A little-known Internet start-up that serves some of the Web's most controversial characters sees a business opportunity in cyberwars.
On Wednesday, Coinstar revealed details of its Redbox movie-streaming service. The direct attack on Netflix sent Coinstar up as much as 4 percent, while Netflix shares traded nearly 8 percent higher.
Japan's TV makers are selling buildings and businesses in a giant "garage sale" that could raise a combined $3 billion.
At the end of August, Apple seemed on top of the world. Fresh off a resounding $1.05 billion U.S. legal victory over arch-foe Samsung Electronics, the company was gearing up to launch its fifth iPhone. That was then.
GameStop is taking share and should benefit from the emerging game console cycle as the launch of the Nintendo Wii U leads to another wave of innovation, said CEO Paul Raines.
Maria Bartiromo, Jim Cramer, Joe Kernen, Larry Kudlow, and Tyler Mathisen prognosticate.
"Twilight" sucked more money out of theaters over the weekend with $17.4 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales.
South Korea's Samsung Electronics is taking aim at its Japanese rivals with an Android-powered digital camera that allows users to wirelessly upload pictures to social networking sites.
Japanese consumer electronics firms Sony and Panasonic face another two to three years of “poor profitability” if they do not regain their technological edge, Matt Jamieson, head of APAC Research with Fitch’s corporate ratings group, told CNBC on Friday.
Every year it seems the holiday season gets more competitive for retailers. First it was free shipping, now it’s free layaway and price-matching in guaranteed, speedy in-store pickup. Promises, promises. But do the programs really work?
Microsoft’s "Halo 4" sold $220 million worth of games in the first 24 hours. That beats the record "Halo 3" set in 2007.
According to Sony, "Skyfall" is off to an amazing start, with, Paul Dergarabedian, Hollywood.com president of the box office division.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin explains why the sky could be the limit for the latest installment of the James Bond series, "Skyfall."
While the videogame industry relies heavily on the holiday period to help boost publisher profits, some companies may find coal in their stocking this year.
Although capital gains taxes could rise following President Barack Obama’s re-election, something else signals a positive factor for the U.S. economy, Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget said Wednesday on CNBC.
Hong Kong may be synonymous with designer boutiques and luxury retail outlets, with names such as Louis Vuitton and Prada crowding the city, but local consumers appear to be far less image conscious, if their favorite brands are any indication.
*Fitch joins Moody's, S&P in cutting Sharp rating to junk. TOKYO/ HONG KONG, Nov 2- Shares of Japan's Sharp Corp fell and Fitch Ratings downgraded its debt to junk status on Friday, a day after it warned of a $5.6 billion net loss for the year and said it might not be able to survive on its own.
*Weak yen boosts exporters, with Honda up 3.3 pct. TOKYO, Nov 2- Japan's Nikkei share average climbed to a one-week high Friday as global cyclical shares such as carmakers rose on improved U.S. economic data. Honda Motor Co climbed 3.3 percent to 2,467 yen and Nissan Motor Co gained 2.1 percent.
*Sony shares gain 3 pct after rise in quarterly profit. TOKYO/ HONG KONG, Nov 2- Shares of Japan's Sharp Corp fell on Friday as worries about the TV and display maker's future deepened a day after it warned of a $5.6 billion net loss for this year and said it might not be able to survive on its own.
*Jobless claims and ADP jobs growth stronger than expected. NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. stocks climbed 1 percent on Thursday after both weekly jobless claims and data on growth in private-sector jobs pointed to improving labor market conditions a day before the government's closely watched monthly jobs report.