Dec 14, 2012 11:07 EST
Finnish mobile gaming company Rovio said on Friday that a movie based on its hit game "Angry Birds" could result in the group establishing an animation studio rivalling global giant Walt Disney.
Dec 09, 2012 00:42 EST
Nintendo is hoping its new Wii U console will catapult it back to pole position in the video game sector, but analysts are divided on whether the Japanese gaming titan can reboot its fading glory.
Dec 05, 2012 10:31 EST
Music quiz game SongPop was the top newcomer to the Facebook play scene this year, according to rankings revealed on Wednesday by the world's leading social network.
Oct 31, 2012 07:25 EDT
The company behind "Angry Birds" said Wednesday it would open its first theme park in Asia next year at a site near Shanghai as it builds on the brand of the hugely popular game.
Sep 27, 2012 10:42 EDT
"Angry Birds" maker Rovio launched a new title on Thursday allowing users to play as the "Bad Piggies" from the smash-hit game, and take revenge on the birds who attacked them with slingshots.
Sep 04, 2012 13:58 EDT
Rovio, the Finnish makers of the world's most-downloaded mobile app, "Angry Birds", will launch a new game called "Bad Piggies" on September 27, the company said Tuesday.
Aug 24, 2012 14:33 EDT
An Estonian graphic designer has taken to cyberspace to protest Russia's jailing of feminist-punk activists Pussy Riot, launching an anti-Kremlin version of hit video game "Angry Birds".
Aug 02, 2012 07:04 EDT
Rovio, the Finnish makers of the world's most-downloaded mobile app "Angry Birds", will seek a stock market listing by the end of 2013, chief financial officer Mikko Setala said in an interview published Thursday.
Jun 29, 2012 14:43 EDT
Leila is getting pretty good at playing Angry Birds on her imported iPhone. Sitting behind her desk in an idle travel agency in central Tehran, she often has nothing better to do these days.
May 18, 2012 05:08 EDT
The WhatsApp messenging system, which allows users to send messages for free, has topped Apple's App Store Official UK charts.
May 16, 2012 10:10 EDT
Can a lollipop wrapped in a Bible verse help people come to Jesus? Can a piece of chocolate bring a moment of bliss? Or how about just a bit of comfort after a bad day?
May 11, 2012 13:08 EDT
Finnish entertainment media company Rovio, creator of the global hit game "Angry Birds", said Friday it will launch successor "Amazing Alex", a remake of an existing idea, this year.
Mar 22, 2012 11:01 EDT
Finnish game developer Rovio, which shot to pop culture stardom with the mobile game Angry Birds, launched Thursday a space-age sequel developed with the help of NASA.
Mar 16, 2012 09:47 EDT
A small group of US smartphone owners has filed a lawsuit demanding that Facebook, Twitter and other makers of smartphone "apps" pay dearly for mining people's contact lists.
Mar 08, 2012 15:25 EST
Rovio's Angry Birds are taking their battle against the egg-stealing pigs into space and NASA is giving them a boost.
Mar 06, 2012 11:03 EST
A tailored iPad app is being developed for David Cameron and his senior colleagues at a cost of £20,000 so they can instantly access government data, in a project dubbed "Dave's Dashboard".
Feb 29, 2012 13:54 EST
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Finnish gaming firm Rovio expects to boost growth for months to come, with expansion in Asia, to Facebook and with the launch of Angry Birds Spaces, its marketing chief told Reuters in an interview.
Feb 24, 2012 12:28 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Consumers' increasing love of using services like Facebook and YouTube on their smartphones is leaving many telecoms carriers sidelined while bearing the costs of ever-growing demands on their networks.
Feb 22, 2012 15:23 EST
Sony's slick PlayStation Vita handheld videogame gadget hit major markets around the world on Wednesday as the Japanese entertainment titan bucked a trend towards play on smartphones.
Feb 15, 2012 03:05 EST
"Angry Birds", the most-downloaded mobile app of 2011, was catapulted to the world of Facebook in a bid by its Finnish maker Rovio to get one billion people playing the addictive game.