Candy Crush-maker seeks sweet valuation
The maker of Candy Crush Saga is gearing up for a sugar rush. Two weeks ahead of its IPO, King Digital Entertainment estimates it is worth as much as $7.6 billion.
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Groupon, Zynga Buck Social Media Short Interest
The number of shares short in eBay, Pandora Media and Yelp shrank by double-digit percentages between the February 14 and February 26 settlement dates.
After the Zynga flop, all eyes on King's coming-out party
King Digital Entertainment Plc struck gold with "Candy Crush Saga," the runaway hit that made its way onto hundreds of millions of smartphones and spawned a $1.5 billion franchise.
Short Interest in Zynga Expands By 7.9%
Shares of Zynga saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of January.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
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Can These 2 Tech Stocks Continue to Climb in 2014?
While a few months of gains isn't much to go on, let's take a look at what these companies are doing right, what advantages they may or may not have, and what hurdles they face going forward.
BrightBytes gets $15 million for education data analytics
Hisham Anwar says using data science to improve education outcomes as his company BrightBytes is doing is technically challenging and satisfying from an engineering perspective.
Candy Crush Maker Thinks It's Worth $7.6 Billion
King Digital Entertainment seeks to raise up to $532.8 million in its initial public offering as it values its operations at nearly $7.6 billion The maker of the hugely popular puzzle game Candy Crush is hoping to raise up to $532.8 million in its initial public offering as it values its operations at nearly $7.6 billion, reflecting the rapid ... (more)
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Read This: The long, tough road ahead for Lit Motors
We live in a skeptical world. When it comes to upstart green vehicle manufacturers, there is no end to the people who will line up to say "That's cool, but it just ain't going to happen."
Fri Mar 07, 2014
How to win: 4 lessons from FarmVille's CEO
In a year full of wild market-swings and high-flying tech IPOs, the highly anticipated Zynga IPO will likely stand out.
Zinger for mayor over supervisor
It's not often we are left speechless by a Board of Supervisors agenda item, but a question that Supervisor David Campos plans to ask Mayor Ed Lee during next week's meeting did just that.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
SecondMarket Moves Forward With Bitcoin Exchange, Securing Board Approval
The online financial marketplace that gained notoriety for providing a market for stock in companies like Facebook , Twitter and Zynga before the tech firms went public has since turned its attention to making Bitcoin more legitimate.
Lit Motors is awesome, but let's be realistic
Lit Motors is a cool company but that might not be enough to get its C-1 electric scooter to market.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Zynga Target of Unusually High Options Trading
Zynga saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Traders purchased 46,889 put options on the stock, American Banking News.com reports.
Biz Break: Zynga wants to gamble, Facebook wants drones?
This January 6, 2014 photo taken in Washington, DC shows the logo for the online gaming company Zynga.
Zynga Builds On Gains As CEO Promises Mobile Upgrades To Popular Games
Video game maker Zynga was jumping nearly 8% on Tuesday afternoon, building on a 4% gain Monday, following comments by its CEO about new gaming programs.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Gambling Is the Next Wave in Mobile Gaming
Ask anyone in Silicon Valley to describe the "gaming industry," and she'll tell you about Call of Duty or Candy Crush Saga .
NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) and Zynga, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA) Added...
Equity Profile Report expands its NASDAQ Decliners Weekly Watch List adding NVIDIA Corporation and Zynga, Inc. .
Fri Feb 28, 2014
More Big Moves In Social Media Short Interest
Early February saw resumed interest by short sellers in several social media companies based in the United States, particularly LinkedIn .
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Zynga IPO fraud lawsuit dismissed, plaintiffs plan to amend complaint
A US judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by shareholders against Zynga today. The lawsuit alleged that Zynga purposely misled shareholders about the financial state of the company, its active user count and potential business prospects in the run-up to, and after, Zynga's initial stock offering in late 2011.