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Angry Birds Space now available for download, pigs fly

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Rejoice, casual gamers -- Angry Birds Space has landed! Rovio's latest game -- which we recently took for a spin on Samsung's Galaxy Note LTE at SXSW -- frees itself from the earth's gravitational pull to explore the final frontier. We've gathered download links to all the major platforms...
Angry Birds Space now available for download, pigs fly

Angry Birds crashes on to Facebook a day early, available to play now

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Rovio’s smash hit game Angry Birds has finally landed on Facebook, becoming available on the world’s biggest social network with a number of unique features one day before Valentine’s Day, when it was officially scheduled to launch. The Flash-based game debuts on Facebook with a selection of in-game options that...
Angry Birds crashes on to Facebook a day early, available to play now

Facebook's IPO debacle: greed, hubris, incompetence … | Heidi Moore

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And perhaps worse: if Facebook had set out to showcase a car-crash of an IPO, it could not have done it betterIt is three trading days after Facebook went public, and we now know that the IPO will live forever in the history books – just not in the way...
Facebook's IPO debacle: greed, hubris, incompetence … | Heidi Moore
'Angry Birds Space' now available on iOS, Android, Mac, and PC

Angry Birds Space to launch on Samsung's Galaxy Note (video)

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Rovio described the upcoming Angry Birds Space as its biggest launch since the original game, but has been coy about platform details until now, as Samsung has revealed it's launching on the Galaxy Note. We're not sure how the phablet's 5-inch (or possible 10.1-inch) display comes into play, but...
Angry Birds Space to launch on Samsung's Galaxy Note (video)

Who knew slingshots and pigs could be so profitable?

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Angry Birds maker Rovio announced today that it has generated $106.3 million in revenue and posted a $67.6 million profit on the franchise in 2011. [Read more]...
Who knew slingshots and pigs could be so profitable?

Study: free apps drain 75 percent more power, badly built advertising to blame

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It's often said there's no such thing as a free lunch and that's doubly the case for free apps. A team from Purdue University found that nearly quarters of the power used when you run an app like Angry Birds is actually used for adverts. It developed eprof, an...
Study: free apps drain 75 percent more power, badly built advertising to blame

Rovio: Angry Birds Space Downloaded 50 Million Times In 35 Days

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Rovio to Houston. The Mighty Eagle as landed. Big time. Rovio just took to Twitter to announce that its latest Angry Birds installment, Angry Birds Space, was downloaded 50 Million times in 35 days. As the company brags, that makes Angry Birds Space the fastest growing mobile game in history....
Rovio: Angry Birds Space Downloaded 50 Million Times In 35 Days

Play Angry Birds On Facebook For Free, But Pay and Share To Win

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Angry Birds has just launched on Facebook, and developer Rovio is trying out a different business model that flocks together with other freemium games on the social network. Rather than pay $1 up front for a mobile download, there’s 4 new powerups that you can buy for cheap – just...
Play Angry Birds On Facebook For Free, But Pay and Share To Win

Angry Birds crashing into Samsung Smart TV-equipped living rooms

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As a global phenomenon, Angry Birds is already huge, but it just got bigger. Like, literally. Samsung Smart TVs can now download the game, making them the first sets to run it without the need of a separate box or device. The South Korean TV maker revealed earlier in July that it was...
Angry Birds crashing into Samsung Smart TV-equipped living rooms

Angry Birds with gesture controls collides with select Samsung Smart TVs

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We first caught wind of Angry Birds' impending arrival on Samsung Smart TVs earlier this month, and now the war against pigs is available as a free download on some of the company's silver screens. Thanks to a built-in camera and the firm's Smart Interaction tech, which typically help...
Angry Birds with gesture controls collides with select Samsung Smart TVs

Angry Birds Space hits 50 million milestone, smashes it, crushes pigs in the process

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It helps to be free on the fastest-growing mobile platform, but that shouldn't draw all the attention away from Rovio's latest announcement. It's space-based reinvention of Angry Birds has now topped 50 million downloads in under 35 days, breaking its (and presumably everyone else's) record for mobile game downloads....
Angry Birds Space hits 50 million milestone, smashes it, crushes pigs in the process

Angry Birds to catapult onto Samsung Smart TVs this month with new gesture controls

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Announced at this year’s CES 2012, Samsung has revealed that it will be bringing Rovio’s Angry Birds to its Smart TVs this month, allowing owners to smash pigs from the comfort of their sofa with new gesture-based controls. The Smart TV app will be the first Angry Birds title to...
Angry Birds to catapult onto Samsung Smart TVs this month with new gesture controls

