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Zynga may file for IPO as early as tomorrow

Reputable sources are saying that Zynga may file for an initial public offering as early as tomorrow.

Gaming

Zynga IPO imminent?

An exclusive report suggests the Facebook game publisher is ready to go public and reap its rewards.

Gaming

Lady Gaga partners with Zynga for GagaVille, featuring unicorns and crystals

Lady Gaga and Zynga partner up to promote the pop star's new album with the themed FarmVille farm GagaVille and and a daily Words With Friends contest.

Gaming

Zynga RewardVille will deepen social gaming addictions

There's a new "ville" to add to the Zynga family. RewardVille will connect the developer's various social games and give players more incentives.

Computing

Turning to tech: How to aid Japan relief efforts

Ordinary services like iTunes, Groupon and Facebook are making it easier to help make your contribution to post-tsunami relief efforts.

Apple

Is FarmVille-maker Zynga really worth $10 billion?

Zynga, producer of popular social games like FarmVille and Mafia Wars, has been valued at $10 billion after a recent funding round landed the company $500 million in new investments.

Gaming

WSJ: Zynga’s value may reach as high as $9 billion

Zynga, the gaming company responsible for those barn-related messages appearing in your Facebook news feed, is attracting some big time valuation figures, according to a new report.

Computing

Facebook revenue to reach $2 billion this year

Facebook is on track to gross $2 billion this year, an astounding number that, if true, means it has more than doubled its revenue from last year.

Computing

Smurf’s Village swipes Angry Birds’ top spot, for now

The king of mobile gaming, Angry Birds, lost its top spot this week to Smurf's Village. Don't expect it to keep first place for too long, though.

Apple

Zynga unveils CityVille game for Facebook

Zynga has unveiled CityVille, a sequel to FarmVille that lets players build and manage their own city, just like Sim City.

Gaming

Wrap-up of Web 2.0 Summit’s opening day

The 2010 Web 2.0 Summit is underway, and here's everything you missed from day one, from RIM's assault on Apple, to Mark Zuckerberg's surprisingly frank thoughts on Google.

Android Army

Angry Birds coming to consoles with ‘Worms’-like multiplayer

Rovio's CEO, Peter Vesterbacka, says that 'Angry Birds' is coming to Wii, Xbox, and PSN with a multiplayer mode that resembles classic 'Worms' games.

Gaming

Zynga valued more than EA in latest estimates

Social gaming developer Zynga is quickly taking over the market, and is now estimated to be worth more than the second largest gaming company in the world, EA.

Gaming

Zynga and Facebook sued for privacy violations

Class-action lawsuits have been filed against Facebook and game maker Zynga, accusing the companies of profiting off the sale of user IDs to advertising and tracking companies.

Computing

Major Facebook apps have been leaking user IDs, including FarmVille

Facebook's most popular apps, including FarmVille, have been leaking user IDs to advertising networks, confirmed the social network.

Computing