Tag Archives: Farmville
- Zynga adds new CFO, revamps Zynga Poker, adds Farmville 2 slot
April 13, 2014
Social gamers Zynga have tapped former Best Buy exec David Lee as their new chief financial officer. Lee, who replaces the outgoing Mark Vranesh, will assume his new role on April 14. Zynga CEO Don Mattrick said Lee had experience in helping to turn troubled companies around and Zynga could...
- Is Social Gaming Waning or Rising in Popularity?
October 10, 2013
What thoughts rise in your mind when you hear the words ‘Social Gaming?’ I immediately think of Zynga, so I feel obliged to tip my hat in the general direction of General Pincus. But how long is that thought going to arrive at the forefront of my mind before any...
- What Comes First for Zynga?
June 13, 2013
[polldaddy poll=7154154] Zynga CEO Mark Pincus broke the news of massive layoffs at his social gaming company. A total of 520 jobs, or 18% of the company’s workforce, were removed and Zynga positioned the layoffs as a crucial step in its transition from making social games for the desktop to...
- Investing The Hard Way: Will A Nevada License Save Struggling Zynga?
December 10, 2012
“Without the potential for real-money house games, Zynga is left with online poker, with a initial eye to the prospective US market. From there, all Zynga needs to become an online gambling powerhouse is to see poker legalization move at a faster pace than it has, or anyone thinks it...
- Zynga shares plummet as outlook is cut
October 5, 2012
Social gaming firm Zynga has cut its outlook for the remainder of the year and sent shares crashing as a result. The company blamed poor performance of live Internet games and they fact they had to write-off some $182million spent on Draw Something creator OMGPOP. Mark Pincus sent a memo...
- Social gaming giant Zynga accused of stock Indian-giving
November 11, 2011
Social gaming developer Zynga – famed for its Facebook integrated game FarmVille and the world’s largest online poker game Zynga Poker – has been accused of Indian-giving; demanding back stocks from early employees. Offering stock options in lieu of higher wages is a common scheme among star-ups to conserve cash....
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