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Zynga's mobile chief talks about acquisitions, the freemium model and more

with Travis Boatman, senior vice president of mobile at Zynga Travis Boatman Zynga is one of the top players in mobile gaming, with its "With Friends" and "-Ville"...

Zynga credits its massive growth to mobile

The booming social gaming market has been kind to Zynga, according to its CFO Dave Wehner. While speaking at the 40th J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference Wednesday, Wehner

Zynga will 'absolutely' continue acquisition spree

Mobile social gaming powerhouse Zynga is committed to acquiring new talent and startups, a key company executive said, indicating Zynga will continue its buying streak. Zynga's Senior Vice President

Zynga acquires mobile gaming startup Wild Needle

Social gaming giant Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) has acquired mobile casual games startup Wild Needle, best known for the iOS title Shoptown Hero. Financial terms were not disclosed. Shoptown Hero

Zynga almost doubles mobile users, beats analyst estimates

Social gaming giant Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) experienced sharp growth in its average mobile daily active user base after gobbling up OMGPOP last month. The company now counts 21 million mobile DAUs,

Zynga expands 'Draw Something' to Amazon's Kindle Fire

Zynga is extending its hit mobile game Draw Something to Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet. Amazon announced Wednesday evening via Twitter that its Appstore for Android now offers both a free version of

Zynga adds Facebook, Twitter sharing to 'Draw Something'

Zynga is adding social media sharing features to its hit mobile game Draw Something, which the company acquired last month. Draw Something adds sharing and messaging features. The free

Report: Glu Mobile takeover buzz heats up--Zynga, EA suitors?

Analysts and investors believe that Glu Mobile is the next likely target for acquisition after social gaming giant Zynga scooped up Draw Something maker OMGPOP for $180 million. Bloomberg reports

Zynga gobbles up 'Draw Something' maker OMGPOP in a $180M deal

Zynga said it acquired social and mobile gaming company OMGPOP and will work to integrate the firm immediately, according to Zynga COO David Ko. Ko, during a press call to announce the news, said

Report: Zynga in talks to acquire OMGPOP

Gaming giant Zynga is reportedly in talks to acquire social and mobile gaming company OMGPOP. TechCrunch spoke to a source with direct knowledge of the negotiations and reported that there are likely