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    1. November 11, 2014

      Juniper Networks falls after CEO resigns

      Juniper Networks, the maker of computer networking equipment, was one of the worst performing stocks on the S&P 500, after...

    2. November 6, 2014

      King: candy, not crushed

      Candy Crush can only be played for so long before inducing boredom. It’s encouraging for King Digital, then, that players...

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    1. November 6, 2014

      Zynga co-founder Mark Pincus to launch app development company

      Mark Pincus, co-founder of Zynga, the social gaming group behind FarmVille, is returning to his start-up roots by launching...

    2. June 19, 2014

      Welcome to the varied world of tech start-up fundraisings

      When it comes to putting money into high-flying tech start-ups, not all investments are created equal. The bald numbers that...

    3. April 23, 2014

      Zynga founder gives up operational role

      Zynga founder Mark Pincus is stepping out of day-to-day work at the company, as the troubled games maker seeks to remake...

    4. April 11, 2014

      US retailers fall after Gap reports sales slide

      Shares in US retailers were under pressure on Friday after one of the country’s largest apparel chains reported difficult...

    5. April 2, 2014

      Supercell battles on to conquer mobile gaming

      Mobile gaming companies are a colourful lot, from the bright reds, greens and yellows of games like Candy Crush Saga and...

    6. March 28, 2014

      Closure of battery probe bolsters Tesla

      Tesla, the electric carmaker, climbed after US safety regulators closed an investigation into fires in the company’s luxury...

    7. March 23, 2014

      Candy Crush: Play it again

      On a sunny spring morning in San Francisco, thousands of gamer geeks huddle together in a dark room, all fretting over when...

    8. March 21, 2014

      Games makers dare to dream of a virtual reality future

      For the past 20 years, virtual reality has been just that: a technological dream that failed to break through into the real...

    9. February 18, 2014

      King of gaming aims to be more than sugar rush

      King Digital Entertainment’s Candy Crush Saga has taken the gaming world by storm and is now played by 93m people across...

    10. February 18, 2014

      Candy Crush: mugs’ game

      Easy to learn, hard to master. That’s how King Digital Entertainment, the company behind Candy Crush Saga, characterises the...

    11. January 31, 2014

      Gaming group NaturalMotion began in Oxford’s zoology department

      In the virtual car world, the biggest name is not Toyota, General Motors or Ford. It is probably NaturalMotion, the...

    12. January 31, 2014

      Zynga eyes firmer footing with $500m app buyout

      Clumsy Ninja is an apt metaphor for Zynga’s performance over the past couple of years. After riding Facebook’s growth for...

    13. January 30, 2014

      Zynga to buy UK mobile app group

      Zynga is to pay more than $500m to buy NaturalMotion, the UK-based developer of mobile apps such as Clumsy Ninja and CSR...

    14. November 22, 2013

      SoftBank: hello Mr Loeb

      Make way on Mount Rushmore for Steve Jobs, David Tepper, John Malone and Masayoshi Son. Dan Loeb, the US activist investor,...

    15. October 24, 2013

      Zynga return to profitability in sight

      Zynga’s shares continued their comeback with a 12 per cent jump after the social gaming company reported better than...

    16. October 3, 2013

      Exchanges divided by dual-class shares

      Mr Tradition, Mr Innovation, Mrs Practical and Ms Future sound like characters from the card game Happy Families. In fact,...

    17. September 27, 2013

      Candy Crush tests appetite of US investors

      King, the London-based games developer behind the addictive app Candy Crush Saga, has filed for an initial public offering...

    18. September 25, 2013

      Alibaba abandons $60bn Hong Kong listing

      Alibaba has abandoned plans for a $60bn-plus listing in Hong Kong and is pursuing a US share sale after the city’s exchange...

    19. September 22, 2013

      Twitter seeks pre-IPO credit line

      Twitter is in discussions with banks about a new credit facility that could run into hundreds of millions of dollars, giving...

    20. September 17, 2013

      EA picks sports unit head as new chief

      Electronic Arts has chosen the head of its sports unit, responsible for video gaming franchises such as Fifa Soccer and...

    21. September 12, 2013

      Jawbone follows Silicon Valley debt financing trend

      Jawbone, the maker of Bluetooth headsets and speakers that is now pushing into wearable technology, has become the latest...

    22. September 5, 2013

      Usmanov’s Mail.ru cashes in on Facebook recovery

      Mail.ru, the Russian internet portal partly owned by billionaire Alisher Usmanov, has sold its remaining stake in Facebook,...

    23. August 11, 2013

      Rally eases fears over techs adapting to ‘mobile’ business model

      A year ago, investors worried that companies such as Facebook, Google and Pandora might struggle to adapt their business...

    24. July 25, 2013

      Zynga hit as it sees hard times ahead

      Zynga shares fell more than 14 per cent in after-hours trading on Thursday after the company warned of difficult times ahead...

    25. July 16, 2013

      French dreams of a start-up renaissance

      On a Friday morning in a modest office block in eastern Paris, Bastien Cazenave is huddled with colleagues behind a computer...

    26. July 3, 2013

      Zynga chief lured from Microsoft with $50m pay package

      Zynga handed new chief executive officer Don Mattrick a pay package worth nearly $50m to lure him away from his former job...

    27. July 2, 2013

      US carmakers rise but US indices fall

      Shares in US carmaker General Motors rose in early trading after June sales came in well above expectations but closed...

    28. July 2, 2013

      Don Mattrick’s mobile challenge as he takes Zynga role

      Like many teenage boys, Don Mattrick was a keen video gamer growing up in Vancouver in the early 1980s. But unlike most, at...

    29. July 1, 2013

      Zynga brings in Xbox head to turn it round

      Zynga has replaced founder Mark Pincus as chief executive, bringing in Xbox head Don Mattrick to try to pull off a turnround...

    30. June 21, 2013

      Founder CEOs: the untouchables

      An overheard conversation between Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page: Sergey: What’s up, Larry? Hey, did you see...

    31. June 12, 2013

      Banks prepare credit to gain edge on Box IPO

      Banks are tripping over themselves to lend money to Box, the cloud computing start-up, in a race to get a slot on one of the...

    32. June 7, 2013

      Timing of the essence for investors in IPOs

      Eighteen months ago Zynga, the biggest games publisher on Facebook, listed on Nasdaq at $10 a share. This week it announced...

    33. June 6, 2013

      Facebook hit by fears over long-term prospects

      Facebook shares have fallen nearly 21 per cent in the past month, as investors worry about a cycle of negative news as well...

    34. FT Tech Hub

      June 5, 2013

      Zynga in the dog house over cuts

      Zynga appears to have wasted the $200m it was understood to have paid last year for OMGPop – with the Draw Something maker’s...

    35. June 5, 2013

      Materials losses send US stocks lower

      The materials sector continued a difficult 2013 as all three major US stock indices lost more than 1 per cent after US data...

    36. FT Alphaville

      June 3, 2013

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - “No, the IT revolution is not over” – says this Fed paper. - Those “great vampiric beasts that...

    37. June 3, 2013

      Zynga to cut jobs as games underperform

      Zynga said it would cut more than 500 jobs – around 18 per cent of its global workforce – as its social games continue to...

    38. June 2, 2013

      Google set to pass Apple as app platform

      Apple is set to lose its crown as the world’s most popular app platform to Google in the next few months as its rival...

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