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  • *Nintendo has lost users to smartphone apps, console rivals. TOKYO, March 17- Japan video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd and online gaming firm DeNA are teaming up to develop smartphone games featuring the likes of Super Mario, in a bid to retain users increasingly shunning their console and browser-based games. As a result, Nintendo will acquire a 10 percent stake in...

  • How Tristan Walker is shaving a path to success Saturday, 14 Mar 2015 | 5:00 PM ET
    Tristan Walker, chief executive officer of Walker & Company Brands.

    Six years ago, tech entrepreneur Tristan Walker left Wall Street with a specific goal in mind.

  • Will athletes use Apple Watch? Ask Roger Federer Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 11:29 AM ET
    Roger Federer during a press conference on March 9, 2015 in New York.

    Apple says its new watch is great for physical fitness. But 17-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer is not so easily sold.

  • Meet the Austrian trying to mainstream Asian pop Saturday, 7 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Gem Tang

    If you don't recognize the acronym G.E.M., just wait. If Lupo Groinig has his way, the name may become a household word in the Western market.

  • The surreptitious rise of the online scalper Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 11:17 AM ET
    Online shopping credit card

    Thanks in part to growing online resale marketplaces and new software, the $5 billion ticket scalping industry is stronger than ever.

  • NEW YORK, March 3- With thousands of free downloads at the ready with the swipe of a finger, parents of tweens face a daunting question: How much are they willing to spend to lure their children away from electronic devices? A real-life classic version of the board game costs around $21, compared to 99 cents for the app. At the annual Toy Fair in New York in mid-February,...

  • Kids on what's hot—and what's not—at Toy Fair Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 1:32 PM ET
    CNBC mini analysts Noa Suied, 7, and Vincent Scolaro, 6, test and review new toys at the K’NEX booth at Toy Fair on Monday, February 16, 2015.

    CNBC hit the New York Toy Fair with two pint-sized analysts in tow, to find some of the hottest toys that kids will really want to play with.

  • Miami boat shows coast on wave of US recovery Sunday, 15 Feb 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    A yacht on display the Miami Boat Show in Miami, Florida.

    Whether its aluminum fishing boats or mega yachts, one theme is prevailing across price categories in Miami: boat sales are back.

  • Scenes from the Adult Entertainment Expo Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 10:56 AM ET
    Jessa Rhodes at the Adult Entertainment Expo

    The Adult Entertainment Expo isn't like most industry gatherings, it welcomes its fans. But in case you can't make it, here's a peek inside.

  • Jenny Craig: We can help you keep that resolution Saturday, 10 Jan 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Kirstie Alley for Jenny Craig

    The CEO of Jenny Craig says his company's program gets results, one of the reason celebrities swear by its services.

  • Elvis left the building, but his jets can be yours Saturday, 3 Jan 2015 | 9:28 AM ET
    The "Lisa Marie," a Convair 880 jet owned by entertainer Elvis Presley, is displayed at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, in this undated publicity photo.

    Elvis Presley's personal jets will go under the hammer in a sealed-bid auction for a piece of mile-high rock and roll memorabilia.

  • Hangover cure comes with a real doctor and IV Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

    New Year's Eve is one of the biggest nights of the year for champagne sales. New Year's Day is one of the biggest days of the year for hangover cures.

  • Playing the numbers—with marriage—on a lucky day Saturday, 13 Dec 2014 | 12:34 PM ET

    Saturday is the last numerically sequential date in the calendar for nearly two decades, sending wedding demand soaring.

  • Hitting the slopes! Early winter boosts skiing Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    With much of the U.S. experiencing a cold front and snow already falling, resorts are getting a head start on ski season.

  • Ski season ahead, time to hit the slopes   Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:54 AM ET
    Ski season ahead, time to hit the slopes

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the ski conditions this season.

  • 'Best whisky in the world' no longer Scottish Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 2:57 AM ET

    A Japanese whisky has been named the "best in the world", upstaging traditionally favored Scottish brands, according to a new ranking.

  • Oct 16- Mattel Inc's revenue fell for the fourth straight quarter as demand for its billion-dollar brands, Barbie and Fisher-Price, slipped further, mounting pressure on the toymaker to reinvent itself. Mattel, which was deposed by Denmark's privately held Lego Group as the world's largest toymaker by sales earlier this year, also reported a 21.5 percent drop...

  • Robot bartender—hard drinks from hardware Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 9:53 AM ET
    Makr Shakr

    Royal Caribbean is introducing a robot bartender, but the experience just isn't the same, says Issac from 'The Love Boat.' NBC News reports.

  • Traders try next cult wine   Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 12:52 PM ET
    Traders try next cult wine

    Terroir Capital founder Charles Banks is the man behind one of Napa Valley's most sought after cult wines known as "Screaming Eagle." The FMHR traders try Fable Mountain Vineyards' Syrah.

  • Living the dream in Malibu—for less! Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:52 AM ET
    Jane Wells lives it up in Malibu.

    CNBC's Jane Wells spends a day in the life of a Malibuian as she walks rescue dogs, eats local and does Taichi on a Pacific cliff.