After 10 years, King has become the biggest in terms of daily active users for social games.
In wake of a second breakeven quarter, Zynga's No. 2 describes the social-gaming giant's latest strategy.
Zynga also killed two unreleased games, but it is on the verge of launching Draw Something 2.
Still, shareholders are spooked. Zynga's stock is trading down, perhaps because metrics and outlook are weak.
Almost exactly a year after Zynga bought one-hit wonder OMGPOP for a cool $200 million, OMGPOP chief executive Dan Porter has been replaced by Zynga VP Sean Kelly.
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Zynga's No. 2 executive says success in mobile will depend on delivering core franchises.
Closures are part of Zynga's strategy to contain costs using "guard rails."
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The No. 2 exec at Zynga is trying to contain costs as the company shifts its weight into mobile gaming.
FarmVille 2 is the company's best launch in two years.
David Ko will step into chief operations officer role
Beset by charges of copyright infringement and insider trading, the bad news keeps rolling in for Zynga as the social game company confirms the departure of chief operating office John Schappert.
Mark Pincus wants Zynga to reach a billion players. Facebook has been good to Zynga over the past five years, but the social network is not going to give it that many users. To get there, he’s counting on David …
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Zynga acquired OMGPOP today for a reported $200 million. It was a clear statement that, as powerful as each of these companies are on their own, they still need each other.
New York-based OMGPOP created smartphone hit Draw Something, where …
Fashion and style media company StyleCaster is just a few days away from launching a redesigned site that’s heavily influenced by social media darling Pinterest and blogging service Tumblr.
StyleCaster’s main website, Stylecaster.com, and its social channels offer news and …
Zynga confirmed the names of four mobile game companies that it has acquired in recent months, according to Reuters.
The company did not disclose the sums paid for those companies, which make smartphone and tablet games. In an interview with …
Fashion-focused media company StyleCaster has raised $1 million in a new bridge round from investors including Zynga chief mobile officer David Ko and Zynga board member and former MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta. The move will help the startup make …
No single game maker dominates smartphone and tablet games the way Zynga is dominating social games on Facebook. But now Zynga may have its sights set on dominion over the mobile market too.
The company is stepping up efforts to …