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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 Jul. 2, 2013

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CEO Mattrick tried to buy Zynga in 2010 -- report

In 2010, Don Mattrick held negotiations about buying Zynga with the man he has now replaced, Mark Pincus.

By Jul. 8, 2013

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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 Jan. 30, 2014

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Microsoft exec on Xbox One: No Internet? Get an Xbox 360

Amid the hoopla over the new One, an Xbox executive reminds people without Internet connectivity that the venerable 360 is still available.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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New Zynga CEO plans to take Candy Crush's sweet spot

Don Mattrick sets his agenda during the company's earnings call and talks about why he loves Candy Crush, why he took the job, and how the company will dominate social gaming again.

By Jul. 25, 2013

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Zynga hires Microsoft gaming head as CEO

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus confirms that Interactive Entertainment Business head Don Mattrick will take over his position next week.

By Jul. 1, 2013

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Xbox executive to leave Microsoft for Zynga, report says

Microsoft's head of Interactive Entertainment Business, the unit responsible for Xbox, may be Zynga's next CEO, according to AllThingsD.

By Jul. 1, 2013

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Zynga COO David Ko said to be resigning in exec shake-up

New CEO Don Mattrick is said to be holding an all-hands meeting Tuesday to address the executive shuffle and his vision for the company.

By Aug. 13, 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 Oct. 24, 2013

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$150 movie ticket? George Lucas says it could be so

Lucas and Steven Spielberg see a collision course as studios pile on mega-budget films, one that will make a movie outing like going to Broadway and put thoughtful pictures on Internet TV.

By Jun. 13, 2013