NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 08:00 2019-09-11

Video game retailer GameStop closing 180 to 200 stores globally

GameStop is closing between 180 and 200 underperforming stores globally by the end of this fiscal year, officials announced Tuesday.       ...

Video game retailer GameStop closing 180 to 200 stores globally

Source: usatoday.com

Abercrombie & Fitch shares tank 17% on weak same-store sales, retailer closing 3 flagship stores Abercrombie's same-store sales growth of 1% during the first quarter came in short of what analysts were expecting, sending the retailer's stock tumbling....
15:39 2019-05-29

Kmart, Sears closing additional stores by the end of the year. Is your location closing? Weeks after announcing 26 Sears and Kmart locations would close in October, additional stores are facing a similar fate in December.       ...
18:39 2019-08-31

GameStop hopes renovations will keep its retail stores alive GameStop thinks it has a way to keep its stores relevant as downloads take hold: revamp the stores themselves. The chain has unveiled a team-up with designers at R/GA on a pilot program to renovate stores and give them a "place in the video gaming c......
21:00 2019-07-15

Walmart to Pull Violent Video Game Signage From Stores Walmart said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores in the United States to take down signs and playable demos of violent video games but made no changes to its policy on selling firearms....
12:52 2019-08-10

Walmart asks employees to pull violent video game signage from stores Walmart Inc said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores across the United States to take down signs and playable demos of violent video games but has made no changes to its policy on selling firearms....
18:26 2019-08-09

Walmart tells staff to pull violent video game signage from stores Walmart Inc said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores in the United States to take down signs and playable demos of violent video games but made no changes to its policy on selling firearms....
22:00 2019-08-09

Walmart removing violent video game displays from stores and reviewing gun sale policies Following two shootings inside its stores, Walmart is removing violent video game displays and reviewing its policies regarding gun sales.       ...
22:26 2019-08-09

Walmart removing violent video game displays, signs from stores but still selling guns Following two shootings inside its stores, Walmart is removing violent video game displays and signs from stores, the retailer confirmed Thursday.       ...
06:52 2019-08-09

Walmart Removes Video Game Displays and Hunting Videos in Bid to Strip Violent Images From Stores Walmart is removing from its stores nationwide signs, displays or videos that depict violence following a mass shooting at one of its stores in Texas, though it has not changed its policy on gun sales. The retailer instructed employees in an internal memo to remove any marketing material, turn off o...
20:52 2019-08-09

These stores are closing locations in 2019 The decline of brick-and-mortar stores isn't expected to slow down. Here are the stores that are closing or have closed locations in 2019.       ...
13:39 2019-07-03

Grand Closing: Topshop to Shutter All U.S. Stores By now, we’re all well-acquainted with the power of the Fenty Effect, but did the Beyoncé backlash contribute to the closing of Topshop’s U.S. stores?...
00:00 2019-05-25

All Avenue stores closing, liquidation now underway Plus-size retailer the Avenue will close its 222 stores in 33 states, according to a press release from liquidation company Hilco Merchant Resources.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Fred's closing another 49 stores this summer, see the list Discount retailer Fred's announced a third round of closings since April with 49 more stores to shutter. The combined closures represent 56% of chain.       ...
15:52 2019-06-21

Barneys New York files for bankruptcy, several stores closing The iconic high-end retailer Barneys has filed for bankruptcy. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.       ...
18:39 2019-08-06

Walmart removes violent video game displays from its stores. The gun displays will stay. The retail giant sent a memo to its employees this week asking them to remove certain video game advertisements and demos, along with hunting videos and violent movies....
04:13 2019-08-10

When are Payless stores closing? It depends but some are staying open longer Payless ShoeSource originally said all U.S. stores would close by the end of May 2019. Now the footwear chain says some stores will be open in June.        ...
04:26 2019-05-22

Going out of business: Ascena Retail Group closing all of its nearly 650 Dressbarn stores For now, the Dressbarn website and all stores are open. The company says there are no current changes to its return, refund, or gift card policies.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Bath & Body Works closing 24 stores while opening 46 new locations Bath & Body Works is closing 24 stores, open 46 and renovating 175 in 2019, according to parent company L Brands.        ...
06:26 2019-05-23

More than 8,200 stores are closing in 2019 as the retail apocalypse drags on — here's the full list Seph Lawless More than 8,200 stores are expected to close in 2019. Fred's, Sears, Kmart, Party City, Walgreens, and Barneys, are among the retailers that have recently announced store closings. Charlotte Russe, Family Dollar, and Chico's recently announced more than 1,100 store closures in a span o...
00:26 2019-09-10

Sephora closing stores for diversity training day following Sza's accusation of profiling Sephora is shutting down its stores across the U.S. for one day. The chain says employees will participate in diversity training.        ...
18:39 2019-06-04

Barneys New York files for bankruptcy and announces 15 closing stores. See the list. Barneys New York has filed for bankruptcy protection and will close 15 of its 22 stores, the luxury retailer announced in a statement Tuesday.       ...
18:39 2019-08-06

CVS, Payless and Victoria's Secret are just some of the brands closing stores in 2019 While 2019 is on track to be a record year for store closings, it's not expected to bring the same amount of empty retail space as last year.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

GameStop Lays Off Over 100 People, Including Nearly Half Of Game Informer's Staff The struggling retail chain GameStop laid off over a hundred employees today, both at its corporate headquarters in Grapevine, Texas and at other offices including its subsidiary Game Informer magazine in Minnesota, where nearly half of the editorial staff lost their jobs in a surprise cut....
04:39 2019-08-21

Google Duo's Group Video Calling Now Available Globally on Android, iOS Google Duo has brought the Data Saving mode that comes as a replacement of the earlier Limit mobile data usage option. Google Duo's group video calling feature is also rolling out globally, with......
17:13 2019-05-24

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splitscreen, Bernie....
17:00 2019-06-18

Raspberry Pi 4 hits stores with faster CPU, 4K video, and RAM options A new quad-core ARM Cortex-A72 processor enables the Pi 4 to display 4K video on two monitors at once and offer OpenGL ES 3.0 3D graphics for games.Read More...
10:13 2019-06-24

No, Walmart Isn't Telling Its Stores To Remove Violent Video Games One day after Walmart asked employees to remove signage for “violent” video games, a news report said that Walmart is going one step further and ceasing sales for most video games. According to a Walmart representative speaking with Kotaku, that is not the case....
13:39 2019-08-10

Bargain shopping for video games, gaming accessories can pay off at dollar stores Video game junkies can find treasures at dollar stores. The bargains include headphones, batteries, chargers, other accessories and 'Titanfall 2.'        ...
14:52 2019-05-25

Finding a buyer for Boost Mobile is still the key to closing the T-Mobile-Sprint merger (VIDEO) Time to check back in to see what is happening with our favorite soap opera, "As the Deal Turns." When we last left our cast of characters, the Justice Department (DOJ) was waiting to see if outspoken Dish Network CEO Charles Ergen would go ahead and spend $6 billion to purchase Boost Mobile and som...
09:26 2019-06-29

Video game accessories let you fine tune the feel, sound and seat of your game New controllers aren't the only driver of the multibillion-dollar video game accessory market. There's chairs and even drinks from game company Razer.       ...
18:00 2019-08-13

I Love When Video Game Music Is So Good I Forget To Actually Play The Game One of my favorite games of the last several years is Facepalm Games’ The Swapper. I like it for a lot of reasons: it’s got this beautiful stop-motion clay art style, an immediately compelling hook in the titular Swapper, a gun that lets you clone yourself and zap your consciousness between those cl...
01:13 2019-07-04

‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change Spending on video games and related equipment reached an all-time high last year, with Americans shelling out $42 billion to immerse themselves in virtual worlds where they can steal cars, shoot cowboys, and fight Nazis with abandon. But as tens of thousands of video game fans and creators gather in...
11:52 2019-06-11

History’s Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars — A romp through gaming’s early days Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars is a documentary airing soon on the History Channel that captures the great moments of the dawn of video games.Read More...
18:13 2019-06-07

Retail stores get a bad rap, as closures pile up. But here's how stores boost online sales A new survey from the International Council of Shopping Centers shows bricks-and-mortar stores clearly offer a boost to online sales, and vice versa. ICSC says it's a "halo effect."...
00:13 2019-07-23

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO says smaller stores are the future (as it closes 3 of its largest stores) While Abercrombie & Fitch is planning to close three more of its flagship retail locations, it's opening additional smaller-format stores in a bid to keep traffic growing....
21:26 2019-05-29

Most Payless stores are closed, but here are the 665 stores that will be open in June While Payless said all of its U.S stores would be shuttered by the end of May, 665 stores are sticking around a little longer. Here's that list.        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Why the gaming world will be worse once GameStop is gone Enlarge / Artist's conception of a customer virtually experiencing a world without GameStop. (credit: Ava Williams/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) Major game retailer GameStop has been having more than its fair share of struggles lately. After giving up on a search for a buyer in January, th...
18:26 2019-08-02

GameStop Rises but Struggles to Score Shares of the videogame retailer jumped more than 8% on Monday, on track for its best daily performance since January, after saying it would buy back as many as 12 million of its own shares starting on Tuesday....
20:52 2019-06-10

Iron Maiden sue video game company for $2m over Ion Maiden game Band argue that game ‘is attempting to trade off on Iron Maiden’s notoriety’ and is confusing customersIron Maiden are suing video game company 3D Realms over the game Ion Maiden, which they describe as an “incredibly blatant” infringement on their trademark.The lawsuit, which demands $2m (£1.58m) i...
13:26 2019-05-30

ThinkGeek.com to close, replaced as a section of GameStop Sad news for anyone who loves geeky goods and top-notch April Fools’ jokes: ThinkGeek.com, the 20-year-old online retailer known for selling more geek-centric gadgets and peripherals than you could fit in a TARDIS, is going away. According to an FAQ sitting at the top of its site, ThinkGeek is...
23:52 2019-06-14

GameStop Eliminates Dividend, as Sales Fall By cutting the dividend, GameStop said it hopes to strengthen its balance sheet and give itself more financial flexibility. The videogame retailer said the move will save about $157 million in cash annually....
00:00 2019-06-05

