| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Video game sales fell to $443 milllion in July, representing a drop of 19% from the same time a year earlier, according to a newly released report from researcher the NPD Group.
Hardware sales declined a more precipitous 34% to $99 million in July, from...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:08 AM
With all the hype surrounding the newest and hottest pieces of technology on the market, it’s easy to forget about some products of years past that were destined for failure.
The newest version of the iPhone is due to be unveiled next month and...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Microsoft's tumultuous fall on the stock market during the last 13 years has largely been fueled by missteps in the consumer products market.
Though Bill Gates had significant control until 2006, soon-departing Chief Executive Steve Ballmer ultimately...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
U.S. consumer spending on video games fell in the second quarter as fewer titles were released and players anticipated the release of new consoles, said research firm NPD Group in a report Thursday.
In the three months that ended in June, Americans...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:39 AM
The digital media company Maker Studios has acquired Blip, a company best known for its technology for distributing original Web series.
The Culver City studio behind such YouTube personalities as Lloyd Ahlquist (EpicLLOYD) and Peter Shukoff (Nice...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Xbox Music, Microsoft Corp.'s entry into the ever-expanding music-streaming industry, will introduce applications for Android and iOS devices and allow free streaming on the Web, the company said Sunday.
Microsoft launched Xbox Music about a year ago,...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:06 PM
While the state of the economy remains debatable, shoppers will continue to be conservative with their Christmas budgets, retail analysts say. And that means more bargain hunting.
Here are some tips from deal-finding experts and local savvy shoppers...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Activision Blizzard Inc. and a group of investors led by its top executives are buying most of Vivendi's stake in the world's largest video game publisher in an $8.2-billion transaction.
The deal would free the Santa Monica company from the financial...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Despite their hefty price tags, the PlayStation 4 and XBox One video game consoles just might be the most sought after gifts of the holiday season.
And last minute shoppers beware. The consoles are most likely sold out in the Baltimore area and even...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:57 AM
El año que termina dejó tocada la integridad de las empresas tecnológicas en EE.UU. con la alarmante constatación de lo vulnerables que son sus usuarios ante el espionaje de estado, un escándalo que eclipsa el sinfín de novedades generadas por este sector...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Sony Computer Entertainment used the high-visibility stage of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show to announce a new Internet streaming service that will deliver games beyond the video game console.
Sony will offer popular PlayStation 3 games via the...