Zynga Cutting Jobs, Shuttering Offices In NY, LA, DallasOnline game maker Zynga says it is cutting 520 jobs, about 18 percent of its workforce, and closing some offices.
Zynga Stock Sinks After Lowered 2012 OutlookTroubled Zynga’s stock is trading near its lowest level ever Friday after the online game maker behind “FarmVille” forecast a third quarter loss amid weak demand for its Web-based games. It’s also taking a hefty charge related to its March acquisition of mobile game company OMGPop.
Zynga Expands Game Line-Up Amid Investor DoubtsWeb game maker Zynga is trying to turn its digital playground into an even more entertaining place, working to prove wrong investors who doubt that it can build a long-lasting business.
About the Bay: Social Component Helps Online Gaming ScoreDo you play the online game Words with Friends? Even if you don't, you probably know somebody who does.
Tech Watch: Mobile Apps More Popular Than WebsitesA new report claims that for the first time, people are spending more time using mobile apps than browsing the web.