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Flappy Bird Creator Is Back With a New Game
Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird Creator Is Back With a New Game

It's called Swing Copters, and it looks just as frustratingly difficult to play as Flappy Bird.
Laura Entis
Xiaomi, the 'Apple of the East,' Surpasses Samsung as China's Top Smartphone Seller
China

Xiaomi, the 'Apple of the East,' Surpasses Samsung as China's Top Smartphone Seller

In China's mobile market -- the largest on earth -- there's a brand new leader in town.
Geoff Weiss
Laugh All You Want: Sales of Kim Kardashian's Much-Mocked App Are Astronomic
Mobile Apps

Laugh All You Want: Sales of Kim Kardashian's Much-Mocked App Are Astronomic

The game, in which players climb the Los Angeles social ladder, is on track to earn $200 million dollars annually, according to analysts.
Geoff Weiss
Do Pass Go: Business Lessons From Monopoly
Lessons

Do Pass Go: Business Lessons From Monopoly

The game we all grew up playing actually provides great advice for entrepreneurs trying to figure out the startup world.
George Deeb
Candy Crush CEO: If You Don't Get Why We Are Worth $7.6 Billion, Then Play Our Game
Valuations

Candy Crush CEO: If You Don't Get Why We Are Worth $7.6 Billion, Then Play Our Game

King Digital Entertainment, the maker of hit games to play on your smartphone, filed documents with the SEC today outlining the terms of its upcoming IPO.
Catherine Clifford
Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees
Growth Strategies

Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees

Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock.
Laura Entis
In Going Public, Candy Crush Maker Hopes Investors Have a Sweet Tooth
Finance

In Going Public, Candy Crush Maker Hopes Investors Have a Sweet Tooth

Dublin-based King Media Entertainment filed for an initial public offering early this morning, as investors questioned the company's long-term prospects.
Geoff Weiss
Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales
Growth Strategies

Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales

The term may get a bad rap, but stoking employees' competitive fire helped this company dramatically increase its sales.
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
Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company
Technology

Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company

The Seattle-based tech giant has scooped up Irvine, Calif.-based Double Helix Games.
Catherine Clifford
3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Video Games
Connected Entrepreneur

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Video Games

Believe it or not, principles from gaming and the video game industry can be applied to a variety of small businesses.
Benjamin Kabin
Triple Word Score! What Scrabble Can Teach You About Business.
Starting a Business

Triple Word Score! What Scrabble Can Teach You About Business.

Lessons for your startup from everyone's favorite crossword game.
George Deeb
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