King.com

Type: Company
Name: King.com
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 4 reports

Candy Crush Saga Embroiled In Court Case

MUMBAI, Sept 18 : The most popular and addicted game on smartphones and tabs, the ´Candy Crush Saga´, is involved in a court case in India.King.com, the company which owns intellectual property of the game, filed a copyright infringement suit against ... [Published MyRepublica.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

The Cornerplay: Microsoft overpaid for Minecraft by $700 million

Earlier this week it was confirmed that Microsoft is acquiring Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion. I’ve got mixed feelings about the transaction.The strategic benefits are questionable and financially, Minecraft is worth maybe $1.8 billion — a valuation ... [Published TechSpot - 11 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Free Games: The Best Sites To Find And Play Them

[ Life ]If you are tired of having to pay money to play fun online or downloadable games, you should really consider switching to the free ones.There are THOUSANDS of games online that you can play over and over and enjoy without having to spend a single ... [Published WebProNews - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Khaitan & Co represents Candy Crush developers in IP dispute before Bombay High Court New

King.com (King), the owner of the intellectual property in the mobile game Candy Crush Saga, obtained an ex parte stay order from the Bombay High Court to restrain Apeejay Surrendra Group (Apeejay) from using the images of it game.  Subsequently, the ... [Published Bar & Bench - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Commentary: No Looking Back Needed; Bring On The Future

Unless you are frequently in the company of people who don't have any long-term memory, I'm probably the least nostalgic person you've ever met.I like history well enough, but since I'm pretty sure I learned from it, I don't really feel the need to repeat ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

King Settles Lawsuit with 6Waves Over Game Clones

Candy Crush Saga maker King has settled its copyright case against 6waves, has received an undisclosed sum of money, and has ensured the closure of 6waves' Farm Epic and Treasure Epic games - two games it claims were infringing on its copyrights."We are ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

King (KING) vs. Zynga (ZNGA): Which is the Better Gaming Stock?

We have all heard of Candy Crush Saga which remains to be King Digital Entertainment PLC’s ( KING ) signature product. Another game that we have also heard about is FarmVille, arguably Zynga Inc’s ( ZNGA ) enduring franchise.Thanks to these games, both ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Box? What box?

This post is also available in: ArabicI’ve lost count of the number of times we have been exhorted to “think outside the box”. Worthy management gurus parroting clichés and senior managers trying to sound trendy have turned it into a hackneyed and meaningless ... [Published Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Minecraft Founders Will Not Join Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation recently announced that it will acquire Mojang, the creator of Minecraft. However, there is a lot of uncertainty about the deal after news about Mojang founders not joining the tech giantPage 1 of 2Published: September 16, 2014 at ... [Published Bidness Etc - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Alibaba: Just kidding about that $21bn IPO ... we actually want $25bn

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktopsChinese web bazaar Alibaba has raised the goal for its upcoming stock market debut in the US.The company said in an updated filing to US financial watchdog the SEC that it is now seeking out a ... [Published The Register - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Unity CEO hopes Clash of Clans ‘drops like a fly’

Above: Unity chief executive David Helgason.Image Credit: Michael O'Donnell/VentureBeatSAN FRANCISCO — The man in charge of one of the most popular game-creation tools in the world prefers chaos over order.Unity chief executive officer David Helgason ... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

King Is Dead. Long Live King!

Summary KING is currently heavily oversold, after narrowly missing expectations last month and revising its Q3 guidance downwards. Trading at near $13, King can now be purchased for a 42% discount compared to its IPO price in March. At the current ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 15 2014]

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...In fact, I'd kind of like to be sitting there when our self-driving auto tells someone, who may or may not be my wife, "since only one of us can steer at at time and I have the wheel, how about we let it be me?"
"We are pleased that this matter has now been resolved" commented King's chief legal officer Robert Miller
"In its ex-parte order, the BombayBombay high court recognized that the intellectual property rights in the game are exclusively associated with King.com" a lawyer from Khaitan & Co, the law firm which represented the Malta-based company, told TOI...
"We believe in a thriving game development community based on fair competition. However, this was a case where another company sought to take advantage of the hard work and creativity of two of our games teams. In such circumstances, we will always look to vigorously enforce our rights."

