Angry Birds Space: Mysterious launch event set for Seattle’s Space Needle on Thursday

Maybe they’re going to be slingshotting some birds from the observation deck? Tomorrow is the official launch of the highly anticipated “Angry Birds Space,” the next installment in the blockbuster action-puzzle game from Rovio. And it looks like Seattle’s Space Needle is going to be playing a central role. The official Angry Birds account on… Read More


Medio targets bigger market with device analytics service

Medio Systems has built a profitable business by helping big brands such as T-Mobile and Angry Birds maker Rovio measure and analyze what their customers do inside their mobile apps and services, with the goal of helping those companies boost engagement with those users, and generate more revenue. Today the Seattle startup launched a new… Read More


Angry Birds: Landing soon at a Starbucks near you?

The maker of the blockbuster Angry Birds action puzzle game is in talks with Starbucks to partner on promotions for the game inside the Seattle-based coffee chain’s ubiquitous stores. One of the ideas they’re discussing: Setting up electronic leaderboards inside Starbucks to tout the game’s best players. That’s the word from Bloomberg News, in a… Read More


Medio lands Angry Birds maker Rovio as mobile data analytics customer

Angry Birds maker Rovio Entertainment has chosen technology from Medio Systems, the Seattle-based mobile predictive analytics company, to analyze and understand the data generated by all those people slingshoting birds at pigs these days on iPhones, iPad, Google Chrome, Android and other platforms. “With over 300 million downloads, the mega-hit casual game generates an enormous… Read More


Weekend Reading: Apple vs. Amazon.com, the full text

Who needs a novel when there are juicy court filings to read? When the news broke this week that Apple had filed a trademark suit against Amazon over the “App Store” phrase, the actual text of the complaint wasn’t yet publicly available in the online court records. But it is now, and it offers some… Read More