Miniclip is hoping to fetch up to $400 million and could draw interest from "Candy Crush Saga" maker King Digital Entertainment, said the sources who declined to be named because the matter is confidential. It founders had previously been in talks to sell to Walt Disney Co. and "Farmville" creator Zynga, but no deal was struck, the sources added.» Read More
July 17- Mattel Inc, the world's largest toymaker, reported its third straight fall in quarterly sales as the decline in demand for Barbie dolls and Fisher Price preschool toys accelerated.
The recession took the boating industry from 400,000 new yearly registrations to less than 200,000. Now it is floating again.
Philips Electronics said on Friday it had won a patent infringement cases against Nintendo in the United Kingdom.
AMSTERDAM, June 20- Philips Electronics NV said on Friday it had won a patent infringement cases against Nintendo in the United Kingdom, the first of four lawsuits filed against the Japanese gaming company. Philips spokesman Bjorn Teuwsen said the patent related to motion and gesture tracking systems used in the Wii game console.
Wonder which state has the lowest crime rate, ranks high in environmental quality, parks and recreation and access to health care? Read on.
WASHINGTON, June 2- The U.S. Supreme Court threw out two patent decisions on Monday, one related to heart rate monitors and the other on management of web images, rulings that could make it harder for patent trolls to win infringement cases.
*Nintendo planning lower-priced console for new markets. TOKYO, May 8- Nintendo Co Ltd plans to introduce a new gaming system for emerging markets such as China as early as next year, as the company hunts for fresh opportunities after the flop of its Wii U console.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 1- To imagine how YouTube might one day become a money-spinner for content producers, consider the power of the irreverent video gamer and online star PewDiePie over his young, free-spending audience.
*Deal to expand Mattel's construction, arts and crafts toys. Feb 28- Mattel Inc, the world's No. 1 toymaker, offered to buy Canada's Mega Brands Inc for about $460 million to better compete with Denmark's Lego, the leader in the fast-growing market for building blocks.
*Offers C $17.75 per Mega Brands share, premium of 36 pct. Feb 28- Mattel Inc, the world's No. 1 toymaker, said it agreed to buy Canada's Mega Brands Inc for about $460 million, including debt, to expand its construction and arts and crafts offerings.
Feb 28- Toy company Mattel Inc said it offered to buy Canada's Mega Brands Inc for about $460 million, including debt. Mattel will pay C $17.75 per Mega Brands share, representing a premium of 36 percent to the stock's close on Thursday. Mega Brands makes construction toys, games and puzzles and arts and crafts.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- A dispute between two fitness equipment makers landed at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, giving justices a chance to consider how to deal with so-called patent trolls, companies that acquire patents to sue for infringement or extract licensing fees.
Discussing the altruism among American small breweries, and whether there is a correlation between calories and alcohol content, with Dogfish Head founder & president Sam Calagione.
Discussing IPA, or India Pale Ale growth in America, and why consumers are becoming more excited about beer, with Dogfish Head founder & president Sam Calagione.
Pot-friendly guides, activities and tours in Colorado are expected to expand as recreational marijuana sales become legal as of Jan. 1.
What keeps customers coming back to SoulCycle, and just how much is the fitness empire growing? SoulCycle co-founders Elizabeth Cutler and Julie Rice, discuss how they choose where to expand.
DogVacay connects dog owners to 10,000 prescreened and trained sitters. The company takes a 15 percent fee, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
NeverWet is a liquid repelling treatment currently only sold at Home Depot. CNBC's Amanda Drury speaks with Ed Voorhees, Rust-Oleum North America, and Ronald Rice, RPM International president and CEO, about how it works, and the demand for the product. The product will be available everywhere after August 15.
A rising tide lifts all boats and an expanding economy is lifting watercraft sales, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
Car maker Hyundai apologized Thursday for a U.K. advertisement that depicts a man trying to commit suicide in his garage but failing because of his zero-emission car.