Zynga, Survival at Stake, Beats Forecasts

SAN FRANCISCO — Zynga is putting all its chips on a game called survival. The company, which practically invented the notion of using Facebook as a games platform, is firing employees, shutting games and losing players. It warned that its third-quarter numbers would be a pre-Halloween horror, and …

Zynga, Survival at Stake, Beats Forecasts

SAN FRANCISCO — Zynga is putting all its chips on a game called survival. The company, which practically invented the notion of using Facebook as a games platform, is firing employees, shutting games and losing players. It warned that its third-quarter numbers would be a pre-Halloween horror, and …