21 May '11, 1am

Mickey Mouse will be retiring soon...

PARIS (Reuters) - Mikael Hed is unrepentant about the 200 million minutes per day that people around the world fritter away playing Angry Birds, the iPhone game created by the company he heads. "It's great. Think of all the other stuff they could be doing that's so much more boring," said the chief executive of Rovio Mobile, a Finnish start-up almost unheard of before it unleashed the addictive game on an unsuspecting world in 2009. Angry Birds, the most popular paid-for game in the Apple App Store's four-year history, has just passed 200 million downloads. The deceptively simple puzzle game in which players use a slingshot to fire birds at green pigs hiding in buildings has hooked a whole new audience, many of whom were never interested in video games before. "These new touchscreen portable devices have changed the way that people behave. Nowadays, people have to be enter...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/rovio-aims-ipo-two-three-years-1...

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Diary of A Singaporean Mind: Why property price...

singaporemind.blogspot.com 21 May '11, 1am

I was watching at Robert Shiller's video on housing bubbles around the world. What strike me is the similarities in price ...

New blog post: Angry Birds now on Chrome

New blog post: Angry Birds now on Chrome

blog.dk.sg 16 May '11, 3am

After conquering almost all the mobile platforms, Rovio Mobile recently announced Angry Birds for Chrome web browser . The...