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Zynga gives new CEO millions to leave Microsoft

Struggling Web game maker Zynga gave new CEO Don Mattrick a $5 million signing bonus and stock awards valued at $40 million to lure him away from his previous job overseeing Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox console for video games.

dateJul 04, 2013 in Business
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BlackBerry posts surprise loss, shares plunge

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry on Friday posted an unexpected first quarter loss and disappointing sales figures for its new phones, sending its share price tumbling in early trading.

dateJun 28, 2013 in Business
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Walgreen 3Q profit jumps but misses estimates

Walgreen Co.'s fiscal third quarter earnings jumped 16 percent, but its shares plunged Tuesday as investors fretted over sluggish sales outside the drugstore chain's pharmacies and other troubling trends.

dateJun 25, 2013 in Business
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