Entries in 'don mattrick' (13)

Yoshida: Xbox more consistent with Spencer in charge, PS4-Xbox One gap widening

Yoshida: Xbox more consistent with Spencer in charge, PS4-Xbox One gap widening

Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has described Xbox boss Phil Spencer as a “reasonable, smart guy” and claimed his predecessor “used to say some unbelievable things”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 1:03PM in News
Zynga hires Best Buy exec as CFO

Zynga hires Best Buy exec as CFO

Social gaming company Zynga has hired David Lee to serve as its chief financial officer and chief accounting officer.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 14th 2014 at 10:33AM in News
Microsoft shuts down Victoria studio

Microsoft shuts down Victoria studio

Microsoft has shut down its Canada-based studio in Victoria, leaving 30 employees out of the job.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 6th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
Three more top execs leave Zynga

Three more top execs leave Zynga

Three top level executives have made “abrupt departures” from Zynga, according to an internal memo from CEO Don Mattrick.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 14th 2013 at 7:40AM in News

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Zynga drops real-money gambling pursuit in US

Zynga drops real-money gambling pursuit in US

Zynga won’t continue down the avenue of investing into the real-money gambling market in the US, according to the publisher's recent financial report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 26th 2013 at 8:22AM in News
Zynga reports $15.8m loss and major player decline in Q2

Zynga reports $15.8m loss and major player decline in Q2

Zynga has announced financial results for the second quarter in its fiscal year, reporting a $15.8m loss for the three month period concluded at the end of June.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 26th 2013 at 7:47AM in News
Mini golf chain issues cease and desist letter to Minecraft developer

Mini golf chain issues cease and desist letter to Minecraft developer

Minecraft developer Mojang has been served a cease and desist letter from US mini golf chain Putt-Putt regarding user-created levels using the likeness of the company’s courses.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 11th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
Mattrick "lives like a Saudi prince and takes a private jet to work"

Mattrick "lives like a Saudi prince and takes a private jet to work"

Man of the moment Don Mattrick has been described as “a division head who lives like a Saudi prince”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 3:45PM in News

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Microsoft Windows chief to take Xbox hardware role

Microsoft Windows chief to take Xbox hardware role

The woman in charge of Windows is poised to lead up all Microsoft's hardware division – including Xbox.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 3rd 2013 at 11:06AM in News
No immediate replacement for Mattrick, says Microsoft

No immediate replacement for Mattrick, says Microsoft

Xbox has yet to say who will replace outgoing chief Don Mattrick - if, indeed anyone will take his soon-to-be-vacant role.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 1st 2013 at 9:50PM in News
Zynga snares Xbox boss Mattrick as CEO

Zynga snares Xbox boss Mattrick as CEO

Zynga has confirmed that it has hired Xbox boss Don Mattrick as its new CEO.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 1st 2013 at 9:06PM in News
Report: Don Mattrick out at Xbox

Report: Don Mattrick out at Xbox

Xbox president Don Mattrick is about to leave Microsoft, according to internet reports.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 1st 2013 at 6:07PM in News

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OPINION: Xbox One strategy revamp was logical - but it might only accelerate Mattrick's digital vision

OPINION: Xbox One strategy revamp was logical - but it might only accelerate Mattrick's digital vision

One of the best bits of games industry scuttlebutt I have been told is about Xbox boss Don Mattrick.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 20th 2013 at 8:38AM in News