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Social video game company Zynga Inc. on Monday said it will cut 18% of its staff, or about 520 employees. The struggling maker of games such as "FarmVille" and "Words With Friends" is making the cuts as part of an effort to reduce costs by $70 million...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesI slide three shiny red jelly beans together. Trumpet blast. I put three lemon drops in a line. A xylophone […]...
Big Huge Games in Timonium closed last May, taking nearly 100 jobs with it. Nine months later, a local studio that was launched from the ashes of the video game-maker shut down, too. And Zynga, which created FarmVille and Words with Friends, closed its...
Zynga, the video game maker best known for FarmVille and Words With Friends, has closed its Timonium office as part of a broader corporate consolidation, company officials said Monday. The company also made changes at three other offices, closing and...
Tags: Employees, Gaming, Entertainment, Timonium, Media Industry
-------------------- Citizenville How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government Gavin Newsom with Lisa Dickey Penguin Press: 272 pp., $25.95 -------------------- California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has a lot more time on his hands than...
Tags: Human Interest, YouTube, Politics, Dyslexia, Government
Zynga Inc. has fired back at Electronic Arts Inc., calling EA's copyright infringement lawsuit against it "baseless" and filing a countersuit alleging that the video game giant for prevented its employees from leaving to work for Zynga. “Today we...
The tiff between the world's largest social network and the company behind the "FarmVille" social game escalated this week. Facebook on Tuesday shot back at Zynga, saying the number of people playing games on the social network on a monthly basis grew...
The Hartford CourantWe are approaching a moment when candidates running for Congress don't have to bother with old-fashioned media. Not so long ago, it might have been unthinkable for a non-incumbent to largely kiss off all but carefully scripted exchanges with local...
Tags: YouTube, Politics, Elections, U.S. Senate, Dannel P. Malloy
Special to the TribuneLaura Pincus Hartman stood before a congregation in a church just south of 75th Street, gazing at anticipatory faces. The pastor had just finished preaching an hour-long sermon from the Gospel of Mark about Jesus healing a woman. Hartman was about...
Q13 FOX News reporterUsually when people steal money it’s to buy something, and that something is typically real and tangible. But an Arlington, Wash., woman who has been charged with stealing nearly $10,000 in very real dollars to purchase “goods” for...
Tags: Credit and Debt, Facebook, Theft, Prosecution, FrontierVille
SAN FRANCISCO — How young is too young to join Facebook? The Menlo Park, Calif., company currently bans anyone under age 13 from joining the world's most popular social network. Yet an estimated 7.5 million preteens — most of them under age...
CNNFacebook users who haven't yet discovered the joys of FarmVille or plugged in to the sounds of Spotify will be getting an easier way to find apps that run on the site. On Thursday, the site unveiled Facebook App Center, a clearinghouse for social apps...
Tags: Social Media, Apple iPhone, Google Inc., Facebook, Zynga Inc.
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