Zynga buys Astro Ape

Zynga buys Astro Ape

By Stuart Dredge

August 17th 2011 at 10:27AM

LinkedIn profiles reveal purchase, company name change to Zynga NY

Zynga has made another acquisition of a mobile social games developer: New York firm Astro Ape.

The deal has not been officially announced, but US site Business Insider has spotted that Astro Ape's executive team have changed their LinkedIn profiles to reflect new employment at 'Zynga NY'.

Astro Ape CEO Chieh Huang is listed as the new office's director, starting in August 2011, while Astro Ape co-founder William Fong is now listed as director of engineering at Zynga NY.

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