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Zynga Cuts Losses After Flirtation With Gambling.

It turns out that gambling is illegal and the government is not too keen on online gambling. It is unfortunate, as I was quite curious to see how that strategy would’ve looked in practice.  As of this writing, shares have … Continue reading

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Key Facebook Exec Leaves the Company for the VC World

The awesomely named Bubba Murarka left Facebook* to join VC firm Draper Fisher Jurveston. People come and go all the time, particularly in a large, dynamic company like Facebook.  No big deal.  Right? Maybe not.  Bubba was the head of … Continue reading

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More VC News As Stealth Mode-y Paybook Raises About $2 Million. A Minty Fresh Take on Personal Finance Software?

Paybook, an Austin, Texas start in the personal finance space with business applications, filed a notice with the SEC declaring that it has raised $1.95 million of its planned $2 million dollar offering.  There were no other details about the … Continue reading

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Facebook and Zynga Began to Float Apart, Like Planets After the Big IPO Bang. Facebook Gambles But Giving Zynga Some Freedom But Retaining Key Potential Income Source.

Zynga and Facebook both made filings regarding their developer agreement. Neither filed the agreement, but Zynga provided a more detailed look. Facebook treated it as an afterthought. Much of the agreement shows Facebook cutting Zynga loose a bit.  For example, … Continue reading

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