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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 July 8, 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 July 2, 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 January 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 June 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 July 25, 2013

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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 July 9, 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 April 23, 2014

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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 July 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 July 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 August 13, 2013