This article was published on January 3, 2013

TNW’s Daily Dose: Rovio downloads, BuzzFeed funding and more


TNW’s Daily Dose: Rovio downloads, BuzzFeed funding and more
Jamillah Knowles
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Jamillah is the UK Editor for The Next Web. She's based in London. You can hear her on BBC Radio 5Live's Outriders. Follow on Twitter @jemi Jamillah is the UK Editor for The Next Web. She's based in London. You can hear her on BBC Radio 5Live's Outriders. Follow on Twitter @jemimah_knight or drop a line to [email protected]

Rovio’s astounding festive season downloads, BuzzFeed funding and Current TV becomes Al Jazeera America, it’s all in today’s Daily Dose.

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  • Rovio’s Angry Birds games were downloaded 30m times over Christmas, 8m on Christmas Day alone. Read more
  • Current TV becomes Al Jazeera America following acquisition, Al Gore joins ‘advisory board’. Read more
  • Social news site BuzzFeed lands $19.3m from NEA, Buddy Media co-founders and prior backers. Read more
  • Google’s Eric Schmidt is heading to cloistered, technologically-backward North Korea on a private trip. Read more