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Spotlight: NSA uses Angry Birds to collect personal data

Apparently, there is a reason why the birds in the Angry Birds smartphone app are angry--they are being used as pawns in the National Security Agency's global surveillance dragnet, according to media reports citing documents from Edward Snowden.

'Leaky' apps including Angry Birds targeted by NSA

Smartphone and tablet apps, including popular games like "Angry Birds" are allowing spy agencies such as the National Security Agency to learn more about them, reports   The Guardian.

Rovio's ToonsTV channel tops 1B views, 'Angry Birds Toons' Season 2 on tap

Rovio Entertainment will begin airing the second season of its  Angry Birds Toons  animated series in 2014, concurrently premiering a new series spotlighting the publisher's  Bad Piggies  franchise and its popular Stella the pink bird character.

Rovio integrates with Facebook for 'Angry Birds Friends'

Rovio Entertainment is rolling out Angry Birds Friends, a new version of the blockbuster physics game franchise integrated with Facebook to support new social interactions.

Rovio doubles revenues in 2012, total game downloads eclipse 1.7B

Rovio Entertainment reported full-year 2012 revenues of $195 million, up from $97 million the previous year, fueled by continuing demand for its Angry Birds games as well as branded merchandise.

Rovio rethinks the mobile gaming biz, Samsung mocks it

Rovio Entertainment's long-awaited Angry Birds Toons is finally coming to a television near you--maybe. The 52-episode animated series, which fleshes out the saga of the blockbuster mobile game's title characters and the Bad Piggies who stole their eggs, will premiere March 16 on selected television networks overseas and expand a day later to some video-on-demand platforms, including Comcast's Xfinity on Demand in the U.S. More importantly, it will screen across every title in the Angry Birds franchise.

Rovio adds video to its games, will promote 'Angry Birds' cartoon

Rovio Entertainment is launching a video distribution channel spanning across all of its  Angry Birds  titles, enabling fans to view the company's new  Angry Birds Toons  animated series via smartphones and tablets.

Rovio makes original 'Angry Birds' free to reignite downloads

Rovio Entertainment is making the original version of its blockbuster mobile game  Angry Birds  available as a free download from Apple's App Store.

Rovio launches advertising division, plans in-game product and brand placement

Angry Birds  maker Rovio Entertainment formed a new advertising division within the company, dubbed the Brand Advertising Partnership Team, that consists of high-level executives from Apple, MTV and Millennial Media. 

Spotlight: Small businesses embrace BYOD despite security worries

Small business owners are moving ahead with BYOD despite security concerns, according to interviews with members of the Young Entrepreneur Council conducted by the Washington Post.