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  • *Petsmart to be acquired by private equity consortium. NEW YORK, Dec 15- U.S. stocks dipped on Monday as initial gains vanished, as did a brief rebound in crude oil prices. "You had some traders take profits on the early gains once oil moved to negative," said Rick Meckler, president of investment firm LibertyView Capital Management in Jersey City, New Jersey.

  • *Petsmart to be acquired by private equity consortium. NEW YORK, Dec 15- U.S. stocks were set to rise at the open on Monday, following the worst week for the S&P 500 in more than two years, with investors focused on crude oil prices which earlier hit a fresh 5-1/ 2- year low. Shares of pet supply retailer PetSmart rose 4.8 percent in premarket trading after it agreed to be...

  • Hot new video games to shine this holiday season Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 11:58 AM ET
    People walk past a billboard advertising the latest installment of 'Call of Duty' video game near Times Square in New York on November 6, 2014.

    A new lineup of video games for the 2014 holiday season has some promising signs that sales will go up this year.

  • Activision goes big with latest Call of Duty Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:05 PM ET
    A screen image from "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare"

    After last year's "Call of Duty: Ghosts" stumbled, analysts wonder if consumer fatigue may finally be hitting the franchise.

  • Early Movers: HSY, FB, GRMN, WLP, EA, DAL & more Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:16 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 28- Videogame publisher Electronic Arts Inc raised its 2015 forecast and reported stronger-than-expected second-quarter results on Tuesday, on cost controls and strong digital sales from titles including "FIFA" and "Madden." The Redwood City, California- based company said it expects $4.18 billion in non-GAAP revenue and non-GAAP net...

  • After-hours buzz: Express Scripts, Facebook & more Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Express Scripts, Facebook & more.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 28- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc reported better-than-expected revenue and profit for its fiscal second quarter on Tuesday, driven by strong digital sales from titles such as "FIFA" and by cost controls. Non-GAAP net income rose to $232 million, or 73 cents per share, from $105 million, or 33 cents per share, a year ago.

  • Electronic Arts revenue rises in 2nd quarter Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 28- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc reported higher revenue for the second quarter on Tuesday, driven by robust digital sales and cost control.

  • Alibaba's main Chinese competitor in mobile Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 2:33 PM ET
    WeChat app on an iPhone

    Despite its new prominence in the U.S., Alibaba's efforts in China to expand into mobile—the fastest growing part of e-commerce—faces challenges.

  • Facebook to launch new ad tools as brands eye exit Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:03 PM ET
    The Facebook logo is reflected against source code on the screen of a computer in this photo illustration.

    Facebook plans to unveil new tools to help marketers better target ads and measure their impact, according to sources.

  • 'Madden' scores touchdown...with viral video Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:08 PM ET
    A still image from the "Madden NFL 15: Madden Season" video, by Electronic Arts

    Electronic Arts' latest version of its hit "Madden" football video game launches Tuesday, and it's breaking records for views of its promotional video.

  • Amazon snaps up video start-up Twitch for $970M Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 5:11 PM ET
    Visitors stream online computer games on the Twitch Interactive stand at Gamescom video games trade fair in Cologne, Germany.

    The all-cash deal will give Amazon an extraordinarily popular streaming video arm—one that could actually rival Google's YouTube.

  • 'Madden' game kicks off big digital push for EA Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:04 PM ET
    Screen image from Madden 15

    EA is counting on its "Madden" football franchise to help it launch the company's boldest digital push to date.

  • Cheaper may have paid off for Sony in games battle Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:58 AM ET
    Playstation PS4 consoles on sale at Best Buy.

    Few know why the PlayStation 4 has won the recent console war, but a Nielsen study suggests that gamers aren't very brand loyal. Re/code reports.

  • Early movers: KO, MNST, EBAY, S, JCP, ATVI & more Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 7:55 AM ET
    A live market monitor is viewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Midday Movers: Kate Spade, Chevron, Insys & more Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 12:33 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Twitch brings the copyright hammer down Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 11:24 AM ET
    Attendees walk past televisions showing live streams of Twitch Interactive's video service during the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.

    Videogame streaming site Twitch can no longer fly under the legal radar, as evidenced by the announcement that videos in its archives with unlicensed music will be flagged muted.

  • Up, up and away! Tech trading above bubble highs Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    Microsoft and Cisco may sound old school compared to internet high fliers, but some of the old timers are at levels not seen since the dot com bubble.

  • Early movers: AAPL, MSFT, BA, DAL, DOW, PEP & more Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 7:57 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.