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  • TOKYO, Sept 16- This week's Tokyo Game Show is one of the world's biggest draws for gamers and developers, but the talk amid the virtual reality headsets and robot arms is of the industry giant that never turns up: Nintendo Co Ltd. It was a rare public splash, and gamers in Tokyo read Miyamoto's guest Apple appearance as a sign that executives in Nintendo's spartan...

  • Navigating the growing Muslim travel market

    Faeez Fadhlillah, CEO of Tripfez, talks about how his business integrates Salam Standard benchmarks to ensure that Muslim travelers' needs are met.

  • How tech made travel agents obsolete

    Using travel search engines to make travel bookings is second nature to value-conscious millennials, says Ross Veitch, CEO & co-founder of Wego.

  • COPENHAGEN, Sept 6- LEGO A/S reported a decline in revenue growth and profits for the first half of 2016, but only because the Danish toymaker needed time to add production capacity to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks in North America, the company said on Tuesday. But while sales in Asia and Europe, its most mature market, grew by double digits...

  • COPENHAGEN, Sept 6- LEGO A/S reported a decline in revenue growth and profits for the first half of 2016, but only because the Danish toymaker needed time to add production capacity to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks in North America, the company said on Tuesday. But while sales in Asia and Europe, its most mature market, grew by double digits...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 9- Top video game companies, caught off-guard by the runaway success of Pokemon Go, are wrestling with how to play catch-up to the augmented reality app that has become a worldwide phenomenon. "Today is not the right moment to release an experience," said Neil Young, chief executive of mobile game developer N3twork Inc and a former group general...

  • TOKYO, July 28- Flush with the stunning popularity of the Pokemon GO mobile game, Nintendo aims to make more from marketing popular characters such as Super Mario, taking a leaf from the Walt Disney playbook where Mickey Mouse and friends bring in billions of merchandising dollars each year. The success of Pokemon GO- created by Nintendo, Pokemon Company and...

  • July 25- The Force is with the U.S. toy industry this year. Demand for Star Wars merchandise is set to propel toy sales growth to a 17 year-high, according to industry research firm The NPD Group. "Star Wars is already at $300 million for the year," U.S. toys industry analyst Juli Lennett wrote in the report.

  • July 18- Toymaker Hasbro Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Monday, driven by strong demand for its Disney Princess and Frozen dolls and its action figures based on "Star Wars" movies. "Licensed toys are important to the toy industry, comprising nearly 30 percent of sales so far this year," research firm NPD Group analyst Frederique...

  • Pot for pets

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on medical marijuana for pets

  • Sunbathers apply UV filter cream on their bodies.

    Skin cancer cases are on the rise, and experts tell CNBC the steps consumers should take to guard themselves against it.

  • Carnival Corporation's CEO and President Arnold Donald and Fathom President Tara Russell toast the passengers, the crew and the historic voyage as Carnival's Adonia pulled away from Miami, Florida on its way to Cuba.

    This week, Carnival became the first U.S. company to dock a ship in Cuba in more than 50 years. CNBC got some pictures of the occasion.

  • Possible reason why NFL chose Twitter over Facebook

    The football league may have held arguments with Facebook over the value of games.

  • Tech has never been more expensive: Analyst

    George O'Connor, senior analyst at Panmure Gordon, discusses technology stocks and the problems plaguing sports camera maker GoPro.

  • Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors

    The Golden State Warriors' torrid start to the National Basketball Association season has sparked intense demand for tickets.

  • Rollors Lawn Game

    This Air Force officer started a new lawn game. Is it worth quitting his day job (the military) over? Carol Roth has the answer.

  • The U.K. is confiscating hoverboards

    Knockoffs of the popular toys are being taken away for safety reasons.

  • Eric Schneiderman has opened an inquiry into DraftKings and FanDuel over the fraudulent use insider information, the NYT reports.

  • Assani Fisher at the DraftKings suite at Gillette Stadium in September

    Top players can make huge cash in the booming but criticized daily fantasy sports industry, which is led by DraftKings and FanDuel.

  • Andy Murray of Britain hits the ball to Nick Kyrgios of Australia during their first round match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York, September 1, 2015.

    Nike has long dominated the tennis wars with many of the biggest stars in the game, but Under Armour is betting big on its newest star.