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Angry Birds maker Rovio gains ground as profits rise

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Rovio Entertainment, the maker of the “Angry Birds” mobile games and movie, posted better than expected quarterly profit on Thursday, representing a fillip to investor confidence dented byThe post Angry Birds maker Rovio gains ground as profits rise appeared first on DZRH News......»»

Category: newsSource: dzrhnews dzrhnewsMay 17th, 2018

Angry Birds maker Rovio pummelled after profit warning

By Jussi Rosendahl HELSINKI (Reuters) – Angry Birds game maker Rovio Entertainment warned on profits on Thursday, wiping more than a third off the Finnish firm’s stock price amid deepening doubts aboutThe post Angry Birds maker Rovio pummelled after profit warning appeared first on DZRH News......»»

Category: newsSource:  dzrhnewsRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

‘The Angry Birds Movie 2′ Takes Flight as Columbia Pictures and Rovio Entertainment Set Creative Team, Release Date

‘The Angry Birds Movie 2′ Takes Flight as Columbia Pictures and Rovio Entertainment Set Creative Team, Release Date.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Netflix Rings in the Holiday Celebrations with ‘The Christmas Chronicles’

The Christmas Chronicles a holiday adventure from producer Chris Columbus (“Home Alone”, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”) and director Clay Kaytis (“The Angry Birds Movie”), tells the story of sister and brother, Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis), whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus (Kurt Russell) on camera turns into […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Buffett’s firm quadruples 3Q profit on investment gains

OMAHA, Nebraska --- Warren Buffett's company more than quadrupled its third-quarter profits because of a huge paper gain in the value of its investments, although its insurance and railroad businesses also improved. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said Saturday that it earned $18.54 billion, or $7.52 per Class B share. That's up from last year's $2.47 billion, or $1.65 per B share, when insurance losses from several hurricanes hurt results. Buffett says Berkshire's operating earnings offer a better view of quarterly performance because they exclude investments and derivatives, which can vary widely. By that measure, Berkshire reported operating earnings of $6.88 billion, or about $2...Keep on reading: Buffett’s firm quadruples 3Q profit on investment gains.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018

In Panglao: Tourism funds waste management and conservation

Part 4 of a series Part 1:  Panglao: Riding the tourism cash cow Part 2:  Garbage in paradise: The price of Panglao's rise as tourist destination  Part 3: New system for old problems: Panglao's struggle with solid waste   PANGLAO, Bohol – While tourism created a garbage problem for the municipality of Panglao, it’s also financing its new solid waste management system and environment conservation efforts on the ground. Ian, a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

Twitter tops earnings estimates, lifting shares

WASHINGTON, United States --- Twitter reported Thursday stronger-than-expected profits and revenues in the third quarter, igniting a strong rally in shares of the key social network. The San Francisco group delivered a $789 million profit, including one-time gains, compared to a net loss of $21 million in the previous year, as revenues grew 29 percent to $758 million. Twitter shares rallied 13.6 percent in premarket trade following the results, as the markets overlooked a dip in the number of users of the short-messaging service. Average monthly active users totaled 326 million, down from 335 million in the previous quarter. The company said the drop came from efforts to weed ou...Keep on reading: Twitter tops earnings estimates, lifting shares.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

‘Slight’ gains seen in Meralco profits

MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) expects to continue reporting higher profits as of end-September, its top executive said, following a strong start to 2018. “I think we’re expecting a slight improvement...READ MORE The post ‘Slight’ gains seen in Meralco profits appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Belmont Hotel will soon rise in Iloilo Business Park

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres PROPERTY giant Megaworld held a press conference on Oct 16, 2018 to announce the construction of Belmont Hotel inside its 72-hectare Iloilo Business Park (IBP) in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. Leading the event were Charmaine Carpio, IBP Information and Communication supervisor; Jennifer Fong, Megaworld Iloilo Sales and Marketing vice president; Nate Dacua, […] The post Belmont Hotel will soon rise in Iloilo Business Park appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Stocks rise slightly; BDO gains

Stocks rise slightly; BDO gains.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

PH shares rise, mirror gains in the region

The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange (PSEi) Index rose on Wednesday to close above the 7,000 level as it mirrored gains in the region after the strong rally on Wall Street overnight. The PSEi we.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

