King.com

Type: Company
Name: King.com
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 11 reports

King Digital Launches Candy Crush In China; Hopes To Sweeten Revenue Stream

King Digital takes Candy Crush to China in an effort to improve the performance of its cash cow. The company has entered a distribution agreement with Tencent HoldingsPage 1 of 2Published: August 22, 2014 at 2:20 pm EST By: Larry Darrell Click Ticker ... [Published Bidness Etc - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Candy Gets Crushed: Presents Investors With Opportunity To Collect A KING's Ransom

Summary Investors overreact to King after recent earnings release, $13 a share is a great entry point for going long. King has $832 Million in cash and cash equivalents in the bank, near a quarter of its Market Cap. Huge upside with upcoming launch ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

CONTAGION—How market selloffs happen

Twitter, the social media company that uses a bird for its corporate logo, was the canary in the coal mine.In early February, on a single day of trading, Twitters TWTR stock fell 24%, to $50 from $64. The impetus, such as it was, was that ad sales ... [Published Fortune - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Here's Why Zynga is Dead Money

Gaming organization Zynga 's ( ZNGA ) turnaround appears to be falling flat. Down 21% in 2014, Zynga's issues could enhance going ahead because of firm rivalry and declining revenue. Actually, in the first quarter, Zynga's revenue dropped 36.3% from the ... [Published Guru Focus - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Facebook's Three Hurdles in Mobile Advertising

08/21/14 - 02:25 PM EDTNEW YORK ( TheStreet ) -- Doubts over whether Facebook   ( FB ) could effectively monetize its user base have mostly been soothed after the social network confirmed record mobile advertising revenue  and growth at a rate far higher ... [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

King Digital (KING) Down to Strong Sell on Weak FY14 Outlook…

Zacks Investment Research downgraded King Digital Entertainment plc ( ( KING - Snapshot Report ) ) to a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell).Why the Downgrade?The downgrade primarily reflects disappointing second-quarter revenue growth and lackluster full-year ... [Published Zacks.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Game Developer Gumi, A Sega And Line Partner, Enters North America With Four New Studios

 The North America digital game market is worth $11.8 billion, but it’s proven tough to navigate for high-profile companies like Candy Crush maker King and Zynga. But Japanese gaming company gumi is undeterred. It announced today that it will open four ... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Six of the best: Smart watches

Cogito Pop - £84.90 from amazon.co.ukThe Cogito Pop is the 'non-geeky' smartwatch option, available in a variety of hues and perfect for fashionistas. It doesn't try to overwhelm you with too much information, it just offers a peek into your digital life ... [Published Jersey Evening Post - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

There’s more to gaming than taking candy from a …

Everyone knows Candy Crush , the reigning monarch of the App Store. It’s a distracting little box of colour and movement that nets US$ 1 million of our collective hard earned cash a day .I’m sure this makes Riccardo Zacconi (CEO of King, the developers ... [Published Crikey Media - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

When the Crush is over: King shows the peril of a one product strategy

picks apart one of 2014's most hyped tech IPOsIt may seem odd to point to a company which just reported second quarter revenues of $594 million as a cautionary example but the latest stumble for King , the maker of Candy Crush, highlights the problem ... [Published Tech City News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

King Digital Entertainment PLC Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts (NYSE:KING)

King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the fourteen analysts that are currently covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five ... [Published American Banking News - Forex - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 5 reports

Lessons from a game guru: Candy Crush Saga creator once survived six months without pay

I’ve talked before about the charmed life of Tommy Palm, a key figure at King Digital Entertainment in the creation of the hit mobile game Candy Crush Saga. But in looking at Palm, it’s clear that the line between winners and losers is a thin one. What’s ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 18 2014]

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Candy Gets Crushed: Presents Investors With Opp... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 22 2014]
The DeanBeat: It’s an interconnected gaming world [Published Venturebeat - Aug 22 2014]
The DeanBeat: It’s an interconnected gaming world [Published Venturebeat - Aug 22 2014]
King Digital Banks On Candy Crush Saga In China [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 22 2014]
King Digital Banks On Candy Crush Saga In China [Published International Business Times - Aug 22 2014]
Candy Crush Saga now available in China [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 22 2014]
King Digital Finally Gets Candy Crush Live in C... [Published 24/7 Wall St - Aug 22 2014]
CONTAGION—How market selloffs happen [Published Fortune - Aug 22 2014]
King Digital Finally Gets Candy Crush Live in C... [Published 24/7 Wall St. - Aug 22 2014]
Localized Version of Candy Crush Lands in China [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 22 2014]
Candy Crush now on Tencent’s Mobile QQ and Weix... [Published CIO-Asia - Aug 22 2014]
Sweet! Candy Crush Saga Launches in China [Published CBS Detroit - Aug 22 2014]
Sweet! Candy Crush Saga Launches in China [Published Financial Services - Aug 22 2014]
Alibaba is breaking out of China while the rest... [Published The Next Web - Aug 22 2014]
A localized Candy Crush lands in China, availab... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 22 2014]
A localized Candy Crush lands in China, availab... [Published The Next Web - Aug 22 2014]
Here's Why Zynga is Dead Money [Published Guru Focus - Aug 21 2014]
Candy Crush King Taps Exasol For In-Memory Anal... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 21 2014]
Facebook's Three Hurdles in Mobile Advertising [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 21 2014]
Facebook's Three Hurdles in Mobile Advertising [Published The Street Latest - Aug 21 2014]
King Digital (KING) Down to Strong Sell on Weak... [Published Zacks.com - Aug 21 2014]
King Digital (KING) Down to Strong Sell on Weak... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 21 2014]
Game Developer Gumi, A Sega And Line Partner, E... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 21 2014]
Game Developer Gumi, A Sega And Line Partner, E... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Aug 21 2014]
How bull is playing King Digital [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 21 2014]
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The DeanBeat: It’s an interconnected gaming world [Published Venturebeat - Aug 22 2014]
Above: Microsoft's Xbox One at ChinaJoy. Image Credit: Dean Takahashi I spent time on three continents this year, and I’m more and more convinced that we live in a ridiculously global gaming village. I went to ChinaJoy in Shanghai, E3 in the U.S., the ...
King Digital Finally Gets Candy Crush Live in C... [Published 24/7 Wall St. - Aug 22 2014]
King Digital announced early on Friday that a localized version of Candy Crush Saga is now available for players in China. ...
A localized Candy Crush lands in China, availab... [Published The Next Web - Aug 22 2014]
A localized version of Candy Crush has finally landed in China today, paving the way for millions of Chinese users to get addicted to the immensely popular game. Mobile game-maker King partnered with Chinese internet giant Tencent earlier this year to ...
Game Developer Gumi, A Sega And Line Partner, E... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 21 2014]
 The North America digital game market is worth $11.8 billion, but it’s proven tough to navigate for high-profile companies like Candy Crush maker King and Zynga. But Japanese gaming company gumi is undeterred. It announced today that it will open four ...
Game Developer Gumi, A Sega And Line Partner, E... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Aug 21 2014]
 The North America digital game market is worth $11.8 billion, but it’s proven tough to navigate for high-profile companies like Candy Crush maker King and Zynga. But Japanese gaming company gumi is undeterred. It announced today that it will open four ...
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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]
King Digital IPO price may not bode well for stock [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 26 2014]
King Digital IPO price may not bode well for stock [Published Reuters Video: Business - 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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