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Zynga CEO Don Mattrick with company founder and former CEO Mark Pincus.

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.

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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.

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Zynga CEO Don Mattrick with company founder and former CEO Mark Pincus.

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.

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FarmVille 2: Country Escape crops up on iOS, Android

The free game is available now in Apple's App Store and the Google Play marketplace.

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Candy Crush maker King has rough IPO day

The company's shares head down 10 percent from their opening price on Wednesday, and are showing no signs of making a comeback.

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Best free iPad games (pictures)

You can get something for nothing after all if you've already bought an iPad. Check out these awesome games, none of which costs a dime to download.

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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.

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Zynga beats Street but ditches real-money gambling license

The struggling gaming company, with revenue down 31 percent from last year, beats Wall Street's expectations, but says it will no longer pursue a gambling license in the U.S.

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Facebook is still charming casual gamers into play on the social network. Are you one of them?

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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.

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Forget Zynga: Facebook's games business stronger than ever

Facebook's profit from games isn't huge -- but games are critical to all parts of the still-expanding social network.

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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.

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