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    Pekka Rantala is working for Nokia again, though in a different sense of the word. After a 17-year stint at Nokia, mostly as part of the marketing staff, Rantala made his way to Rovio — yes, the Angry Birds people — in 2015 as CEO. Unfortunately, with a sluggish economy and a company struggling to find another global hit, he had to lay off a major portion of his workforce and restructure Rovio. He left this year and now we know that he has been hired by HMD Global Oy. You may recall that Nokia has licensed its smartphone business to the upstart HMD as it prepares to start designing ...

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    Even though the world is packed with as many rants, rumors and achievements of Flappy Bird, we all know this isn't the franchise that started it all. Way before its release, Angry Birds was the first iOS game to reach an un-heard level of popularity. Since then, Rovio has launched many different spin-offs of the original Angry Birds game, and the company is now preparing its newest one. The company is launching Angry Birds Epic, which is a new turn-based roll player game that provides a combat and a crafting system — players can craft armor, potions and weapons, etc. As with many other ...

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