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Zynga exodus continues, four more executives resign as stock plummets

At least four Zynga executives have resigned within the last several weeks as the beleaguered social gaming giant's share price continues to slide.

PopCap lays off 50 North American employees, may close Irish office

Electronic Arts-owned PopCap Games confirmed it has laid off 50 North American employees and is currently assessing the future of its Dublin, Ireland unit.

Hipstamatic restructures, lays off app development team

Hipstamatic has laid off all but five members of its staff as the mobile imaging app maker takes steps to restructure its business.

Zynga COO Schappert resigns following management shakeup

Zynga Chief Operating Officer John Schappert has resigned one week after the firm stripped him of his responsibilities as head of social gaming development.

Zynga shakes up leadership, demotes COO

In the wake of mobile gaming giant Zynga's less than stellar second quarter earnings, the company is shaking up its leadership, most notably by demoting its chief operating officer and combining its mobile and Web divisions.

Google maps and location head Marissa Mayer named Yahoo CEO

Beleaguered Yahoo has named Google veteran Marissa Mayer its new CEO. Mayer, who joined Google in 1999 as just its 20 th  employee, most recently led the company's Local, Maps, and Location Services unit.

Square product chief Megan Quinn exits to join Kleiner Perkins

Square Director of Products Megan Quinn has resigned her post to join venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Quinn will join the company's digital group, where she will focus on

Digital Chocolate founder Trip Hawkins resigns, company to narrow gaming focus

Digital Chocolate founder and CEO Trip Hawkins is stepping down, although he will remain with the mobile and social gaming firm in a consulting and advisory role. Digital Chocolate President Marc

Google poaches talent from webOS Enyo team

Several key members of Hewlett-Packard's Enyo team, the HTML5-based app framework for webOS, are defecting to Google, according to The Verge. About half a dozen members in total will be joining

Yahoo faces uncertain mobile future after CEO Thompson resigns

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has resigned following controversy over misstatements on his academic record. Ross Levinsohn, who previously served as Yahoo's head of global media, will assume interim CEO