Local Tech Wire

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Social game developer , which has a development studio in Chapel Hill, is in talks to be acquired by the Walt Disney Company, according to a

Citing several sources, TechCrunch said Disney may have already signed a deal with venture-backed Playdom. Disney is one of the investors that have poured $76 million into the California-based firm.

Playdom has been on an acquisition binge, and among the firms it bought was Chapel Hill-based Merscom.

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