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  • Oct 28- A U.S. judge has dismissed former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's lawsuit against Activision Blizzard Inc over his depiction in the popular videogame "Call of Duty: Black Ops II." Judge William Fahey of Los Angeles Superior Court granted Activision's special motion to strike the case, under a California statute that seeks to prevent lawsuits...

  • Judge tosses ex-dictator's suit against Activision Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's lawsuit over his inclusion in a 2012 "Call of Duty" video game has been dismissed by a judge who determined the game's use of his likeness is protected by the First Amendment. Superior Court Judge William Fahey's ruling determined that Activision Blizzard, Inc. created a complex and multi-faceted...

  • New 'Call of Duty' video game due out next week Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The latest installment in the blockbuster "Call of Duty" video game franchise goes on sale next week, and retailers including Best Buy and Wal-Mart will sell a special edition of the game beginning one day early. The special edition game will be available at Wal-Mart, Best Buy and other stores starting at 12:01 a.m. Monday. Shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc....

  • Alibaba's main Chinese competitor in mobile Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 2:33 PM ET
    WeChat app on an iPhone

    Despite its new prominence in the U.S., Alibaba's efforts in China to expand into mobile—the fastest growing part of e-commerce—faces challenges.

  • Early movers: SBUX, BBRY, WAG, WMT, ATVI & more Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 7:34 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Aug. 26, 2014.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Death of a 'Titan': Why Activision axed video game Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:34 PM ET
    Attendees stand in front of the logo for Blizzard Entertainment as they watch a trailer for the company's Diablo III video game during the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles

    Activision Blizzard has scrapped plans to release Titan—its long awaited next generation massively multiplayer online video game.

  • Veteran judge nominated for Delaware Supreme Court Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    Jack Markell nominated James Vaughn, a 15- year veteran of the state's Superior Court, to the Delaware Supreme Court, which plays a key role in interpreting U.S. corporate law. Vaughn has served since 2004 as president of the Superior Court, which hears criminal and civil cases and appeals from the Court of Common Pleas.

  • The man who made $50 million ditching Kickstarter Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Video-game developer Chris Roberts speaks during a press event at the Game Developer’s Conference in 2012.

    'Star Citizen' game designer Chris Roberts has pulled off a crowdfunding coup: making $50 million without paying Kickstarter or Indiegogo.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will defend Activision Blizzard Inc in a lawsuit the former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega filed over his depiction in the company's popular "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" video game.

  • Midday movers: Apple, Clorox, Yahoo & More Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Giuliani to defend Activision in Noriega lawsuit Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani attends the symposium to mark the 33rd anniversary of the Iranian Revolution at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York.

    Activision-Blizzard has tapped America's favorite mayor to help defend its "Call of Duty" franchise from former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said on Monday he would defend Activision Blizzard Inc in a lawsuit filed by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega over his depiction in the company's popular "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" video game.

  • Manuel Noriega suing Activision     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is suing Activision for using his likeness in "Call of Duty: Black Ops II," reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Activision has hired Rudy Giuliani to serve as co-council on the defense.

  • Midday movers: DuPont, Kellogg, Lennar, Nike & more Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 12:53 PM ET

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Digital sales give 'Destiny' a boost: Activision CEO Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:14 PM ET

    The option to download 'Destiny' rather than buy the physical game likely helped drive record sales, says Activision's CEO.

  • 'Halo' creators' 'Destiny' tops sales expectations Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    Scene from "Destiny"

    The video game's sales, which equate to roughly 9 million copies sold, were even higher than most analysts had forecast.

  • Midday movers: Caterpillar, RadioShack, Tiffany & more Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Early movers: HD, AAPL, MCD, DHI, RL, T, BA & more Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 7:58 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Billion-dollar 'Destiny' for 'Halo' creators? Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 2:33 PM ET
    Scene from "Destiny"

    The company that made the Master Chief a household name is introducing a new game, and they hope it will become the next billion-dollar franchise.

  • Lightning Round: Freeport, Ensco & more Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 6:52 PM ET

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round.