Angry Birds


Angry Birds developer Rovio sets its sights on 2013 IPO

8:56PM | Monday, 6 August 2012 |  The Finnish gaming company behind much-loved mobile app Angry Birds is preparing for an initial public offering in 2013, but says it’s in no hurry in light of Facebook’s ill-fated stock market float.

Rovio turns Angry Birds into TV series

4:03PM | Friday, 20 April 2012 |  Feathers will fly on the box with mobile game Angry Birds being made into a TV show.

The rise of the mobilised consumer

12:06PM | Monday, 12 December 2011 |  Mobile is one of the most personal media devices that consumers interact with today, which is what makes it so incredibly difficult as a marketing tool to get right.

Angry Birds cupcakes prompt licensing warning

12:30PM | Thursday, 8 December 2011 |  Start-ups that align their products to existing brands need to demonstrate a guarantee of quality, an expert says, after a bakery franchise launched a range of cupcakes featuring the characters of the highly popular game Angry Birds.

Angry Birds sets sights on $1.3bn valuation

8:08PM | Monday, 15 August 2011 |  The maker of mobile phone game Angry Birds is in talks with a major entertainment company about an investment that would propel its worth to $1.3 billion, according to reports.

Google+ opens up to game developers

8:30PM | Friday, 12 August 2011 |  Google has put the call out to developers following its announcement that social networking platform Google+ will now feature games, with several prominent companies already on board.

Angry Birds maker sued by US firm over patents

7:21PM | Monday, 25 July 2011 |  The makers of the popular Angry Birds game are being sued by a US licensing company for allegedly infringing its patents, prompting a patent expert to issue a warning to app developers.

THE NEWS WRAP: Republicans walk out of debt ceiling negotiations with President Obama

7:10AM | Monday, 25 July 2011 |  The threat of a US default has increased after Republicans walked out of negotiations with President Barack Obama to raise the debt ceiling.