An upbeat handover from Wall Street on Thursday inspired gains in most Asian shares on Friday.» Read More
The media and sports agent rivals this year derisively dubbed Jay Z the "Rookie" after he signed Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano. No more.
Asian equity markets were mixed on Wednesday with Japan leading losses on profit-taking while Chinese shares rallied on news of financial reforms.
Dec 2- Akamai Technologies Inc said it will spend about $370 million to acquire Prolexic Technologies Inc, a pioneer in fighting distributed denial of service attacks, cyberthreats that cripple networks by overwhelming them with Internet traffic.
Dec 2- Akamai Technologies Inc said it will buy cloud-based cyber security provider Prolexic Technologies Inc for about $370 million to better defend its internet content delivery services from hacker attacks.
Mainland shares pared losses on Monday following a volatile session that saw it drop 1.6 percent on fears over reforms in the IPO market.
There's no one hot holiday toy this year, but parents have plenty of wow-worthy gifts to pick from.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 21- Microsoft Corp aims to upstage rival Sony Corp with a console that goes well beyond gaming and helps transform media viewing, a long-cherished but elusive goal. Yusuf Mehdi, chief marketing and strategy officer for Xbox, said preorders for Xbox One were running at twice the rate of 2005' s Xbox 360 but declined to elaborate.
Asia stocks rallied on Friday for a second straight session as investors cheered comments from Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen.
Nintendo has posted its best monthly sales in the U.S. this year, boosted by the launch of the 2DS and games Pokémon X and Pokémon Y in August.
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.
Asian stocks closed out Tuesday mixed in choppy trade as investors focused on central bank statements and awaited key U.S. economic data.
Asian stocks tracked their U.S. peers lower on Thursday following a slightly less dovish than expected tone from the Federal Reserve.
Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors tells CNBC's Cash Flow that it's time for stock pickers and hedge funds to move into Japan.
Atul Goyal, Senior Analyst at Jefferies says a leadership change at Nintendo will happen by the end of 2013-2014, but still maintains a buy rating on the stock.
Asian equities rose on Wednesday, taking their cue from a record finish on Wall Street ahead of a monetary-policy decision from the Federal Reserve.
*SoftBank, Mitsubishi Motors among top gainers. TOKYO, Oct 30- Japanese shares jumped to a one-week high on Wednesday morning, led by SoftBank Corp surging on hopes of solid earnings, and on expectations the Federal Reserve will maintain its ultra-easy money policy for at least the next few months.
Japanese and Chinese equities were sold-off on Wednesday afternoon on fears of bad bank debt and tight liquidity in China.
Asian equities rose on Monday after the S&P 500 hit a record high last week and as bets on extended U.S. monetary stimulus lifted risk appetite.
Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Thursday but pared gains after President Obama signed a last-minute Congressional deal to avert a debt default.