CNBC's Jon Fortt has details on another round of layoffs in the tech sector and whether job cuts at Yahoo and Sony are signs of deeper problems at both companies; with Porter Bibb, MediaTech Capital Partners.
Take a look at some of Monday’s morning movers:
See the brands that defied conventional wisdom and came back after everyone counted them out.
As video games increasingly compete with the movies for America’s entertainment dollars, gaming kingpins like Gabe Newell have become equivalent to the Samuel Goldwyns and Irving Thalbergs of last century.
A recent data breach may affect less than 1.5 million credit cards in North America, according to the card processor involved.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning’s early movers:
Software developers are salivating over prospects for the new iPad, which sold out online within two days of its unveiling and won't ship now for up to three weeks. Apple had originally set the ship date for March 16. The new iPad goes on sale in stores on a first-come, first-served basis on Friday.
Wal-Mart and five of the six major Hollywood studios are hoping they can beat the odds and keep alive their dying cash cow – the DVD business.
While it might run counter to most people's common sense, the hottest trend in the video game industry these days is giving away games for free.
Apple unveiled its new iPad to much fanfare, and one expert talked about what brand names were under the hood.
In his new book, "The Wide lens", award winning Dartmouth professor Ron Adner argues that we’re blind to how vulnerable a great innovation is to other players in its ecosystem. He says we need to widen our lens to see the big picture to see how the rules of innovation success change. In this excerpt Adner takes a look at Sony's eReader.
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Blizzard Entertainment, the creator of "World of Warcraft" and a substantial part of the video game industry's largest publisher, announced plans Wednesday to lay off 600 employees.
The elusive hacker movement known as Anonymous has carried out Internet attacks on well-known organizations like Sony and PBS. In August, the group went after its most prominent target yet: the Vatican.
Sony's PS Vita is the "ultimate portable gaming device" that will provide music, video, Internet access and, oh yes, 25 game titles to billions of gamers, Sony Consumer Entertainment America CEO Jack Tretton told CNBC Wednesday.
Sony's powerful gaming handheld, the PS Vita, officially launches in the U.S. today, with Jack Tretton, Sony Computer Entertainment of America CEO.
Western investors in Japan's disgraced Olympus have accused its banks of trying to take control of the boardroom by stealth, amid media reports that the firm's major creditors are set to install their own appointees in the top jobs.
The Vita Hill Social Club, which opened recently on the corner of Gough and Union, in the quiet Cow Hollow district of San Francisco, has the air of an exclusive gentlemen’s club, with its green leather chesterfield sofas, potted ferns and bar. The FT reports.
A new agreement widening access in China to films from around the world, effectively guarantees, at least for the foreseeable future, that only Hollywood’s most fantastic enterprises will be admitted to China on a favored basis, since those dominate the premium formats specified in the trade deal.
Workers around the developed world have been complaining of a squeeze on incomes over the past 20 years, but in Japan, thinner pay packets fuel wider deflation — making it even harder for the government to rein in its debt and for the BOJ to boost growth. The FT reports.