Kixeye: “Zynga is burning to the ground”

Zynga is suing Alan Patmore, formerly GM of CityVille and now VP of product at Kixeye, for stealing confidential data when he left the company. Kixeye CEO Will Harbin (well-known for not being a decent guy) is now increasing tensions.

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Kixeye Poaches CityVille GM Patmore From Zynga to be VP of Product

Zynga seems to become somekind of target for poachers across the entire social gaming industry. Kixeye´s customer base is much more male than the average CityVille player, so the future will show how he performs there.

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