New Angry Birds television series being hatched

CANNES, France – Producers are laying plans for a new Angry Birds television series based on the cult video game, its distributors said Saturday, October 13. The game, about a furious flock of multi-colored birds protecting their eggs from a tribe of green pigs, has already inspired a blockbuster movie franchise, a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

PH artisan jam maker gains int’l recognition

The Fruit Garden, one of the exporters assisted by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) was recently awarded one-star by Great Taste for its pineapple coco rhum jam during the release of Great Taste 2018 last 1 August 2018......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Typhoon worries pull PSEi to 7,400

The stock market plunged back to the 7,400 level on Friday, bucking gains elsewhere in the region, as investors chose to take profits ahead of the arrival of a strong typhoon. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) ended the day down 1.39 percent or 104.22 points to close at 7,413.15. The wider All Shares declined [...] The post Typhoon worries pull PSEi to 7,400 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

NAIA consortium’s P102-B proposal gains ground

A CONSORTIUM composed of seven of the country’s biggest conglomerates has been given original proponent status (OPS) by the government for its P102-billion proposal to rehabilitate and expand the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). The post NAIA consortium’s P102-B proposal gains ground appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Real Madrid revenue reaches 750 million euros, up 11 percent

MADRID --- Real Madrid says its operating revenue for 2017-2018 reached 750.9 million ($871 million), 11 percent more than the previous year. The figure, which doesn't include gains from the transfers of players, represents an increase of more than 76 million euros ($88 million), the largest rise for the club in a financial year since 2000. Madrid, which sold Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus for more than 100 million euros ($116 million) in July, won its third straight Champions League title last season. The Spanish powerhouse also won FIFA's Club World Cup and the European and Spanish Super Cups. Its basketball team won the Euroleague and the ACB League. Madrid said Thursday...Keep on reading: Real Madrid revenue reaches 750 million euros, up 11 percent.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

OUR MARAWI: The Meranaws will rise again

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 26 August) — Marawi City after it was deliberately devastated by the show of force and power between the so-called ISIS and the Philippin military is beyond repair. It is now more than a year and not a single stone was removed to start the promised debris clearing of Ground Zero. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

10 families flee Zamboanga flash floods

  ZAMBOANGA CITY - Ten families temporarily took shelters at the high ground in Curuan village following the strong river current placing several homes under water. Elmeir Apolinario, the city's Disaster Risk Reduction Management officer, said 10 families had been evacuated due to flash floods at Sitio Basagan in Barangay Curuan late Wednesday afternoon. "I have confirmed with the Barangay Captain Noel Perez who is onsite and according to him, there are 10 families directly affected but said that the number might rise as the possibility of flooding in other areas in Curuan is possible," Apolinario said. Heavy rains in the mountains caused rivers in Curuan area to swell, ...Keep on reading: 10 families flee Zamboanga flash floods.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Social protection in Asia improving, but reforms still needed — ADB

Social protection systems in Asia are showing gains in coverage and adaption of new technology for delivery of service, but still needs improvement to shield workers from inflation and rise of new occupations, said the Asian Development Bank......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Lenovo posts 1st quarter profit as recovery continues

HONG KONG, China – Chinese technology giant Lenovo, Thursday, August 16, recorded a sharp rise in first quarter net profit as the company's turnaround gathered pace. The PC maker posted a $77 million net profit in the quarter to June 30 – up from a $72 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Apple becomes 1st private company worth $1 trillion

NEW YORK --- Apple became the first private-sector company to surpass $1 trillion in market value Thursday following its latest surge after reporting strong quarterly earnings. Shares of Apple briefly hit $207.05 in late-morning trading, before retreating somewhat. The gains came after the iPhone maker reported strong earnings late Tuesday that prompted a two-day rally in the share price. The company's stock was at $206.85, up 2.7 percent near 1620 GMT. Apple said it currently has 4.83 billion shares outstanding. As with other landmarks --- such as the Dow crossing 25,000 for the first time ---the Apple record is significant because of its resonance beyond the financial univ...Keep on reading: Apple becomes 1st private company worth $1 trillion.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2018