrick

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus is Replaced by Microsoft Xbox Head Don Mattrick The new CEO of Zynga, Don Mattrick has taken over Mark Pincus position at a crucial time. Parvenu King has achieved the #1 spot on Facebook which is detrimental to Zynga’s reputation.

Jul 2 2013, 4:29am CDT

Candy Crush Saga Maker Prepares for IPO

Candy Crush Saga Maker Prepares for IPO King is preparing for an IPO, but that does not mean they actually will do it. Preparation is everything.

Jun 20 2013, 1:33pm CDT

Zynga Announces Layoffs for Cost Reduction

Zynga Announces Layoffs for Cost Reduction Zynga, the game manufacturer is to downsize a whopping 18% of its staff at various locations spread throughout the United States. This major layoff is a necessary part of the move to progress beyond the present financial straits Zynga finds itself in.

Jun 4 2013, 7:01am CDT

Candy Crush Saga is world's most popular game

Candy Crush Saga is world's most popular game If you're a fan of mobile and Facebook games, then you've probably heard about Candy Crush, the insanely-addicting game that hit the world like a storm. In fact, the game is so addicting that it now has over 15 million...

May 16 2013, 5:31am CDT

First-Ever Friskies Hackathon for Cat Loving Developers Announced

First-Ever Friskies Hackathon for Cat Loving Developers Announced You can program and love cats? Purina Friskies just called out the first Friskies Hackathon to develop games for cats.

Mar 14 2013, 9:17am CDT

EA sues Zynga for Copyright Infringement over The Ville

EA sues Zynga for Copyright Infringement over The Ville EA says it's not the first firm Zynga has copied, but it is the first with the resource to pwn Zynga.

Aug 6 2012, 11:17am CDT

Zynga to Launch Zynga With Friends

Zynga to Launch Zynga With Friends Cross-platform gaming coming soon

Jun 27 2012, 2:00pm CDT

Zynga buys Draw Something Maker OMGPOP

Zynga buys Draw Something Maker OMGPOP Zynga is acts quick and takes out uprising Facebook gaming competition by buying them.

Mar 21 2012, 2:56pm CDT

Facebook Announces Top Games Of 2011 Not by number of players, but by player-voted quality

Dec 22 2011, 3:22pm CST

Best Buy Black Friday Online Sale has Zynga FarmVille Collectible Plush Toys for $5.99 Each

Best Buy Black Friday Online Sale has Zynga FarmVille Collectible Plush Toys for $5.99 Each Best Buy and Zynga bring consumers first-ever limited-edition toys from the popular online game.

Nov 24 2011, 3:05am CST

Zynga FarmVille Collectible Plush Toys launch on Black Friday at Best Buy

Zynga FarmVille Collectible Plush Toys launch on Black Friday at Best Buy Available for pre-order today, Best Buy and Zynga bring consumers first-ever limited-edition toys from the popular online game.

Nov 14 2011, 9:12am CST

Zynga Wants some Employees to Give Up Pre-IPO Stock

Zynga Wants some Employees to Give Up Pre-IPO Stock Give that stock back or get fired

Nov 10 2011, 1:21pm CST