'Words With Friends' Adds 50,000 Pop Culture WordsTell your bae or your bestie: The mobile game Words With Friends is adding thousands of pop culture words as part of its largest dictionary update in the game's eight-year history.
Silicon Valley Tech Shuttle Drivers Approve Union Proposal To Increase Wages, BenefitsThe 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.
Zynga Banking On New Gaming Strategy To Compete On MobileSan Francisco-based gaming firm Zynga is hoping to reinvent itself with a big departure from its well-known titles.
Startup Snatches Up Google, Uber Employees To Pioneer New Education SystemParenthood is propelling tech leaders to flock to a new kind of school with roots in the Bay Area.
'Candy Crush' Maker IPO Filing Boosts Rival Zynga Shares To 52-Week HighSan 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.
Zynga To Cut 15 Percent Of Workforce; Acquiring Game Maker NaturalMotionZynga 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,"
3 Executives Out At Struggling Game Maker ZyngaEarlier 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.
Zynga's 2Q Losses Narrow As Company Slashes CostsZynga 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.
SF Game Developer Zynga CEO Steps Down, Replaced By Microsoft ExecZynga says its CEO, Mark Pincus, is stepping down to be replaced by Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft's Xbox business.
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 Posts Lower Quarterly Revenue; Shares FallZynga 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.
Tech Report: Zynga Shifts Strategy After Banking On 'Draw Something'Online game maker Zynga announced this week that Dan Porter is leaving. Porter was the former CEO of OMGPop, which Zynga bought out for a reported $210 million in 2012.
Zynga Posts Smaller Net Loss; Revenue FlatOnline game maker Zynga is reporting a smaller net loss and nearly flat revenue for the fourth quarter of 2012, a year in which its stock price shrank 75 percent.
SF Game Maker Zynga Moves To Enter US Gambling MarketOnline games company Zynga said it has asked Nevada gambling regulators for a decision that could pave the way for it to enter the U.S. gambling market.
Zynga Shares Tumble After Facebook Agreement DisclosedZynga shares were falling in after-hours trading after the online game company and Facebook disclosed in government filings that they changed the terms of their long-standing relationship.