Days after his mobile game was named among the decade's most impactful apps, Nguyen Ha Dong returned to old school to share his story.
CNET has named Flappy Bird, a mobile game developed by a Vietnamese coder, among the 25 most impactful apps of the decade.
The Vietnamese game industry is expected to earn annual revenue of US$1 billion within 10 years, according to experts.
Several local tech startups have followed the phenomenal success of mobile game Flappy Bird, winning over millions of users worldwide, but industry insiders have conceded that there remains a tough road ahead for firms based in Vietnam to really thrive internationally.
Many technology startups that called for capital in 2016 are expected to be even more successful in 2017.
'Just propose those projects to me, no matter how bad it is,' Nguyen Ha Dong writes on Facebook.
VOV.VN - A recent lowball tax declaration of US$62,340 (VND1.4 billion) by Nguyen Ha Dong, creator of Flappy Bird, a Vietnamese mobile game that created quite a whirlwind last year, has created quite a tax flap, according to officials.
Vietnam’s game programming technology is developing robustly as many local game studios want to go beyond the international game market. The race in the computer game programming industry in Vietnam is hotter than ever.
(VOV) - dotGEARS, the Vietnam-based studio behind global mega hit Flappy Bird, has announced a deal with OBOKAIDEM, a game brand operated by Tokyo-based Media Kobo (3815).
(VOV) - Google CEO Sundar Pichai has written on Twitter that he had an interesting meeting with Flappy Bird creator Nguyen Ha Dong at a street pub in Hanoi on December 22.
The Vietnamese developer behind the 2013 hit mobile game Flappy Bird has paid more than VND1.4 billion (US$62,500) in tax for the income he had reaped from the historically popular app, a tax official has said.
Since the phenomenal success of game app "Flappy Bird," Vietnam's startup ecosystem has gained considerable momentum in the last two years and it is on the radar of many foreign venture capital funds.
Though Vietnam has never been considered a hi-tech power, locally made hi-tech brands have become popular with consumers.
Vietnam's Flappy Bird mobile game has been ranked 39th in a report on the world's 50 most popular brands of 2014.
Forbes Vietnam, the Vietnamese edition of renowned American business magazine Forbes, has listed Nguyen Ha Dong, the Flappy Bird game creator, among its top "30 Under 30."
(VOV) -The world's greatest museum of art and design Victoria & Albert (V&A) is displaying an exhibit of Vietnamese programmer Nguyen Ha Dong’s Fapply Bird game at its Rapid Response Collecting gallery.
(VOV) -The Richest, world’s most entertaining site, has named Vietnamese Flappy Bird Creator Nguyen Ha Dong as a top 10 Internet millionaire who made his fortunes out of thin air, and now walks the Earth like a king.
(VOV) -Flappy Bird creator Nguyen Ha Dong has officially confirmed that his fortuitous and addictive “endless flapper” will be back in August with many new functions, including multiplayer.
(VOV) - Rolling Stone – the world’s leading music magazine on March 11 ran an article on Nguyen Ha Dong – a 28 year-old Vietnamese programmer whose Flappy Bird games have gone viral.
(VOV) - Flappy Bird has surpassed Angry Birds or Candy Crush to become the world’s leading mobile game conquering mobile game market shares with downloads on iOS and Android phones in January 2013.