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Silicon Valley Tech Shuttle Drivers Approve Union Proposal To Increase Wages, Benefits

The agreement from Compass drivers includes hourly pay increases over the three-year contract, shift differential pay, a six-hour minimum and employer contributions to a pension plan.

08/03/2015

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Zynga Banking On New Gaming Strategy To Compete On Mobile

San Francisco-based gaming firm Zynga is hoping to reinvent itself with a big departure from its well-known titles.

05/06/2015

(AltSchool)

Startup Snatches Up Google, Uber Employees To Pioneer New Education System

Parenthood is propelling tech leaders to flock to a new kind of school with roots in the Bay Area.

03/04/2015

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‘Candy Crush’ Maker IPO Filing Boosts Rival Zynga Shares To 52-Week High

San Francisco-based social gaming firm Zynga saw a boost on Tuesday as word that rival King Digital Entertainment – maker of the wildly popular Candy Crush Saga – filed for an initial public offering.

02/18/2014

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Zynga To Cut 15 Percent Of Workforce; Acquiring Game Maker NaturalMotion

Zynga Inc. announced Thursday it was cutting 15 percent of its workforce in a turnaround effort while buying NaturalMotion, the company behind the hit mobile games “CSR Racing” and “Clumsy Ninja,”

01/30/2014

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3 Executives Out At Struggling Game Maker Zynga

Earlier this summer, Zynga Inc. hired Mattrick from Microsoft, where he led the Xbox business. Mark Pincus, Zynga’s founder, remains chairman and chief product officer after handing CEO duties over to Mattrick.

08/14/2013

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Zynga’s 2Q Losses Narrow As Company Slashes Costs

Zynga narrowed its second-quarter losses as the troubled company laid off workers and trimmed other expenses to help offset its difficulty coming up with compelling games to play on smartphones and tablet computers.

07/25/2013

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SF Game Developer Zynga CEO Steps Down, Replaced By Microsoft Exec

Zynga says its CEO, Mark Pincus, is stepping down to be replaced by Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft’s Xbox business.

07/01/2013

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Zynga Cutting Jobs, Shuttering Offices In NY, LA, Dallas

Online game maker Zynga says it is cutting 520 jobs, about 18 percent of its workforce, and closing some offices.

06/03/2013

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Zynga Posts Lower Quarterly Revenue; Shares Fall

Zynga reported a small profit in the first three months of the year, as the online game company reduced expenses. But a revenue decline and a lower-than-expected second-quarter forecast are sending its stock tumbling.

04/24/2013

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