Tag Archives: Don Mattrick
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 | 17:04 BST
Analyst Michael Pachter has predicted that Zynga will announce another round of layoffs, as it’s expected that new CEO Don Mattrick will next week outline his strategy to return the company to profitability.
Wed, Aug 14, 2013 | 22:12 BST
Zynga CEO has announced that three more executives have left the company.
Sat, Jul 27, 2013 | 19:08 BST
Zynga’s new CEO, Don Mattrick, said the firm needs to “get back to basics” and start “tightening up” leadership and by assessing and resetting the firm’s product pipeline.
Fri, Jul 26, 2013 | 08:23 BST
Zynga has announced its Q2 financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 and reports revenue of $231 million, down 31% year-over-year.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 | 08:22 BST
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has reorganized the company, and has appointed Windows chief Julie Larson-Green as head of Xbox Hardware, formerly headed up by Don Mattrick.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 | 09:02 BST
Minecraft developer Mojang has received a cease and desist letter from American mini golf chain Putt-Putt over user-created levels that recreated the company’s miniature courses.
Mon, Jul 08, 2013 | 16:40 BST
Zynga CEO Don Mattrick is said to have opened negotiations for a Zynga buy-out while at Microsoft in 2010, according to fresh reports.
Thu, Jul 04, 2013 | 11:33 BST
Over the next few years, new Zynga CEO Don Mattrick will receive compensation worth about $50 million.
Wed, Jul 03, 2013 | 00:36 BST
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 21:26 BST
Don Mattrick left Microsoft due to a planned reorganization which would have put him as head of a newly created hardware division. According to Fast Company, Mattrick wanted a bigger role at the firm, so he left.
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 14:47 BST
Yeah, yeah – Don Mattrick has left Microsoft. Brenna wants to talk about the flip-side: Mark Pincus has stepped down as CEO of Zynga.
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 02:18 BST
Mon, Jul 01, 2013 | 23:01 BST
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 08:03 BST
Following a stormy E3 and some serious policy backtracking, it’s been confirmed that Xbox frontman Don Mattrick has left Microsoft to head up Zynga.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 13:38 BST
Microsoft has confirmed “certain polices” pertaining to its DRM control with Xbox One have been changed, such as 24-hour check-ins, “no limitations” to using and sharing disc-based games, and more. Full report below.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 11:03 BST
Xbox One’s $499 / £429 price-point has received some flack since it was confirmed last week, but Microsoft’s Don Mattrick believes the numbers stack up as the company is over-delivering value.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 08:24 BST
Xbox One’s daily check-ins will take a matter of kilobytes, not megabytes according to Microsoft Studios’ corporate vice president Phil Spencer. The exec has re-iterated that phone tethering is a viable option for those with shaky internet, and he has stated again that if you don’t have online access, then Xbox 360 is the console for you.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 09:47 BST
Xbox One’s online verification checks have been discussed by Microsoft’s Don Mattrick in a new interview, in which he suggests people are imagining worst-case scenarios that aren’t there.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 03:18 BST
If you haven’t got access to Internet so the Xbox One can phone home once a day – because you’re in the military, or live in one of the millions of cities worldwide where Internet just isn’t that great – you can just buy an Xbox 360, one Microsoft executive has said.
Wed, May 29, 2013 | 11:24 BST
Xbox One is still a games console, despite fears that it’s a really expensive TV box. Microsoft has confirmed it aims to invest at least $1 billion into the creation of new games for the format, while execs Phil Spencer and Don Mattrick have shed light on the console’s core title strategy.