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‘Candy Crush’ decline continues for King, shares fall

By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Social and mobile game company King Digital Entertainment Plc reduced its 2014 forecast after reporting lower-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Tuesday, as gamers continued to spend less money on its "Candy Crush Saga" game. King … Continue reading

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King falls on Candy Crush spending drop

Chief executive denies that the casual gaming boom is ending as a $ 150m dividend fails to stop the shares from falling further below the IPO price Asia homepage

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‘Candy Crush’ maker sees up to $7.6 billion IPO valuation

King Digital Entertainment Plc, maker of hit mobile phone game "Candy Crush Saga", expects to be worth up to $ 7.6 billion when it goes public this month in the United States, amid concerns about its over reliance on the … Continue reading

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Candy Crush seeks $7.6bn value in IPO

London-based company to float on New York Stock Exchange after seeing dramatic growth in users of its games in recent years Asia homepage

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Candy Crush creator files for NYSE IPO

Stock market debut follows sharp growth for UK-based King Digital Entertainment Asia homepage

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“Candy Crush Saga” maker King aims to raise $500 million in IPO

(Reuters) – Mobile gamemaker King Digital Entertainment Plc, best known for the hit puzzle game Candy Crush Saga, said it planned to raise up to $ 500 million in an initial public offering. The Dublin-based company had filed confidentially for … Continue reading

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Artists design iconic architecture using only gingerbread and candy

The designs of such architects as Frank Lloyd Wright and I.M. Pei are unmistakable — most people would recognize the Louvre or Guggenheim Museum anywhere and in any medium. For better or worse, so is the Candyland-esque aesthetic of the … Continue reading

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Hooked on Candy Crush? King gets gameplayers to pay

By Mia Shanley STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – With 100 million people logging on every day for a fix of its games like Candy Crush Saga, global gamemaker King is showing rivals not just how to hook players, but how to get … Continue reading

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Candy Crush tests appetite of US investors

With Candy Crush and follow-up titles such as Pet Rescue Saga, King has outpaced its US rival Zynga in both audience size and mobile monetisation Asia homepage

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Obama offers himself up as “eye candy” on “The View”

NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Monday sought to woo women voters at a taping of the daytime talk show “The View,” by flirting with his wife and bearing gifts for the hosts, but he could not escape … Continue reading

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