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'Flappy Bird' Will Return In August With Multiplayer

Source: Business Balla | May 14 2014, 6:43pm CDT | by Forbes

The formerly press shy Dong Nguyen spoke with CNBC today to confirm the return of his smash mobile hit, Flappy Bird....
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Another Super Smart Investor Warns That Tech Startups Are Burning Too Much Money

Sep 16 2014 6:52am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Another venture capitalist is warning that startups are burning too much money.  Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures says burn rates are "sky high all over the US startup sector right now." The burn rate is the amount of money the company is losing.  Wilson was following the comments of Bill Gurley, a partner at venture firm Benchmark, who said, "I think that Silicon Valley as a whole or that the venture-capital community or s ...
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Here's Why Microsoft Is Paying $2.5 Billion For Minecraft (MSFT)

Sep 15 2014 9:17am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Microsoft is paying $2.5 billion for Mojang Studios, the company behind Minecraft.  Why is Microsoft doing it? We spoke with someone at the company who could explain Microsoft's thinking. Here's what we were told. First and foremost, this is a solid acquisition from a financial perspective. For $2.5 billion, Microsoft is buying a growing, profitable business that has an engaged userbase.  Mojang is a Swedish company, so many people were speculating that Microsoft was buying the ...
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Hear Top Tech VC John Doerr At IGNITION

Sep 5 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Way back in the first dawning of the internet, John Doerr predicted in an article for The San Francisco Chronicle, "It's possible that the Internet in fact has been under-hyped. I think we're witnessing the creation of a brand new medium that will possibly be more important than network television." Turns out he was right, and Doerr quickly became a Silicon Valley legend. As a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Doerr has in ...
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Rupert Murdoch Joins Bay Area Donors At Fundraiser To Fight Poverty

Source: Business Balla | May 9 2014, 10:36pm CDT | by Forbes

Addressing 1,200 of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most well-heeled tech and investment leaders Thursday night, Daniel...
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Zynga founder Pincus leaving operations role

Source: Business Balla | Apr 23 2014, 8:32pm CDT | by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Online game maker Zynga's founder Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief product officer, less than a...
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Oversold Conditions For Zynga (ZNGA)

Source: Business Balla | Apr 3 2014, 11:26am CDT | by Forbes

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful....
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Candy Crush Parent King Tanking In Market Debut

Source: Business Balla | Mar 26 2014, 11:25am CDT | by Forbes

Candy Crush Parent King Tanking In Market Debut
If Candy Crush parent King Digital was hoping for a Twitter-sized pop on its first day as a publicly traded company,...
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Candy Crush Maker King Digital Prices IPO At $22.50 Per Share

Source: Business Balla | Mar 25 2014, 7:00pm CDT | by Forbes

Candy Crush Maker King Digital Prices IPO At $22.50 Per Share
King Digital Entertainment, the Irish parent company of the mobile game Candy Crush Saga, has priced its hotly-...
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