Top 15 stories for March: Angry Birds on the Space Needle; etc.

Who knew that a PR stunt by a Finnish game studio tied to Seattle’s iconic landmark would drive so much attention and interest? But that’s what happened when Rovio, maker of Angry Birds, quietly touted a mysterious event at the Space Needle this month in order to drive interest in their new game: Angry Birds Space. GeekWire’s Todd Bishop was on hand, and his report (and Ustream) from the front lines was among the most popular on the site this past month.

In case you missed the action during March, here’s a look at the top 15 stories on GeekWire in terms of page views. Thanks to everyone fro commenting and reading.

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Microsoft seeks patent on monetizing buttons of TV remote (24 comments, 242 Tweets)

Why this developer loves the new iPad, and how Steve Jobs inspired his latest creation (6 comments, 37 Tweets)

Live: Angry Birds turning Space Needle into giant slingshot for launch event (23 comments, 258 Tweets)

Top 10 reasons why Darth Vader was an amazing project manager (83 comments, 21,000 Tweets)

Back at Microsoft, ex-Googler gives changes at search giant a minus-1 (17 comments, 109 Tweets)

Infographic: Seattle Geeks vs. Silicon Valley Geeks (32 comments, 203 Tweets)

T-Mobile executive: Key to fixing industry is removing device subsidies (35 comments, 46 Tweets)

‘Real user’ tries Windows 8: ‘They trying to drive me to Mac?’ (32 comments, 160 Tweets)


Gates is No. 2 in new daily ranking of world’s billionaires, Zuckerberg doesn’t make the list (2 comments, 32 Tweets)

Photo: Jason B. Jacobs

Angry Birds Space: Mysterious launch event set for Seattle’s Space Needle on Thursday (1 comment, 100 Tweets)

Productivity Porn: 7 tricks for beating procrastination (6 comments, 341 Tweets)

Whole Foods prototype puts Kinect on shopping cart, follows people around store (40 comments, 863 Tweets)

Walmart versus Amazon: The next great tech battle? (4 comments, 60 Tweets)

How Carly screwed up AT&T’s $39B T-Mobile acquisition (22 comments, 55 Tweets)

Search by sketch: Microsoft seeks patent on ‘MindFinder’ (4 comments, 141 Tweets)

Thanks again to everyone for joining the GeekWire community, and for adding to the discussion.