Friday , 1 August 2014

Nintendo reports heavy losses amid lagging Wii U sales

Nintendo reports heavy losses amid lagging Wii U sales

Pic: AP. TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo Co. sank to a worse-than-expected loss for the fiscal first quarter on lagging Wii U video-game machine sales. But the Japanese company behind ...

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Chinese portal Sohu reports $45 million loss

Chinese portal Sohu reports $45 million loss

Sohu chairman and CEO Charles Zhang. Pic: AP. BEIJING (AP) — Sohu.com Inc., operator of a popular Chinese Internet portal, says it lost $45 million in the latest quarter whi ...

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Emerging markets drive Google Play’s quest for dominance

Emerging markets drive Google Play’s quest for dominance

A video game is played on a Nexus 7 tablet at a Google event in San Francisco. Pic: AP. By Fergal Barry-Murphy Significant increases in customer numbers in the emerging markets of ...

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Sobbing Japanese politician tenders resignation

Sobbing Japanese politician tenders resignation

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese politician, who was seen sobbing over dubious spending in a video that went viral, has resigned. Ryutaro Nonomura, 47, a Hyogo Prefectural assemblyma ...

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Late-night US talk show ‘Conan’ debuts in China

Late-night US talk show ‘Conan’ debuts in China

Conan O’Brien. Pic: AP. BEIJING (AP) — The American late-night talk show “Conan” has racked up more than 3 million hits since its debut on an online video ...

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