GameStop’s future is grim as its stock price crumbles GameStop's stock price is plummeting. Analysts don't think it will recover, but it's not necessarily the end for the company. It has another chance.Read More...
05:39 2019-06-06

Confessions Of A Teenaged Strip-Mall GameStop Delinquent Everybody at the strip was convinced that Caleb had stolen the cash. We were leaned back in uncomfortable metal chairs that left dents in our legs, sitting around a table littered with menthol cigarette butts. “The strip” was a strip mall, sterile and unexceptional, home to a Starbucks, a Cold Stone...
20:26 2019-09-09

The Best Video Game Art Of 2019* Ah, it’s June, which means it’s time once more for Into The Pixel, an annual event held alongside E3 that celebrates some of the best work being done by the artists responsible for conjuring the worlds that we all enjoy in our favourite games....
04:26 2019-06-05

Our First Look At The New Avengers Video Game You know what’s weird: how we haven’t had big blockbuster video games based on The Avengers. That’s changing now, though, with the reveal tonight of...Avengers....
07:13 2019-06-11

Why is video game slo-mo so frequently a no-go? Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
07:52 2019-06-21

The Video Game Industry Can't Go On Like This At about this time next year, we’ll have a pretty good idea of what the next generation of video games will look like. New consoles will likely be shown off, bold new streaming initiatives will begin to launch, and we’ll see all the wonderful kinds of games they will bring us. All these new things w...
22:26 2019-07-22

GameStop's dividend halt, revenue miss drag shares down 10% GameStop Corp on Tuesday halted its quarterly dividend after reporting a 13.3% fall in first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates, hurt by slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores....
00:39 2019-06-05

200 GameStop closures planned ahead of “a much larger tranche” coming (credit: Flickr / stan) Major gaming retailer GameStop says it will be closing "between 180 and 200 underperforming stores" in the next six months. That statement comes following 195 store closures in the last 12 months and what the company says it expects will be "a much larger tranche of closure...
12:26 2019-09-12

GameStop lays off 120 corporate staffers as stock continues to tumble Brightly lit GameStop storefront. (credit: JeepersMedia / Flickr) Major video game retailer GameStop has announced layoffs for 120 corporate staffers, representing a 14% reduction of the company's "total associate base at our company headquarters as well as at some other offices." “While these cha...
16:13 2019-08-21

GameStop Lays Off Dozens Of Regional Managers As It Searches For A Future On Tuesday, several GameStop employees took to Reddit to report that their regional sales supervisors had been laid off. These anecdotal reports, combined with tips to Kotaku about some layoffs, have since been bolstered by an email from GameStop management, whose authenticity Kotaku has confirmed, ...
23:00 2019-08-01

GameStop announces a slew of deals for its two-week summer sale GameStop is hoping to be everyone’s destination for all things gaming this summer, with the video game chain kicking off a two-week summer sale that offers a ton of discounts on everything from consoles to toys and more than 200 video games with prices starting at just $4.97. Don't Miss:...
05:01 2019-07-04

GameStop cuts costs to deal with plunge in console sales The PS4 and Xbox One are clearly approaching the end of their main lifecycles, and that's doing serious damage to GameStop's bottom line. The video game store's Q1 profits fell to $6.8 million, just a quarter of what they were a year earlier, based......
09:01 2019-06-05

I Described 47 Video Game Box Covers From Memory My friend Alex Jaffe sent me a list of 47 video game titles. Without looking at the list, I stepped in front of a camera. Our producer CJ read the list one name at a time. I tried to describe what each game’s box looked like. This was a terrible idea. I loved it....
21:00 2019-08-17

E3 2019: all the video game news so far With day two of the E3 video game conference about to begin, here are the biggest stories from Microsoft’s Xbox conference, Bethesda and moreWe are in a transitional period for video games: new console technology is right around the corner, but most of the industry’s big players aren’t quite ready t...
18:39 2019-06-10

Classic Video Game Cutscenes Look Better In HD (Sometimes) Last week, YouTube user ClassiCinematics completed a month-long amateur remaster of all the cutscenes in Westwood Studios’ classic real-time strategy game Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 and its expansion, Yuri’s Revenge. Uploading their work alongside the original cutscenes for comparison, Class...
22:13 2019-07-09

What's Your Weirdest Video Game Ritual? Do you have any bizarre rituals that you always perform in a video game, no matter what? This week on Kotaku Splitscreen, we discuss that question and much more....
00:52 2019-09-20

Video game streaming: is it worth it? Microsoft, Google and several others are vying to be the ‘Netflix of video games’, but what advantages are on offer for players?Streaming video games is an idea with such obvious advantages that like virtual reality, motion controls and 3D screens, it had already hit the market several times before ...
01:00 2019-08-01

GameStop halts dividend as console sales slow; shares fall 26% GameStop Corp shares plunged 26% on Tuesday after the video games retailer halted its quarterly dividend and reported a 13.3% fall in first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates on the back of slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores....
02:01 2019-06-05

GameStop revenue misses estimates as Xbox, PlayStation sales fall GameStop Corp on Tuesday reported a 13.3% fall in quarterly revenue that missed analysts' estimates, as the world's largest video game retailer wrestles with slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores....
23:00 2019-06-04

Tetris puzzle video game going strong at 35 The electric puzzle video game "Tetris" turns 35 this year. It was created by Russian game designer Alexey Pajitnov while he was working as a Soviet computer programmer. Pajitnov says that for fans of the game it's a "good addiction." (June 11)       ...
11:00 2019-06-12

Look At This Extremely Nice Video Game Latrine While playing State of Decay 2's new Heartland expansion—a game I find interesting, even if I don’t particularly enjoy it—I noticed something during one of several trips to my local frenemies the Wilkersons in the northern region of Trumbull Valley. It’s a latrine. An extremely considered, well-...
19:52 2019-06-14

NPD: Video game business is still growing despite disruption The NPD Group is expecting more growth for the gaming business by the end of 2019 even as the industry transitions how people spend money on games.Read More...
08:26 2019-09-21

Long live the video game content war On Saturday, June 8th, the first of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) livestreams began. Away from the hustle and bustle of the show floor, these presentations—hosted by the likes of Microsoft, Google, EA, and Ubisoft—offered remote onlookers a glimpse into the machinery of the video game indus...
19:39 2019-06-19

Why Video Game Headshots Will Always Be Popular—And Unsettling Like a lot of people who play video games, I have spent decades aiming at digital heads. I have also spent a considerable amount of time during those years feeling uncomfortable about it. “Headshots” as a concept are, as Kotaku’s Stephen Totilo wrote in a 2010 report, ghoulish to the outsider, and e...
00:39 2019-08-03

I'm Back To Watching Video Game YouTube For Fun: Here's What I Liked Life has been a little stressful lately. At first, that pushed me to turn to video games for escapism⁠—something I’d not really done before. This week, I’ve found myself too tired to binge through Fire Emblem. But it still felt weird to be more disconnected to gaming, so I returned to something I ha...
19:39 2019-08-09

You Can Finally See Some Gameplay From The Avengers Video Game Aside from a quickly-squashed leak, it hasn’t been possible to see the E3 2019 gameplay demo for Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Marvels’ Avengers game. That would be the intro level that E3 attendees said was somewhat more encouraging than the game’s maligned E3 trailer....
20:13 2019-08-20

The 10 most beautiful video game consoles of all time The pastel-hued Nintendo Switch Lite, out in September, is far from the only beautiful console in video game history. These 10 were much more than unattractive slabs Continue reading......
11:39 2019-07-17

Video Game Consoles Won't Get Pricier In America, At Least For Now A 10 percent tax on video game consoles and other consumer electronics has been delayed until December 15, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced today. According to President Trump, the purpose of the delay is to prevent the tariffs from hurting the holiday shopping s...
03:52 2019-08-14

Marvel's Avengers video game: What we know so far Video game publisher Square Enix released the first details of its upcoming video game featuring Marvel's Avengers at E3. Here's everything we learned.       ...
20:39 2019-06-11

Video game cheaters get a taste of their own medicine Respawn, the studio behind Apex Legends, is beefing up anti-cheat software, actively seeking out cheaters and auto-banning players before they even get into a match....
20:26 2019-07-18

How a video game is getting its players to rethink Brexit A super-detailed soccer simulation is letting its users see the impact of the U.K.'s departure from the European Union in a whole new light. Data from the game is even being used to inform Parliament members on potential impact....
17:52 2019-09-10

Video Game Characters Are Terrible At Archery Video game characters love their bows and arrows, but I hate to be the bearer of bad news—almost all of them are terrible at archery. As an archer myself, I’ve had to spend a lot of time teaching and observing the sport, so I thought it might be appropriate to explain why, in real life, some of your...
02:00 2019-07-24

UPDATE 3-GameStop halts dividend as console sales slow; shares fall 26% GameStop Corp shares plunged 26% on Tuesday after the video games retailer halted its quarterly dividend and reported a 13.3% fall in first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates on the back of slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores....
03:00 2019-06-05

UPDATE 2-GameStop's console sales drop as users await newer launches Video game retailer GameStop Corp reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss, as the current console cycle neared its end and consumers increasingly shifted to downloading games rather than physically buying them....
02:13 2019-09-11

The First And Only King Of The Hill Video Game Came Out 19 Years Ago And It's Boring King of The Hill was on for from 1997 to 2010, aired over 250 episodes, won two Emmy awards and has been called one of the best-animated shows of all time. Yet unlike The Simpsons, which received many games across multiple platforms, the world was only granted one King Of The Hill video game and it ...
06:00 2019-06-30

Marvel's Avengers: can the controversial new video game win over the faithful? The Avengers video game has just been unveiled – and has proved divisive, thanks to redesigned characters and a trailer that looked more like a film than a gameBefore this year’s E3, the annual video games event where publishers descend on Los Angeles to unveil and promote their wares for the next y...
14:26 2019-07-01

'Ghostbusters: The Video Game' getting remastered for PS4, Switch, Xbox and PC "Ghostbusters: The Video Game," which was orginally released in 2009, is being remastered for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC through the Epic Games store....
21:26 2019-05-30

