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  • In Las Vegas, Sports Books in a Pocket Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | 12:06 PM ET
    Welcome to Las Vegas Sign

    On a recent Sunday in the sports book at the M Resort in nearby Henderson, gamblers seeking action on professional and college football games were engaging in a much different ritual: betting through hand-held devices no larger than a smartphone.

  • Time for Take Two to Quit Sports? Thursday, 24 Dec 2009 | 11:18 AM ET

    It’s obvious that the company is never going to earn its letterman’s jacket, so perhaps the time has come for it to walk away from the sports category.

  • HP a Racist? Wednesday, 23 Dec 2009 | 4:00 PM ET
    Hewlett Packard

    If you haven't seen the video on youtube yet, it's worth a look. If this is legit, it's brutal, and Hewlett-Packard , the world's largest personal computer maker, has some major explaining to do.

  • Will Icahn Stake Mean a Take Two Sale? Friday, 18 Dec 2009 | 3:38 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Carl Icahn and Take Two Interactive Software are hardly strangers.  The investor raised eyebrows Thursday after reporting an 11.3 percent stake in the video game publisher. Given his activist shareholder history, some took that as a sign that Take Two would soon be back on the sales block.

  • RIMM Redemption Friday, 18 Dec 2009 | 12:06 PM ET

    Big swings can often lead to strikeouts. But it can also mean home runs, and that's exactly what "Options Action" contributor and Phoenix Partner's Chief Derivatives Strategist Dan Nathan hit last week by purchasing the RIMM December 60/65 strangle ahead of earnings.

  • RIM Soars, Stuns the Street Thursday, 17 Dec 2009 | 5:36 PM ET

    So much concern, so much talk about dealing with disappointment, and a perceived slowdown in Blackberry momentum amid so much media clamor about anything and everything Droid from Google and what does Research in Motion do? Blows everyone away, that's what.

  • Oracle Beats, and Beats Big Thursday, 17 Dec 2009 | 4:53 PM ET

    If you think about the Oracle earnings release, it might be even more impressive than it seems. Consider that it has been more than a year since its last acquisition of any real significance, and yet the company was able easily to beat top line forecasts.

  • Now Might Be the Time for Oracle Thursday, 17 Dec 2009 | 10:59 AM ET

    This should be an intriguing report from Oracle tonight after the bell, and potentially the best argument yet that this sleeper and not-so-gentle-giant is poised for a break-out.

  • Nintendo Dominating 2009 Game Sales Tuesday, 15 Dec 2009 | 2:07 PM ET

    A list of the year’s 10 best selling games through the end of November shows titles for the Nintendo Wii and DS filling six slots— with 15.5 million units sold. That’s over 58 percent of the list’s total sales.

  • As Prices Fall, Blu-Ray Players Are Invited Home Monday, 14 Dec 2009 | 9:38 AM ET
    Sony Blu-ray Disc

    Blu-ray, a high-definition variation of the DVD format introduced three years ago, was initially met by a collective shrug from most consumers. Who needed another black box to connect to the TV, the thinking went, even if it did promise to play movie discs in clear, crisp high-definition?

  • Video Game Sales Fall Again, Despite 'Modern Warfare 2' Thursday, 10 Dec 2009 | 6:58 PM ET
    Modern Warfare 2

    The largest entertainment launch of the year wasn’t enough to push video game sales into positive territory in November, raising concerns about the overall health of the industry.

  • S&P Will Reach 1,160 by Year-End: Equity Strategist Friday, 4 Dec 2009 | 6:45 PM ET

    Many investors are too conservatively positioned to the end of the year, said Thomas Lee, chief U.S. equity strategist at JPMorgan. He told investors where they should be looking.

  • Take Two: A One-Trick Pony Once Again? Friday, 4 Dec 2009 | 11:39 AM ET
    Grand Theft Auto IV

    Take Two Interactive Software has always fought against its reputation as a company with one bullet in its gun: the Grand Theft Auto series. In recent years, it seemed to be making some headway in those efforts, building a number of strong, if not super-powered, franchises that were far removed from its flagship title.

  • Wal-Mart Price Cuts Savage GameStop Shares Wednesday, 2 Dec 2009 | 5:25 PM ET

    A brewing price war over video games is taking its toll on the industry’s top specialty retailer.

  • Open Source as a Model for Business Is Elusive Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | 12:32 PM ET
    Close up of someone typing on a laptop.

    In many ways, MySQL embodies the ideals of the populist software movement known as open source, in which a program’s creator releases it to the world free of charge, and legions of volunteers contribute improvements that are also freely shared.

  • modern_warfare3_300.jpg

    To say “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” is a hit is akin to calling the Atlantic Ocean a bit humid. The video game has shattered sales records throughout the entertainment industry – besting other games, films and books.

  • Nielsen Ratings Coming to Video Games Friday, 20 Nov 2009 | 4:30 PM ET

    The television industry has known for years that video games are a threat to viewership, but a new pilot program might finally give some insight into exactly how big that threat is.

  • Building an Online Bulwark to Fend Off Identity Fraud Thursday, 19 Nov 2009 | 11:23 AM ET

    Identity fraud has been on the rise, as criminal cunning may be mixing with desperation during the downturn. But a new breed of products is tackling the trickier matter of preventing identity theft, says the New York TImes.

  • Microsoft Store Employees Bust Out the Electric Cringe Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 1:18 PM ET

    A video making the rounds online shows employees at a Microsoft store in California busting out a lame version of the electric slide set to the Black-Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling.” It makes you wonder: If Apple's won the cool game, is Microsoft trying to corner the market on cringe?!

  • Modern Warfare 2 Grosses $550 Million in Five Days Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 9:59 AM ET
    Modern Warfare 2

    Sales of Activision Blizzard's latest game is breaking gaming records and giving Hollywood a run for its money, literally.

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  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.

  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.