files/pictures/picture-35.jpgANGRY BIRDS creator Rovio Mobile has received $42 million in funding from Atomico Ventures, which is part owned by Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, according to The Hollywood Reporter
. Rovio plans to use the money to bring the popular mobile game to other mediums, including film and TV. Rovio recently signed a deal with Facebook to bring a version of the game to the social media site.
Niklas Hed, Jarno Vakevainen and Kim Diker founded Rovio in 2003 while they were still students.