Miscellaneous News

Rovio Announces More Layoffs, Plans to Focus on Games

Posted on 26/08/2015 by Chris Hauk


Rovio is not only the home of Angry Birds, but likely some angry employees, as the Finnish game developer announced today that it has plans for another round of layoffs, cutting up to 260 jobs, more than 30% of the studio’s workforce.


Google Reorganizes Into New ‘Alphabet’ Company

Posted on 11/08/2015 by Chris Hauk

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You’ve probably heard that Google now owns the alphabet. Well, not quite, but the company on Monday announced that it has restructured, and created a new parent company, “Alphabet,” which will include Google as one of several subsidiaries.


Verizon to Launch Simpler Data Plans, Kill Subsidies

Posted on 07/08/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Verizon has announced plans to offer new, simpler data plans, and kill subsidies. The new plans, kicking off on August 13, will require customers to pay for their smartphones in monthly installments, or buy them outright, with no subsidies being offered.


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