Asian shares were mixed on Friday in quiet trade with many regional markets shut for the Easter holidays, except for Japan, China and South Korea.» Read More
Wildfires continued to burn out of control across Southern California for a third day on Tuesday as 500,000 people fled the San Diego area, and firefighters made a desperate stand to save a mountain town ringed by flames.
Japan has developed the second most technologically powerful economy in the world after the United States, and the third-largest overall economy, after the U.S. and China.
The corporate headquarters of Sony Electronics has been closed Tuesday for the second day due to the wildfires ravaging Southern California.
A quarterly profit increase of 10 percent at Texas Instruments represented both good - and not-so-good news for Texas Instruments
Sources I'm talking to at the company suggest that an announcement could come soon that Microsoft will unveil a new version of Xbox 360 featuring a built-in HD-DVD player and HD tuner. The device might be officially unveiled during Bill Gates' keynote at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in January, which could be a bummer since it misses this upcoming Holiday Shopping season.
Microsoft said it would cut the Japan price of its Xbox 360 game gear by 13 percent to 34,800 yen ($305) on Nov 1 in a bid to shore up demand for the console struggling in a home turf of Nintendo and Sony.
The new vampire thriller "30 Days of Night" sucked the life out of its box office rivals, opening at No. 1 with estimated weekend sales of $16 million, according to studio estimates issued Sunday.
U.S. sales of video game hardware and software jumped 75 percent in September, driven by Microsoft's "Halo 3" and Nintendo's Wii console.
Sony on Thursday cut the price of its PlayStation 3 game console in the U.S. and announced an even cheaper model that will arrive before the holiday shopping season.
MySpace, the world's largest social networking site, said Tuesday it has signed a music video licensing deal with Sony BMG Music Entertainment supported by sharing advertising revenue.
The domestic box office has been disappointing the past two weekends, especially compared to last year's boffo openings of "The Grudge 2" and "The Departed." But actor/director Tyler Perry came out smiling, his "Why Did I Get Married" comedy from Lions Gate bringing in $21.5 million on what must have been a very small production budget.
With so much attention being paid to the kind of power Apple Inc. wields in the music business--trying to control pricing because of its infinitely popular iTunes online music store--there might be a threat even more serious for the rest of the music industry. And that includes Apple.
It's a big day for Michelle Wie today. It's her 18th birthday as well as her second anniversary from the day she announced she was turning pro. But things are not too rosy for the 6-foot-1 Korean American from Hawaii. Since turning pro she hasn't won any of the 16 LPGA tournaments and she still hasn't made a PGA Tour cut. Too lofty expectations? Perhaps...
Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson posted higher-than-expected earnings on Thursday but the company's average selling price for its phones showed a steeper-than-forecast decline.
Shares of Sony Financial Holdings , Sony's financial arm, rose 3.8% in their market debut on Thursday, after a $3 billion IPO and amid easing investor worries about the U.S. subprime crisis.
Nintendo said on Wednesday it would start selling its "Wii Fit" home fitness game in Japan in time for the critical year-end shopping season, sending its shares to a record high.
Sony's U.S. video games operation has created an advertising unit that will promote brands and products inside games such as its upcoming "Home" virtual world, the company said Monday.
We're headed into the holiday shopping season and this one will carry a familiar tune from Nintendo: shoppers looking to deck their dens with a new Wii may be out of luck. Again. The New York Post reports another round of Wii shortages on tap during this year's fourth quarter, even as the company has sold 11 million of these consoles worldwide.
Microsoft said Friday that Bungie, the crown jewel of its video game unit that was behind its hit "Halo" franchise, will become an independent company.
You can't say we didn't warn you: Halo 3 is an even bigger success than analysts thought it would be and the numbers are simply staggering. So staggering in fact that the game title alone might be enough to push Microsoft's Xbox 360 into the black for the first time in its history...