By STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - With protests at U.S. embassies and four Americans dead, Mitt Romney is suddenly facing a presidential election focused on a foreign policy crisis he gambled wouldn't happen.
It did - and at a bad time for the GOP hopeful.
By The Associated Press
Companies in the video games business have been reporting earnings for the most recent quarter. Here's a look at reports and results for selected companies that make or sell video games.
- July 12: NPD Group reports that U.S. retail sales of video game hardware,
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Airlines Writer
More than 200 United Airlines passengers have been stranded for three days in Shanghai in a delay that began with an aircraft mechanical problem.
The passengers were supposed to leave on Wednesday for Newark, N.J. The airline says the Boeing 777 had a mechanical
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. retail sales of video game hardware, software and accessories fell 29 percent in June, marking the seventh consecutive month of decline.
Sales totaled $700 million. Sales of console and portable software - the video games themselves - fell 29 percent from a year earlier to $329
By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Five wounded warriors had to abandon their climb of Alaska's Mount McKinley this week, but they say it was weather and not their disabilities that ended the summit attempt.
The five men were all
NEW YORK (AP) - Activision is bringing its popular "Call of Duty" series to China as a free online game.
Activision Blizzard Inc. said Tuesday that it will publish the game through a partnership with Tencent Holdings Ltd., a Chinese online game company. There is
By The Associated Press
In mid-July, companies in the video games industry will begin releasing their earnings reports for the latest quarter. It will generally cover the April-June period, though many companies in the industry have fiscal quarters that depart from that
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A federal jury on Monday awarded $956 million to U.S. media group Liberty Media after concluding that the French entertainment group Vivendi deceived it in a decade-old deal involving the USA Networks.
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. retail sales of video-game hardware, software and accessories fell for a sixth consecutive month in May.
According to market tracker NPD Group, sales fell 28 percent from a year earlier to $517 million. The study tracks sales of new physical
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The unthinkable suddenly looks possible.
Bankers, governments and investors are preparing for Greece to stop using the euro as its currency, a move that could spread turmoil throughout the global financial