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App Annie: Yup, Candy Crush Saga Is Still Crushing It

Candy Crush Saga topped all but one of App Annie’s individual mobile app charts in May, the analytics company reported today. The casual matching game, which King first published on smartphones late last year, was the most-downloaded game on both iOS and Android in May, and the top-grossing game on iOS. The combo breaker was Japanese game Puzzle & Dragons, made by GungHo Online, which took the top spot in the Android top-grossing chart for May. Candy Crush Saga came in second place.

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald