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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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Mark Pincus: Not only nice guys finish last

Leo "The Lip" Durocher would have understood what drove Mark Pincus, Zynga's former CEO who finally paid a price for his sharp-tongued, sharp-elbowed approach.

By July 1, 2013

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Zynga will bring online gambling to the masses, Pincus says

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus says that rather than focusing on hardcore gamblers, it will cater to social gamblers.

By February 25, 2013

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Zynga's Mark Pincus deemed year's 4th worst CEO

An annual list of the worst CEOs of 2012 gives the head of the embattled game maker another reason to wish for this year to end.

By December 18, 2012

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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 August 7, 2014

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Zynga's outlook doesn't look pretty -- can Pincus save it?

Add tumbling stocks to vanishing employees to fizzling games and you've got one uncertain company.

By November 15, 2012

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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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Supreme Court debates police permission to search cell phones

Modern smartphones carry a trove of personal information. The nation's top court weighs the nuances of police using them to gather evidence without first getting a warrant.

By April 29, 2014

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Trace the past with NY Public Library's Open Access Maps Project

GPS can't quite capture the beauty of historical maps. Thanks to the Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division at the New York Public Library, 20,000 high-res maps are now available for download.

By April 7, 2014

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Zynga CEO Mark Pincus: Don't get all aflutter about mobile

People still play casual games a lot when they're bored at work on their PCs. That's Zynga's market.

By May 30, 2012