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Why Comparisons Between Candy Crush Maker King And Zynga Are Totally Flawed External-link
Freemium mobile gaming is a byzantine, poorly-understood vertical within the ecosystem of consumer technology. Few industry analysts or journalists possess the relevant knowledge to assess the health of companies operating under the freemium model  – not because they’re incompetent, but ...
Boxer Gets $3M For Mobile Inbox App External-link
Austin-based Boxer, a developer of mobile email applications, announced this morning that it has raised $3M in a seed funding round. The round was led by Sutter Hill Ventures. Boxer, which is headed by Andrew Eye, said it is developing email applications for mobile platforms, which include an open integration platfo...
Chaotic Moon teams with Zynga Austin GM Andrew Busey to launch ‘Elements’ iOS app under a ne... External-link
Chaotic Moon Studios, a mobile application company, has teamed up with former Zynga Vice President Andrew Busey to launch a brand new collectable card game called “Elements: Broken Lands.” This partnership... Keep reading →
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Former Zynga Austin employee creates mobile studio Team Chaos External-link
Former Zynga Austin vice president and general manager Andrew Busey is partnering up with mobile developer Chaotic Moon Studios to create Team Chaos, a new mobile gaming startup. The first game from the freshly minted studio...
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Facebook Is Ready To Make You Rich, If You'll Just Build A Particular Kind Of App (FB) External-link
When Facebook so chooses it can make startup entrepreneurs and the venture capitalists that invest in them very rich. If a startup makes an app or service that appeals to Facebook users, Facebook can help the developer who built the app or service rebuild it so that it connects to Facebook in such a way that it's ve...
Zynga consolidates McKinney location into Dallas office External-link
As part of a broader cost-cutting move, the social game maker Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA) is closing its McKinney office and moving that operation into an existing Dallas location. In a statement, the San Francisco-based company’s chief operations officer, David Ko, said the reshuffling will “enable us to focus our r...
Zynga's Austin Offices Hit In Closure External-link
It looks like it's the final straw for the Austin offices of social game maker Zynga, according to reports, as the videogame maker decided Monday to shutter three offices. Zynga cut its Austin and McKinney offices, in addition to offices in Baltimore and New York City, as the firm continues to cut costs for its game...
Zynga to close Austin office, others External-link
Zynga Inc. will close four offices, including its Austin space, as it continues to cut costs and consolidate after three straight quarters of shrinking revenue and amid concerns about its ability to turn a profit. Offices in Austin, McKinney, Baltimore and New York City will shut down, the San Jose Business Journal...
Zynga laying off about 30 people to save money External-link
Game maker Zynga Inc. will lay off about 30 people — about 1 percent of its workforce — to save money. The San Francisco company (NASDAQ: ZNGA), which laid off 155 people late last year, is closing a studio in Baltimore where fewer than 50 people work, and moving people around in other locations like Texas. Zynga'...
Zynga to close more offices, lay off 30 External-link
Zynga will close four offices and lay off about 30 people as it continues to cut costs and consolidate after three straight quarters of shrinking revenue and amid concerns about its ability to turn a profit. Offices in Austin and McKinney, Texas, Baltimore and New York City will be closed. For the most part, the ai...
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