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Ousted Zynga Founder Rides Back in, Stock Craters

Mark Pincus takes CEO slot from guy hired to clean up his mess

(Newser) - The return of Zynga founder Mark Pincus as the digital game maker's CEO is bringing back bad memories about the problems that prompted him to step down nearly two years ago. Zynga's stock shed 43 cents, or nearly 15%, to $2.47 in today's trading as investors... More »

Zynga CEO Hands Power to Xbox Chief

Pincus steps aside as gaming firm flounders

(Newser) - After a disastrous year and a major round of layoffs , Zynga has decided its founding CEO is no longer the person for the job. The social gaming firm behind titles such as FarmVille has chosen Don Mattrick, the current chief of Microsoft's Xbox division, to replace Mark Pincus at... More »

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