Zynga ‘unleashes’ bigwig Mark Pincus after big product unveiling

Zynga chief executive Mark Pincus was quiet for the past couple of months as Facebook went public and Zynga geared up for its big Unleashed event last week, where the massive social-game developer unveiled its latest social games. But afterward, Zynga unleashed Pincus for an interview with the Associated Press. Here’s some of the choice quotes from the man whose company brought us social games on Facebook such as FarmVille, CityVille, and now The Ville.

Gogobot’s redesign creates an interactive travel magazine just for you

For travelers who have found themselves surrounded by Lonely Planet-wielding teenagers in a Mumbai beer bar or forcing down greasy pizza in a tacky Roman restaurant, Gogobot’s redesigned site, launched today, has a rescue plan. The new iteration will function like an interactive travel magazine with large photos and personalized recommendations based on your social graph. Rather than sorting through pages of anonymous reviews, trusting strangers on the fly, or visiting the same places as everyone else, users can draw from the collective wisdom of their friends.