We Quiz Borderlands 3's Art Director On Video Game Screenshots Here’s another dispatch from Tim Rogers at E3 2019. This time, Tim sat down (or kneeled down in this case) with Borderlands 3 art director Scott Kester and tested out just how many games he could identify by their screenshots alone. For more of Tim Rogers at E3, check out this handy YouTube playl...
00:13 2019-06-20

The Forgotten Video Game Memories Hiding In Our Brains The mind is a mysterious vessel full of things we know and, weirdly, things we’ve forgotten. My brain was cruising along as usual on Wednesday until a minute before noon when, suddenly, a Nintendo Switch press release reminded me of a passenger I had long forgotten about....
00:39 2019-06-08

A Lot Of Terrible Video Game Characters Wear Sunglasses For today’s video, I tried to think of as many sunglasses-wearing video game characters as I could. Immediately Cool Spot, Rash from Battletoads, and Duke Nukem sprang to mind. It did not exactly go well from there: it turns out a lot of video game characters who wear sunglasses suck....
20:26 2019-08-10

The video game industry must stand up against the right’s bad-faith attacks The video game industry will continue to fail in the political arena as long as it is terrified to say it is deliberately being targeted by Republicans.Read More...
06:52 2019-08-10

Walmart Pulls Violent Video Game Signs The move came as Republican leaders have blamed video games for mass shootings, despite a lack of evidence. Democrats have pushed Walmart to stop selling guns, but it does not plan to do so....
22:52 2019-08-09

Blair Witch is back, and this time it's a video game For this trailer to work, pretend you didn’t read that headline and imagine it’s just some spooky-looking teaser for a video game. You’ve got trees, you’ve got a person with a video camera, and some scary things seem to be happening. What could it be? Some kind of Resident Evil? A more rustic Silent...
05:39 2019-06-10

Ancestors is a video game that reveals how the first humans evolved As an academic scientist who researches human evolution, I was surprised to receive an email one day from Patrice Désilets, a top computer game designer responsible for the first two Assassin’s Creed games. He was working on a new game based on our early evolution in Africa, he said, and was using m...
14:00 2019-09-22

Ghostbusters: The Video Game gets a remaster from Saber Interactive The Ghostbusters video game from 2009 is getting a remaster that will come out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. It will release later this year.Read More...
21:00 2019-05-30

The video game industry is a black hole for cybersecurity Without a fundamental change in approach from both gamers and the industry overall, the magnitude of the security problem shows no signs of slowing downRead More...
07:26 2019-07-25

30 Years Of Driving Around The Same Video Game Race Track Silverstone has been home to the British Grand Prix for most of the race’s history, meaning there are over 30 year’s worth of games that let you drive around it. So Chris Rae had the brilliant idea of doing just that, driving one lap around the circuit in eight different games, the first released in...
10:39 2019-05-24

Tesla Model S can become a video game controller when it's parked The Tesla Model S steering wheel and brake pedal aren't just for real-world driving -- when the electric vehicle is parked they can become a video game controller....
15:39 2019-06-23

The rundown on common game console video outputs Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. There’s no school like the old school, and that goes for game consoles as well. Even with the rise of retro consoles like the SNES Classic or the PlayStation Clas...
03:52 2019-08-03

Control pre-E3 hands-on: The modern-day X-Men video game we’ve always wanted Enlarge / One of the game's deformed monsters. (credit: Remedy Entertainment) SANTA MONICA, Calif.—For nearly 20 years, Remedy Entertainment has put out a streak of cinematic, weird, memorable video games. But its Alan Wake series seems to be DOA, while 2016's Quantum Break was a low point. Does t...
16:39 2019-06-03

Chinese video-game censorship doesn't end with 'Devotion' By all accounts, Devotion was a great game. That sentence has to be in past tense, and the opinion has to be second-hand, because Devotion was only available to play for one week earlier this year. But apparently, it was a twisted and masterf......
17:00 2019-08-02

Square Enix's 'Avengers' video game to be presented at E3 Marvel and publisher Square Enix have announced that the long-in-development "Avengers" video game will be showcased at the upcoming 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo or E3....
22:26 2019-05-29

How a video game community filled my nephew's final days with joy My teenage nephew’s life was short and difficult, but the players and developers of Elite Dangerous came together to bring unexpected happiness to his last momentsMy nephew, Michael, died on 22 May 2019. He was 15 years old.He loved his family, tractors, lorries, tanks, spaceships and video games (m...
14:26 2019-07-04

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, says WHO The World Health Organization, or WHO, has made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.        ...
18:01 2019-05-28

Pokémon Sleep literally turns napping into a video game Ever get scared that everything in your life will one day be subsumed within the entertainment complex? Well, sleep those worries away with the next entry in the Pokémon universe, Pokémon Sleep: a game where you are somehow rewarded for sleeping.Pokémon Sleep is set for release in 202...
15:39 2019-05-29

Video shows the moment mom’s game of chicken turned tragic A game of chicken went horribly wrong when a Houston mom ran over her son with her SUV and killed her 3-year-old, a new gut-wrenching video shows. Footage shows Lexus Stagg, 26, reversing her white Lincoln Navigator in an apartment complex parking lot as her three small children run toward the vehic...
00:13 2019-06-23

Quick Question: What Carmaker and Video Game Company Share a Name? I know usually these Quick Questions are deep-thought exercises designed to expand your mind into new, uncharted directions, today’s Quick Question is a straight-up simple automotive trivia question: what car company and video game company share a name?...
23:52 2019-05-31

Police release video, search for brawlers at kids' game Colorado authorities say they are investigating a fist fight between adults over a teenage umpire's calls during a youth baseball game involving 7-year-olds....
21:13 2019-06-19

Video: Why Codemasters kept F1 2019 game driver transfers secret After much-anticipation, the latest Formula 1 game was released this week with a host of new features and scenarios - including the surprise addition of driver transfers when in career mode...
22:13 2019-06-27

Discord will soon let share your video game stream with online friends Discord, which lets video gamers create a server to voice chat and text with friends, will let you stream game play to 10 others, starting Aug. 15.       ...
02:00 2019-08-10

Walmart removes violent video game display after 2 shootings Walmart is removing violent video game displays and signs from its stores nationwide, but its policy on gun sales remains unchanged. Following shootings at two of its stores, the retail giant ordered “immediate action” in stores regarding signage that contains “violent themes or ag...
20:52 2019-08-09

Deciding Whether To Restart A Video Game Is My Latest Debilitating Crisis Sometimes, life presents you with a choice that you just know is going to Change Everything. It’s in these moments that we must take decisive action, plunge headlong into the abyssal unknown with nothing but resolute self-belief to shield us from the grasping black. Anyway, it’s with this in mind th...
18:52 2019-05-31

I Both Love And Feel Embarrassed About All The Video Game Music On My Phone An eight-hour road trip I recently took with a friend quickly turned into a musical deep dive. As we flew through conversations about bachata, gospel, R&B, soul, house, and more, my friend mentioned that ’90s music made up a significant portion of his palate. “You know, there’s a lot of anime an...
19:00 2019-05-24

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, WHO says The World Health Organization, or WHO, made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.        ...
00:00 2019-05-29

Here’s what games I’d be playing if National Video Game Day was a real holiday Oh wow it’s National Video Game Day again already? I couldn’t care less, and neither could you unless you’re selling something. It’s a stupid, nonsense holiday. But what if it wasn’t? What if we lived in a parallel universe where NVG Day was a universally revered high holy day? I might finally have ...
00:52 2019-09-13

Kickstarter has fewer video game projects, and that's a good thing Video game projects may have found their stride in the crowdfunding world. According to ICO Partners, fewer games are being pitched on Kickstarter, but a greater percentage are reaching their goals. And the total amount raised by gaming campaigns is......
21:00 2019-07-15

This blunt ‘Game of Thrones’ video critique should be playing on loop at HBO HQ HBO has no choice but to defend the final season of Game of Thrones. But no matter what company executives say about what David Benioff and D.B. Weiss did with season 8, it won’t change how bad the final season was. I’ve said this before many times while talking about all the criticism s...
05:52 2019-06-06

MWM Interactive moves beyond virtual reality to video game publishing MWM Interactive, the interactive entertainment division of media and entertainment company MWM, is announcing it is moving into video game publishing.Read More...
01:39 2019-09-05

Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder Experts are finally recognizing what parents of “Fortnight” fans have long feared. The World Health Organization has officially added video game addiction — characterized by “a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior” that “takes precedence over other life in...
16:13 2019-05-28

Nintendo’s Doug Bowser begins his video-game reign The new president of Nintendo of America faces the challenge of keeping the company’s business thriving while living up to the legacy of his beloved predecessor, Reggie Fils-Aimé....
21:26 2019-06-19

Video game addiction now classified as mental health disorder TUCSON – Whether it is Madden, Mario or Fortnite, it is pretty typical for kids to play some kind of video game. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially recognized video game addiction as a mental health disorder. WHO recognized gaming disorder as part of its 11th edition of ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Facebook’s rewarded video and playable ads are taking off for game publishers Facebook said that game publishers and developers are increasingly monetizing their mobile games with Facebook Audience Network, which grew 50% last year.Read More...
18:00 2019-05-29

The DeanBeat: The gray areas of video game violence and addiction The game industry has focused on countering renewed claims that violent games cause violence, but they should be worried about the gray areas.Read More...
17:26 2019-08-16

Preorders for Atari VCS video game console open up this week The Atari VCS video game console, a reboot of the classic home device, will soon be available for preorder at retailers Gamestop and Walmart.       ...
20:39 2019-06-11

Google announces video game streaming service to let you play anywhere Google announces a streaming service that will allow people to play video games in 4K in their browser – provided they have a good internet connection...
15:39 2019-05-21

Yes, KFC does have a dating simulation video game in the works. Want to date the Colonel? KFC is creating a video game in which you try to date Colonel Sanders. Here's a preview of the computer game coming to the Steam game store Sept. 24.       ...
23:00 2019-09-10

Amazingly, This Vile Contraption Would Make Video Game Chats Better Be forewarned: the civil, polite, and respectful discourse that accompanies many online games could potentially devolve into something childish, even bordering on vulgar, with Nyko’s new Sound Pad. It’s a keyboard-like accessory that attaches to a controller allowing players to trigger sound effects...
00:39 2019-06-12

