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Zynga presses pause on game launches as sales outlook drops

The gaming company cuts outlook after its says revamps of hit games, including Words With Friends, will take longer. But, it says, new efforts should prove fruitful.

By 8 August 2014

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Zynga appoints Google exec, a former DARPA director, to its board

Regina Dugan, currently vice president of engineering and leader of Google's Advanced Technology and Projects, shows interest in video games.

By 10 July 2014

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Mark Pincus steps down from daytime duties at Zynga

The founder and former CEO of the social games company has relinquished all responsibilities as chief product officer, signaling the end of Pincus' operational role at Zynga.

By 24 April 2014

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Zynga announces NaturalMotion acquisition alongside layoffs

In a push to cut costs, become more efficient, and tread into the mobile market, the beleaguered game maker reveals some big changes with its earnings report.

By 31 January 2014

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Zynga begins testing Bitcoin payments for some online games

Game maker partners with BitPay to offer the cryptocurrency as a payment option for virtual goods.

By 5 January 2014

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How do you make a good virtual reality game? Oculus developers meet to find out

Developers looking to build games for Oculus' VR headset will swap their best tricks of the trade at the company's first conference.

By 19 September 2014

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Zynga's real-money gambling said to be coming to Facebook

The social-gaming company is planning to launch ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino apps that will supposedly be available on Facebook in the U.K.

By 11 July 2013

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Is Don Mattrick Zynga's would-be savior?

The Xbox executive faces a Herculean task of tossing the social-gaming company a lifeline, and risks getting dragged down himself.

By 3 July 2013

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Zynga beats estimates, but user base continues to crumble

The Farmville creator's loss narrows as it names a new COO. But its rough ride isn't over.

By 25 October 2013

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FunPlus strikes nearly $1B deal to sell a game subsidiary to a Chinese company

The video game company, whose titles resemble Zynga's FarmVille, is selling four of its games, using the profits to help fund its ambitions to make more.

By 19 August 2014