Entries in 'zynga' (36)

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
Zynga closes OMGPOP website, shuns attempted team buyout

Zynga closes OMGPOP website, shuns attempted team buyout

The creator of hit mobile game Draw Something is dead following Zynga’s decision to axe the OMGPOP website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 10:58AM in News
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

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Large mobile dev teams aren't viable, former Zynga UK GM claims

Large mobile dev teams aren't viable, former Zynga UK GM claims

JiggeryPokery founder and former Zynga UK boss Matthew Wiggins has expressed concern over the viability of large mobile game developers.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 19th 2013 at 1:04PM 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
EA "back to square one" in CEO search after Mattrick's Zynga switch

EA "back to square one" in CEO search after Mattrick's Zynga switch

Michael Pachter has claimed that recently departed Xbox boss Don Mattrick was the No.1 choice for the vacant CEO role at EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 2:58PM in News
Mattrick could pocket $50m from Zynga switch

Mattrick could pocket $50m from Zynga switch

Former Xbox boss Don Mattrick could earn in the region of $50m from new employer Zynga.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 10:41AM in News

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CNBC: Zynga stock a 'Buy' now that Mattrick in as CEO

CNBC: Zynga stock a 'Buy' now that Mattrick in as CEO

Don Mattrick’s move from Microsoft to Zynga has been widely criticized as jumping from one sinking ship to another, but some in the money matters business think the hiring could ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 4th 2013 at 6:28AM 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
Rob Dyer leaves Zynga

Rob Dyer leaves Zynga

Zynga’s vice president of partner publishing Rob Dyer has left the troubled casual gaming firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2013 at 12:25PM in News