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Zynga Announces Layoffs As Part of Restructuring Effort
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Déjà Vu: Zynga Founder Returns as CEO
Mark Pincus, who stepped down as CEO of the gaming company in 2013, is reclaiming the title.
Zynga to Face Lawsuit Alleging Fraud Tied to IPO
The 'FarmVille' maker is accused of defrauding shareholders about its prospects before and after going public in 2011.
Court Says Zynga Co-Founder to Face Lawsuit
Allegations say the creator of FarmVille breached his duty of loyalty to shareholders.
From FarmVille to Outsville, Zynga Co-Founder Mark Pincus to Launch App Accelerator
Called 'SuperLabs,' Pincus's new company is said to be a self-financed app development firm.
Why Tech Innovators Are High on the Prospects for Legalized Marijuana
Legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington and Colorado, and potentially several more states soon, has created a multi-billion industry requiring sophisticated technology.
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Big-Name Startups Land on Most-Doomed Brands List
Some of the companies that are expected to falter next year are headed by entrepreneurs you're very familiar with.
'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality
In the mercurial world of casual gaming, once prominent players have struggled to adapt to industry trends.
When Founders Leave the Companies They Started
Mark Pincus's departure from Zynga is a reminder that the skills needed to start a company are very different from those required to successfully manage its growth.
What King Digital's 'Crushed' IPO Means for Private Mobile-Game Makers
The maker of the wildly popular Candy Crush game has had a disastrous public debut. What might that mean for private companies in the gaming space?
Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 Employees
Disney's struggling video game and digital media subsidiary slashed its workforce by 26 percent on Thursday.
In Going Public, Candy Crush Maker Hopes Investors Have a Sweet Tooth
Dublin-based King Media Entertainment filed for an initial public offering early this morning, as investors questioned the company's long-term prospects.
Zynga Makes Its Biggest Buy Yet, Announces Fresh Round of Layoffs
The struggling gaming company is letting 15 percent of its employees go while making way for a new addition in the acquisition of U.K. competitor NaturalMotion.
From Google to Warby Parker: The Origins Behind 10 of the Wackiest Company Names
Business owners are increasingly throwing out the rulebook when it comes to playing the name game. Here are the anecdotes behind 10 of our favorites.
Sweet Victory: Candy Crush Developer Trademarks the Word 'Candy'
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has approved a trademark claim filed by the social game company, King. Now, Apple is notifying app developers in breach of the ruling.
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