Peter Kafka

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Angry Birds Now Rich Birds After $42 Million Funding Round

Rovio, the company behind the breakout iPhone game Angry Birds, has raised a $42 million funding round led by Accel Partners and Atomico Ventures, the fund led by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström. Aydin Senkut’s Felicis Ventures also invested.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work