Seeing A Video Game Instruction Manual In 2019 Makes Me So Happy No matter how good or bad sexy pinball game Senran Kagura Peach Ball turns out, I will always remember it for the kindness of providing me a tiny manual in these days of physical video game instruction scarcity....
20:52 2019-07-02

Trump targets $43 billion industry with video game blame Blaming pop culture for criminal behavior, as President Trump did by linking "grisly video games" to mass shootings such as those in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, is a centuries-old tactic....
09:00 2019-08-06

Why Video Game Creators Are Skipping the Bloodshed and Making ‘Pacifist Games’ Instead A deer and a fawn are lost far from home, with no idea where they are or how they can get back to the woods. With the help of glowing antlers, curiosity and sheer will, the animals travel through wheat fields, abandoned subway systems and surreal sewers to make it back where they belong. This is Way...
08:00 2019-08-07

I've Finally Gotten Tired Of Making My Video Game Characters Look Like Boring Slobs I recently got my hands on Daemon X Machina, the new mech action game for the Nintendo Switch, and I was immediately dazzled—not by the power and might of my giant robot armor, or the weighty action of sci-fi combat—but by how much fun it was to style my mech and its pilot in some fly as hell fits....
06:13 2019-09-19

Miller Lite has built a working video game controller in a beer can In the annals of modern engineering, mankind has achieved one stunning feat after the next. We’ve put humans on the moon, and more than the once. Self-driving motor vehicles are bound to become part of everyday life before too long. The average human lifespan continues to increase. But every so ofte...
03:00 2019-06-12

Ghostbusters: The Video Game remaster has finally been confirmed with a spooky trailer The Ghostbusters are officially back! Well, kind of. It's been rumored for some time that 2009's Ghostbusters: The Video Game would be getting a high resolution remaster but nothing was certain. However, now the news has officially been confirmed with a spooky new reveal trailer. Chec...
19:00 2019-05-30

A Dark Crystal Video Game Is Coming to Nintendo Switch and Here's the Trailer Fans who grew up loving Jim Henson’s 1982 film The Dark Crystal will soon have a true fantasy fulfilled. Nintendo just revealed at E3 that a video game based on the upcoming Dark Crystal prequel series is coming to SwitchRead more......
00:39 2019-06-12

Walmart Asks Employees To Remove Violent Video Game Signage For the past couple of days, Walmart employees have been receiving memos instructing them to remove “any signing or displays that contain violent images or aggressive behavior.” Principal among the suggested items are demos and signs promoting violent video games....
10:52 2019-08-09

ESPN Delays Broadcast of Video Game Tournament After Mass Shootings Disney’s ESPN has chosen not to broadcast a recent video-game competition — one that features gun violence — in the wake of last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, according to a person familiar with the plans. ESPN is delaying its planned Aug. 10 broadcast of a rece...
15:39 2019-08-09

This video game reveals how prehistoric people tackled climate change How will climate change remake our world in the 21st century? Will we be able to adapt and survive? As with many things, the past is a good guide for the future. Humans have experienced climate changes in the past that have transformed their environment – studying their response could tell us someth...
20:39 2019-06-29

The Offspring becomes latest band to play a concert inside a video game Punk band The Offspring are going to be performing a gig in … a mobile game? Yep, they join the ranks of the growing number of performers choosing to perform in games. As for the venue, Offspring will be performing inside World of Tanks. That’s right, the free-to-play mobile World War 2 war machine ...
20:26 2019-09-17

Video game urges players to kill journalists to make them ‘famous in a different way’ A twisted video game featured on Apple and Android devices urged players to gun down journalists to make headlines before the level was yanked by developers. “Sniper 3D Assassin,” which is available on iPads and smartphones, had a mission dubbed “Breaking News” in which a reporter ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Anthony Davis, Dwyane Wade to cover NBA 2K20 video game LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis will be the cover athlete for the second time of a popular 2K Sports basketball video game. The game company announced Monday that Davis will be featured on the front of NBA 2K20’s standard and deluxe editions. The six-time All-Star shared the cover with Stephe...
16:52 2019-07-01

Battle monsters at a Korn concert in the pinnacle of video game experiences Back in February, the EDM producer Marshmello held a live, in-game concert in Fortnite. Depending on your point of view (and, let’s be honest, age) this was either a monumental convergence of two massive bits of cultural phenomena, or absolutely bewildering. Certainly there is something intriguing a...
22:39 2019-08-20

Scientists create video game to help elderly drivers stay safe A video game that makes elderly motorists safer on the roads has been developed by scientists. The game called Cognitive Training for Car Driving (CTCD) comes at a time when the number of older car drivers worldwide is increasing....
23:52 2019-05-22

USA orders pilot for Masters Of Doom video game history drama According to Variety, the USA network has ordered a pilot for an adaptation of David Kushner’s book Masters Of Doom, which details the story of how video game developers John Carmack and John Romero created iconic shooter Doom in the ‘90s. The pilot will be written by Tom Bissell, co-author of The R...
00:39 2019-06-28

U.S. Senator Says His Anti-Loot Box Bill Has The Video Game Industry Worried Is Republican senator Josh Hawley an advocate for video game players or an ambitious politician with a savvy staff who know a win-win argument when they see one? The freshman senator from Missouri, who plans to soon introduce a bill that will ban loot boxes and pay-to-win microtransactions, spoke to...
19:52 2019-05-21

In a 1987 video game, Chernobyl’s nuclear reactor was nearly impossible to blow up As Game Of Thrones concluded earlier this year, not with the bang of long-awaited confrontations, but the protracted whimper of its haphazardly plotted, poorly paced seasons, an unlikely replacement came to dominate our weekly conversations. It was as though it were conjured by the collective will o...
20:26 2019-09-17

The Witcher's Showrunner on Getting Video Game Fans Into the Series, and Season 2 Hints When Netflix first pitched Lauren Schmidt Hissrich the idea of doing a series based on The Witcher, she turned it down. She was a fan of the books and video games—so much so she even included a bathtub Easter egg in the first season—but was afraid of taking on a fantasy saga. What finally convinced ...
02:00 2019-07-24

Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins Reveals His Top Tips for Video Game Domination It’s time to Get Good with Tyler Blevins, a.k.a. Ninja, one of the most famous and highest-paid e-sports athletes around. That’s the title of his new book — subtitled My Ultimate Guide to Gaming — which promises to divulge Ninja’s “secrets to become unstoppable.&#...
18:52 2019-08-22

'Dark Crystal: Tactics' and the evolution of Netflix's video game strategy Stranger Things was Netflix's first experiment with making video games. Developed by Texas studio BonusXP, the Stranger Things mobile game came out in October 2017, and it was a basic, accessible experience for anyone even vaguely familiar with the f......
13:13 2019-08-24

Pak Teen Beaten To Death By Friend Over Video Game Token: Report A Pakistani teen was allegedly beaten to death by his friend over a token to be used to play a game at an arcade in Punjab province, according to a media report....
23:13 2019-09-17

Devcom perspectives: The uncomfortable and familiar topic of video game violence The Devcom game developer event tackled video game violence in a panel entitled, "The uncomfortable and familiar topic of video game violence."Read More...
07:13 2019-09-07

This video-game titan wants to ride into history — with a lance and bespoke armor British multimillionaire Jason Kingsley aims to reimagine the heavy cavalry charges, the archery assaults, and the mud and blood, the dysentery and terror, of close-hand combat in the Middle Ages....
23:13 2019-05-26

Even in a ‘golden age’ for gaming, video game trade group’s new CEO faces challenges The video game industry is booming like never before ahead of the annual E3 conference, but regulators are casting a close eye on the burgeoning sector....
17:00 2019-06-06

Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers Chilli, a gibbon native to Borneo, will soon be jumping from tree to tree in parks from New York to Nairobi as a character in a new augmented reality video game that aims to promote conservation of endangered species....
14:13 2019-06-05

'Mr. Video Game': Ravens' Lamar Jackson makes special homecoming For the first time since high school, Jackson will play a game that matters in South Florida. For his hometown fans, it's another chance to see an electrifying star they've enjoyed watching since Jackson was 8 years old....
18:39 2019-09-07

This ‘Mario Maker’ level is the most stressful video-game clip you’ll ever watch A monster with Mario Maker 2 turned the first level many of us had ever played into a fiery hellscape from which, as of Tuesday afternoon, only five people had emerged unscathed....
02:13 2019-07-17

‘Control’ Feels Like What Would Happen if David Lynch Made a Video Game The Oldest House is a maze of concrete and paperwork. It’s a building full of secrets, stuffed top to bottom with government bureaucrats, some of whom are now host to an interdimensional plague. The Oldest House is an office building in the heart of New York City, but it’s also a portal ...
05:39 2019-09-06

FBI Served Secret Subpoenas to a Video Game Developer, Antivirus Maker, and More The names of more than 120 companies secretly served FBI subpoenas for their customers’ personal data were revealed on Friday, including a slew of U.S. banks, cellphone providers, and a leading antivirus software maker.Read more......
11:26 2019-09-21

Insta360’s tiny new GO stabilized camera could be game-changer for social video Insta360 has quickly established itself as the leader in 360-degree video capture, at least for the consumer market, and its new GO stabilized camera builds on that legacy and extends some of the tech it has built into the category of more traditional, non-360-degree footage. The $199.99 GO is trul...
05:39 2019-08-29

Sex, dragons and dirty tricks – video games for Game of Thrones fans From royal role-playing to battle simulators, these games will satisfy Westeros refugees as the TV saga nears its endPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Continue reading......
15:52 2019-05-21

Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 Unveiled Globally The Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 is a performance oriented version of the Mercedes-Benz GLB that uses the same 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine, tuned to produce more power....
05:26 2019-08-31

Shares of Nintendo tumble after it announces a delay in a closely watched video game Shares of Japanese video game maker Nintendo plunged on Wednesday after the company announced a delay in the launch of a highly anticipated video game, "Animal Crossing: New Horizons."...
00:52 2019-08-04

Agora.io lets game developers embed video chat in Unity games Agora.io, a voice and video streaming platform, announced that game developers can now easily embed high-quality video chat in their Unity games.Read More...
04:52 2019-06-21

Walmart pulls violent video game images out of ‘respect’ for shooting victims After the terrible shooting in an El Paso Walmart, the company is apparently taking steps to respect the deaths of twenty-two people. It’s doing this by removing signs advertising certain video games — which begs the question: how exactly is this supposed to help? The company documentation listing t...
09:00 2019-08-10

Timelapse shows London Stadium turf transformed for baseball game – video West Ham's London Stadium has undergone an incredible transformation for Major League Baseball's first-ever regular season game in Europe, as the Boston Red Sox take on the New York Yankees. It took three weeks of work and 142,000 square feet of imported turf to create an MLB-approved ballpark for ...
21:39 2019-06-28

Stunningly realistic video game visuals made by simulating light rays Real-time ray tracing is creating impressively realistic video game graphics. It uses powerful chips to calculate how millions of light rays reflect in a scene...
15:39 2019-05-21

Dice game gone wrong ends with violent shooting, beating and robbery: video A man was robbed, shot and pistol-whipped in a dice game gone wrong in the Bronx — and the vicious beatdown was all caught on video. Jarring video obtained by The Post shows one of the men pull a gun, then blast the 25-year-old victim in the arm. The victim falls to the ground, spilling......
07:26 2019-09-01

FIFA 20’s Volta hands-on — Chaotic street play comes to video game soccer Electronic Arts is spicing up its FIFA 20 video game this year with Volta Football, a new way to play with three-on-three street soccer games.Read More...
03:13 2019-08-09

Unopened 1987 Nintendo video game found in attic, expected to sell for $10G A Nevada man found an unopened copy of Kid Icarus, a 1987 classic video game, in the attic of his childhood home which experts project to sell for at least $10,000 in an online auction Thursday. ...
23:26 2019-07-31

'The greatest game of all time' : Celebrations continue for England's World Cup triumph – video The celebrations continued after a dramatic and tantalisingly close final saw England crowned Cricket World Cup champions by beating New Zealand.Speaking the morning after Sunday's final, Joe Root said: "I don't think you can top what happened yesterday, it's the greatest game of all time." Captain ...
22:26 2019-07-15

VIDEO: Drake appears to call Warriors ‘trash’ after Game 1 loss to Raptors A tense exchange appeared to play out between Drake and Draymond Green on the courtside moments after the Raptors beat the Warriors 118-109 in Game 1.  ...
11:26 2019-05-31

Watch: 'Avengers' video game to launch May 2020, cinematic trailer released Marvel and publisher Square Enix has announced that the "Avengers" video game will be arriving for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Google Stadia and PC on May 15, 2020....
15:26 2019-06-11

Shares of Nintendo tumble after it announces a delay in a closely-watched video game Shares of Japanese video game maker Nintendo plunged on Wednesday after the company announced a delay in the launch of a highly-anticipated video game, "Animal Crossing: New Horizons."...
09:00 2019-06-12

Hot Wheels team up with Apple for new high tech toy cars and ambitious kid's video game Hot Wheels id is a new line of die-cast cars that have NFC chips in them just like those used in fellow toys-to-life games like Skylanders, LEGO Dimensions and Disney Infinity....
15:26 2019-06-14

'Embrace Death' Twitter Trend Baffles Everyone, Turns Out To Be Video Game Marketing Yesterday evening, the hashtag “#EmbraceDeath” began trending on Twitter, to the alarm of people who had not heard of the fighting game Samurai Shodown. The grim marketing motto sparked a variety of reactions from baffled non-fighting game fans....
07:52 2019-07-12

Video game stocks slide after Trump implicates games in mass shootings Shares of Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard and other major video game companies fell sharply on Monday following President Donald Trump's speech addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
00:52 2019-08-06

Jon Snow apologizes for final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ in viral deepfake video A deepfake video of Jon Snow apologizing for the final season of "Game of Thrones" – saying, “When the Starbucks cup is the smallest mistake, you know you f–ked up,” has gone viral....
20:00 2019-06-16

Tencent Video delays 'Game of Thrones' finale in China, prompts fan uproar China's Tencent Video has delayed the broadcast of the "Game of Thrones" finale, according to an official message published by the online streaming site on Monday, prompting uproar among fans of the popular TV series in the country....
17:26 2019-05-21

Disney's Fox cancellation spree may end up saving us from some dire-sounding video game movies It’s been rough days at the recently assimilated 20th Century Fox movie studio of late, as new corporate overlord Bob Iger—apparently accustomed to box office receipts that are a bit more Avengers, and a bit less X-Men—blasted Disney’s newly schlorped-up subordinate for massively undershooting its e...
09:52 2019-08-11

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: My Ever-Expanding Video Game Pin C Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: My Ever-Expanding Video Game Pin Collection • Video Games Taught Me How To Fail • I Need To Bust Out Some Pen And Paper For Super Mario Maker 2 • Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG: Frontier - Chapter 60: Homecoming...
20:39 2019-07-22

Google Go launches globally on Android Google has launched Google Go globally in the Google Play Store. The lightweight search app is available for all Android 5.0/5.1 Lollipop devices and up.Read More...
08:13 2019-08-21

Nissan set to cut 10,000 jobs globally, according to reports Japanese media report cuts could be announced this week, as crisis-hit firm looks to turn around its fortunes Nissan is preparing to axe more than 10,000 jobs globally, according to Japanese media. The car maker announced 4800 job cuts earlier this year, as part of an initiative to turn its fortune...
12:52 2019-07-24

2020 Audi S8 Unveiled Globally The all-new 2020 Audi S8 is the performance version of the A8 sedan and is powered by a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 motor which churns out a 555 bhp and a humongous peak torque of 800 Nm....
16:26 2019-07-02

Measles cases triple globally: WHO Measles cases have almost tripled year-on-year, according to new figures from the World Health Organization. Germany plans to make measles vaccinations compulsory for children from March....
20:52 2019-08-13

John Wick writer launches grappling hook over to Just Case video game adaptation The Just Cause video game series has always been built on unnecessarily dramatic stunts, allowing players to, say, destroy an enemy base by having protagonist Rico Rodriguez fly a fighter jet toward the base, then jump out and ride on top, then shoot at bad guys and jump off the jet just before it c...
03:00 2019-05-22

E3 2019: Microsoft strikes first in video game console battle with Xbox successor in 2020 At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, Sunday, Microsoft said it has a new video game console system "Project Scarlett" due in holiday 2020.       ...
04:52 2019-06-10

Twitter Account Serves Up Perfect, Bite-Sized Samples Of Video Game Music Video game music rules. Sometimes, it is legitimately great. Since the start of 2019, Twitter account 140 Seconds VGM has been breaking down game tunes into bite-sized chunks. Sometimes the songs are classics, sometimes they’re random oddities. But every new post brings a bright blast of music....
20:00 2019-07-24

Watch every E3 video game trailer from Square Enix, Ubisoft, Bethesda and Microsoft's E3 conferences Marvel's Avengers, Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Watch Dogs: Legion, Halo Infinite, Gears 5, Borderlands 3, Cyberpunk 2077. All the trailers you need to see are right here!...
09:13 2019-06-11

Google's giant leap into video game streaming is poised to disrupt a $135 billion industry Google's shift into the video game business with its new streaming service, Stadia, is a major move for the tech giant. The video game industry generated sales of about $135B in 2018, a figure that is predicted to hit $300 billion by 2025....
06:13 2019-08-22

'The game's in a really poor state': Burnley boss Sean Dyche rails against diving – video Burnley manager Sean Dyche was critical of simulation in football after his side's 2-1 loss to Arsenal on Saturday. Dyche added that he was concerned that the worst punishment a player could suffer was a yellow card. Lacazette and Aubameyang give Arsenal the edge over sturdy Burnley Continue reading...
00:13 2019-08-18

Video game systems could cost shoppers $840M more this holiday season, console makers say Video game console makers Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony say tariffs will cost consumers an additional $840 million this holiday shopping season.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

Amazon Goes Full Black Mirror by Turning Grueling Warehouse Work Into a Video Game Amazon is currently experimenting with a pilot program that turns warehouse jobs into a sort of video game, a system the company claims is meant to break up the monotony of the day-to-day tasks required of its workers but has, conveniently, led to competition among employees to outperform their coll...
19:13 2019-05-22

Solskjær worried about 'tough' Leicester game as Pogba adds to injury woes – video Manchester United will have to play well to emerge from their match with Leicester with any points, Ole Gunnar Solskjær has said. Solskjær confirmed Paul Pogba will miss the game, worsening United's injury troubles which could see as many as seven players out of action.Premier League: 10 things to l...
14:52 2019-09-14

Ninja, DJ Marshmello, Snoop Dogg, sign on for new video game-music festival in Las Vegas The Metarama Gaming + Music Festival in Las Vegas Oct. 19-20 will feature top esports athletes, video game streamers and musicians including Shaq.       ...
16:39 2019-06-19

Nintendo’s Doug Bowser Talks Switch Success, Video Game Industry ‘Crunch’ and More Amid the news-packed chaos that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo — or E3 for short — TIME caught up with Doug Bowser, the president and COO of Nintendo of America. (Yes, that’s his real name.) Our conversation followed a busy day for Nintendo, which on Tuesday announced a seque...
21:00 2019-06-12

High school football star shot dead by friend over video game dispute A Florida football player was shot dead by a longtime friend this week during a spat over a video game, according to a new report. Joshua Ancrum, 17, was killed inside his pal’s Miami Gardens home Tuesday afternoon when the gaming dispute between the teens got heated, WPLG Local 10 reported. H...
21:13 2019-05-23

Nissan plans to cut over 10,000 jobs globally: source Nissan Motor Co Ltd is planning to cut more than 10,000 jobs globally to help turn around its business, a source said on Wednesday, showing a tough road ahead for the automaker which is also reeling from the ouster of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn....
03:39 2019-07-24

Nissan plans to cut over 10,000 jobs globally -source Nissan Motor Co is planning to cut more than 10,000 jobs globally as part of efforts to turn around its business, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
05:26 2019-07-24

