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LOS ANGELES/ SAN FRANCISCO, March 6- Walt Disney overhauled its struggling interactive division in a sweeping reorganization that will reduce the number of video games it develops and alter its advertising strategy to focus more on the fast-changing mobile market.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6- Activision Blizzard Inc reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter income on strong sales of its "Call of Duty" titles during the holidays, helping drive its stock to a five-year high despite a middling first-quarter outlook.
Markets are in wait-and-see mode ahead of Friday's jobs report, but there are a few events Thursday that could sway the market's direction.
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Jan 17- Video games maker Electronic Arts Inc's shares rose as much as 12 percent after a report said three of its games were among the top 10 sellers in the United States last month, raising the company's growth prospects for the year.
NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 26- Activist investor Carl Icahn will sell all his shares in Take-Two Interactive Software Inc back to the videogame company, netting a fat return on his investment in the "Grand Theft Auto" publisher.
There's no one hot holiday toy this year, but parents have plenty of wow-worthy gifts to pick from.
The launch of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One marks a chance for Sony to win big after a string of losses and for Microsoft to expand beyond PCs.
With the launch of Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One this month, there's a lot of focus on next-generation games, but that shouldn't overshadow the fact that many of the year's best titles were made for current generation systems.
With the high profile launch of two gaming systems and a slew of new games, the video game industry is hoping Santa brings it a turnaround this year.
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Nov 8- Apollo Tyres Ltd did not breach its obligation to close its $2.5 billion buyout of Cooper Tire& Rubber Co last month as originally agreed, a Delaware judge ruled on Friday. Judge Sam Glasscock rejected Cooper's allegations that Apollo was intentionally dragging its feet in talks with the United Steel Workers as an excuse to cut the deal's price.
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Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
"Call of Duty: Ghosts" shipped more than $1 billion worldwide on its first day. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the expected sales.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday.
*Etisalat to buy Vivendi's 53 pct stake in Maroc Telecom. DUBAI, Nov 5- Vivendi has agreed terms to sell its 53 percent stake in Maroc Telecom to the UAE's Etisalat for 4.2 billion euros, the latest step in the French conglomerate's drive to become more media focused.
WILMINGTON, Del., Nov 4- Cooper Tire& Rubber Co of the United States and Apollo Tyres Ltd of India should be enjoying a honeymoon. The result is a lawsuit in Delaware's Court of Chancery in which Cooper, which has 13,000 employees worldwide, is seeking a court order to close the deal.