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Angry Birds publisher Rovio reveals its growth stalled in 2013

Angry Birds maker Rovio Entertainment’s growth stalled in 2013, according to financial results for the year that show the company’s revenues grew by just 2.5 percent year-on-year.
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RadiumOne CEO ousted after plea in domestic violence case

The founder and CEO of a technology-advertising firm has been fired in the wake of his pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges in a domestic violence case, the company announced Sunday. In a statement, the tech-advertising company RadiumOne said its directors voted Saturday night to terminate the employment of Gurbaksh Chahal as CEO.
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Alibaba, Yunfeng agree to buy $1.22 billion stake in Youku Tudou
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and a private equity firm co-founded by its executive chairman Jack Ma have agreed to buy a $1.22 billion stake in Youku Tudou Inc, as China’s ecommerce giant intensifies its focus on online video business. The deal underscores the growing rivalry between China’s two Internet giants – Alibaba and Tencent Holdings Ltd – as they attack each other turf.
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The rise of the ‘shelfie’: Instagram’s next craze
The latest twist on the selfie is a photo of your stuff artfully arranged on a shelf-like surface. Self-indulgent ego trip – or a thoughtful way to show off your great taste on social media?

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