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  • Facebook to Zynga: Social games are growing, not shrinking

    Facebook to Zynga: Social games are growing, not shrinking
    The tiff between the world's largest social network and the company behind the "FarmVille"  social game escalated this week. Facebook on Tuesday shot back at Zynga, saying the number of people playing games on the social network on a monthly basis grew...
  • Zynga to cut 18% of workforce

    Zynga to cut 18% of workforce
    Social video game company Zynga Inc. on Monday said it will cut 18% of its staff, or about 520 employees. The struggling maker of games such as "FarmVille" and "Words With Friends" is making the cuts as part of an effort to reduce costs by $70 million...
  • Professor's journey for a school is rich in life lessons

    Professor's journey for a school is rich in life lessons
    Laura Pincus Hartman stood before a congregation in a church just south of 75th Street, gazing at anticipatory faces.    The pastor had just finished preaching an hour-long sermon from the Gospel of Mark about Jesus healing a woman. Hartman was about...
  • Woman charged with stealing nearly $10K to purchase 'goods' for Facebook game

    Woman charged with stealing nearly $10K to purchase 'goods' for Facebook game
    Usually when people steal money it’s to buy something, and that something is typically real and tangible. But an Arlington, Wash., woman who has been charged with stealing nearly $10,000 in very real dollars to purchase “goods” for...
  • Zynga stock priced at $10 a share

     
    Zynga Inc. priced its stock at $10 a share late Thursday, giving the San Francisco social games publisher a $9-billion valuation, including options and grants to company executives....
  • Zynga on schedule to price its IPO Thursday

     
    For Zynga Inc. and its chief executive Mark Pincus, Christmas eve could very well be Thursday night, when its shares are expected to be priced for an initial public offering on Nasdaq and begin trading Friday....
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg on why he joined Zynga's board

     
    Jeffrey Katzenberg became aware of Zynga the same way Alec Baldwin did -- by getting hooked on the company's social games....
  • Zynga snatches Barry Cottle from Electronic Arts

     
    Barry Cottle, former head of Electronic Arts' mobile and social games business, has joined Zynga as executive vice president of business and corporate development....
  • The Morning Fix: 'Contraband' on top. Sykes to Clear Channel.

     
    A legal fight over Golden Globes. A big hire for Clear Channel. Box office wrap....
  • What are the odds of Zynga getting into online gambling?

     
    Zynga may be following the money, exploring the world of online gambling. But a dive into the legally murky area of online betting is not likely to be imminent....
  • Zynga plans $400-million secondary stock offering

     
    Zynga, the maker of online games FarmVille and Words With Friends, said it will seek to raise $400 million in a secondary public stock offering and rejigger when employees can sell their shares, moves designed to help prevent a sudden drop in the price of...
  • Games publisher King.com topples EA, Wooga on Facebook, for now

     
    King.com, a small but highly profitable game developer based in the U.K. and in Sweden, knocks Wooga and Electronic Arts off the chart as the No. 2 game publisher on Facebook, as measured by daily players, on Tuesday....