Emil Indricau

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A Giant Piece Of 'Flappy Bird' Art Just Appeared On A Paris Street

This large piece of art paying homage to Flappy Bird, star of the famously addictive iPhone game , was just spotted on a street in Paris.<p>According to Complex , the new tag comes courtesy of French street artist Invader, who's known for his video game-inspired art.<p>If you happen to be in Paris, you …

Art

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Flappy Bird's Massive Rise Can Be Traced To A Reddit Thread That Spun Out Of Control

Flappy Bird is the latest viral hit in the mobile gaming world. But on Sunday, the developer took down the game because it became way too popular, too quickly.<p>In the game, you have to help the bird safely fly through a bunch of obstacles by furiously tapping your screen.<p>As it turns out, the game …

In-App Purchases

The Creator Of Flappy Bird Explains Why It's So Easy To Clone His Game

Last month, Flappy Bird gained lots of attention when people became obsessed with the game. Dong was making considerable money from it, but says he couldn't handle the pressure .<p>He pulled it from App Stores on February 22 .<p>Numerous clones flooded the app stores trying to achieve the same level of …

App Store

Dong Nguyen May Have Lost The Rights To Flappy Bird

The return of the supposedly addictive game that was at the center of a whirlwind of speculation when it was taken down from the app store by Nguyen - who reportedly made as much as $50,000 per day in advertising revenue - might not happen at all, at least not under the same name.<p><b>First, a little</b> …

Flappy Bird dwarfs Instagram and Minecraft as kids' favourite app

The developer of mobile game Flappy Bird removed it from app stores in February, but the game's fanbase played on, particularly children.<p>Its impact is shown in a study conducted by marketing firm SuperAwesome, which in March asked 881 British children between the ages of six and 18 what their …

No, Flappy Bird developer didn't give up on $50,000 a day

Don't worry folks, Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen is still getting paid. Big time.<p>Over the past few days, there's been a global outcry in the wake of Nguyen's seemingly inexplicable decision to stop making the game available for download. On the one hand, some people were terrified that they …

5 Ways To Emulate Flappy Bird’s Success–And Avoid Its Failure

Some obsessions aren’t all bad. Here’s what managers can learn from the brief life of one highly addictive game.<p>When Vietnamese developer Dong Nguyen launched Flappy Bird, and then abruptly pulled it from online marketplaces, he created quite a stir among game aficionados. The addictive little game …

What Kind of Bird is Flappy Bird?

Flappy Bird has taken the iphone world by storm. Many e-pages have been dedicated to this little yellow bird, but I've yet to see anybody speculate …

Inside the Brief Life and Untimely Death of Flappy Bird

In May, Dong Nguyen uploaded a new game to the iOS App Store. It was just one of the hundreds of apps added to Apple's iTunes marketplace each day. …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

Angry Birds

Why Flappy Bird Was So Addictive

The massively popular game, now pulled, was driven by masochism<p><i>Flappy Bird,</i> a mobile game designed by an obscure independent game developer from Vietnam named Dong Nguyen, has been available through Apple and Android's app stores since last May, but it's only been in the past couple weeks that it's …

Introducing Flipboard's First Foray into Video Games

Introducing Flipboard’s First Foray into Video Games<p>Inside Flipboard / April 1, 2014<p>In 2010, humans spent 3 billion hours a week playing video …

On the Red Couch with Quartz Publisher Jay Lauf

Inside Flipboard / April 17, 2014<p>The future of journalism lies in code. That’s the mantra Jay Lauf uses inside the sleek Lower Manhattan offices of …

LinkedIn Hits 300 Million Users

LinkedIn announced this morning that the company now has 300 million registered users worldwide, over half of which come from outside the U.S. Stateside, the site has 100 million members, its says. LinkedIn revealed these and other figures via a company blog post, in addition to laying out its …

What to look for in Netflix’s earnings Monday

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Netflix Inc. is on tap to release its first-quarter results after the close of trading Monday. Here are some items to …

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You Can Now Try Google Glass at Home Before You Buy It

For those curious about trying Google Glass before shelling out $1,500, Google is launching a free try-it-at-home pilot for the high-tech specs.<p>First …

Google’s 3D-mapping phones are headed to space: Watch this zero-gravity test

You can’t criticize Google for thinking small.<p>Long before it revealed Project Tango, its ambitious 3D-mapping initiative, to the public, Google was working with NASA to bring the technology to the International Space Station, the company’s Advanced Technology group announced yesterday.<p>Google and …

Alleged iPad Air 2 Front Panel with Integrated Display Shown in New Photos

Following the leak of an alleged iPhone 6 front panel earlier this week, the iPad is now getting its turn with a pair of photos showing what is said to be a front panel for the next-generation iPad Air, shared by Dutch site <i>One More Thing</i> [Google Translate]. Notably, the part appears to include an …

Skitch makes sharing annotated pics easier for iPhone and iPad

Skitch's share screen for iOS just got a makeover, making it easier to send out and save your annotated, doodle-filled masterpieces. The latest iOS update now shows a preview of your image on the Share screen, where you can type in and attach a caption to the bottom of the photo, as well. On the …

A Facebook E-Money Service Could be a Big Hit in Asia

Reports this week suggest that Facebook is preparing to launch an e-money service. The Financial Times believes that the US company is weeks away from gaining regulatory approval in Ireland for a service that would let users store money on Facebook and use it to pay others.<p>Facebook declined to …

Google Glass Could Assist Surgeons

The applications of Google Glass could soon stretch to surgical training following a successful trial by doctors in New York, though privacy issues …

Twitter Just Borrowed One Of Facebook’s Smartest Features

Like the best of frenemies, Twitter and Facebook like to steal tricks from one another all the time. Users like hashtags and trending topics? Don’t mind if I do, Twitter! Mom is used to Facebook’s friendly profile layout? Let’s borrow heavily from that.<p>On Thursday, Twitter announced it is cribbing …

Apple is Preparing iOS 7.1.1 Update, Testing iOS 8 [Chart]

Apple is preparing a new version of its mobile operating system to fix bugs with iOS 7.1, according to 9to5Mac.<p><i>Numerous visits to 9to5Mac from areas</i> …

Apple

Clay Mathile is Breeding the Next Generation of Business Leaders

Clay Mathile has little to prove in the world of business. The Ohio native transformed Iams from a regional pet food company into a global giant, …

Entrepreneurship

4 Free Tools to Create Infographics #Online Marketer's Tool Kit

Let’s imagine you want to sum up an important event for your business or publish useful data from your latest research. At the same time, you want to …

Infographics

Hashtags

Hashtags are just phrases suffixed after "#" that creates a link and when you click on it, it takes you to the page where others have hashtagged it. …

The 2014 Google+ Beginners Guide for Bloggers and Marketers

The 2014 Google+ Beginners Guide for Bloggers and Marketers<p>Updated on January 11, 2014<p>Why Google Plus?<p>Two years back Google marked one of its …

Google earnings focus on the search and ads that actually pay the bills

With all the modular phone concepts, balloon internet projects, robots and drones it can be easy to forget Google's main business angle: search and advertising. Google reported its first quarter earnings today and didn't have much to say about our favorite topics -- we'll hear more about those at …

Which Music Service Makes Artists the Most Money?

The digital music realm is complicated: artists like De La Soul want to sell their music online but can’t due to legal restraints on their …