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Video game sales rise in April on stronger lineup

(AP) -- Sales of console and portable video games grew 26 percent in April versus last year, a rise that a market research group that tracks the figures attributes to a stronger lineup of games such as "Mortal Kombat 2011" ...

dateMay 13, 2011 in Business
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What's causing the recent string of data breaches?

It's Cyber Security Awareness month, which has me wondering: are we doing all we can to protect our data? To help answer this question, I sat down with Girish Bhat of Wave Systems—an important collaborator of Micron's—to ...

dateOct 30, 2014 in Security
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NPD: October video game sales rise 1 percent

(AP) -- U.S. retail sales of video game hardware, software and accessories rose 1 percent to $1.08 billion in October, helped by sales of "Battlefield 3," market researcher NPD Group said Friday.

dateNov 11, 2011 in Business
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Cult video gaming firm closer to IPO

Leading video game hardware company Razer has secured $50 million from a Beijing-based venture capital fund that takes it potentially closer to a public listing, the company said Wednesday.

dateDec 21, 2011 in Business
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US shops see videogame sales drop in May

US videogame industry sales at real-world shops slumped in May on a light line-up of new titles and shifts to digital content offered for download on the Internet, according to NPD Group.

dateJun 14, 2011 in Business
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Y2K-style computer bug looms over Taiwan

Thousands of small businesses in Taiwan are looking with growing unease towards December 31, 2010, fearing that the New Year will trigger a local version of the Y2K "millennium bug".

dateJun 09, 2010 in Software
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Sun absorbs $147M loss as Oracle deal looms

(AP) -- Sun Microsystems Inc. recorded a $147 million loss while sales eroded 31 percent in the April-June period, likely the server and software maker's last full quarter as an independent company.

dateAug 29, 2009 in Business
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Sony's Stringer 'to step down' as president

Howard Stringer, the Welsh-born American head of Japanese games, music and electronics giant Sony, is to step down as the firm's president, reports said Saturday, while remaining CEO and chairman.

dateJan 07, 2012 in Business
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