Asian indices were broadly lower early Thursday, as a rout in energy stocks and a slew of disappointing corporate earnings weigh on regional markets.» Read More
Japanese shares rose to a seven-year high on the first day of the month, while the rest of Asia's indices declined on oil prices and Chinese data.
A new lineup of video games for the 2014 holiday season has some promising signs that sales will go up this year.
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Microsoft doesn't talk much about how it picks games to publish under its label, but sat down with CNBC.com to go through the process.
Asian equities ended mixed on Thursday as investors reacted to the end of quantitative easing in the U.S. and the region's latest earnings.
TOKYO, Oct 30- Japan's Nikkei share average soared on Thursday as promising signs from the U.S. economy boosted investor confidence. The Nikkei benchmark gained 0.7 percent to 15,658.20. Notable performers included Nintendo Co, which rose 1 percent after beating earnings forecasts.
*Nintendo will release new device in 2015/ 16. *Nintendo announced a surprise profit for 2 Q day earlier. TOKYO, Oct 30- Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd will develop a device to measure a user's fatigue and map their sleep, Chief Executive Satoru Iwata said on Thursday, the first offering from the company's newly created healthcare division.
*Nintendo soars on unexpected operating profit for FY. *Yahoo Japan dives on forecast cut for Apr-Dec period. TOKYO, Oct 30- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a fresh three-week high on Thursday morning as optimism about the U.S. economy buoyed sentiment, while Nintendo Co soared on better-than-expected earnings.
Oct 29- Akamai Technologies Inc, whose service helps speed up delivery of Web content, said a stronger U.S. dollar would hurt revenue growth in the current quarter, sending its shares down as much as 5 percent in after-market trade. The tepid revenue forecast took the shine off Akamai's higher-than-expected third-quarter results that drove up the company's...
Oct 29- Akamai Technologies Inc, whose service helps speed up delivery of Web content, reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, helped by strong demand for its media and security products. Akamai and rivals Level 3 Communications Inc and Limelight Networks Inc are benefiting from a surge in consumption and transfer of online media and...
Industrial production rose by 2.7 percent in September, the fastest pace since January, easing some concerns about Japan's factory activity and the broader economy. Japan's largest investment banking and securities group Nomura Holdings was boosted by better-than-expected earnings. Shares in the firm soared 5 percent after its second quarter net profit...
Japan's economy is in the spotlight in Asia's business calendar this week as investors look to a suite of economic indicators for signs of recovery following a sales tax hike earlier this year.
TOKYO, Sept 18- The head of Sony Corp's PlayStation division hopes to raise its profit outlook for this year, in stark contrast to the Japanese electronics firm's mobile business which has forecast deep losses and sent Sony's stock reeling.
Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Tuesday with Shanghai and Japanese shares leading the gains despite the absence of a U.S. lead.
Asian stock markets rose on Monday as a positive handover from Wall Street offset disappointing Chinese factory activity data.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21- U.S video game service Ouya is turning to Asia to capture the growth that has eluded the startup on its own home turf. Xiaomi, which in three years became China's top smartphone seller ahead of Apple Inc and Samsung, harbors ambitions beyond mobile gadgets.
Most Asian stocks reversed losses on late Wednesday as traders await the release of the U.S. Federal Reserve's meeting minutes due later in the day.
Asian equities traded mixed on Monday as a cautious sentiment set in after fresh conflict in Ukraine at the weekend.
Videogame streaming site Twitch can no longer fly under the legal radar, as evidenced by the announcement that videos in its archives with unlicensed music will be flagged muted.
Asian equities were mixed on Thursday as profit-taking overshadowed robust U.S. economic data overnight.