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  1. 'Angry Birds' Publisher Rovio Doubles Yearly Revenue to $195 Million

    2:05 am 4/4/2013

    Profit at the Finnish company was up 57 percent in 2012, with nearly half of revenues coming from merchandising rather than video games.Read more

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  2. Comcast's Xfinity Takes 'Angry Birds Toons'

    8:49 am 3/11/2013

    The cartoon, based on the hit game, will go out online and on broadcasters worldwide this weekend.Read more

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  3. Angry Birds Cartoon to Premiere Next Month

    12:17 pm 2/26/2013

    The first episode of the 'Angry Birds Toon' series will bow March 16 on Rovio's website and on air in Ukraine.Read more

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  4. 'Angry Birds' Movie Hires 'Despicable Me' Producer

    8:29 am 12/11/2012

    Game developer Rovio Entertainment has enlisted John Cohen to produce the 3D computer-generated film with executive producer David Maisel for a summer 2016 release.Read more

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  5. Rovio and Lucasfilm Team Up for 'Angry Birds Star Wars' Game

    7:30 am 10/8/2012

    The new collaboration will include merchandising, video shorts and other tie-ins beginning Oct. 28Read more

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  6. ‘Angry Birds’ Publisher Rovio Entertainment Bolsters Los Angeles Office

    8:46 am 8/21/2012

    Newly opened Santa Monica office hires entertainment industry veterans from Tumblr, Millennial Media and Fremantle.Read more

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  7. Study: Video Games Trump Movies and TV Shows on Consoles, Computers and Mobile Devices

    9:32 pm 6/6/2012

    "I got rid of cable a few years ago," says one member of a focus group who uses Netflix and Hulu instead of a traditional pay-TV service.Read more

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  8. MIPTV: Rovio's Angry Birds Franchise Will Expand With Animated Television Series

    3:05 pm 4/1/2012

    The 52-episode show is being produced in-house at Rovio's Finland studio; head of animation Nick Dorra reiterates plans for a theatrical film.Read more

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  9. ‘Angry Birds’ Creator Rovio Eying Hong Kong IPO

    1:22 am 12/19/2011

    Rovio is aiming to go public on the New York Stock Exchange in two to three years.Read more

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  10. IPO for ‘Angry Birds’ Creator Rovio as Early as Next Year

    4:00 am 10/14/2011

    Rovio marketing chief Peter Vesterbacka puts the company’s value at more than $1 billion.Read more

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