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Low Latency No. 85: A little birdie told me

Rovio, the company behind Angry Birds, has been accused of using the popular game to leak mobile information to the NSA.

By January 31, 2014


Angry Birds maker Rovio taps new CEO for 2015

Mikael Hed will step down as chief executive at the end of the year, turning the reins over to Pekka Rantala.

By August 29, 2014


For avian watcher, tweets truly are for the birds

Ever wonder what those birds that wake you up are really trying to say? British bird expert Bill Oddie heads to the zoo to translate chirps into tweets (the Twitter kind).

By September 18, 2012


Artist turns deceased tabby into cat-copter

Warning: Some readers may find the following story disconcerting. An artist turns his dearly departed cat into a flying quadrocopter cat.

By June 5, 2012


UC Davis swaps real trees for solar structure

Bye Bye Birdies--to make room for two large solar car ports, UC Davis needs to cut down a few dozen pear trees.

By August 16, 2011


Pocket Penguins app: Live-streaming aquatic critters

Live penguins swim, romp, and snooze on your iPhone or Android device with the Pocket Penguins app from the California Academy of Sciences. Tune in for feeding time for an extra dose of semi-aquatic entertainment.

By July 6, 2011


T-Mobile puts on life-size Angry Birds show

Slick smartphone ad only lacks real birds, pigs, and catapults.

By June 10, 2011


Rovio: Angry Birds show moving 'into production'

We've been getting hints of an animated Angry Birds show for a while, but now it's looking official that the popular game will be made into a series.

By January 25, 2011


Angry Birds become lovebirds in Valentine's Day edition

Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and lovebirds can celebrate with a love-themed version of Angry Birds for Android.

By January 24, 2011


The 404 678: Where we bite into a Koala Bear (podcast)

We're delving into the bizarre world of Kindlerotica, aka e-reader pR0n, plus a blacklist of words that Google considers too nasty to include in its Instant search feature.

By October 1, 2010