LG is finally making its high-end G8S phone available globally LG's unveiled what appeared to be a more affordable version of its G8 ThinQ flagship smartphone, the LG G8S ThinQ, back in February. Now, it is finally ready for release in Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East....
13:13 2019-07-02

Aviva overhauls UK business, to cut 1,800 jobs globally British insurer Aviva will restructure its British business and cut costs across the firm with the loss of 1,800 jobs globally as it new chief executive seeks to make the business more competitive....
11:39 2019-06-06

2020 BMW 3 Series Hybrid Unveiled Globally BMW is all geared up to make itself future proof and hybrids are the stepping stone for the Bavarian brand in the run towards electrification. The new BMW models such as the 7 Series Facelift and now......
15:00 2019-08-16

Mercedes-Benz GLB To Be Launched Globally At The End Of This Year The entry-level five seater variant in Europe will be priced at " 37,746.80 (approximately Rs. 30.20 lakh in Indian currency) while the third row individual retractable seats will cost " 1309......
12:39 2019-08-14

Video game makers must manage crunch time, increase diversity to improve mental health Video game makers should do a better job of managing crunch time and increasing diversity to improve workers' mental health, a nonprofit group says.       ...
18:26 2019-07-09

Watch every E3 video game trailer from Nintendo, Square Enix, Ubisoft, Bethesda, EA and Microsoft's E3 conferences The Zelda: Breath of the Wild sequel, Marvel's Avengers, Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Watch Dogs: Legion, Halo Infinite, Gears 5, Borderlands 3, Cyberpunk 2077. All the trailers you need to see are right here!...
00:52 2019-06-13

Watch every E3 video game trailer from Nintendo, Square Enix, Ubisoft, Bethesda and Microsoft's E3 conferences Animal Crossing, Pokemon Sword and Shield, Marvel's Avengers, Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Luigi's Mansion, Watch Dogs: Legion, Halo Infinite, Gears 5, Borderlands 3, Cyberpunk 2077. All the trailers you need to see are right here!...
19:39 2019-06-11

Who's revolutionizing renewable energy in Hawaii? The Dutch video game designer who owns Tetris A Dutch video game designer has established a laboratory on the Big Island that is focused on developing alternatives to fossil fuels for energy.       ...
17:39 2019-07-01

Florida high-school football recruit Joshua Ancrum killed after video game dispute Joshua Ancrum was shot and killed in Florida on Tuesday. His mother told a local TV station the shooting followed an argument about a video game.        ...
19:39 2019-05-23

May was an awful month for video game sales as the world prepares for the next PlayStation and Xbox — here were the best-selling games Bethesda Video game sales in May 2019 were down 13% compared to the same period of last year, according to data from the NPD Group. This was the video game industry's worst sales performance for the month of May since 2013, which came about six months before the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were rele...
00:39 2019-06-20

Audi Recalls 1644 e-Tron SUVs Globally Customers are being contacted directly to inform them of the recall and the company's dealer network will get the issue resolved. Audi e-tron vehicles unaffected by the recall remain available for......
10:26 2019-06-11

Twitter Crashes Globally Across Platforms, Including India The micro-blogging platform Twitter on Wednesday evening went down in most parts of the world including in India, according to the website tracking portal DownDetector....
22:13 2019-08-21

Target outage: Shoppers reporting registers down globally Target shoppers are posting to social media about long waits at the checkout line and then leaving stores empty-handed Saturday afternoon.       ...
21:52 2019-06-15

Tempered expectations of Fed rate cut sink stocks globally A strong U.S. jobs report that tempered expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month and weak economic data in Germany helped push global stock indices lower on Friday after hitting record highs earlier this week....
20:13 2019-07-05

Google's stripped-back Go search app now available to download globally In 2017, Google launched a stripped-back version of its Android operating system for emerging markets like India and Brazil where spotty networks are a real issue. Android Go came with its own suite of lightweight apps from the tech giant, including the Google Go browser, Gmail Go for email and Gall...
04:13 2019-08-21

Meet the data connection device that works globally—and it’s $70 off The Tern Global Data Connection Device is the only device that allows you to stay connected anywhere in the world. Right now, this offer from TNW Deals puts this revolutionary travel necessity in your hands for just $99, an over 40 percent savings off the regular price....
14:39 2019-08-23

Truecaller Crosses 1 Million Paying Subscribers Globally Truecaller on Tuesday announced that it has crossed one million paying subscribers globally and has added a series of new features to its paid subscription service, Truecaller Premium....
20:00 2019-08-27

Uber expands Pro perks globally, but drivers would probably prefer better pay Uber is bringing its driver-focused Uber Pro service to international markets, including Mexico and India, following a series of pilot programs.Read More...
19:52 2019-07-02

James Bond director Cary Fukunaga responds to rumors that his video game habits have delayed production The director of the upcoming James Bond film responded to rumors that his alleged intense video game habits have delayed the already-ailing production process. ...
18:52 2019-06-21

Watch: 'Avengers' video game: Captain America, Thor, Iron Man defend San Francisco in new gameplay trailer Marvel and publisher Square Enix released on Tuesday the first gameplay footage for the upcoming "Avengers" video game which will be released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Google Stadia and PC on May 15. 2020....
23:52 2019-08-20

Video game industry pushes back on Trump's violence link, stresses parental tools As President Trump and politicians blame video games for recent mass shootings, industry stresses lack of violence link, consoles' parental tools.       ...
20:13 2019-08-06

Watch: Play as The Rock, Karen Gillan, Jack Black, Kevin Hart in 'Jumanji: The Video Game' A new gameplay trailer from "Jumanji: The Video Game," released Thursday, shows the adventure players can have as digitized Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Jack Black and Kevin Hart....
19:13 2019-08-29

| France has lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally: poll France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-06-19

Volvo XC40 Plug-in Hybrid Variant Launched Globally Volvo has launched the plug-in hybrid model of the XC40 globally and with this, Volvo becomes the first car manufacturer in the world to offer an electrified variant for each of its car models....
02:00 2019-09-12

Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile's plan prices are globally high, and 5G is not to blame The US is often pinned as an example for the world's richest country, but that record GDP is arguably built on constant overpaying for stuff that boosts the number to stratospheric heights. A $23 trillion real estate market? Check. A $3.5 trillion healthcare spending per year thanks to obscure drug ...
18:26 2019-06-21

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
00:00 2019-07-04

India's Stature Has Risen Globally In Last 5 Years, Says Foreign Minister A large majority of people in India have recognised that the country's stature in the world has risen in the last five years, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said today....
10:13 2019-06-06

July 2019 Officially Recorded As The Hottest Month Globally During the hottest month that humans have ever recorded, a local television station in the Netherlands aired non-stop images of wintry landscapes to help viewers momentarily forget the heatwave......
02:52 2019-08-06

Study: Cost of healthy food drives malnourishment globally New research shows price differences for healthy and unhealthy foods can lead to malnourishment, obesity and other diet-related health problems -- with cheap, unhealthy foods causing one-fifth of global annual deaths....
18:26 2019-07-23

2020 Honda CR-V Facelift Unveiled Globally; Gets A New Hybrid Version Honda has finally pulled the wraps off the 2020 Honda CR-V facelift. This particular model is the US-spec version, and in addition to refreshed styling, new features and upgraded engine options, the......
09:52 2019-09-20

Google drops into third place for smart speaker shipments globally A Chinese tech giant has inserted itself into what’s largely been a two-man competition in the smart speaker category up to this point between Amazon and Google. Amazon’s place as the leading shipper with its line of Alexa-powered speakers remains unmatched. But a new report from trackin...
02:26 2019-08-27

Alibaba welcomes U.S. small businesses to sell globally on its platform Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd will now allow small businesses in the United States to sell on Alibaba.com, the company said on Tuesday, an effort to tap into the business-to-business e-commerce market and fend off fierce competition from rivals like Amazon.com Inc ....
14:39 2019-07-23

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
06:39 2019-05-29

Rolex Retailer Sets Its Watch in the West Slack sales in Hong Kong make it an odd time for a luxury watch retailer to go public, but Watches of Switzerland is finding favor by focusing on the less well-served U.S. market....
19:00 2019-05-30

Nike becomes latest retailer to add plus-size mannequins Nike is making strides on inclusion efforts. The athletic wear giant debuted curvy mannequins this week on the new women’s floor at its flagship store in London to showcase figures of all shapes and sizes. The women’s floor in its Oxford Street store features a plus-size mannequin front and center d...
22:39 2019-06-10

British retailer Tesco scales down in Poland Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco has announced the closure of four hypermarkets and a distribution center in Poland. A ban on Sunday trading and growth of discounters has hit the retailer's bottom line....
17:52 2019-05-31

Beleaguered retailer Barneys hit by paycheck snafu Employees of luxury retailer Barneys New York got a jolt on Friday when their paychecks failed to hit their bank accounts. As speculation swirls around the swanky retailer’s financial woes, rank-and-file workers say they feared the worst when they didn’t get paid last week. “Barneys did not pay empl...
22:39 2019-07-31

Chewy CEO says the online pet retailer isn't thinking about selling CBD Pet owners are increasingly using CBD to treat their animals, but Chewy CEO Sumit Singh said ahead of the company's market debut that the retailer isn't thinking about selling it just yet....
17:13 2019-06-14

Secondhand luxury retailer The RealReal jumps almost 50% after IPO The shares jumped from an IPO price of $20 apiece Thursday to almost $30 in morning trading on the Nasdaq under the symbol REAL, giving it a preliminary market value of $2.49 billion....
17:26 2019-06-28

WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally WHO and UNICEF today issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first 2 years would save the lives of more than 820 000 children under age 5 annually. The Ten Steps to Successf...
18:13 2019-05-21

Futures Now: Crude oil crushed from Iran relations, 'fundamental weakness' globally "Futures Now" Scott Nations of NationsShares and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services joins CNBC's Seema Mody to discuss crude oil's 3% intraday decline....
21:39 2019-07-02

Weak economic data, tariff concerns weigh on stocks globally Weak U.S. and euro zone manufacturing data and Washington's threat to impose additional tariffs on European goods weighed on global stock markets on Tuesday, cooling a rally that pushed U.S. stocks to near-record highs the previous day....
22:00 2019-07-02

