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An upbeat handover from Wall Street on Thursday inspired gains in most Asian shares on Friday.
The developer of Flappy Bird, currently the most popular free mobile game, has announced that he is taking the game down on Sunday.
Feb 5- Akamai Technologies Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results as its media and entertainment clients used more of its content delivery services to manage traffic over the Internet. Akamai's shares rose 5 percent in trading after the bell. Akamai's revenue rose 15 percent to $436 million in the fourth quarter.
Asian equity markets traded mixed on Wednesday. Overnight gains on Wall Street pushed Japan and South Korea shares on a rebound.
Nintendo's new 10-year strategy includes an unexpected focus on nonwearable health monitors.
Asian stocks suffered heavy losses on Thursday amid signs of a contraction in China and following the Fed;s decision to continue reducing stimulus.
Investors were unimpressed, wiping $1.2 billion from the value of Nintendo's Tokyo- traded shares in little more than 30 minutes on Thursday, as CEO Satoru Iwata made his pitch for a "non-wearable" project in 2015 to help users stay healthy.
Asian equity markets rebounded on Wednesday after a rate hike from the Turkish central bank soothed worries over volatility in emerging markets.
Ed Rogers, CEO and CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors, discusses Japanese stocks, from banking where a drop in bond trading revenue is expected, to Nintendo and Canon.
Nintendo is looking at how to squeeze more out of its Mario franchise and revive its fortunes after admitting that its Wii U console has been a flop.
Nintendo shares slumped on Monday following a huge profit loss warning, but analysts told CNBC the company could be on the verge of a paradigm shift.
Mainland shares dropped below the 2,000 mark for the first time in six months over liquidity fears.
Shares in Nintendo tumbled by nearly a fifth on Monday after it warned of a third straight year of operating losses.
Nintendo said on Friday that sales of its Wii U consoles had flopped, pushing it to a third consecutive annual loss.
Trade in Asian equity markets was subdued on Friday after underwhelming U.S. earnings results pulled the plug on Wall Street's two-day rally.
Asian equities were mostly lower on Tuesday with Japan's benchmark index as the region's top loser following a sell-off on Wall Street overnight.
Game consoles sold in China are mostly modified to allow pirated games, causing console makers to lose out on royalties from software sales.
Asian equity markets were mostly lower on Thursday after China's annual consumer inflation hit a seven-month low in December.
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday with Japan's benchmark index outperforming its peers, which traded flat despite a positive global lead.
Just how much of a boost will foreign game-makers like Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft get from the China market? CNBC's Julia Wood reports.