angry birds

Cord Cutters, Digital Mooches and the Content Conundrum of the Future

By Joanna Cabot
March 29, 2013 // 1 Comment

Dan linked to a great article in today’s Morning Links roundup about ‘digital mooches,’ aka the 20-somethings who may be leaving Mom and Dad’s house in the coming years, yet seem to have no plans to leave their parents’ cell phone contracts or Netflix subscriptions. I [...]

Morning Links — Trouble In Amazon Land

By Dan Eldridge
February 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

Why does Angry Birds have a vice president of book publishing? (The Guardian) Sanna Lukander explains why print books are more than a licensing sideline for Rovio Amazon fires German security firm amid probe over mistreatment of temporary workers (Washington Post) In a German TV documentary aired [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By Dan Eldridge
October 14, 2012 // 2 Comments

Oyster gets $3M to become the Spotify of books (GigaOM) Amazon releases ‘Send to Kindle’ for Chrome (TNW) Rovio announces Angry Birds book app (Paid Content) On the Comfort of Bad Books (The Rumpus) Kindle Daily Deal: Leadership and Self-Deception by The Arbinger Institute {and} [...]

Angry Birds E-Reader App to Launch at the Frankfurt Book Fair

By Dan Eldridge
October 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

The incredibly prolific Good E-Reader blog is probably best known for covering just about every possible e-reading-related topic under the sun, but today a brief item was posted that I definitely didn’t see coming. According to the post, the latest buzz regarding next week’s Frankfurt [...]

The TeleRead Review: Visual Land Prestige 10 Internet Tablet

By a TeleRead Contributor
August 25, 2012 // 22 Comments

The TeleRead Review: Visual Land Prestige 10 Internet Tablet By Howard Whitman I’ll freely admit that when it comes to tablets, I’m more familiar with the kind The Flintstones wrote on than the newfangled, touchscreen, sorta-computer-thingy ones. Yep, I’m a technology curmudgeon—a man who [...]

What Angry Birds can teach publishers about print

By Paul Biba
April 26, 2012 // 2 Comments

From Dead Tree Edition: The creator of Angry Birds has been a book publisher for less than five months but already grasps a truth that eludes so many long-time publishers.“It is actually not relevant whether we choose print or a digital channel – what matters is that there is someone out there [...]

Angry Birds boss talks about piracy

By Paul Biba
January 31, 2012 // 2 Comments

From The Guardian: Rovio Mobile learned from the music industry’s mistakes when deciding how to deal with piracy of its Angry Birds games and merchandise, chief executive Mikael Hed told the Midem conference in Cannes this morning. “We have some issues with piracy, not only in apps, but [...]

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