2020 Porsche Macan Turbo Launched Globally With A More Powerful Engine The new Porsche Macan Turbo is the most powerful model in the Macan range and gets the 2.9-litre, six-cylinder engine which churns out 434 bhp (50 bhp more than its predecessor) and a heavy peak......
05:26 2019-08-31

Billions globally lack ‘water, sanitation and hygiene’, new UN report spells out Some 2.2 billion people around the world do not have safely-managed drinking water, while 4.2 billion go without safe sanitation services and three billion lack basic handwashing facilities, according to a new report from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization ...
03:13 2019-06-18

GLOBAL MARKETS-Tempered expectations of Fed rate cut sink stocks globally A strong U.S. jobs report that tempered expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month and weak economic data in Germany helped push global stock indices lower on Friday after hitting record highs earlier this week....
20:52 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
22:39 2019-07-03

Honda Issues Recall For 1.37 Lakh SUVs Globally; India Unaffected Honda Motor Co said on Wednesday it is recalling 137,000 new sport utility vehicles (SUVs) following reports of three injuries tied to sudden air bag deployments in the United States.The......
01:01 2019-05-24

The secret to German retailer Lidl's Spanish boom German low-cost supermarket Lidl has profited from the difficulties of some of Spain's biggest retailers. It is now the largest German supermarket in Spain and the second-fastest-growing firm in the sector....
20:52 2019-08-13

Barnes & Noble investor says retailer worth more than Elliott's bid Barnes & Noble Inc investor Richard Schottenfeld said on Thursday the bookstore chain is worth more than Elliott Management's recent offer and he may engage in discussions with the company's board regarding its sale....
19:13 2019-06-13

UK retailer Philip Green denies U.S. assault charges British retailer Philip Green, whose Arcadia Group owns major fashion chains such as TopShop, denied on Friday assault charges that had been filed in a U.S. court....
03:13 2019-06-01

Candy Retailer Lolli & Pops Files for Bankruptcy The shopping mall-focused purveyor of such sweets as strawberry-champagne bark, blue-raspberry cotton candy and cookies-and-creme crispycakes sought protection from creditors Monday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del....
07:26 2019-08-14

Brazil retailer Grupo SBF again raises offer for Netshoes Brazilian retailer Grupo SBF SA, which controls sports retailer Centauro, has raised its bid for Netshoes Ltd, the firm said late on Tuesday, as a bidding war for the struggling e-commerce player heated up....
14:39 2019-05-29

Luxury retailer Barneys may be headed for bankruptcy, reports say Barneys may be on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy protection as the luxury retailer contends with high rents, according to reports.       ...
19:00 2019-07-15

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay chairman puts together $1.3 bln offer for retailer Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker said on Monday he had teamed up with other shareholders to offer to take the struggling Canadian department store operator private in a C$1.74 billion ($1.3 billion) cash deal....
00:13 2019-06-11

Apparel retailer Forever 21 weighs bankruptcy filing The retailer has been exploring restructuring options to shore up its liquidity as it struggles with its business, CNBC previously reported. Those efforts, though, have stalled, making a bankruptcy more likely....
00:26 2019-08-29

Bidders invited to shop for retailer Karen Millen The Icelandic owner of Karen Millen has decided to kick off an auction of the fashion chain, paving the way for another of the high street's best-known brands to change hands....
23:13 2019-06-27

Luxury retailer Barneys may be headed for bankruptcy, report say Barneys may be on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy protection as the luxury retailer contends with high rents, according to reports.       ...
22:39 2019-07-14

2.2 Billion People Lack Access To Safe Water Globally: United Nations 4.2 billion people lack access to safely managed sanitation services, a new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said....
14:13 2019-06-19

Kia SP2i Production Model Spotted Sans Camouflage; To Be Called Seltos Globally The production version of the Kia SP2i concept-based SUV was recently spotted while being filmed for a TV commercial, outside India. As per the badging on the SUV, the production version of the SP2i......
19:26 2019-05-30

Huawei’s cross-platform HarmonyOS will ship in China in 2019, globally in 2020 During a developer conference in China, Huawei detailed its forthcoming operating system -- HarmonyOS -- and said it will ship globally next year.Read More...
06:52 2019-08-10

E.U. Investigates Amazon Over Use of Retailer Info To Gain Competitive Edge (BRUSSELS) — The European Union is opening a new front in its quest to more closely regulate big tech companies, saying Wednesday it was investigating whether U.S. online giant Amazon uses data from independent retailers to gain an illegal edge when selling its own products. EU antitrust Commi...
17:39 2019-07-17

Retailer Amazon nears victory in rainforest battle over domain name Amazon, the world's biggest online retailer, is close to winning a seven-year battle with eight Latin American countries over the .amazon internet domain....
17:26 2019-05-21

Hat retailer’s deal with Meek Mill is just the start of new growth plan The future of baseball caps is in hip-hop and country crooners. Sports cap retailer Lids is launching a new business strategy to capitalize on a growing trend that has nothing to do with sports teams, The Post has learned. The Indianapolis-based company, which sells baseball-styled caps at 1,277 sto...
20:00 2019-06-27

Nordstrom family prepares proposal for major stake in retailer - WSJ Shares of Nordstrom Inc rose 7% on Wednesday after the Wall Street Journal reported that members of the retailer's founding family are in the early stages of discussing a proposal to boost their roughly one-third stake to over 50%, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:26 2019-07-31

Target and tariffs: The retailer has plans to limit higher prices Target plans to lessen the impact tariffs will have on the retailer’s prices, the company said on Wednesday. Details were not disclosed.        ...
01:13 2019-05-23

CORRECTED-Hudson's Bay shareholder group offers to take retailer private for C$1.74 bln A group of shareholders, including Hudson's Bay Co's Executive Chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
16:13 2019-06-10

America's biggest retailer pressured to stop selling guns Last year, Dick's Sporting Goods ended the sale of semi-automatic, assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines after a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 people. It also raised the age for purchasing weapons from 18 to 21....
00:13 2019-08-06

Nordstrom Family Prepares New Proposal to Increase Stake in Retailer The family behind Nordstrom is seeking to strengthen its grip on the department-store chain following a decline in its shares that has stoked tension on the board....
00:13 2019-08-01

UPDATE 2-Casino says Rallye has not lost control over the French retailer French retailer Casino said on Friday that the filing of its parent company for protection from creditors had no impact on the execution of its strategy and said the majority shareholder remained in control....
09:52 2019-05-24

Plus-size retailer Avenue warns it will shutter without buyer: sources Plus size retailer Avenue has 60 days to find a buyer — or it will shutter all of its 260 stores across the country, The Post has learned. Employees of Avenue — owned by Versa Capital Management, a private equity firm that also owns Black Angus Steakhouse and Silver Airways — learned about the loomi...
23:26 2019-08-01

UAE jumps 16 places globally to rank 25th in fastest fixed broadband speed in June UAE has jumped 16 places to rank 25th in fixed broadband speed and connectivity globally, according to Ookla’s Global Speed test Index conducted in June this year.The global speed test compares internet speed data from around the world on a monthly basis. Data for the index comes from th...
09:52 2019-07-19

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' 2019: What we know so far about the video game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare," due Oct. 25, isn't a sequel to the trilogy of releases from Infinity Ward. Instead, it's a rebirth for the franchise.       ...
20:39 2019-06-11

The biggest video game show of the year is about to kick off — here are the 13 biggest games to keep an eye on "Final Fantasy VII Remake"/Square Enix The video game industry's big annual trade show, E3 2019, kicks off on June 8. E3 is the annual event where the biggest games of the year are given center stage, and this year is no different. Major news is expected from major console makers and game publisher...
14:01 2019-06-08

Barneys in talks for sale to online luxury retailer Farfetch: sources Struggling Barneys may have finally found its savior in the form of London-based online retailer Farfetch, The Post has learned. Barneys, which has been scouting for buyers since before it filed for bankruptcy on Aug. 6, is in talks to sell itself to Farfetch in a deal that would also save the high-...
19:39 2019-08-27

UPDATE 3-Control of Brazil retailer Via Varejo shifts to Klein family from GPA Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family on Friday gained control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA from retailer GPA SA in an auction....
16:39 2019-06-15

Why luxury online retailer Farfetch's stock cratered despite acquisition of megabrand Farfetch shares sank 45% Friday, after the luxury e-commerce company said it planned to acquire New Guards Groups, owner of popular streetwear brand Off-White, for $675 million....
10:39 2019-08-10

News Corp's Retailer-Marketing Business Faces Monopoly Allegations A News Corp competitor in developing in-store advertising claims the company’s News America Marketing unit has created a monopoly in violation of a federal antitrust law....
16:26 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-Control of Brazil retailer Via Varejo shifts to Klein family from GPA Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family on Friday gained control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA from retailer GPA SA in an auction, spending less than initially expected....
03:39 2019-06-15

For kids' clothes, no one retailer has the lock on back-to-school season this year No company has the majority of share of the estimated $34 billion U.S. children's clothing industry. Carter's ended 2018 with the biggest stake, 9.4%....
18:39 2019-08-08

Nordstrom family reportedly prepares proposal to increase stake in retailer The Nordstrom family last year aborted talks to take the retailer private after an initial offer of $50 a share was rejected as too low. Shares of the retailer have in recent weeks dipped nearly $20 below that offer....
21:00 2019-07-31

South Korea boycott impacts sales at Japanese retailer Uniqlo A recent boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, owner Fast Retailing said on Friday....
05:39 2019-08-09

Are Forever 21's Days Numbered? The Fast-Fashion Retailer Becomes the Latest to Eye Bankruptcy I have a justifiable dread about the state of retail stores in America, perhaps spurred on by the abandoned mall of my youth, a one-time mecca of teenage frisson overgrown with weeds and decay before finally being demolished. One of the inevitable caveats of Al Gore’s internet has been the demise of...
18:52 2019-08-29

Barneys nears sale to online luxury retailer Farfetch: sources Struggling Barneys may have finally found its savior in the form of London-based online retailer Farfetch, The Post has learned. Barneys, which has been scouting for buyers since before it filed for bankruptcy on Aug. 6, is in advanced talks to sell itself to Farfetch in a deal that would also save ...
00:00 2019-08-27

