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Miniclip is hoping to fetch up to $400 million and could draw interest from "Candy Crush Saga" maker King Digital Entertainment, said the sources who declined to be named because the matter is confidential. It founders had previously been in talks to sell to Walt Disney Co. and "Farmville" creator Zynga, but no deal was struck, the sources added.
eBay rose$. 41 or. 8 percent, to $53.05. Groupon Inc. rose$. 09 or 1.5 percent, to $6.09. LinkedIn Corp. fell$. 75 or. 3 percent, to $219.11.
eBay fell$. 29 or. 5 percent, to $52.64. Groupon Inc. rose$. 16 or 2.7 percent, to $6.00. LinkedIn Corp. rose $1.50 or. 7 percent, to $219.86.
eBay fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $52.82. Groupon Inc. rose$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $5.86. LinkedIn Corp. fell $1.88 or. 9 percent, to $216.48.
eBay rose$. 27 or. 5 percent, to $53.20. Groupon Inc. rose$. 08 or 1.4 percent, to $5.92. LinkedIn Corp. rose$. 07 or percent, to $218.43.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14- A group of ex-gaming industry executives say they can use their design chops to solve a major health challenge: Sick patients neglecting to take their medication and costing employers and insurance providers billions of dollars.
Aug 14- Top U.S. hedge fund managers did some shopping for shares of discount retailer Dollar General Corp and drug store operator Walgreen Co in the second quarter.
Daniel Loeb's Third Point added 1 million shares of Dollar General, raising his stake by 33 percent, while Blue Ridge Capital, founded by Tiger Cub John Griffin, nearly doubled its stake in Walgreen when it bought 2.8 million shares.
MOSCOW, Aug 13- Russia's richest man Alisher Usmanov cut his stake in his business empire to below 50 percent in a planned move to reward management with shares, not in response to any threat of Western sanctions, his company said.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 12- Social and mobile game company King Digital Entertainment Plc reduced its 2014 forecast after reporting lower-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Tuesday, as gamers continued to spend less money on its "Candy Crush Saga" game.
Pfizer confronts surge of lawsuits over Lipitor. Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is facing a mounting number of lawsuits by women who say the company knew its blockbuster anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor was linked to a small increased risk of type-2 diabetes but never properly warned the public.
NEW YORK, Aug 8- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with high dividend-paying utility stocks leading gains and benchmark Treasury yields at a 14- month low, even as U.S. air strikes in Iraq added to a string of geopolitical uncertainties.
NEW YORK, Aug 8- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with high dividend-paying utility stocks leading gains and benchmark Treasury yields at a 14- month low, as the United States bombed Islamic State positions in Iraq. Stock index futures had slumped overnight after President Barack Obama authorized relief supplies and air strikes on Iraq.
NEW YORK, Aug 8- U.S. stocks were set to rise Friday, with futures reversing earlier losses, as optimism over the Ukraine crisis offset concerns over the implications of U.S. air strikes on Iraq. Market participants said a rebound in U.S. stock index futures Friday was kindled by a report which said Russia was aiming to de-escalate the conflict in Ukraine.
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Zynga's shares plunged after it said its net profit for the second-quarter broke even, in line with estimates, but bookings revenue missed.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 7- Zynga Inc's bookings fell 6.7 percent to $175 million in the second quarter, as the publisher of "Farmville" and other games struggles to expand its mobile business and stem user losses.
Morgan Brennan reports Zynga earnings report inline $0.00 ex-items vs $0.00 estimated, and a revenue miss of $175 million vs. $191 million est.
Aug 7- Shares of iDreamSky Technology Ltd rose as much as 27 percent in their debut, highlighting the mobile game distributor's ability to cash in on the popularity of hit games such as "Fruit Ninja" and "Subway Surfers" in China.
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