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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.
How to Use Math to Win at Monopoly, the Classic Game of Business
Games

How to Use Math to Win at Monopoly, the Classic Game of Business

Want to demolish your friends and family members in Monopoly? Keep these tips top-of-mind.
6 Random Activities That Help My Entrepreneurial Brain
Personal Improvement

6 Random Activities That Help My Entrepreneurial Brain

Sure, there's always reading, learning and writing, but these odd things also boost my skills and creativity.
Andrew Medal
Nintendo's Hottest Game in Years Is Saving the Company
Nintendo

Nintendo's Hottest Game in Years Is Saving the Company

The game turns players into squids.
Maker of 'Cookie Jam' Lands $130 Million Investment From Korea's Top Gaming Giant
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Maker of 'Cookie Jam' Lands $130 Million Investment From Korea's Top Gaming Giant

Both companies are looking to grow internationally.
Nina Zipkin
Nintendo CEO Who Broadened Video Game Appeal Dies
Nintendo

Nintendo CEO Who Broadened Video Game Appeal Dies

Satoru Iwata's death comes months after he led the Japanese video-game maker's belated entry into mobile gaming following years of declining sales.
YouTube to Launch a Separate Video Game Service
Gaming

YouTube to Launch a Separate Video Game Service

YouTube Gaming is the company's answer to Twitch, which Amazon acquired for $1.1 billion last August.
Geoff Weiss
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.
Lego Has Finally Created a Minecraft Competitor
Video Games

Lego Has Finally Created a Minecraft Competitor

The new game, Lego Worlds, is available for beta download now.
Jason Fell
Why This Fantasy Sports Company Is a Dream Come True for Fans
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Why This Fantasy Sports Company Is a Dream Come True for Fans

Bigger, stronger, faster: FanDuel is fantasy sports on steroids.
Jason Ankeny
How Playing Video Games Made Me a Better Entrepreneur
Failure

How Playing Video Games Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

It turns out all those lost lives in Super Mario Bros. translates into great business experience.
Ross Resnick
Goodbye, Productivity: Microsoft Is Bringing Back Solitaire for Windows 10
Games

Goodbye, Productivity: Microsoft Is Bringing Back Solitaire for Windows 10

Microsoft is looking to inject a bit of nostalgia back into its latest version of Windows in the form of a much-beloved time waster.
Geoff Weiss
Pac-Man and Google Maps: A Genius Match
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Pac-Man and Google Maps: A Genius Match

Google's decision to transform Google Maps into a playground for fans of the retro video game proves that the best ideas don't have to be new ideas.
Carly Okyle
3 Principles of Video Games That Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur
Video Games

3 Principles of Video Games That Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Don't dismiss this popular and growing medium as a waste of time, they hold the potential to boost the skills you need to succeed.
Tor Constantino
The multibillion dollar games industry has various user interfaces, such as mobile apps, servers and consoles. It remains a dynamic and profitable sector of the tech industry. Some games that have achieved widespread recognition include Minecraft, Angry Birds and Candy Crush.
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