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Zynga lays off 580 employees

www.guardian.co.uk
Social gaming company behind FarmVille is also closing offices in New York, Dallas and Los Angeles to save $80m a yearZynga, the social gaming company behind CityVille, Words With Friends and Draw Something, is laying off 580 people and closing offices in New York, Dallas and Los Angeles.The gaming firm...
Zynga lays off 580 employees

Insert Coin: Engadget Is Looking For Some Cool Crowdfunded Projects

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Our brothers and sisters over at Engadget are holding their first red hot, super exciting conference called Expand in SF in March. The event will feature all the boring, old commercial hardware you could imagine including the latest from all the hardware greats but, more important, they’re also reaching out...
Insert Coin: Engadget Is Looking For Some Cool Crowdfunded Projects

GrubHub adds Uber-like mapping tools to your delivery, so your paunch knows when to expect the eats

thenextweb.com
If you are anything like your humble servant, if it wasn’t for GrubHub,you would have died by now of malnutrition. The service, which binds together a city’s restaurants into a single interface, allowing for a unified ordering and payment system, is akin to magic. If you tend to eat at your desk...
GrubHub adds Uber-like mapping tools to your delivery, so your paunch knows when to expect the eats

In the digital economy, we'll soon all be working for free - and I refuse | Suzanne Moore

www.guardian.co.uk
The digital economy operates as a kind of sophisticated X Factor: someone will make it, but most won't - and the real loser is societyNever mind checking your privilege. Flaunting those enviable privileges is where it's at. Go to any of our big cities and cash will be flowing through ponced-up...
In the digital economy, we'll soon all be working for free - and I refuse | Suzanne Moore

Zynga's Pincus: "None of Us Ever Expected to Face a Day Like Today"

allthingsd.com
Here’s the tough-to-write blog post that Zynga CEO Mark Pincus just put up and also sent to the San Francisco gaming giant’s staff. The company just announced layoffs of 18 percent of the company and also lowered its second-quarter guidance. In it, the founder of what was once a...
Zynga's Pincus: "None of Us Ever Expected to Face a Day Like Today"

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus: 'None of us ever expected to face a day like today'

www.geekwire.com
Zynga, the one-time high-flying maker of social games such as FarmVille and Words With Friends, is cutting 18 percent of its workforce and shutting down offices in New York, LA and Dallas as it continues a shift toward mobile gaming. Zynga also operates an engineering office in Seattle, and it’s...
Zynga CEO Mark Pincus: 'None of us ever expected to face a day like today'
Pre-WWDC flurry: updates expected for most Macs, but wither Mac Pro?

Zynga's stock halted as the company confirms an 18% reduction in its workforce

thenextweb.com
If the ascent is dizzying, the downward slope can be utterly dispiriting. The once high-flying and high-profile gaming company Zynga today confirmed that it intends to reduce its workforce by 18 percent. Its stock was halted, with a final trading price of $3.41 before the freeze. Zynga once traded north...
Zynga's stock halted as the company confirms an 18% reduction in its workforce
Apple Offers Refund After British Boy Spends $2500 on In-App Purchases in 15 Minutes

Anonymous defaces Haditha Massacre lawfirm website, releases e-mails

venturebeat.com
Anonymous defaced the website of law firm Puckett Faraj this morning and leaked e-mails concerning the sergeant accused of handling 2005′s Haditha Massacre in Iraq. Sergeant Frank Wuterich was charged with a 2005 US Marine raid in Iraq, which killed 24 unarmed civilians. Wuterich was convicted of negligent dereliction, ending...
Anonymous defaces Haditha Massacre lawfirm website, releases e-mails

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus: Here's Why We Just Fired 520 People

www.businessinsider.com
Today, Zynga announced it'd be laying off 18% of its staff, or 520 employees, across all departments. The move will save Zynga $70-80 million but it will cost them three offices: its New York, Dallas, and Los Angeles locations. Here's the email Mark Pincus just sent to his 2,900-person staff....
Zynga CEO Mark Pincus: Here's Why We Just Fired 520 People
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