Mark Pincus

Zynga Taps Xbox Chief as CEO

Zynga wowed the gaming and greater media worlds by nabbing top Xbox executive Don Mattrick to become the beleaguered company's new CEO on Monday.

Zynga Needs More Words With Brands

Zynga put its investors on edge earlier this month after lowering full-year 2012 revenue projections. That clinched a new low for the social gaming darling’s stock, which dropped more than 70 percent since going public last December.

Zynga COO Resigns After Duties Are Stripped

Zynga COO John Schappert has left Zynga six days after getting his game development oversight duties stripped. Schappert joined the San Francisco-based tech company 16 months ago after spending nine years with Electronic Arts.

Players Lend a Helping Hand—or, Thumb

When Japan was hit last year with one of the biggest earthquakes ever measured, Laura Hartman received a text from her brother. Hartman’s brother just happens to be Mark Pincus, CEO of social gaming behemoth Zynga.