New Zynga Game Allows Virtual Sex Among Users

In a first for a Zynga casual game, users can now have virtual sex in the company’s new title, The Ville. It will be available Wednesday.



Zynga Expands Game Line-Up Amid Investor Doubts

Web 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.


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Federal Regulators Looked Into Facebook’s Mobile Relationships Before IPO

New documents show that federal regulators wanted to know more about Facebook’s mobile users and the company’s relationship with the online game company Zynga in the months leading to Facebook’s initial public offering of stock.



SF-Based Zynga Reports 1Q Net Loss, Higher Revenue

Online game maker Zynga is reporting a net loss in the first quarter because of stock compensation expenses, but adjusted earnings were better than Wall Street expected.


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Zynga Insiders Price New Stock Offering At $12

Online games company Zynga Inc. said Wednesday that CEO Mark Pincus and other insiders will sell some of their stake at $12 a share, slightly below Wednesday’s closing price.



Zynga Founder, Other Insiders To Sell 43M Shares

Zynga’s CEO and other insiders at the online games company plan to sell 43 million shares of stock in a public offering that will boost the amount of stock available for general trading by 35 percent.


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Zynga Acquires ‘Draw Something’ Game Maker

Online game maker Zynga has bought New York-based OMGPop, maker of the popular mobile game “Draw Something.”



Zynga Unveils Stand-Alone Game Destination

Zynga has unveiled a new online gaming destination so people can play “CityVille,” “Zynga Poker” and other games off Facebook.


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Zynga Posts 4Q Net Loss On IPO-Related Stock Costs

Online game maker Zynga Inc. reported a net loss in the last three months of 2011, weighed by hefty stock-compensation expenses and other costs in its first quarter as a public company.


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Study: App Economy Creating Thousands Of Jobs

Looking for a promising career in a lousy economy? A new study suggests you’re apt to find it in apps—the services and tools built to run on smartphones, computer tablets and Facebook’s online social network.