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  • Michelle Wie: An ESPN Reporter's Break Down Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 10:29 AM ET
    Michelle Wie

    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...

  • Sony Ericsson Tops Profit Target, Phone Prices Dip Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 4:28 AM ET

    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.

  • Sony Financial Rises Modestly in Market Debut Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 2:45 AM ET

    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.

  • Gamers Shaping Up? Nintendo Unveils 'Wii Fit' Wednesday, 10 Oct 2007 | 6:12 AM ET

    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 Creates Ad Unit for Video Games Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 4:13 PM ET

    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.

  • Wii are All Sold Out, Sorry Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 2:31 PM ET

    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 'Halo' Creators to be Separate Company Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 12:22 PM ET

    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.

  • Halo 3: Does Success Push Bungie Out Of The Game? Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 3:17 PM ET

    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...

  • 'Halo 3' Scores $300 million for Microsoft Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 1:35 PM ET

    Microsoft announced Thursday that its “Halo 3” game achieved more than $300 million in sales in the first week of sales.

  • Apple's iPod Still Rules, But Rivals Are Circling Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 1:26 PM ET
    Apple iPod

    Apple, which introduced a new line of iPods in early September, has managed to stay one step ahead of the competition--so far.

  • Sony BMG Music Venture Wins EU Approval Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 7:20 AM ET

    Japanese electronics giant Sony and Germany's Bertelsmann won competition clearance from the European Commission on Wednesday for their recorded music joint venture.

  • Nokia Signs Video Deals with CNN, Sony, Others Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 9:10 AM ET

    The world's top cellphone maker Nokia has signed partnership deals with seven companies including CNN and Sony Pictures to bring video content to its top-of-the-range multimedia phones.

  • Microsoft "Halo 3" 1st-Day Game Sales at $170 Million Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | 8:13 AM ET
    Tristan Greenwood 12, looks at a display showing the box for Microsoft's latest game "Halo 3" at Universal Studios Citywalk in Los Angles on Monday, Sept 24, 2007. The new version of the most popular Microsoft Xbox 360 video game franchise,  goes on sale at midnight. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

    Microsoft's "Halo 3" video game set an opening-day U.S. sales record of $170 million, outdoing any video game or movie debut and giving the company's money-losing entertainment unit a strong boost toward profitability.

  • Sony Sells 250,000 'PSP' PlayStations in Japan: Report Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | 11:21 AM ET

    Sony sold about 250,000 units of the new version of the PlayStation Portable in Japan in the four days since its launch, a game magazine publisher said on Wednesday, roughly matching total Japanese sales of the original PSP in the two months through August.

  • Nintendo Becomes Japan's 2nd Most Valuable Company Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 1:36 AM ET

    Nintendo roared past Canon to become Japan's second most valuable company behind Toyota Motor, driven by its hot-selling Wii game console and DS handheld player.

  • Hello Halo! Monday, 24 Sep 2007 | 11:01 AM ET

    Inside of a week now to the year's most anticipated entertainment event. Not Shrek. Spider-man. Even Pirates. Nope, I'm talking Master Chief, Cortana. The Covenant. I'm talking "Halo 3."

  • Sony Delays PS3 'Home', Mum on Price Cuts Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 1:30 AM ET

    Sony said on Thursday it would postpone the launch of its "Home" virtual community service for its PlayStation 3 game console to early next year, the latest setback in its video game battle with Microsoft and Nintendo.

  • Sony Financial Sets Price Range for IPO Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | 4:20 AM ET

    Sony's financial arm plans to raise as much as 348 billion yen ($3.03 billion) after setting a tentative price range of 380,000 to 400,000 yen per share for its initial public offering next month.

  • Sony, Time Warner Going Online In Major Way Tuesday, 11 Sep 2007 | 11:03 AM ET
    Sony Online Entertainment

    Media companies have a pretty clear model--they create TV and movie content, and they try to monetize that content over a number of platforms, from video-on-demand, to most notably, the Internet. Now media companies are fostering creative divisions to create significant amounts of content designed entirely for distribution online.

  • Stocks ended a seesaw trading session mixed as a recovery in financial stocks and a rally in tech the tech sector were offset by uncertainty of the future of the U.S. economy. "You can't be real negative on the market because the Fed could ease at any moment, given how seized up the commercial paper market is," said Tony Dwyer of FTN Midwest Securities.