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China Is Now Angry Birds’ Biggest Market By Daily Users Says Rovio At Slush

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http://techcrunch.com – Speaking at the new super-sized Slush conference in Helsinki today (seriously, this thing has gotten a lot bigger), Rovio heads Niklas Hed (co-founder) and ‘Mighty Eagle’ Peter Vesterbacka, revealed to TechCrunch’s Kim Mai-Cutler on stage that Chinese players of Angry Birds had recently overtaken the US in terms of daily usage, and that back in the early days the game almost got cancelled. Hed opened by talking about how in Rovio’s first incarnation, the company nearly went bust and he had to lay off 20 friends. “It would have been easy to sell and shut down.&#822 (IT news)