Posts Tagged: finland

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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Softbank and GungHo have acquired 51% of Supercell for $1.53 billion (Updated)

Update: Included Softbank’s reasons for the transaction below. The news was first tweeted by a Wall Street Journal reporter and then r...

  • October 15, 2013
  • at 6:15 pm
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Jongla Pushes into Asia, Focuses on Content in Messaging App Battle

The world’s top messaging apps might have over half a billion users between them, but plenty of startups still see room for growth ...

  • March 28, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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TangaReef aims to be a for dive centers

Despite the promise of pristine, clear waters and beautiful coral reefs, finding a dive center has been a rather opaque process. With so man...

  • June 8, 2012
  • at 12:54 pm
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No Gamer is an Island: Dollar Isle Unites Players Across Platforms

At our Startups in Asia conference I briefly met up with Juha Paananen, who heads up GamesMadeMe, a Finnish-Singaporean gaming company which...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 4:20 pm
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Supercell’s acquistion signals the Asian buying spree to come

The Mobile gaming world has been buzzing lately by the news that Supercell of Finland was acquired by Softbank and GungHo of Japan for $1.5 ...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 4:08 pm
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ICANN approves two new Chinese-language web domain endings

ICANN approves two new Chinese-language web domain endings, set to come online soon

At a signing ceremony this morning in Beijing, ICANN, the organization that oversees internet domain registries, has approved two new Chines...

  • September 10, 2013
  • at 12:59 pm
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Angel’s Gate Finland edition one step closer to reality

Bomanbridge, a Singapore-based distributor of television content, has sold the multimedia format for Angel's Gate to Finland's Intervisio.

  • September 26, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Forget About Passwords When You Have MePIN

We all know the importance of a strong password, and a strong password often consists of different permutations and combinations of numbers,...

  • May 26, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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