Mextures, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Grandma’s Kitchen and more on this week’s top paid apps charts

Photo filtering app Mextures, which is currently featured in the New and Noteworthy category, rocketed up the top paid iPhone apps chart this week, crash landing at the No. 4 spot […]

Zynga’s annual shareholder meeting focuses on real-money gaming

Zynga today held its annual stockholders meeting in San Francisco, which heavily focused on the game company’s real-money gaming efforts, an anonymous shareholder told PandoDaily. Zynga’s shareholder meeting comes one […]

Report: Omgpop shut downs as part of Zynga’s restructuring

As part yesterday’s staff purging at Zynga, which saw 520 employees lose their jobs, in other words 18 percent of its staff, Zynga shut down Draw Something developer Omgpop’s office, […]

Hi Guess the Brand, Snoopy Coaster, Tetris Blitz and more on this week’s top free apps charts

Brand guessing puzzle game Hi Guess the Brand from developer Man Zhang grabbed the No. 2 spot on the top free iPhone apps chart and the No. 9 spot on the top […]

5th Planet Games launches Dawn of the Dragons for Android

Game developer 5th Planet Games today launched Dawn of the Dragons for Android in North America (and worldwide later this week). The social MMO has come along way for the […]

Zynga lays off 18 percent of its employees, shuts down 3 offices

Zynga today let go 18 percent of its employees (approximately 520 people) after shutting down its Los Angeles, Dallas and New York City studios. The studios that were shut down […]

Twitter launches Vine for Android, iOS version reaches 13M downloads

Twitter today announced the launch of Vine, it’s 6-second video sharing app, for Android. Twitter also revealed that Vine (review) has reached 13 million downloads on iOS just five months […]

Exclusive: HitFox’s AppLift raises $13M from Prime Ventures

HitFox today announced that its mobile game marketing platform AppLift raised $13 million from venture capital and growth equity firm Prime Ventures. This is AppLift’s second round of funding, after […]

Inside Social Apps profile: GREE’s Sho Masuda

Editor’s Note: Sho Masuda is vice president of marketing at mobile-social gaming giant GREE. Here’s look into what will be talked about at the “Platform Opportunities for Social Apps” session at […]

Mobile apps news roundup: Login with Amazon, Google Play app revenue catches up, Scopely hires former Zynga GM and more

Google Play Music coming to iOS soon, says Sundar Pichai — Google senior vice president of Android, Chrome, and Apps, Sundar Pichai announced at the AllThingsD D11 conference that the […]