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Zynga names EA exec Karp to CMO post

Zynga, the social gaming giant behind hit titles like FarmVille, Mafia Wars and Zynga Poker, named former Electronic Arts vice president Jeff Karp to serve as its new chief marketing and revenue

Zynga slapped with new patent infringement lawsuit as IPO nears

Zynga is the target of a new patent infringement lawsuit alleging titles including FarmVille, Mafia Wars and Zynga Poker violate intellectual properties owned by Texas-based Agincourt Gaming. The

Zynga expands 'Words With Friends' from mobile to Facebook

Zynga will port its popular Words With Friends from smartphones to Facebook, heralding the first time the social gaming giant has expanded a mobile title to the Facebook platform (instead of vice

Zynga slapped with countersuit over game copying allegations

Weeks after Zynga filed suit against Brazilian social gaming giant Vostu, claiming the company infringed Zynga copyrights by duplicating game design layouts, mechanics, objects and storylines, Vostu

Is free the way to sell an app?

Of the top 10 grossing apps in Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) App Store in June, six are free. In Android Market, eight of the top 10 grossing apps in June--including all of the top seven--are free. If mobile

'FarmVille' creator Zynga files for $1B IPO

Zynga, the social-gaming company behind FarmVille and Words with Friends, filed its initial public offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission, revealing its games have 60 million daily

Zynga poised to raise up to $2B with IPO

Zynga, the social gaming giant behind hits like FarmVille, reportedly plans to raise as much as $2 billion in an initial public offering, and the company could file its registration documents with

Zynga unveils multi-language 'CityVille Hometown'

Zynga introduced CityVille Hometown, which the company touts as its first mobile social game offered in multiple languages: English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. CityVille Hometown

Zynga updates Hangman for iOS game 'Hanging With Friends'

Social gaming behemoth Zynga introduced Hanging With Friends, which updates the classic puzzle game Hangman for the iOS platform. Hanging with Friends is the latest in Zynga's With Friends

Facebook, Twitter lead opposition to social networking privacy law

Facebook, Twitter, Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), Yahoo and Zynga are among more than a dozen companies and tech industry associations signing a letter publicly opposing SB 242, a new bill proposed in