In Free-to-Play Games, Having Fewer Players Doesn’t Always Mean Less Money

A quirk of gaming economics that underscores the idea of “games as a service.”
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Circa Launches on Android, Adds Breaking-News Alerts to Notifications

The mobile media startup injects itself deeper into the news cycle.
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Quora Sets Up a Leaky Pay Wall — But for Registrations, Not Money

Quora responds to growing frustration about locking down access to user-generated content.
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As Yahoo Sales Reorg Proceeds, Former Interclick CEO Katz Departs

The well-known ad exec’s exit from the Silicon Valley Internet giant was less than amicable.
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Why Zynga Should Have Seen Draw Something’s Fall Coming

A study conducted by Flurry, a mobile-analytics provider, found that social games can be among the most intensely used apps, but they have a short shelf life.
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The $56 Million Man: Yahoo Confirms Hiring of Google’s De Castro as COO

Yes, that’s a lot of dough for the multi-lingual sales exec.
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Add Another Log to the Fire: HP Employees Grumble About Loss of Stock Grants

Executives at Hewlett-Packard are upset that a key stock-based benefit has evaporated before their very eyes. Even the man many blame, fired CEO Léo Apotheker, got hit.
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Zynga Makes Big Claims With IPO Only a Week Away

How about doubling the number of paying gamers? Done!
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No to YESS — Yahoo Employee Satisfaction Survey Shows Morale Morass

Apparently, Yahoos can’t get no satisfaction.
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Yahoo’s Interim CEO in Internal Meeting: “Time Is a Constraint” (Also, Blame the Media!)

I don’t know why I am not just invited to these Yahoo gatherings, since it would make my life a lot easier.
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The Landscape Around Google's Hiring Binge

eBay Plans Options Water Safety Course

Yahoo Rubber, Icahn Glue