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“Don Mattrick to join Zynga as CEO. Farmville users will now have to connect to their game every 24 hours or their animals will be killed one by one.”
— Reddit user Snoblitz, suggesting an alternate headline for AllThingsD’s report of Xbox chief Don Mattrick leaving Microsoft. Last month, Microsoft abandoned plans to require its next console, the Xbox One, to check in online every 24 hours.