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Zynga reports highest ever bookings for Q1 at $329M

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Zynga’s made $329 million in bookings and $320 million in revenue for the first quarter of 2012, an increase of 15 percent and 32 percent year-on-year, respectively. Daily active users are up 6 percent year-on-year from 62 million to 65 million. Monthly unique users are up 25 percent to 182...
Zynga reports highest ever bookings for Q1 at $329M

What To Watch For At WWDC 2013: More Freedom For Developers

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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is only a little over a week away, and that means we’re already seeing a lot of buzz surrounding what will and won’t appear at the conference. Apple itself has dropped hints, and recent comments from CEO Tim Cook while speaking at AllThingsD’s D11 conference last...
What To Watch For At WWDC 2013: More Freedom For Developers
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Zynga earnings preview: what the analysts think

Cisco Acquires Enterprise Wi-Fi Startup Meraki For $1.2 Billion In Cash

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Networking tech giant Cisco has just agreed to acquire cloud infrastructure startup Meraki, and my industry sources confirm the purchase price was $1.2 billion, all in cash. I’ve also gotten ahold of the letter to Merkai employees from CEO Sanjit Biswas. It’s a huge win for the 330 employee San Francisco...
Cisco Acquires Enterprise Wi-Fi Startup Meraki For $1.2 Billion In Cash

HotelQuickly launches its same-day hotel booking app in Australia with Sydney and Melbourne listings

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HotelQuickly is launching its last-minute hotel booking app in Australia today, with immediate listings for Sydney and Melbourne followed by support for additional cities in the coming weeks. The iOS and Android app launched in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia back in March, with the simple premise...
HotelQuickly launches its same-day hotel booking app in Australia with Sydney and Melbourne listings
Airbnb is cashing in on the Olympics, and why that's a good thing

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus: OMGPOP Acquisition Was A “Rare Instance”

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Stepping back from remarks a few weeks ago that suggested that Zynga was about to go on a shopping spree, Zynga chief executive Mark Pincus said the $180 million acquisition of Draw Something-maker OMGPOP was a “rare instance.” Although OMGPOP was certainly a step up from anything Zynga has ever...
Zynga CEO Mark Pincus: OMGPOP Acquisition Was A “Rare Instance”

Zynga reports highest ever bookings for Q1 at $329M

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Zynga’s made $329 million in bookings and $321 million in revenue for the first quarter of 2012, an increase of 15 percent and 32 percent year-on-year, respectively. The developer reported net loss at $85.4 million, compared to a net income of $16.8 million for Q1 2011. Daily active users are...
Zynga reports highest ever bookings for Q1 at $329M

Airbnb users are enjoying Wish Lists, one million listings have been added to them

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Airbnb released a feature in June called “Wish Lists” allowing its users to add properties to a list of places that they’d like to visit someday. It seems like the feature has caught on, because since its launch, over one million properties have been added to a Wish List. Here’s...
Airbnb users are enjoying Wish Lists, one million listings have been added to them

Kabam Hits Profitability in 2012 on Revenue of $180 Million

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Kabam doesn’t have to report earnings since it’s privately held, but that didn’t stop it from saying today that it was profitable last year on gross revenue of $180 million. The game-maker started off as a Facebook developer, but over the past year has moved aggressively into mobile gaming. It...
Kabam Hits Profitability in 2012 on Revenue of $180 Million
9flats, The European Airbnb Competitor, Now Accepting Bitcoin Payments

Zynga's Fourth-Quarter Earnings Are Out, Beating Expectations (ZNGA)

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Zynga's fourth-quarter earnings are out. The headline numbers: Q4 revenue of $311 million, flat year-over-year, and bookings of $261 million, down 15% year-over-year Q4 net loss of $48.6 million, down 89% year-over-year, adjusted EBITDA of $45 million, down 34% year-over-year Q4 GAAP EPS of ($0.06) and non-GAAP EPS of $0.01...
Zynga's Fourth-Quarter Earnings Are Out, Beating Expectations (ZNGA)
Zynga reports slightly beats analysts' reduced targets for the third quarter

A Six-Word Explainer For Zynga's Disastrous Second Quarter (ZNGA)

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The message from Zynga's disastrous second quarter, which sent its stock diving 40 percent, is simple: fewer people are playing Facebook games. Zynga was once one of the hottest IPOs of 2011. But it has faded from the top as gamers move to mobile devices and spend less and less...
A Six-Word Explainer For Zynga's Disastrous Second Quarter (ZNGA)

Stung on Facebook and let down by Draw Something, Zynga looks to mobile for future growth

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Zynga suffered declines on its Facebook business, according to its Q2 earnings report. Going forward, CEO Mark Pincus says the developer will look to mobile, advertising and male-oriented games for growth potential. The developer made $332 million in revenue and $302 million in bookings for Q2 2012. That’s up 10...
Stung on Facebook and let down by Draw Something, Zynga looks to mobile for future growth

