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Zynga Farms Its Own Future

David Sable | Posted 05.25.2013 | Media
David Sable

Bottom line -- Zynga has followed the content -- if you will. Sometimes it ends up on Facebook, sometimes in stand-alone use on a smartphone, and occasionally on a kitchen table or living room floor.

Why Twitter Won't IPO in 2013

Bryce Maddock | Posted 03.25.2013 | Business
Bryce Maddock

You have seen it a hundred times before. The latest "it" company is standing on a balcony, overlooking a sea of applauding stockbrokers, reporters and other NYSE staff. Their company has gone public and the only way to go from here is up, right? Wrong.

Zynga Announces Major Cuts To Game Lineup

Reuters | Malathi Nayak | Posted 03.02.2013 | Technology

By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Social games publisher Zynga Inc confirmed on Monday that it has carried out 11 of the plann...

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus, Other Execs Accused Of Insider Trading

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.31.2012 | Business

Zynga is best known as the maker of FarmVille, Words With Friends and a host of other online games. And if the allegations in a new lawsuit prove true...

Parents On Facebook Driving Down Stock Prices?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 07.30.2012 | Technology

It was another poor showing for Facebook last week as its stock price hit a new low Friday, dispiriting shareholders already frustrated by lower-than-...

Why Zynga Is Shedding Users

ReadWriteWeb | Posted 06.13.2012 | Technology

Social gaming company Zynga had an outstanding 2011, leading to a well-hyped IPO in December. But Zynga's biggest risk was always an over-reliance on ...

Aaron Sankin

Will This Real Estate Bubble Burst?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.23.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Walk through San Francisco's bustling SoMa neighborhood and you'd be forgiven for thinking that the economic roller coaster of the la...

Europe's Crisis Takes Shine Off IPO's Comeback Year

AP | By TALI ARBEL | Posted 12.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- This was supposed to be the year of the IPO comeback. Six months into 2011, the market for initial public offerings was stronger than bef...

FailVille: Zynga IPO Disappoints

Posted 12.16.2011 | Technology

By Liana B. Baker and Alistair Barr NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Online games developer Zynga Inc scored badly as it went public on Friday, d...

Mark Pincus, Zynga Chief, 'Beat IPO To The Punch'

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 12.18.2011 | Small Business

Zynga chief Mark Pincus beat today's IPO to the punch, reported The Wall Street Journal. As Zynga, the four year-old social gaming company, saw its...

9 Huge Tech IPOs Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.17.2011 | Technology

Zynga, the social gaming company whose "Mafia Wars," "FarmVille," and other games have amassed millions of devoted fans, is now worth billions of doll...

Bianca Bosker

Who's The Real Winner In Zynga's IPO?

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.16.2011 | Technology

The big winner in Zynga's IPO, the largest by an Internet company since Google went public, isn't the shareholders or the employees or even the execut...

Everything You Need To Know About Zynga's IPO

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 12.16.2011 | Technology

Social game developer Zynga priced its shares on Thursday evening ahead of a Friday IPO, the largest since Google went public in 2004. The maker of hi...

Introducing ZNGA

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 02.15.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — As its workers celebrated with hot chocolate and cinnamon buns, Zynga saw its stock dinged on its first day of trading Friday –...

Zynga Prices Shares

Posted 12.15.2011 | Technology

(Reuters) - Zynga Inc priced its shares at the top end of its expected range at $10 per share on Thursday, a source close to the process told the In...

Meet Zynga's Competitive 'Control Freak' CEO

Reuters | Liana B. Baker and Alistair Barr | Posted 02.10.2012 | Technology

By Liana B. Baker and Alistair Barr (Reuters) - For years, a group of about 20 guys would gather in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park or...

$7 BILLION?

Posted 12.02.2011 | Technology

(Reuters)- Zynga Inc could raise $925 million, less than previously planned, in what is still one of the largest and most hotly anticipated Internet...

Huge Announcement Coming From FarmVille Maker

Posted 11.30.2011 | Technology

By Anthony Hughes and Robert Sherwood NEW YORK, Nov 30 (IFR) - Zynga is expected to price its shares on December 15 in one of the most highly antic...

Zynga CEO Regrets Generosity

AP | Posted 01.10.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Zynga CEO Mark Pincus is pushing some of the online game company's early employees to give back stock they own ahead of the company's init...

Zynga's Net Income Collapses Under Investments

Posted 01.04.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Zynga reported an 80 percent rise in quarterly revenue, while net income fell as the online game company invested in staff, technology a...

Anonymous Sources Say Zynga IPO Is Coming Soon

Posted 12.24.2011 | Technology

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Zynga Inc is currently planning to price its initial public offering and have its shares begin trading the week before the U.S. T...

Most 2011 IPOs Are Underwater (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Janean Chun | Posted 12.10.2011 | Small Business

High-profile initial public stock offerings (IPOs) in the first half of 2011 revealed the market's hunger for tech startups, while also reviving Debat...

Zynga and Facebook Exclusivity Goes Far Beyond Credits

All Things D | Posted 09.18.2011 | Technology

An extensive addendum to Zynga’s S-1 filing with the SEC today paints an intricate picture of Zynga’s dependence on the Facebook platform. Here’...

Zynga Pursues Mobile Growth Strategy with Acquisition of Five Mobile

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 09.10.2011 | Technology
Arnal Dayaratna

The acquisition of Toronto based Five Mobile gives Zynga access to customers, products, talent and a base for its expansion in Canada.

Ten Things You Should Know About Zynga and Its IPO

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 09.05.2011 | Technology
Arnal Dayaratna

Zynga is the biggest developer of Facebook applications. The company has 60 million daily active users on Facebook and more daily active users than the next 30 Facebook social game developers combined.