On Thursday, Rovio — the company behind the hit mobile game "Angry Birds" — released a new game. "Bad Piggies" is a spinoff of "Angry Birds" and its already among the top downloads in the iTunes App Store. Robert Siegel talks to Ina Fried, senior editor at All Things Digital about how profitable "Angry Birds" has been and whether Rovio can replicate its success.
The fallout from Apple's controversial decision to drop Google Maps from the iPhone 5 continues. Customers aren't giving Apple Maps any love, and analysts say Apple made an uncharacteristic blunder in dumping Google.
Frustration over the NFL's not-ready-for-primetime replacement referees has inspired web designer Erik Johnson to present Google's search page as if it were run by replacement engineers and coders. The result looks a lot like the standard Google page, but it doesn't do exactly what you'd expect.
Law and national security experts got together last weekend for a dogfight they call the Drone Smackdown. The contest, though tongue in cheek, still raised lots of questions about the proliferation of drones, the rules of combat and federal efforts to regulate them.
Musicians have to spend money and a lot of time to hit their crowd-funding goals, so failure is expensive. But for some people, at specific moments in their careers, crowd funding can be a piece of the puzzle.
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