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Excerpt From Paul Williams’s New Recovery Manua... [Published Vanity Fair - 1 hour ago]
Candy Crush Saga Embroiled In Court Case [Published MyRepublica.com - 6 hours ago]
Free Games: The Best Sites To Find And Play Them [Published WebProNews - 9 hours ago]
Free Games: The Best Sites To Find And Play Them [Published WebProNews Feed - 9 hours ago]
Khaitan & Co represents Candy Crush developers ... [Published Bar & Bench - 10 hours ago]
Alibaba IPO: What to expect as Chinese giant go... [Published The Independent - 10 hours ago]
The Cornerplay: Microsoft overpaid for Minecraf... [Published TechSpot - 11 hours ago]
Candy Crush-maker King.com taps Khaitan & Co ag... [Published Legally India - 12 hours ago]
Commentary: No Looking Back Needed; Bring On Th... [Published North West Arkansas Times - 15 hours ago]
King Settles Lawsuit with 6Waves Over Game Clones [Published DailyMe.Com - 19 hours ago]
Candy Crush Developer Puts Its Windows Phone De... [Published UberGizmo - 22 hours ago]
Candy Crush developer puts Windows Phone game d... [Published WMPoweruser.com - Sep 17 2014]
King vs. copycats: Settlement forces 6Waves to ... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 17 2014]
Candy Crush Saga owner moves HC to protect IPR [Published Times of India - Sep 17 2014]
King (KING) vs. Zynga (ZNGA): Which is the Bett... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 17 2014]
King victorious in 6waves copyright settlement [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Sep 17 2014]
King Digital Entertainment : Resolves Copyright... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 17 2014]
Alibaba Has Already Made Masayoshi Son Into Jap... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 17 2014]
Glu Mobile: A Marginal Performer In A Very Unfa... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 17 2014]
Box? What box? [Published Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Sep 17 2014]
Candy Crush problems persist, app fix required [Published Phones Review - Sep 16 2014]
Minecraft Founders Will Not Join Microsoft [Published Bidness Etc - Sep 16 2014]
UPDATE: Why Microsoft is paying big money for M... [Published TD Ameritrade - Sep 16 2014]
Minecraft joins Microsoft [Published The Press NZ - Sep 16 2014]
Alibaba: Just kidding about that $21bn IPO ... ... [Published The Register - Sep 16 2014]
Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker for $2.5 bln [Published Proactive Investors USA - Sep 15 2014]
Unity CEO hopes Clash of Clans ‘drops like a fly’ [Published Venturebeat - Sep 15 2014]
Unity CEO hopes Clash of Clans ‘drops like a fly’ [Published Venturebeat - Sep 15 2014]
Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5 billion [Published WPTV TV Channel 5 - Sep 15 2014]
King Is Dead. Long Live King! [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 15 2014]
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Unity CEO hopes Clash of Clans ‘drops like a fly’ [Published Venturebeat - Sep 15 2014]
Above: Unity chief executive David Helgason. Image Credit: Michael O'Donnell/VentureBeat SAN FRANCISCO — The man in charge of one of the most popular game-creation tools in the world prefers chaos over order. Unity chief executive officer David Helgason ...
The DeanBeat: How to achieve total world domina... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 12 2014]
Above: The most active acquirers of mobile apps Image Credit: Digi-Capital Every year, the naysayers warn about a financial bubble in the game business. They sit on the sidelines and wait for the world to fall apart. But it still looks like they’re ...
Why Does Microsoft Want the Maker of ‘Minecraft’? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 12 2014]
In a tech world full of constant acquisitions and partnerships, one unlikely potential purchase is making headlines this week: Microsoft is reportedly considering a purchase of the game studio behind one wildly popular video game, which boasts a staying ...
Goodgame hopes to replicate Candy Crush IPO suc... [Published BvDEP Zephyr Editorial News - Sep 11 2014]
Goodgame, the German firm behind hit smartphone title Shadow Kings, is set to ride on the coattails of Candy Crush Saga maker King Digital Entertainment to the stock markets, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg.... ...
Minecraft founder Markus Persson: From ‘indie’ ... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Sep 10 2014]
By negotiating to sell his gaming startup to Microsoft Corp., Minecraft creator Markus Persson is growing closer to a company he once publicly lambasted — and has a chance of becoming a billionaire at the age of 35. The Swede, who’s gained 1.8 million ...
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Stockholm’s success breeds success –Candy Crush... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 11 2014]
Stockholm’s success breeds success –Candy Crush... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Sep 11 2014]
Hiring rush for Candy Crush maker [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 31 2014]
It's IPO uh-oh for Candy Crush maker [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 26 2014]
'Candy Crush' Maker Trades Lower in Debut [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Mar 26 2014]
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Sweet! Candy Crush Saga Launches in China [Published Financial Services - Aug 22 2014]
UHNW Valuation Update - King Digital Chairman a... [Published Financial Services - Mar 27 2014]
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