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'Angry Birds' creator Rovio announces new game 'Amazing Alex'updated: Mon May 14 2012 14:06:00

Rovio Entertainment, known for its intense focus on one mega-successful game title, "Angry Birds," is looking to diversify with another new mobile game called "Amazing Alex."

Virus found in fake Android version of 'Angry Birds: Space'updated: Thu Apr 12 2012 15:57:00

Android users beware. Download the wrong version of your favorite pig-killing game and the birds won't be the only ones who are angry.

'Angry Birds Space' now available for download updated: Thu Mar 22 2012 16:15:00

Fans of the "Angry Birds" franchise, take notice: The disgruntled feathery creatures have conquered space, and they're out to show those dastardly pigs a lesson.

'Angry Birds' soar into spaceupdated: Thu Mar 22 2012 16:15:00

Rovio launches the newest installment of its addictive mobile game franchise. Kristie Lu Stout finds out more.

CNNMoney: Angry Birds heads for outer spaceupdated: Fri Feb 17 2012 17:17:00

Move over, Jupiter: Angry Birds is hitting the galaxy.

Tech Check: iPhone privacy, even angrier birdsupdated: Fri Feb 17 2012 10:50:00

On this week's Tech Check podcast, Doug Gross, John Sutter and Stephanie Goldberg explain how a multiple apps have been using Apple's mobile operating system to collect, and keep, users' contact lists.

Angry Birds slingshots onto Facebookupdated: Fri Feb 17 2012 05:36:00

Rovio CMO Peter Vesterbacka discusses the game's launch on Facebook and why they rejected a $2 billion buyout from Zynga.

'Angry Birds' slings onto Facebookupdated: Tue Feb 14 2012 11:56:00

We're going to feel a little guilty if this news gets you fired. But you can now play "Angry Birds" on Facebook.

8 things you should know before building a mobile appupdated: Fri Feb 03 2012 09:56:00

App appeal is obvious. The barrier to entry? So low!

CNNMoney: Oh baby! Small biz scores huge Angry Birds dealupdated: Thu Feb 02 2012 18:09:00

A small Seattle-based company hit it big after snagging the first-ever license to make Angry Birds baby products.

8 great diet and fitness appsupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 07:19:00

With a new slim-you-down app born every minute (or so it seems), it's hard to know what's worth your download.

China hatches real-life 'Angry Birds'updated: Mon Sep 12 2011 03:55:00

CNN's Jonathan Mann reports on a real-life version of the wildly popular "Angry Birds" that has popped up in China.

'Angry Birds' adapted for political satireupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 03:55:00

When Indian activist Anna Hazare last month succeeded in pushing his government to take tougher steps against political dishonesty, victory came only after he endured days on hunger strike.

Google+ vs. Facebook: The war for online social gamesupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 07:51:00

Google's social network, Google+, recently sent tremors through the gaming world with the announcement that it would be launching a new social games service.

Tablet computers: Fun in the bathroom?updated: Tue Aug 23 2011 13:55:00

If you're ashamed to admit you can't resist checking e-mail, catching up on your Web comics or flinging a few "Angry Birds" when nature calls, take heart. You're not alone.

Angry Birds, other games come to Googleupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 08:07:00

Google upped the ante in its challenge to Facebook Thursday by introducing games into its nascent social network Google+.

'Angry Birds' aims for 1 billion fansupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 18:39:00

Just how big is mobile game phenomenon "Angry Birds"?

CNNMoney: Angry Birds a red-hot back to school trendupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 09:17:00

Forget skinny jeans, sweater vests and iPads. This year's back to school must-have is anything having to do with Angry Birds!

Who says social games are shallow?updated: Tue Jul 19 2011 12:58:00

Popular wisdom holds that because they're more intuitive, approachable and inviting than traditional video games, social games are shallow.