LIVE from New York: Groupon's Andrew Mason on the Hot Seat

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Groupon CEO Andrew Mason is under fire on many fronts, and now some of his own board members are talking about replacing him. This morning he’s appearing at Business Insider’s Ignition conference in New York, so we should have a pretty good idea of the first few questions coming to...
LIVE from New York: Groupon's Andrew Mason on the Hot Seat

Advisory Update: BuzzGain Acquired By Meltwater Group

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Just a quick note to mention that BuzzGain, the "do it yourself PR" service started by Mukund Mohan and others, was recently acquired by Meltwater Group, a media monitoring company I have used at multiple companies. PaidContent covered the story yesterday following a press release from Meltwater announcing the acquisition,...
Advisory Update: BuzzGain Acquired By Meltwater Group

Zynga Posts Loss

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Zynga swung to a fourth-quarter loss as stock-based compensation costs masked a stronger-than-expected profit on strong bookings growth....
Zynga Posts Loss

BMC's Q4 earnings light

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For fiscal 2012, BMC said it showed momentum in cloud bookings–$100 million for the year—and SaaS. BMC said it had more than 200 SaaS customers....
BMC's Q4 earnings light

Laggard Rackspace growth sparks concern: is there enough cloud biz to go around?

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Here’s the narrative that cloud vendors would like us to believe: there are infinite workloads flowing to clouds of infinite capacity. There’s enough business for all, keep moving. But there is nagging worry, sparked anew by Rackspace’s laggard Q1 cloud growth, that the appetite for cloud services may not be unlimited...
Laggard Rackspace growth sparks concern: is there enough cloud biz to go around?

Airbnb had a record 60,000 bookings last Saturday, 75% of them were from new users to the site

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Staying in someone else’s house or apartment instead of in a hotel room may still seem like a foreign concept to some, but that isn’t slowing Airbnb, which is on a tear with the premise as of late. On August 4th, Airbnb had a record 60,000 bookings, with 75% of...
Airbnb had a record 60,000 bookings last Saturday, 75% of them were from new users to the site

After Weeks Of Getting Crushed By Investors, Zynga Now Has Reason For Hope (ZNGA)

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Finally some good news for Zynga. After better than expected earnings last night the company is getting an upgrade from Doug Anmuth at JP Morgan. He's labeling it "overweight" (which we think means "buy") and he's giving it a $14 price target up from $9. Here are his four reasons...
After Weeks Of Getting Crushed By Investors, Zynga Now Has Reason For Hope (ZNGA)

Yes, Facebook could buy Zynga, but no, Facebook should not buy Zynga

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Facebook and Zynga are two very closely tied companies. When Facebook filed to go public in February, it disclosed that 12 percent of the social networking giant’s 2011 revenue came from Zynga, followed by 15 percent in Q1 2012 (down from 19 percent in Q1 2011). Furthermore, Zynga CEO Mark...
Yes, Facebook could buy Zynga, but no, Facebook should not buy Zynga

Zynga Falls Short Of Analyst Estimates For Q2: $332 In Revenue, Bookings Decline From Last Quarter

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Zynga didn’t meet analysts’ already-low estimates in its just-released earnings release for the second quarter of its fiscal year, in which it showed revenue of $332 million and lost 3 cents per share. Analysts had predicted the company would earn 5 cents per share on revenue of $344 million. Bookings,...
Zynga Falls Short Of Analyst Estimates For Q2: $332 In Revenue, Bookings Decline From Last Quarter
Yesterday was ZocDoc's busiest day ever, with a 130% bump in bookings
Zynga Explains "Challenging" Q2: Facebook Platform Changes, Late Launches, Draw Something Weakness

Zynga Reports Higher Revenues, Loss in First Quarter

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Zynga reported a net loss of $85 million, or 12 cents a share on revenues of $329 million, in the first quarter ended March 31. When excluding some charges, including stock-based compensation, the company’s non-GAAP earnings totaled 6 cents a share, beating analyst expectations of 5 cents a share. Revenues...
Zynga Reports Higher Revenues, Loss in First Quarter
Airbnb Updates Android App With Host Pre-Approval And Calendar Management

Was Zynga’s Deal To Buy OMGPOP That Disastrous? Here’s Some Perspective.

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Draw Something, the game that could do no wrong now seems like it can do little right, at least according to the blogosphere. There’s been a string of stories from virtually everyone saying that the OMGPOP acquisition is “haunting” Zynga because Draw Something’s daily active usage is down to 9.1 million...
Was Zynga’s Deal To Buy OMGPOP That Disastrous? Here’s Some Perspective.
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