Tag Archives: Zynga

Supercell is the latest fast rising online game fad company

Following is an article from last week’s Wall Street Journal that I found extremely interesting as it relates to the ‘faditzation’ of mobile games. (I have edited it only slightly.) ‘Last week on October 16 Japan’s  Softbank Corp. agreed to … Continue reading

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Free Conference call – one of the best deals around for its users

The web is rife with companies that have what seem to be unfathomable business models.   We are regular users of http://www.freeconferencecall.com and every time I use it I think what a good service it is and of course you cannot … Continue reading

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Zynga did not lose as much money last quarter as forecast – Oh boy!

I admit I am far from being qualified to understand the proceedings on Wall Street. Tuesday afternoon online gaming platform Zynga ‘reported a fourth-quarter loss of $48.6 million, or 6 cents a share, on sales of $311 million. The “adjusted” … Continue reading

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You’re raising a barn on Farmville – nobody cares

With Facebook’s successful IPO this past Friday Zynga (creator of Cityville, Words with Friends, Draw Something, Farmville, Frontierville and other ‘villes) has more motivation than ever to unwean itself from the mother ship that is Facebook since Facebook may come … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs has also changed video games forever

I try to follow the developments in the videogame industry since my son is finishing up his course work to become a video game developer and designer. Much of the talk of the past week (aside from hurricanes) was about … Continue reading

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