Mobile Minutes: Angry Birds 2; Android privacy lawsuit; Facebook buys Pebbles Interfaces; Ad blockers
After 14 different Angry Birds games, Angry Birds 2 is announced as the first official sequel in over six years.
The first Angry Birds game was released on an unsuspecting world in 2009.
Facebook is acquiring Israeli startup Pebbles Interfaces, which has developed technology for operating a computer through hand and finger gestures. Pebbles Interfaces has raised $16 million to date from companies like leading Chinese mobile manufacturer Xiaomi, Giza Venture Capital, SanDisk Corporation (Nasdaq:SNDK), and others.
Last year, executives at streaming-video provider JW Player started noticing ads its clients had paid for weren’t showing up on its platform.