SAN FRANCISCO, March 10- Microsoft Corp is betting on making sci-fi combat game "Titanfall" a hit big enough to boost sales of its Xbox One videogame device, helping it catch up in terms of sales with rival Sony Corp's PlayStation 4 console.» Read More
Michael Sam, the first openly gay pro football player, would be a hot commodity for brands trying to connect with the LGBT community.
Taiwan's MediaTek Inc, the leading chip supplier for Chinese smartphones, is barreling into the U.S. market with a new major global branding campaign and setting up shop in San Diego, California, home to Qualcomm.
STOCKHOLM, Feb 6- World No.2 truck maker Volvo will increase its job cuts to 4,400, more than double its original plan, after currency effects and the cost of launching new models muted a rise in quarterly earnings.
Feb 5- 3 D Systems Corp slashed its profit estimate for 2013, reviving fears of a bubble in the 3 D printing industry and sending its shares down as much as 28 percent. 3 D Systems cut its 2013 adjusted profit estimate to 83- 87 cents per share from 93 cents- $1.03, citing higher spending on research, manufacturing and marketing.
DETROIT, Feb 5- Toyota Motor Corp cemented its lead in an annual survey of consumer perceptions of car brands released on Wednesday, while Tesla Motors Inc shot up the ranks on the strength of the design and crash-test performance of its Model S electric car.
A growing number of naysayers warn that Twitter's stock is greatly overpriced, and that even mediocre inaugural results could deflate its soaring valuation, now several times that of its closest social media peer, Facebook Inc..
A Houston furniture store owner is out an estimated $7 million due to the Seattle Seahawks' win in the Super Bowl after losing a bet with customers.
In the second quarter of the Super Bowl, Coke became the first advertiser to show a gay family in an ad for America's big game. NBC reports.
CNBC.com Senior Writer John Jannarone talks about how national pizza chains like Papa Johns are using online and mobile ordering to compete with local restaurants.
SEOUL, Jan 24- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's biggest smartphone maker, said on Friday it planned to lower its mobile marketing spend this year relative to revenue, after big promotional spending hit fourth-quarter profit.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 22- Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that it is displaying ads from a small group of marketers on other companies' smartphone apps, the latest sign that the world's No. 1 online social network is closer to launching an ad network business.
Jan 21- Verizon Communications Inc's acquisition of Intel Corp's venture to create a web-based TV service may be the catalyst that pushes U.S. cable players to start similar products to fend off fast-growing video rivals such as Netflix Inc and Amazon.com Inc..
The number of mainstream companies that sprinkle a bit of pot into their TV pitches is growing: Spirit Airlines is beckoning flyers to "get mile high."
Obamacare advocates began a renewed social media blitz to push young adults to sign up for health insurance.
*Optimistic for growth in Latin America, Germany, Spain. BERLIN, Jan 16- Spanish fashion label Desigual is accelerating its expansion in Europe and emerging markets, seeking to ride predictions of fast growth in women's apparel while also taking the colourful brand into new areas like perfume and shoes.
The documentary "Blackfish" has inspired more than two dozen petitions calling for changes at SeaWorld animal theme parks.
Intel said on Wednesday that providers of data-center services would begin offering their customers details about the Intel chips used to power their servers- helping those customers make better buying decisions.
*Ample corn supply back in focus after rally on USDA data. *Wheat rebound stalls, also pressured by large supply. "Corn has cooled quickly following the bullish USDA surprise and a 20- cent gift," Matt Zeller, director of marketing information at INTL FCStone, said in a note to clients.
DETROIT, Jan 13- General Motors Co has much to celebrate at this year's Detroit auto show, the first since 2009 that the company is not partly owned by the U.S. government. Last month, it named its first female CEO and automotive writers on Monday voted the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Silverado as car and truck of the year, respectively.
The Canadian company said Eric Johnson will report directly to John Chen, who took over as CEO in early November after BlackBerry scrapped a campaign to sell itself. He joins fellow SAP and Sybase alumni now running BlackBerry's acquisitions, marketing, and enterprise sales teams.