Zynga Hires Six Employees Through Boston-Area Acquisition

Zynga has announced its 10th acquisition in 10 months. The San Francisco social game company is hiring all six employees from Floodgate Entertainment but is not technically acquiring the Waltham, Mass.-based company. The employees, who will work from Zynga’s Boston office, worked on a wide variety of PC and mobile games. Floodgate founder Paul Neurath is becoming Zynga Boston’s Creative Director. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik