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  • Chinese shares tumbled on Monday due to a sharp selloff in the financial and property sectors, while Wall Street's lead boosted the rest of Asia.

  • NSA 'tapped N. Korean networks' before Sony attack Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 3:32 AM ET
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

    Evidence gathered about N. Korea proved critical in President Obama accusing the country of ordering the cyberattack on Sony. The NYT reports.

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Japan's Nikkei share average crawled back from a 2-1/ 2- month low on Monday morning as U.S. stocks rebounded after strong economic data buoyed sentiment, while the weaker yen helped exporters rise. Bucking the strength, Sharp Corp dived 9.1 percent to 229 yen, the lowest since December 2012, after the Nikkei business daily reported that the company is...

  • Eastwood's 'Sniper' targets US box office record Sunday, 18 Jan 2015 | 3:25 PM ET

    Oscar-nominated war film "American Sniper" led N. American box office charts over the weekend with a record-smashing $90.2 million in ticket sales.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 18- Oscar-nominated war film "American Sniper" led U.S. and Canadian box office charts over the weekend with a record-smashing $90.2 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates. Dan Fellman, head of domestic distribution at the Time Warner Inc. unit Warner Bros., which distributed "American Sniper," said it had become "an instant cultural...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 18- Oscar-nominated war film "American Sniper" led U.S. and Canadian box office charts over the weekend with a record-setting $90.2 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates. The film, which smashed the record for a January weekend, was directed by Clint Eastwood and stars Bradley Cooper. "American Sniper" was released by Warner Brothers, a...

  • Pedestrians walk near the Swiss National Bank headquarters in Bern, Switzerland.

    Shanghai shares outperformed the region on Friday, as the rest of Asia languished on heightened volatility induced by the Swiss National Bank.

  • Need some espionage done? Hackers for hire online Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    File photo: Participants at a hacking conference in Germany

    There is a growing cottage industry of ordinary people hiring hackers for much smaller acts of espionage. The NYT reports.

  • *Ibiden, Shinko Electric fall on Intel's weaker-than-expected forecast. TOKYO, Jan 16- Japan's Nikkei share average fell 2.3 percent on Friday morning after U.S. stocks dropped for a fifth day and the yen rose after Switzerland abandoned its cap on the franc, hurting Japanese exporters such as electronics and car manufacturers. nearing a one-month low of...

  • Video games spring back on strong console sales Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 6:30 PM ET
    A customer poses with three new Xbox One video games after purchasing them in Los Angeles.

    The multiyear losing streak by the video game industry finally came to an end in 2014, though any celebrations may be muted.

  • Competitors unite against cyber threats Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 4:33 PM ET
    L-R: Mark McLaughlin, Chris Young, Michael Brown and Ken Xie at the Cyber Threat Alliance event.

    As companies face growing threats from hackers, four cyber security firms are have joined forces to share intelligence.

  • Obama wrong to rip Sony without the facts: Diller Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 10:40 AM ET
    Barry Diller speaks during the CNBC Next 25 Gala in New York on Nov. 6, 2014.

    Media mogul Barry Diller tells CNBC that Sony deserves sympathy for the hacking attack and for President Barack Obama criticism.

  • Barry Diller: Don't expect fallout for Sony  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 8:11 AM ET

    Barry Diller, IAC chairman, discusses the reaction to leaked emails after Sony's hack attack.

  • The three things to know from CES Tuesday Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:07 AM ET
    Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivers a keynote address at the 2015 International CES yesterday in Las Vegas.

    The first day of the International Consumer Electronic Show kicked off Tuesday and there was plenty to talk about.

  • *Skymark dives after Asahi says it will not seek help from ANA. TOKYO, Jan 15- Japan's Nikkei gained on Thursday, recovering from a one-month low as rebounding oil prices eased worries about the global economy, while a pause in the rising yen lifted exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp. The Nikkei rose 1.0 percent to 16,970.96 in mid-morning trade.

  • The battle going on in the market right now Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 2:51 PM ET

    Here's what the big battle in the market will be in 2015, says Westwood Capital's Dan Alpert.

  • Here's the real reason for the market selloff Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 2:33 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Investors are getting hit from all sides — Europe, earnings, and the list goes on — but here's the real reason for the market selloff, says floor trader Kenny Polcari.

  • Commodity rout drag Asian stock markets lower Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 8:53 AM ET

    The persisting turmoil in commodity markets ignited risk aversion in most Asian stock markets on Wednesday, with Tokyo and Sydney equities finishing at fresh lows.

  • Inside North Korea's international money machine Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 1:47 PM ET
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

    Beyond sanctions, U.S. officials are hoping to further target and isolate North Korea's international finance machine.

  • A man is reflected on an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, November 17, 2014.

    Asian shares were mixed on Tuesday, as traders weighed a better-than-expected trade report from the mainland and the continued fall in global oil markets.