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Zynga Takes on Social Gaming
Zynga's Farmville lets you plant and harvest crops, or buy zebra unicorns and play match maker to polka dot livestock. Your farm, your way.
Sunday, July 1, 2007

Zynga Takes on Social Gaming

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@algore I'm excited to be in Cedar Rapids for another @ClimateReality Leadership Corps training! #CRinIowa

@msquinn RT @Son_of_a_Thomp: As in, out watching Netflix. https://t.co/6suhvqa4Yf

@msquinn "The first self-driving big rig licensed to operate in the US" - one step closer to Transformers http://t.co/2YtdHJyNDF

@msquinn "Europe’s Plan to Compete w/ Silicon Valley" - hugely ambitious, some ways misguided, try not to laugh at the kicker http://t.co/53K4n2RIom

@msquinn RT @mitchellharper: I love this slide - "Because great companies are started in all markets" http://t.co/vTNuVnuWcb http://t.co/dNT5HRRgpu

@JShoee RT @brainpicker: So great: Amazon is removing the gender categories for toys http://t.co/xbAaCHRigy One massive motive: http://t.co/fekCzJi

@JShoee Great takeaways from @LaszloBock2718's #WorkRules by @kduggan: maintain culture & values, trust & experiment. https://t.co/3KA4k1t0CK

@mabb0tt RT @jbdowney83: .@airware powering drones for the enterprise @AUVSI #unmanned15 http://t.co/weZAZR7zkN

@mmurph RT @WSJ: Google searches on mobile devices now outnumber those on PCs in 10 countries, including the U.S. and Japan. http://t.co/T85kV0Q1l6

@moodrowghani Awesome conversation on stage with @TimDraper of @DFJvc & @StevenBertoni at #CollisionConf today cc: @kpcb http://t.co/h0cDHbDdlw

@johnmaeda "A year from now, you may wish you had started today." —Karen Lamb http://t.co/2Yps1HLRUR via @Tom_Peters http://t.co/T9U32ETbc8

@kpcb RT @mmurph: "Mobile loyalty a cornerstone for businesses to retain customers" Former Apple Exec’s @SessionM Raises $12M http://t.co/XC0M1cH

@mabb0tt RT @coreoslinux: CoreOS State of the Union at CoreOS Fest, https://t.co/xnv7QyH2qi

@creigh and the state of the union is strong https://t.co/6VES9lx3mD

@kpcb Check out @CollisionHQ’s #investor panel w/ @moodrowghani, @TimDraper, @KevinColleran & @StevenBertoni today at 3:55pm PT

@algore Hello #CRinIowa! Thrilled to be here with @ClimateReality leaders from around the world!

@AnjneyMidha Ironically, Tropical House is the background music genre of choice for startups across SOMA this year. And @KygoMusic is the seed artist.

@mmurph "Mobile loyalty a cornerstone for businesses to retain customers" Former Apple Exec’s @SessionM Raises $12M http://t.co/XC0M1cHAct @business

@kpcb You Can Now Take an Entire MBA Course Online for Free w/ @Coursera http://t.co/abpebKPBAU http://t.co/Fsbf8jtqzj

@msquinn Cinco de Mayo in England is like...every other day in May. Burritos with fried chicken, guacamole in squeeze bottles.

@mabb0tt RT @Techmeme: Docker-competitor CoreOS spins off App Container project, gets Google, VMware, Red Hat support http://t.co/0jC7382KIU http://

@kpcb RT @KPCBFellows: Going to @Revolution_UC? We're looking for mission/impact-driven people to build for good http://t.co/3bGGbfYzK5 http://t.…

@kpcb .@Snapchat now lets users share content from its publishing partners. http://t.co/12pWAKaoUd http://t.co/aBRw9S8TpT

@johnmaeda I've found that the most creative people are confident about one thing: their doubts in themselves.

@msquinn Pretty sure I just sent @dens a half dozen Apple Watch messages with thoughts on new Swarm app while he was on stage at Disrupt oops. Bzzzz.

@msquinn The MLB is going to start tracking & publicizing a new stat this season: exit velocity http://t.co/io895kvAuF

@AnjneyMidha A big congrats to @FreeVentures team and all the companies at demo day. Challenging to judge some of the best university pitches I've seen!

@JShoee RT @womeng: Learn about Twitter's own @lessachu, Sr. Engineering Manager, on today's @WomenOfSV - https://t.co/73rng2Hcrr

@moodrowghani RT @termsheet: Uni Watch -- Takeaways from NBA's new sock deal with Stance http://t.co/BlIzNcMpcc

@kpcb Making the world a #greener place, @solidiaco2 & @lafargegroup work together to make #sustainabletech a reality: http://t.co/8jFuYX0CKU

@kpcb The best managers know when they need to get out of the way and let people do their work. - @RandyKomisar http://t.co/dqCWnh74XQ

@kpcb RT @Drawbridge: We've partnered w/ @Datalogixinc & @LiveRamp to tie #crossdevice marketing w/ offline purchases! More on @TechCrunch http:/…

@mmurph RT @AppDynamics: Congratulations to our CEO @jyotibansalsf for being named an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year finalist! http://t.co/BiVymYhQY8

@msquinn Twitter trends (in search) are suddenly *really* delightful & informative. I would have never picked search as their home - but it works!

@AnjneyMidha RT @CathyReisenwitz: A billion dollars has been invested in blockchain-related businesses in the past 24 months. #bitcoin http://t.co/1E7D

@msquinn RT @tferriss: Looking for a hot startup job? One of my fastest growing companies is hiring for a ton of positions (scroll down): https://t.…

@msquinn Anna Wintour on the future of print (and many other topics) http://t.co/KFoYl8oMC2

@kpcb 4/ These are 3 separate roles. We celebrate them when they are unified in one person, but that’s not always the case. http://t.co/C2vZpYDQTy

@creigh RT @jdonalds: #CoreOSFest @intel announces collaboration with @coreoslinux @redapt @supermicro to deliver #Tectonic on GA. http://t.co/0EQi