5 reasons why the iPad was made to keep parents saneupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 10:53:00

Being a tech dad is a curse. We are always chasing the latest and greatest that tech minds are producing despite our economic status, how many kids we have or whether or not the CFO at home (the wife) will approve.

What Mad Men can learn from Angry Birdsupdated: Thu Jun 23 2011 07:48:00

Every year, like swallows to Capistrano, the great and the good of the marketing world flock to the French Riviera. For 58 years, the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity has been inspiring the people who make the ads you see on TV, the posters at your bus stop and, since 1994, the banners online that beg you to click here.

Today's video gamer? It might not be who you thinkupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 08:29:00

At 37, Lisa Sharp is comfortable calling herself a video-game junkie. But that wasn't always the case.

What we learned from the E3 Expoupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 16:21:00

It's been a big week for video gamers.

Inside what's new at E3updated: Fri Jun 10 2011 16:21:00

Join Doug Gross to see the latest games on the floor of the world's biggest gaming expo, E3.

Five more video games Lady Gaga should be inupdated: Thu May 12 2011 11:58:00

The news that Lady Gaga has inspired an online game, "GagaVille," has got us thinking: Let's face it -- Gaga already sort of is a video game character.

CNNMoney: Angry Birds comes to the Webupdated: Wed May 11 2011 14:57:00

The world's most popular cranky avians are about to land in your Web browser.

Tech Check: Adver-Kindle, the Webbys, a Winklevii failupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 11:00:00

In this week'sTech Check podcast, Doug Gross, John Sutter and Stephanie Goldberg break down Amazon's plan to offer a cheaper Kindle with advertisements.

Spring video game preview: 'Mortal Kombat' and moreupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 14:27:00

Spring has officially sprung for the video game industry, with new systems such as Nintendo's glasses-free, handheld 3DS and new titles such as "Crysis 2" and "Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars" leading the charge.

CNNMoney: Angry Birds' plan for world dominationupdated: Mon Mar 14 2011 11:10:00

With very little cash, the developers at Finland's Rovio Mobile created the wildly popular Angry Birds game. Now they have $42 million in venture capital to throw at expanding their "mean pigs, cranky birds" empire.

'Angry Birds' game coming to Facebookupdated: Mon Mar 07 2011 09:43:00

Rovio CEO Mikael Hed says the immensely popular "Angry Birds" game is coming to Facebook next month with "completely new aspects to it that just haven't been experienced in any other platform."

2010: Addicted to 'Angry Birds'updated: Mon Mar 07 2011 09:43:00

Nick Thompson, senior editor at The New Yorker, discusses the popular "Angry Birds" cell phone game on American Morning.

As mobile games rise, studios fear for blockbusters' futureupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 08:07:00

Blockbuster videogame heroes have tamed the Wild West, repelled alien invasions and driven the Nazis from Normandy. But can they fight off "Angry Birds"?

'Angry Birds' gets western-themed updateupdated: Mon Feb 07 2011 08:33:00

The enormously popular "Angry Birds" game for iOS and Android just got 30 new levels with a chance to find one more, and the update is free.

Report: One-quarter of downloaded apps only get used onceupdated: Tue Feb 01 2011 16:25:00

OK ... so obviously not all mobile apps are Facebook, "Words With Friends" or "Angry Birds."

Report: 'Angry Birds' will become animated seriesupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 18:03:00

Apparently, conquering those smarmy, snickering pigs on your phone, laptop or other mobile device isn't enough.

2011 looks good for video gamesupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 12:43:00

For video game junkies, blockbuster titles like Cold War-era shooter "Call of Duty: Black Ops" and post-apocalyptic role-player "Fallout: New Vegas" make 2010 a hard act to follow.

'Angry Birds' coming to Wii, PS3, Xbox 360updated: Wed Nov 24 2010 16:06:00

"Angry Birds," one of the most successful mobile games in history, is taking its bird-slinging game mechanics to a new platform: the traditional game console.

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