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Lacking any big surprises, the markets may seem to be on cruise control in the coming week, as investors await the U.S. mid-term election and the Fed's November meeting.
Two years ago, Nintendo could do no wrong. The Wii was at the height of its retail domination and competitors were scrambling for second place. Today it’s a much different story and the looming holiday season could be a crucial one that determines the strength – and perhaps the future - of the company’s core console business.
Do you have trouble making iPod earbuds stay in your ears? Does the least bit of exercise make them fall out? CNBC Contributor David Pogue has some suggestions for you.
Back then I questioned whether Apple was going to survive at all. And with two million shares in the company, the private bank group I co-managed had to make a decision.
Although Apple traditionally develops much of its technology in-house, the company still relies on a vast network of external suppliers to manufacture pieces of its popular products. ...A report from TheStreet.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Software sales at retail stores were down a shocking 6 percent last month to $614 million, according to The NPD Group. That’s vastly worse than analysts were expecting and could scare investors, who were holding out hope that September would be a bright spot in an otherwise dismal year for game sales.
If all goes according to plan, the video game industry could see its first positive sales growth since March in September—but in a year that has been filled with disappointing results, game publishers and developers know any plan is tentative at best.
Over the years, Intel has used aggressive and catchy marketing programs to help elevate its position in the computing marketplace. This cachet has served Intel well, allowing it to command top dollar for its products, which power the vast majority of PCs. The Intel juggernaut was apparent on Tuesday as the company reported earnings better than expected on a sharp revenue increase.
“Medal of Honor” hit stores at 12:01am Tuesday – and while it’s probably not the most important game of the year for EA spacer, it’s one of the most closely watched.
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Seventeen years ago, Panasonic tried to break into the video game industry, lasting only three years before it was forced out. Now it’s ready to try again.
September same store sales are in, and the vast majority have to be pleasantly surprised... How surprised? Overall, September same store sales are up 2.7 percent, versus expectations of 2.3 percent, according to RetailMetrics.
The battle to dominate new media is heating up again with Google waging the latest assault and they've clearly got Apple in their sights.
New signs emerged on Tuesday giving bullish investors more reasons to believe the S&P will march right up to 1,200 before Election Day.
Throngs of moviegoers "liked" "Social Network" this weekend, making the Facebook flick No. 1 at the weekend box office with $23 million in sales.
Adult dramas seldom draw crowds for midnight screenings, and they seldom sell out showings days ahead of a film's opening. But this may turn out to be quite a unique adult drama.
Nintendo’s jump into the 3D gaming world won’t happen until 2011.
After two years of prodding from Hollywood, the F.C.C. agreed to let movie studios activate technology to prevent films sold through video-on-demand systems from being copied. That could open the door to a new era, the NYT reports.
While Nintendo kicked off the motion control revolution four years ago and quickly dominated the field, Microsoft and Sony are betting there’s a lot of life – and money – left in the category.