Late News: Zynga IPO, Firefox Security, Box.net Partners with Intel, Apple iPad 3, Square Enix Hack

Zynga has announced the pricing of its initial public offering (IPO) of 100,000,000 shares of Class A common stock. Zynga's shares will be offered to the public at a price $10.00 per share. In addition, certain of Zynga's stockholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15,000,000 shares to cover over-allotments,

Researchers have accused Google of gaming the methodology and timing of a recent report into browser security, funded by the company, which ranked Firefox bottom of the pile.

Cloud Storage specialist Box.net is expanding its partnership program to semiconductor giant Intel, in a move that will see Intel facilitate secure access to Box using security credentials handled by Intel's Expressway Cloud Access 360.

Apple is set to launch a 7.85-inch iPad 3 by September according to sources in the supply chain quoted by Max Wang and Steve Shen of Digitimes. The move comes as Apple may be looking to stem competition from the likes of the 7-inch Amazon Kindle Fire, which is currently the online retailers' best-selling, most wished for and most gifted product.

Square Enix announced recently that on the 12th of December its servers were hacked. It turns out that the hacked servers contained details of some 1.8 million users from the US and Japan. The initial announcement made it clear that while the company didn't know whether any details were stolen, that there was no way any credit card information could have been compromised as it simply wasn't stored on those servers.