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To win over Instagram, Facebook was forced to show its hand.
Bloomberg reports Zynga made an offer of more than $2 billion to scoop up Rovio, the creators of mobile hit Angry Birds.
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Facebook's blockbuster initial public offering could be coming at just the right time for markets — right when investors are preparing for the seemingly annual ritual to sell in May and go away.
When the mobile start-up Instagram can command $1 billion in a sale to Facebook, some start-ups are asking: Who needs the Web?
Rovio, the maker of the wildly popular Angry Birds game, has stolen a few pages from Disney's playbook. And it just might work.
Facebook is bulking up its communications teams as it prepares to cope with the increased spotlight of being a public company, according to people familiar with the matter.
Private market trading in Facebook – the company that created the need for secondary brokerages in the first place – will be suspended after this week as the company takes final steps toward its initial public offering slated for May, according to people familiar with the matter.
Gamestop is shaping up to be one of the really great battleground stocks of this year. The big question is whether Zynga and the rapidly changing world of gaming are doing to GameStop what Netflix did to Blockbuster.
Take a look at some of Friday morning’s early movers:
Rovio has turned its one hit wonder into a money making machine. Its newest game - Angry Birds Space went on sale at midnight and almost immediately became the top selling and top grossing app on the iPhone and iPad, not just in the US, but also in China and Japan.
Stocks ended narrowly mixed in a lackluster session Wednesday following a weaker-than-expected existing home sales report and as investors were reluctant to jump in following the recent market rally.
Zynga stock popped on the company’s announcement that it snapped up game maker ‘OMGPOP,’ snagging its hit new game ‘Draw Something.’
Zynga acquired OMGPOP, the developer of the social drawing game 'Draw Something', Zynga company announced Wednesday.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Zynga's proposed acquisition of OMGPOP is worth roughly $200 million.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has details on Yahoo board nominations and Facebook holding an April meeting with sell-side analysts to discuss the company's financials in more detail.
There are a handful of small, actively managed mutual funds holding little more than a dozen or so stocks boasting returns above 22 percent this year. Their secret? Old-fashioned stock picking of lesser-known or undervalued companies.
Wall Street struggled for direction Wednesday as traders remained unconvinced by Federal Reserve assurances that the biggest banks would be able to resist a sharp economic downturn.
Take a look at some of Wednesday morning’s early movers:
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday as investors built on Tuesday's rally, with banking stocks in the spotlight after the Federal Reserve announced that most U.S. banks had passed its stress tests, and gave an improved economic outlook.