Zynga


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Zynga

A popular Web-based game publisher that was founded in 2007 by Mark Pincus. Named after his bulldog Zinga (hence the company bulldog logo), Zynga became famous for games such as CitiVille, CastleVille, FarmVille, Texas HoldEm Poker and Empires & Allies on Facebook and other social sites. By the end of 2011, Zynga claimed more than 200 million users were playing its games each month. In March 2012, Zynga announced it would offer games directly from the Web.
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13 November 2017 - California, US-based social game developer Zynga Inc.
Social game developer Zynga, which acquired Eugene-based Buzz Monkey in 2013, is again cutting its workforce.
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Zynga announced Thursday it was buying mobile game and animation firm NaturalMotion for $527 million in a fresh reboot effort for the struggling social games pioneer.
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Struggling social games star Zynga said Monday it is cutting nearly a fifth of its staff as it refocuses on games for mobile devices.
John has been a supporter of Zynga since our early days, and truly understands our core values and mission," said Mark Pincus, CEO and Founder, Zynga.
India, March 22 -- Months after loosening its ties with Facebook, Zynga has taken another step towards the independence outside the social networking giant - making the Facebook log-in to its website optional.
30 -- Zynga loosened its ties with Facebook in an amended agreement that had governed a close partnership between the two companies for years.