YouTube targets Netflix, and Zynga’s cofounder is back — 5 things to know today


Hello friends and Fortune readers.

The technology industry has generated a ton of headlines in the middle of this week, with the announcement that Zynga cofounder Mark Pincus has rejoined the beleaguered online social gaming company an especially notable development. He joins the company as CEO — news that sent Zynga’s shares lower.

In news abroad, Iran said it would only sign a final nuclear accord with six world powers if all of the sanctions imposed over the nation’s atomic work were lifted on the same day. Those sanctions have drastically curtailed Iranian exports of oil.

Here’s what else you need to know to start your day.

1. Zynga’s Mark Pincus is back.

Mark Pincus is returning to take control of Zynga [fortune-stock symbol=”ZNGA”] from the executive who replaced him in 2013, Don Mattrick. Mattrick is leaving the CEO post after failing to halt ongoing struggles at the social media…

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