Posts Tagged: angry birds

Rovio exec quits to help a Japanese music startup go global

Rovio’s top man in Japan gambles on new role at Beatrobo, a tiny hardware startup that hopes to reinvent the mixtape for our digital era.

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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Why Vietnam is proud of Flappy Bird

10 things Vietnamese people still don’t understand about Flappy Bird

There's so much discussion and misunderstanding about why and how Flappy Bird rose to game, it's worth addressing 10 of the most significant...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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North Korean Android Tablet is Apparently Pretty Good

We don’t get to write about tech in North Korea too much, in part because the country is quite secretive and in part because it doesn&...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Rovio’s Angry Birds Making Nests Around Asia

A few moments ago, Rovio launched a new Angry Birds collaboration for its Facebook game with rock band Green Day, who played the SummerSonic...

  • August 20, 2012
  • at 8:22 pm
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Six Angry Birds downloads for every 10 smartphones in Singapore: Rovio senior VP

While it’s no surprise that Angry Birds is huge in Singapore, Asia, and any place not named Antarctica, having some figures do put th...

  • June 2, 2012
  • at 4:22 pm
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Mobile Monday Tokyo: Sakura Under the Stars

Cherry blossom season is about to start, and the folks at Mobile Monday Tokyo aren’t wasting any time taking to the great outdoors. To...

  • March 29, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Angry Birds Hits Japan for Cherry Blossom Season, Partners with Fuji TV

Ever since Rovio chose to celebrate its 2nd birthday in Japan, it was expected that a Japanese version of Angry Birds Seasons was in the wor...

  • March 8, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Angry Birds Feeling Love for Asia on Valentines Day

If it’s not Cupid’s arrow hitting you this Valentine’s Day, it’s likely to be one of those infamous Angry Birds! As previously repor...

  • February 14, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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Nokia Launches Asha 300, Collaborates With Fellow Finns Rovio

At the Kempinski Ballroom in Jakarta yesterday, Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) launched its new addition to the Asha line with the new Asha 300...

  • January 26, 2012
  • at 11:09 am
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One game saved Pocket PlayLab from the brink of disaster – and caught the eye of Rovio

The partnership between the Thailand-based game company and Rovio first came about last year but the path to becoming a Rovio Stars title wa...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Juice Cubes: Hong Kong-made puzzle game gets a huge boost as its published by Rovio

Rovio, the makers of Angry Birds, launched the third Rovio Stars title Juice Cubes today. Juice Cubes is made by Pocket PlayLab, a develope...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Bad Piggies and Angry Birds Hit the Road in China, Turn Shanghai Skyline Green

Rovio Mobile will launch its much-anticipated Angry Birds spin-off game, called Bad Piggies, later today, and the company has taken to the r...

  • September 27, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Rovio’s business model in a simple diagram, sketched by its senior VP

As the senior vice-precident of Rovio Asia, Henri Holm lives and breathes Angry Birds. Turns out he wears it too. Decked out in a bright red...

  • June 4, 2012
  • at 8:30 am
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Rumor: CMGE Planning NYSE IPO

A US IPO seems to be the preferred endgame of Chinese tech companies these days, and now we may have another one to add to the list: the Chi...

  • April 9, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Rovio Celebrates Release of Angry Birds Space in Tokyo

At a press conference in Tokyo today, Rovio held a small event to mark the release of Angry Birds Space. I got to try out the game a little ...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 4:17 pm
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Rovio Launches Angry Birds for Facebook in Jakarta

Rovio Entertainment held a launch event at Mal Kelapa Gading in the city of Jakarta, the Facebook capital of the world based on the number o...

  • February 14, 2012
  • at 9:33 pm
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Angry Birds Still Flying High in China with Online Tmall Store

You can’t seem to get away from those Angry Birds here in China. I’ve been to a Starbucks where the moment I was served, the xyl...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm
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Angry Birds Coming to Facebook on Valentine’s Day [EXCLUSIVE]

Speaking exclusively to Penn Olson today in Jakarta, Peter Vesterbacka, the ‘Mighty Eagle’ of Rovio, and Henri Holm, the SVP of Rovio As...

  • January 25, 2012
  • at 11:50 pm
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