Angry Birds

Forget about Tesla going private — there's still time for Apple to buy the company

The circus maximus of Tesla's go-private plan has been with us for about two weeks. I've already pointed out that we shouldn't be surprised that Elon Musk doesn't want to be the CEO of a public company anymore, but to be honest this thing has gotten pretty nuts.<p>The deal itself — or non-deal, or …

Tesla

The Florida Project’s Brooklynn Prince To Star In New Apple Series

The Florida Project’s Brooklynn Prince to star in new Apple seriesFollowing her critically acclaimed role in last year’s Oscar-nominated <b>The Florida</b> …

Florida

The day's top tech headlines – Bloomberg

The day's top tech headlines<p>The day's top tech headlines<p>The day's top tech …

Tesla

Brooklynn Prince to Star in Apple Series About Child Journalist

Actress to portray Hilde Lysiak in dramatic mystery executive produced by “Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. Chu<p>“The Florida Project” breakout …

Entertainment

Rovio boosted by Angry Birds games - Mobile World Live

Finland-based game maker Rovio enjoyed a boost in games revenue during the second quarter, although overall revenue and operating profit fell …

Profit

Business Lessons From The World's Most Digital Country, Estonia, And The Happiest Country, Finland

Just back from Estonia, considered the most digital country in the world, <i></i>I am now highly motivated to go paperless! I’d heard of Estonia’s “digital” reputation, but didn’t realize how extensive and pervasive the digital mindset was throughout the entire little nation of 1.3 million inhabitants. …

Public Policy

Angry Birds maker Rovio posts sharply lower quarterly profit

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Rovio sign and a figure of an Angry Birds character are seen in front of Rovio's headquarters in Espoo<p>HELSINKI (Reuters) - …

Profit

‘Vicious’ chickens terrorise residents on housing estate

Chickens roaming about the garden may conjure up a quintessential view of idyllic country life.<p>But things have gone a step too far on one private …

Chickens

Angry Birds maker boosts sales from its gaming division

Finnish gaming company Rovio Entertainment cashed in on its strategy to invest in updates to the wildly popular Angry Birds game, by generating €122.1m in sales during the first half of 2018.<p>Angry Birds, which launched in 2009, is a game in which players throw kamikaze birds at pigs. It has proven …

Pigs

Eye on the Y: BYU preseason football camp never disappoints when it comes to producing drama, intrigue …. and controversy

<i>Eye on the Y is our weekly newsletter on all things BYU athletics, with stories from The Salt Lake Tribune, and other local and national media</i> …

College Sports

European stocks flat, but on track for third straight down week

European stocks were little changed on Friday, suggesting that investors were finding few reasons to buy going into the weekend, particularly after …

Stock Markets

Matthias Wehner and remote control productions launch digital marketing agency

<i>[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]</i><p><b>– PRESS</b> …

Remote Controls

‘Clone Wars’ Failure 10 Years Ago Proves ‘Star Wars’ Is Stronger Today

I’ve been a <i>Star Wars</i> fan for close to 30 years, decades of peaceful fandom where I could just love my favorite franchise without having to wade …

Star Wars

Meet Awkwafina, the Breakout Star of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

It’s a good thing for moviegoers that Nora Lum was, in her own words, “the worst” at her chosen art: playing the trumpet. “Oh my god, I was …

Filmmaking

Ancestral Puebloans May Have Bred Scarlet Macaws

STATE COLLEGE, PENNSYLVANIA—According to a <i>Smithsonian Magazine</i> report, a new study of scarlet macaw bones unearthed in New Mexico suggests the birds …

Anthropology

Today’s ‘impossible’ is tomorrow’s ‘easy’ – 8 design tips from SAP Startup Social 2018

<i>Vision, frugality, persistence, and focus on local context are key design principles for startups, as explained by a range of speakers at this annual</i> …

Startups (India)

Is It Legal To Kill Magpies In Australia?

Spring is nearly upon us, which means the return of the dreaded Magpie season. Those ruthless swooping demons are extremely aggressive during this …

Western Australia

Colorado teachers aim to harness the power of cellphones

Colorado school districts have largely ceded the management of student cellphone use to individual schools and classroom teachers, which has led to …

Middle School

Interim Manager Spells Out Path to Success for San Antonio Symphony

Aug 13, 2018<p>Despite a rocky start to the year where the San Antonio Symphony appeared to be on the brink of shutting down, Symphony Interim General …

San Antonio

Tourists end up in river after being dive-bombed by flock of angry geese

<b>These reckless geese couldn’t care less if you’re enjoying a leisurely Sunday punt along a river.</b><p>The angry birds chose a group of tourists as their …

Geese

Enjoy a Medley of All the Best Video Game Songs of the Past 40 Years

If you were around in the ’80s, you’ve watched the video game medium evolve from the very beginning, and it’s amazing how the form has grown over the …

Retrogaming

How to vote in the 2018 California general election

2018 California general election is coming up, and it’s time to exercise some inalienable rights.<p>Here’s a guide to how to locate your poling p for how to vote in the 2018 California General Elections.<p><b>The basics:</b><p>The California General Election is on November 6, which is a Thursday. That can be …

Elections

Is This Electronic Arts's Biggest Weakness?

Slowing mobile revenue growth stood out in an otherwise solid first quarter.<p><b>Electronic Arts</b>'s (NASDAQ:EA) fiscal first-quarter earnings showed that …

Mobile Gaming

Flipkart's Binny Bansal, Angry Birds' Peter Vesterbacka bring alive SAP Startup Social

<i>The SAP Startup Social brought key stakeholders to a common platform to keep the startup ecosystem buzzing with new ideas fuelled by technology.</i>The …

Startups

Weekend Picks: Philly Free Streets, The Oval+, Jazz On The Ave And More

Another August weekend brings more great things to do in the City of Brotherly Love.<b>Philly Free Streets</b> is back! From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, a …

Live Music

How to Become Investable in 13 Steps

If you want investors to take you seriously, you need to know the answers to these questions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time kills all deals. For startups, speed to market has never been more critical. When we're investing in a company at BCG Digital Ventures, we …

Startups

Harrow fraudster caught flogging fake Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal merchandise

A fraudster from Harrow who was caught selling tens-of-thousands of rip-off items online has been slapped has been ordered to pay more £100,000 in …

Manchester United FC

Pound exchange rate: how to get the best deal on travel money as sterling plummets against the euro and dollar

In brief<p>Sterling's low value means British travellers pay more when on foreign holidays<br>• Most credit and debit cards charge high fees and interest when …

Credit Cards

HFPA President Talks Golden Globes Plans, New Push Into Social Issues

Ahead of the organization's star-studded Grants Banquet, Meher Tatna reveals how the organization is backing causes outside of entertainment and why …

Golden Globes

Winning Culture? Yes, Please!

A strange season for the Cincinnati Reds got a little stranger last week. Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline passed us by, and the Reds were …

Baseball