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10 reasons why Facebook has lasted 10 years

10 reasons why Facebook has lasted 10 years

By 4 February 2014

It's been an entire decade since a fresh-faced, wide-eyed Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dorm on 4 February 2004. Little did Zuckerberg know that at just 19 years old he had changed the world - and the internet - forever. Within... >>

Clumsy Ninja developer bought by Zynga for half a billion dollars

Clumsy Ninja developer bought by Zynga for half a billion dollars

By 31 January 2014

NaturalMotion, the developer of smash hit free-to-play game Clumsy Ninja for the iPhone and iPad, has been bought by Zynga for $527 million (£320 million). The games studio is also behind CSR Racing and CSR Classics, with the former also available on... >>

Don Mattrick tried to buy Zynga when at Microsoft, now he's the boss

Don Mattrick tried to buy Zynga when at Microsoft, now he's the boss

By 8 July 2013

Don Mattrick, the former head of Microsoft's entertainment arm, has started in his new role of CEO of games app developer and publisher Zynga, amid reports that he previously tried to acquire his new company for his old. It is claimed by people familiar... >>

Don Mattrick, head of Xbox, leaves to become Zynga CEO

Don Mattrick, head of Xbox, leaves to become Zynga CEO

By 1 July 2013

Don Mattrick, the man in charge of the Xbox division at Microsoft, is leaving to become CEO of Zynga.  Confirming the appointment in an email, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told employees: "Zynga announced today that Don Mattrick would be its new CEO,... >>

Draw Something 2 confirmed, stack of new features coming and new social ways to connect

Draw Something 2 confirmed, stack of new features coming and new social ways to connect

By 19 March 2013

Zynga is soon to release a sequel to one of the most successful mobile games of all time, and it gave American Idol host Ryan Seacrest the honour of announcing the news. Draw Something 2 is "coming soon" and a sneak peek has appeared on Seacrest's Twitter... >>

Winners and losers of 2012

Winners and losers of 2012

By 28 December 2012

This has been quite a year in technology. This time last year our pockets were filled with the likes of the Galaxy Nexus and the iPhone 4S. Now it’s all about quad-cores and Instagram on Android. Crazy eh? For consumer and company alike 2012 was mostly... >>

Zynga in state of crisis as stock becomes "worthless"

Zynga in state of crisis as stock becomes "worthless"

By 11 October 2012

Zynga’s stocks have reached an all time low, raising questions about the future of the social and mobile gaming company. According to reports, Wall Street values Zynga’s stock at just $2.46 per share, a 16 per cent fall in what was already a poor... >>

Zynga and Hasbro revitalises board game market with Cityville Monopoly and more

Zynga and Hasbro revitalises board game market with Cityville Monopoly and more

By 6 August 2012

Zynga has gone all old school after revealing plans to convert some of its gaming titles into physical board games in partnership with Hasbro. One of the first to get the treatment will be Cityville, which is to become Cityville Monopoly in its board... >>

Zynga with Friends unites gamers across all platforms

Zynga with Friends unites gamers across all platforms

By 27 June 2012

Fans of Farmville and other Zynga titles will soon be able to play against friends on a multitude of devices and platforms, after the gaming developer unveiled its “Zynga with Friends” network. The unified platform will enable gamers to play against... >>

Draw Something to be made into TV game show

Draw Something to be made into TV game show

By 18 June 2012

Draw Something is coming to the small screen after a deal to make it into a television games show was finalised. The format will see both celebrities and members of the public try to guess each other’s virtual drawings in front of a live audience. Though... >>