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'Candy Crush: The Movie' Isn't Real, But These 7 Game-Inspired Flicks Are
Movies

'Candy Crush: The Movie' Isn't Real, But These 7 Game-Inspired Flicks Are

On 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert,' the host and actor Liam Neeson starred in a Candy Crush movie parody, but the idea of making blockbusters out of classic games is not such an outlandish one.
Carly Okyle
The Maker of Angry Birds Is Planning to Slash Up to 39 Percent of Its Workforce
Angry Birds

The Maker of Angry Birds Is Planning to Slash Up to 39 Percent of Its Workforce

The Finnish company has failed to create a new hit game since the 2009 launch of Angry Birds.
Angry Birds 2 Announced by Rovio
Angry Birds

Angry Birds 2 Announced by Rovio

Here we go ... again.
Angry Birds Maker Rovio Signs Toy Deal With Lego
Partnerships

Angry Birds Maker Rovio Signs Toy Deal With Lego

The pair will launch a line of Angry Birds building blocks.
Angry Birds Maker Bets on Animated Movie as Profit Drops
Angry Birds

Angry Birds Maker Bets on Animated Movie as Profit Drops

Finnish mobile games company Rovio has its hopes on a costly 3-D movie project.
Seattle Artist Says She Lost Millions of Dollars, Sues 'Angry Birds' Maker
Legal Issues

Seattle Artist Says She Lost Millions of Dollars, Sues 'Angry Birds' Maker

A U.S. judge approved the lawsuit, which claims that an artist was cheated out of possibly millions of dollars from the sale of the brand's pet toys she designed.
Angry Birds Maker Rovio to Cut Up to 130 Jobs
Layoffs

Angry Birds Maker Rovio to Cut Up to 130 Jobs

Company CEO: 'We have been building our team on assumptions of faster growth than have materialized.'
'Angry Birds' Founder Out as CEO Amid Profit Decline
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'Angry Birds' Founder Out as CEO Amid Profit Decline

After leading Rovio Entertainment for five years, Mikael Hed is stepping down as chief executive.
Jason Fell
10 Brilliant Marketing Stunts That Put Startups on the Map
Marketing Ideas

10 Brilliant Marketing Stunts That Put Startups on the Map

A strong marketing stunt can be a valuable tool for any company. Here are 10 that stirred up some attention.
What Angry Birds Can Teach Old Sales Pros About New Sales Tricks
Older Workers

What Angry Birds Can Teach Old Sales Pros About New Sales Tricks

Sales veterans, don't endure a Willy Loman twilight. Get the knack for social media and you'll dream of what you might have done with it back-in-the-day.
Doug Camplejohn
'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality
Angry Birds

'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality

In the mercurial world of casual gaming, once prominent players have struggled to adapt to industry trends.
Laura Entis
Following Takedown, Flappy Bird Hatches Anew on eBay for $100,000
Technology

Following Takedown, Flappy Bird Hatches Anew on eBay for $100,000

After Flappy Bird was inexplicably removed from app stores by its developer over the weekend, the free game has now resurfaced on eBay to the tune of $99,900.
Geoff Weiss
Flappy Bird Reportedly Flapping Away For Good
Technology

Flappy Bird Reportedly Flapping Away For Good

In an unexpected turn, the creator of Flappy Bird tweeted this afternoon that he would be erasing the chart-topping game from app stores in a mere 22 hours.
Geoff Weiss
Look Out, Candy Crush: Flappy Bird Is the Latest Craze in Mobile Gaming
Technology

Look Out, Candy Crush: Flappy Bird Is the Latest Craze in Mobile Gaming

Developed by a one-man studio in Vietnam, a mobile game called Flappy Bird is soaring to the top of the app charts.
Geoff Weiss
The mobile phone game Angry Birds was launched by Finland's Rovio. Angry Birds is the top paid mobile app of all time, with an Angry Birds 3-D film coming out in May 2016 -- however the company slashed almost 40 percent of its workforce in August 2015 due to declining sales.
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