Switched On: Angry Nerds

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Oh no! The evil pigs of purchase inhibition taken the valuable eggs of smartphone desire and captured them within a complex structure. Fortunately, there are a number of powerful birds that can be slung through the air, space or various sets of children's movies to smash down the structure....
Switched On: Angry Nerds

Sick of Angry Birds? Then try these alternatives

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Here are five alternatives to killing off pigs that will soon have you in their gripAngry Birds maker Rovio has announced what we already know to be true: this game is huge, with 648 million of us now exploding bricks, ice and glass in the hope that the pigs will die....
Sick of Angry Birds? Then try these alternatives

Angry Birds sequel could let you play for the pigs

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Rovio may be cooking up a new version of Angry Birds that would pit you and the pigs against the birds. [Read more]...
Angry Birds sequel could let you play for the pigs

Pigs beware: Angry Birds Trilogy coming to 3DS, PS3 and Xbox 360 later this year

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Despite already being a massive success story on the Android and iOS platforms, Rovio's clearly not planning on slowing down its Angry Birds adventure any time soon. Speaking to IGN earlier today, the company's Executive Vice President of Games, Petri Järvilehto, told the site that the Angry Birds Trilogy...
Pigs beware: Angry Birds Trilogy coming to 3DS, PS3 and Xbox 360 later this year

CONFIRMED: Mobile Phone Lovers Are Selfish Pigs

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The more you use your mobile phone, the less likely you are to care about other people, new research from University of Maryland has found. And the research isn't just talking about annoying social behavior like texting while on a date, or talking on the phone in a movie...
CONFIRMED: Mobile Phone Lovers Are Selfish Pigs

Here's How Much The Owners Of Angry Birds Are Actually Worth

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We finally know who owns how much of Rovio, the developer behind Angry Birds, thanks to a new post on ArcticStartup. Trema Holdings, the holding company of CEO Mikael Hed's father Kaj Hed, owns a majority of the company (nearly 70 percent), while investors Accel Partners and Atomico own...
Here's How Much The Owners Of Angry Birds Are Actually Worth
Angry Birds Space Is One Of The Best iPhone Games We've Ever Seen, And We Haven't Even Played It Yet

ISS astronaut previews Angry Birds Space while in space

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Get ready for pigs...in...spaaaaace! Watch as NASA's Don Pettit flings an actual angry bird in zero gravity; then stick around for a preview of actual gameplay! [Read more]...
ISS astronaut previews Angry Birds Space while in space

Internet Doomsday averted, ISPs save day

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Internet service providers offer cure for DNSChanger malware, a Canadian hotel puts new tech in guest rooms, and pigs may soon fly. [Read more]...
Internet Doomsday averted, ISPs save day
Rovio teases Angry Birds Trilogy for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo 3DS

Angry Birds Makers Working on Angry Pigs Game

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Rovio, the developers behind Angry Birds, are working on a sequel to the best selling app that will be played from the pigs's perspective....
Angry Birds Makers Working on Angry Pigs Game

Angry Birds on Facebook: Testing the new economics of video games

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Sure, most of us have played Angry Birds in the past, probably on multiple devices, but even if you’ve grown tired of slingshotting birds at pigs, the arrival of the blockbuster action-puzzle game on Facebook this week is worth watching as an experiment in modern video-game economics. As expected, Angry Birds...
Angry Birds on Facebook: Testing the new economics of video games

Tired of flinging birds at pigs, Rovio launches Amazing Alex for iOS and Android [video]

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Rovio wants its fans to know that it’s more than a one-trick birdie. The pride of Finnish mobile gaming on Thursday finally released Amazing Alex for iOS and Android devices, a game that features an even more diverse array of physics-based puzzles than the company’s classic Angry Birds. The...
Tired of flinging birds at pigs, Rovio launches Amazing Alex for iOS and Android [video]

I Went to Espoo, Finland, and All I Got Was This Angry Birds T-Shirt (And Plush Toy and …)

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There’s no mistaking what pays the bills at Rovio. The company’s offices in the Helsinki suburb of Espoo are filled with Angry Birds memorabilia. There are stuffed birds and pigs everywhere and each of the company’s conference rooms is named for one of its hallmark characters. “It sets the right...
I Went to Espoo, Finland, and All I Got Was This Angry Birds T-Shirt (And Plush Toy and …)
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DailyDirt: Expensive Meals

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A nice meal is a nice meal, regardless of the price. But if you want to show off your considerable fortunes, try serving up a few of these ingredients in your next culinary creation. (Maybe if you're a newly-minted billionaire, recently married... and have a penchant for killing your own...
DailyDirt: Expensive Meals
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