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Zynga, Facebook renegotiate deal allowing for partnerships with other players

Facebook and Zynga have renegotiated the terms of their social games publishing partnership, liberating Zynga to expand its products to additional platforms but also giving Facebook the latitude to build its own branded games.

Zynga elevates Tim LeTourneau to chief creative officer

Zynga is promoting Tim LeTourneau to Chief Creative Officer. He replaces Mike Verdu, who left the embattled social gaming firm in August to launch his own startup.

Zynga Treasurer Mike Gupta jumps ship for Twitter

Treasurer Mike Gupta is the latest high-profile executive to exit the beleaguered social gaming firm-- Bloomberg  reports Gupta, who joined Zynga in 2011 after eight years at Yahoo, has been named vice president of corporate finance and treasurer at Twitter.

Zynga CFO Wehner bails to join Facebook, Ko promoted to COO

Zynga is once again reshuffling its executive team, the firm's latest move to resuscitate its beleaguered social gaming platform.

Zynga acquires November Software in move to 'midcore' mobile gaming market

Zynga has acquired mobile game studio November Software, best known for its work on LucasArts'  Star Wars: The Force Unleashed  franchise. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Zynga: Mobile accounts for 20% of bookings

Zynga in the third quarter reported a 5 percent drop in revenues from the previous quarter, to $317 million. However, the company did beat analyst's estimates for the quarter, despite downgrading its full-year guidance for the year earlier this month. 

Zynga shutters Boston office, slashes staff, sunsets games

Zynga is slashing staff and pulling the plug on more than a dozen games in advance of what is expected to be a grim third-quarter earnings report.

Report: Zynga building ad platform to attract third-party developers

Zynga is developing its own advertising platform in an effort to boost revenues but also to enhance the social gaming network's appeal to third-party developer partners,  All Things D  reports.

Zynga, Atari partner on 'Super Bunny Breakout' for iOS

Atari is extending its venerable  Breakout  franchise to Apple's iOS platform, teaming with Zynga to launch  Super Bunny Breakout.

Zynga lowers outlook, CEO hints at cuts

Zynga said it will report weaker third quarter revenue and lowered its full-year guidance for 2012. In addition, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus hinted that the company will address these near-term challenges "by targeted cost reductions" and by focusing on its new game pipeline.