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Finland Is Still the World's Best Kept Secret

Ira Kalb | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

Just over a year ago I wrote about Finland being the world's best kept secret. I was hoping that the situation might change for the better. In some wa...

Directors of the Angry Birds Movie Reveal the Challenges of Turning a Game Into a Movie and Why These Birds Are So Angry

Quora | Posted 05.05.2016 | Entertainment

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

'Angry Birds 2' Is Officially Coming This Summer

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.16.2015 | Technology

The birds are back. Again. On Wednesday, game-maker Rovio announced that "Angry Birds 2" will be released on July 30. The company did not say which pl...

'Angry Birds' Lego Sets Are Coming

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2016 | Technology

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's Rovio said on Monday it had signed a deal with Danish toymaker Lego to launch a line of Angry Birds building blocks as ...

It's Time to Discover the World's Best Kept Secret -- Finland

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.14.2016 | Travel
Ira Kalb

As summertime rapidly approaches, many are looking for a vacation spot that is different, interesting, and safe. While not on most people's radar screen, Finland is the place I'd recommend.

How Developers Are Using New Platforms to Innovate

Phil Simon | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

Go to any tech conference these days and you are likely to hear plenty of talk about platforms, software development kits (SDKs), and application programming interfaces (APIs).

Get Out of Jail Free

David Sable | Posted 11.02.2014 | Technology
David Sable

Content is content and great and enduring content triumphs while second-rate creations get consumed and forgotten.

'Angry Birds' Doesn't Look Like This Anymore

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 03.12.2014 | Technology

"Angry Birds" is getting an "epic" facelift. The smash-hit smartphone game, hailed for years as the biggest thing to happen to mobile gaming since...

"Angry Birds" is One of the Biggest Video Channels "On Planet"

Andy Plesser | Posted 08.21.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

CANNES - One of the world's most popular games could also become one of its most pervasive video brands, after Rovio added its Angry Birds Toons carto...

Timothy Stenovec

WATCH: Man Proposes With Custom-Built Angry Birds Level | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.06.2013 | Technology

Angry Birds was the bane of Melissa Swift's existence. Her boyfriend, Ben Levi, wouldn't stop playing the game. "We'd be watching TV and he'd b...

Rovio Hits Hollywood With a Knock-Out Boulder

Catherine Clinch | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
Catherine Clinch

While the networks focus on spreading the message of their corporate brand identity, content has become the only brand that matters. If the networks are unwilling to accept this, they will be smashed by a boulder of audience rebellion.

Angry Birds Soda Outsells Coke, Pepsi In Finland

Posted 11.26.2012 | Home

Need more proof that Angry Birds is a powerful brand? In Finland, Angry Birds soda, is outselling Coke and Pepsi, reports The Next Web. The soda is ma...

WATCH: First 'Angry Birds Star Wars' Trailer

Posted 10.11.2012 | Entertainment

Rovio Entertainment has released the first trailer for "Angry Birds Star Wars," its "tie-in game with Lucas Film," Mashable reports. In this short ...

Rovio Wants 'Bad Piggies' To Bring In The Bacon

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.26.2012 | Technology

Goodbye Angry Birds, hello Bad Piggies! Finnish game studio Rovio, creator of the popular Angry Birds franchise, is launching a new game Thursday t...

'Angry Birds' Lovers: Meet 'Amazing Alex'

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 07.12.2012 | Technology

"Angry Birds" maker Rovio proved it can make a lot of money off of one franchise. What it hasn't proven yet? If it can do the same with another. Si...

‘Angry Birds’ Creator Announces New Game

Mashable | Posted 05.14.2012 | Technology
Read More: Rovio, Technology News

Rovio Entertainment, known for its intense focus on one mega-successful game title, Angry Birds, is looking to diversify with another new mobile game ...

Fake Angry Birds Strikes Android Users With Malware

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.13.2012 | Technology

It's a trap! On Thursday, Sophos reported that a malware-packed fake version of Angry Birds Space had "been placed in unofficial Android app stores...

Angry Birds Creator Peter Vesterbacka: "Games Are Good for Your Brain'

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 05.28.2012 | Business
Elisabeth Braw

Angry Birds has transfixed the world with its angry -- but cute -- birds launching pigs. Its new game is based in space. But Angry Birds' creative director aims even higher: he wants to get the whole world exercising, with Angry Birds of course.

Angry Birds Maker Announces New Acquisition

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Angry Birds maker Rovio said on Tuesday it had bought Futuremark Games Studio, the gaming arm of Finnish benchmarking software firm Future...

CEO: 'Angry Birds Space' Isn't Avoiding Microsoft's Windows Phone

Reuters | Posted 05.23.2012 | Technology

* Rovio dismisses reports it has ignored WP * Says working on Angry Birds Space for WP, launch date not set HELSINKI, M...

Angry Birds In Total World Domination

Posted 12.12.2011 | Travel

Angry Birds attractions are launching worldwide. First there was the Angry Birds theme park in China, where visitors can "attack" fake pigs with bi...

Jason Gilbert

What Is The Next Angry Birds? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.23.2011 | Technology

You might not have heard of Chillingo, except for having seen its logo in a brief flash when starting up the iPhone or iPad game that has consumed mor...

WATCH: Angry Birds Theme Park Opens In China

Posted 11.07.2011 | Travel

A theme park in China has opened an unlicensed “Angry Birds” attraction that offers visitors the chance to use a real slingshot to knock pigs off ...

$1.2 Billion?

Bloomberg | Douglas MacMillan | Posted 10.12.2011 | Technology

Rovio Entertainment Oy, the Finnish creator of the “Angry Birds” mobile-phone game, is in talks to receive funding that would value the company at...

Coming Soon: The Angry Birds Cookbook

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.09.2011 | Technology

Does playing Angry Birds really rouse your appetite for eggs? If so, you'll like Rovio's latest plan: the company behind Angry Birds has decided to...