Zynga lays off 580 employees

Social gaming company behind FarmVille is also closing offices in New York, Dallas and Los Angeles to save $80m a year Zynga, the social gaming company behind CityVille, Words With Friends and Draw Something, is laying off 580 people and closing offices in New York, Dallas and Los Angeles. The gaming firm shares have fallen […]


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Britain’s Got Talent – and Pudsey has an entourage

The prizewinning pooch travels in a ‘dog buggy’, with six bodyguards And so to Los Angeles, the better to answer the question that has doubtless been plaguing your every waking hour. What’s been happening in the career of Pudsey, the dog that triumphed over a scarcely believable array of gifted individuals – including a man […]


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Virgin employee quits after claims she sent celebrity flight details to paparazzi

Emails indicate Virgin Atlantic supervisor passed information about eight celebrities to Big Pictures agency Interactive: the celebrity flight details listed in the email A senior employee at Virgin Atlantic has resigned after allegations that she passed private flight details of celebrities, including Ashley Cole and Sienna Miller, to a global paparazzi agency. Emails seen by […]


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Tesco still searching for magic formula to make America pay

Twelve more Fresh & Easy stores to close as British parent company is accused of failing to understand the US market When Tesco was planning its foray into the US grocery market five years ago, the unlovely box of a building it took over in Hemet, in the far eastern suburbs of Los Angeles near […]


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