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FTC, RockYou settle over exposed email passwords

(AP) -- The Federal Trade Commission says that an online game site called RockYou has reached a settlement with the government over a hacking attack that exposed email addresses and passwords from 32 million users.

Mar 27, 2012
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Zynga founder, other insiders to sell 43M shares

(AP) -- Zynga's CEO and other insiders at the online games company plan to sell 43 million shares of stock in a public offering that will boost the amount of stock available for general trading by 35 percent.

Mar 23, 2012
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Zynga partners with toy maker Hasbro

Old school toy maker Hasbro and online social game star Zynga on Thursday announced a partnership to mesh the Internet firm's hits with real-world products.

Feb 10, 2012
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Hundreds of gamers flock to Brazil tech fest

Hundreds of geeks and gamers braved Sao Paulo's torrid heat Tuesday to play online video games at the fifth edition of Brazil's Campus Party, an annual, week-long technology fest.

Feb 08, 2012
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Online review site Yelp planning IPO: WSJ

Yelp is moving ahead with an initial public offering that would value the website which posts user reviews of businesses and services at $2 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

Nov 08, 2011
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Groupon shares soar after $700 million IPO

Groupon shares soared on Wall Street on Friday after the online daily deals sensation raised $700 million in the biggest initial public offering by an Internet company since Google.

Nov 04, 2011
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Remodeled PlayStation Home opening doors

Sony on Thursday will open the doors of a remodeled PlayStation Home that puts the focus on games in a virtual world that merges console-quality play with hot trends in online social gaming.

Nov 02, 2011
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Growing smarter engineers with FarmVille

There are no agriculture majors at Missouri University of Science and Technology, but some engineering students on the campus have taken up virtual planting and harvesting through the social networking game ...

Nov 01, 2011
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