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Android Creator Andy Rubin Said to Be Near Comeback With ‘Essential’ Phone

Just over two years after leaving Google, Andy Rubin is preparing to take on the smartphone industry he helped create. Rubin, creator of the Android operating system, is planning to marry his background in software with artificial intelligence in a risky business: consumer hardware. Armed with about a 40-person team, filled with recruits from Apple and Google, Rubin is preparing ... Read More »

FarmVille Creator Zynga Taps Former EA Executive as CEO

“FarmVille” creator Zynga Inc named former Electronic Arts Inc executive Frank Gibeau as its chief executive, betting on an industry veteran to help accelerate its transition into a mobile games-focused company. Shares of Zynga, which also said founder Mark Pincus would be executive chairman, were up 8.8 percent in extended trading on Tuesday. Gibeau, who joined Zynga’s board in August ... Read More »

Kanye West Announces Video Game; No Man’s Sky Creator Tweets His Support

Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry already have video games based on them, and it seems that Kanye West is doesn’t want to be left behind. West’s game is called Only One and it’s based on his song by the same name. At the launch of his new album, The Life of Pablo, he unveiled a trailer for the video game ... Read More »

FarmVille Creator Zynga Says Will Release a Single Game This Quarter

“FarmVille” creator Zynga Inc forecast lower-than-expected bookings in the current quarter, as the company expects to release only one game in the period. The company forecast bookings in the range of $150 million-$165 million (roughly Rs. 1,019 crores – Rs. 1,121 crores), below the average analyst estimate of $177.3 million (roughly Rs. 1,205 crores) expected by research firm FactSet StreetAccount. ... Read More »