Zynga Inc


  • July 1- Twitter Inc named Anthony Noto as CFO, putting the well-regarded former Goldman Sachs executive who led its successful November IPO in charge of finances. Twitter shares rose as much as 4.8 percent after the messaging service announced its latest upper-management shake-up.

  • Wall Street's new problem: A shrinking talent pool Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Graduates from the Harvard Business School MBA program wave flags at commencement in Cambridge, Mass.

    Wall Street is competing more and more with other sectors for the top MBA grads.

  • Zynga co-founder: More pot regulation needed Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 2:28 PM ET
    A marijuana themed hat during the 420 Rally at Civic Center Park in Denver, Colorado, April 19, 2014

    Though Zynga co-founder Tom Bollich is out to disrupt the legal marijuana industry, he feels more regulation is needed.

  • Real-life 'escape rooms' are new US gaming trend Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 | 1:57 PM ET
    Real escape room players must solve puzzles to find the key to freedom.

    A few U.S. entrepreneurs are offering a real-world version of a video game in which players solve puzzles together to escape a room within an hour.

  • Two more board members leave Zynga Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 3:38 PM ET
    Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief executive officer of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., left, walks with Reid Hoffman, co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn Corp., in 2011.

    Gaming company Zynga said that Reid Hoffman and Jeffrey Katzenberg have stepped down from the company's board of directors.

  • June 13- Zynga Inc said it was not in compliance with Nasdaq listing rules after two independent directors stepped down from the social gaming company's board on June 11. Zynga has until July 27 to submit a plan outlining how it intends to regain compliance, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday.

  • Top game apps of 2014...so far Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    As mobile gaming overtakes traditional video consoles, here's a list of the top 15 game apps to watch from SaveOnPhone.com.

  • Zynga's stock is lackluster, CEO's pay is not Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 1:34 PM ET
    Don Mattrick

    Zynga shares are down more than 21 percent, but that didn't stop the company's board from approving CEO Don Mattrick $57,814,391 pay package.

  • Midday movers: Allergan, Five Below, Netflix & More Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Disappointing Zynga primes for a comeback Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Investors don't pay much attention to Zynga, but bolstered by new leadership and a turnaround plan, the company is impressing analysts.

  • Apple allows 'approved' virtual currencies in Apps Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 2:43 AM ET

    June 3- Apple Inc will let software developers include virtual-currency transactions in their applications, paving the way for new forms of money to appear on iPhones and iPads.

  • May 29- Satellite TV operator Dish Network said it would accept bitcoin payments from customers from the third quarter, joining companies such as Overstock.com Inc and Zynga Inc in accepting the digital currency. Coinbase, funded by venture fund Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures and Y Combinator, is one such digital wallet.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 8- A U.S. appeals court on Thursday dismissed federal wiretap claims against Facebook Inc and Zynga Inc in a civil lawsuit over disclosure of user information to advertisers. Representatives for Facebook and Zynga could not immediately be reached for comment.

  • May 7- King Digital Entertainment Plc's stock plummeted about 15 percent on Wednesday as signs that the company may be losing steam overshadowed better-than-expected quarterly results from the maker of hit mobile game "Candy Crush Saga." King's shares dropped to $15.90 in afternoon trading.

  • May 7- King Digital Entertainment Plc's stock plummeted about 10.5 percent on Wednesday, even as the maker of the popular mobile game "Candy Crush Saga" reported better-than-expected first-quarter results. The stock has not touched its IPO price of $22.50 since King went public on March 26.

  • May 7- King Digital Entertainment Plc, maker of the popular mobile game "Candy Crush Saga", reported better-than-expected first-quarter results, helped by higher gross bookings for its hit puzzle game "Farm Heroes Saga". The stock has not touched its IPO price of $22.50 since King went public on March 26.

  • Immersive games cashing in on mobile billions Saturday, 3 May 2014 | 2:00 PM ET
    A woman plays the "Clash of Clans" from computer game maker Supercell on a tablet computer.

    So-called midcore mobile games nearly doubled their revenue last year to $3.8 billion. Here's how they are cashing in.

  • Lightning Round: Gogo, FireEye & More Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Online gambling: The new home for money launderers? Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 7:14 AM ET
    Roulette table with various bets placed

    With online gambling set to be worth $39 billion by 2016, the industry is at risk of becoming a safe haven for money laundering, a new report finds.

  • Stop it! Tim Cook is NOT failing on innovation Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 8:55 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook looks on at an Apple Store on September 20, 2013 in Palo Alto, California.

    Michael Yoshikami is no Apple fanboy but he thinks the company's innovation pipeline did not die with Steve Jobs and it's ridiculous to say otherwise.