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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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Viktor Yanukovych was ready to ‘use troops to crush Ukraine protests’ – The Guardian

The Guardian Viktor Yanukovych was ready to 'use troops to crush Ukraine protests'The GuardianPeople leave flowers and mourn at a makeshift memorial in homage to anti-government protesters killed in Kiev's Independence Square. Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images. Before he was ousted … Continue reading

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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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No, Facebook Didn’t Crush Upworthy’s Traffic

Media analysts have been buzzing this last week about how this chart proves that a December change to the Facebook newsfeed algorithm is bringing the Upworthy media empire crashing down. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Samsung’s latest move could crush Microsoft’s new handset business

As Nokia prepares to pass the torch to Microsoft and exit the handset business, the struggling smartphone maker is finally gaining some momentum. Lumia smartphone shipments grew 19% on-year in Nokia’s most recent quarter, thanks largely to volume growth among … 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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