Amazon forges fellowship for 'Lord of the Rings' online video game Amazon Game Studios will co-develop a new massively multiplayer online video game based on the Lord of the Rings trilogy written by J.R.R. Tolkien.       ...
20:13 2019-07-10

UPDATE 2-BMW sells cars globally despite tariffs, no reason to change Mexico plans -board member BMW sees no reason to change its plans for Mexico in the wake of U.S. threats to slap duties on Mexican imports, a board member of the German carmaker said on Thursday, adding the company sells cars globally despite tariffs placed by most countries on imported vehicles....
04:26 2019-06-07

You must resist Big Brother in upcoming Ubisoft video game 'Watch Dogs: Legion' Ubisoft’s urban adventure 'Watch Dogs: Legion' may be one of 2020’s biggest games. It's due March 5, 2020 for PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Google Stadia.       ...
15:01 2019-06-29

Netflix presses start on 'Cuphead' animated TV series based on video game Classic cartoon-inspired video game 'Cuphead,' made for Xbox One, PCs and Nintendo Switch will become a TV series on Netflix.       ...
23:52 2019-07-09

'Monster Hunter World: Iceborne': A sneak peek at the video game, out Sept. 6 A preview of the upcoming expansion video game 'Monster Hunter World: Iceborne,' out Sept. 6 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Coming late to PCs.       ...
05:39 2019-08-01

'Wolfenstein: Youngblood': Classic video game franchise gets influx of female empowerment New 'Wolfenstein: Youngblood' video game brings twin sisters, daughters of hero B.J. Blazcowicz, to the fore in alternative history war against Nazis.       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Iron Maiden file $2m lawsuit over 'Ion Maiden' video game Heavy metal rock band Iron Maiden has filed a $2 million lawsuit against a gaming company for trademark infringement over a video game named "Ion Maiden."...
21:39 2019-05-30

The 1999 horror cult classic 'The Blair Witch Project' is getting a creepy new video game A video game inspired by the Maryland-based horror film “The Blair Witch Project” is expected to come to PCs and Xboxes in August.        ...
14:13 2019-06-10

A new Hollister store is coming to Herald Square in New York as the retailer thinks smaller A new Hollister store is coming later this month to New York, right down the block from Macy's, Target and Victoria's Secret in the busy Herald Square shopping district....
22:00 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-Trump China tariffs could cost billions for consumers - retailer study If the United States does impose tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, it would cost U.S. consumers $12.2 billion more for apparel, footwear, toys and household appliances each year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Friday....
05:39 2019-06-22

Main IKEA retailer expects to exceed renewable energy goal by year's end Ingka Group, which owns most IKEA stores, will by year's end to exceed its 2020 target to produce as much renewable energy as the energy it consumes, Ingka Chief Executive Jesper Brodin said on Thursday....
02:13 2019-09-20

A city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
20:39 2019-05-23

Brazil retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup Airfox, according to a filing on Wednesday....
01:39 2019-06-06

Executive chairman of Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company puts in bid to take retailer private The executive chairman of the owner Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company, Richard Baker, is leading a bid to take the retailer private, the company announced on Monday....
16:00 2019-06-10

Sports Direct buys fashion retailer Jack Wills for 12.75 million pounds Britain's Sports Direct International Plc has bought clothing retailer Jack Wills for 12.75 million pounds ($15.51 million), the Mike Ashley-led company said on Monday....
01:13 2019-08-06

SoftBank leads financing round in Brazilian home goods retailer MadeiraMadeira Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led a $110 million financing round for Brazilian online home goods platform MadeiraMadeira, according to a statement on Tuesday....
11:52 2019-09-17

German retailer spills details on Leica's upcoming APO-SUMMICRON-SL 50 f/2 ASPH lens Leica has been promising that its APO-SUMMICRON-SL 50 f/2 ASPH lens would be available in the first half of 2019, but August is here and we're still waiting patiently for further details. Now, as Japanese camera rumors site Nokishita has discovered, German retailer Foto Koch appears to hav...
14:39 2019-08-14

Shoppers slam fashion retailer over cheap bikini: 'Disgusting, questionable ethics' Shoppers are upset with fashion retailer Missguided over their £1 ($1.25) bikini promotion, which many have called unethical and bad for the environment....
18:52 2019-06-18

Iron Maiden Is Suing The Video Game Ion Maiden Ageing British metal band Iron Maiden (or at least the band’s holding company) are suing video game publisher 3D Realms over retro shooter Ion Maiden, claiming the game’s logo and marketing is “an effort to confuse consumers into believing Defendant’s products and services are somehow affiliated wit...
10:26 2019-05-30

Kids clothing retailer Rockets of Awesome nabs former Walmart e-commerce exec for SVP role At Rockets of Awesome, Turner will be a senior vice president responsible for digital and marketing. He'll report to founder Rachel Blumenthal, who's been building the business beyond the clothing subscription platform that it started as....
21:13 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-GPA sells control in appliance retailer Via Varejo to group led by shareholder Klein -sources Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family are taking over control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA, spending less than initially expected, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
01:26 2019-06-15

Dick's Sporting Goods shares soar on earnings beat, retailer hikes outlook Shares of Dick's Sporting Goods jump after the sporting-goods retailer reports quarterly earnings that top analysts' estimates, and raises its full-year outlook....
14:00 2019-05-29

Lady Gaga to launch beauty line on Amazon as retailer targets cosmetics business Pop star Lady Gaga on Tuesday announced a line of beauty products exclusively for sale on Amazon in a boost to the online retailer's cosmetics business....
02:39 2019-07-10

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
04:13 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-French retailer Carrefour forms home delivery partnership with Spanish firm Glovo French supermarket retailer Carrefour has signed a fast home delivery service with Spanish start-up company Glovo, as Carrefour looks to deal with growing competition from the likes of Amazon and other domestic rivals....
11:26 2019-07-17

VW closing in on Ford deal for EVs, AVs Talks with Ford are “progressing well” and are close to being finalized, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said. He urged managers to step up the pace on making VW more nimble to help face growing industry headwinds....
15:13 2019-06-13

New 'Death Stranding' trailer reveals video game's Nov. 8 release – and more bizarreness A new trailer for 'Death Stranding' the upcoming video game from 'Metal Gear Solid' designer Hideo Kojima puts star Norman Reedus through the paces.        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

Miller Lite's 'Cantroller' is a beer can that doubles as an actual video game controller Miller Lite is preparing for E3 2019 by jumping into the world of competitive video gaming. The company made a beer can that doubles as a controller.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

FedEx declines to renew U.S. Express contract with Amazon, a move that could affect the retailer during holiday shipping season FedEx says it has made a strategic decision not to renew one of its contracts with the online retail giant. While the move is unlikely to have any major effect on Amazon’s day-to-day shipping needs, it could impact the retailer during the all-important holiday shipping season, when package volume su...
20:13 2019-06-07

Stop Force Closing Your Apps Constantly force closing apps is a bad habit many of us have formed over the years. We were told it helps improve battery life and makes our phones run faster. But the truth is, it can actually have the opposite effect. In the video above, I explain why we should all stop force closing apps....
04:26 2019-09-10

Two Drugmakers Closing In on Opioid Settlements Drugmakers Endo International and Allergan are in talks to avoid going to a landmark trial set to begin in October over the opioid crisis, according to people familiar with the matter....
10:39 2019-08-20

Missouri's Last Abortion Clinic Isn't Closing Yet A state judge ruled Monday that the last abortion clinic in the state of Missouri can remain open for now, according to Politico. The judge blocked state officials attempts to close the clinic over supposed licensing problems....
03:13 2019-06-11

Accident mars closing-day Del Mar Futurity An accident involving 1-2 favorite Eight Rings and another horse shortly after the start marred the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity on closing day at the seaside track north of San Diego       ...
13:00 2019-09-03

Saks Off Fifth closing only store in the Bronx Saks’ discount brand, Saks Off Fifth, is pulling out of the Bronx after opening its first store there two years ago. The 25,000-square-foot store at the Bay Plaza Shopping Center will close on Oct. 31, according to a public filing. The store employs 31 staffers. The luxury discount chain’s parent co...
14:00 2019-07-23

‘Your Heritage Is Taken Away’: The Closing of 3 Historically Black Colleges For nearly 200 years, historically black colleges and universities have educated thousands of students, but they continue to face an uncertain future....
04:26 2019-06-29

Bats Announces Alternative to Closing Auctions KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 8, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and the second-largest operator of stock exchanges in the United States, announced today that it is proposing to adopt a new, competitively priced alternative to the primary market closing auctions that take place at the e...
22:13 2019-05-21

The Mets’ whole world can change in this closing stretch Journey back 33 games with me. Let’s call it a tour of perspective, a reminder of just how much can happen in a month-plus on a baseball schedule. Thirty-three games ago, the Mets won for the only time in a four-game series in San Francisco that would prove to be among the most critical series......
21:52 2019-08-26

Ikea closing only U.S. factory in shift to Europe Swedish furniture giant Ikea announced Tuesday it will close its only U.S. factory in Virginia and shift operations to Europe, where costs are less expensive....
19:00 2019-07-16

Pizza Hut is closing hundreds of its dine-in restaurants Pizza Hut will be closing 500 of its underperforming dine-in location across the U.S. / Courtesy of Pizza Hut via TODAY By Alyssa Newcomb, TODAY Birthday parties at Pizza Hut may soon be a thing of the past. One of America’s biggest pizza chains is planning to close hundreds of its dine-in res...
17:39 2019-08-07

Sensex, Nifty Hit Record Closing Highs Domestic stock markets extending their gains to a second consecutive session to end at record closing highs on Monday. The S&P BSE Sensex rose 248.57 points - or 0.63 per cent - to end at 39,683.29,......
14:39 2019-05-27

Former Nxivm ‘sex slaves’ show up for closing arguments Three of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s alleged sex slaves showed up in court Monday, as closing arguments in his trial got underway. The ex-“slaves” included women known only as Nicole and Jay, as well as India Oxenberg, the daughter of “Dynasty” actress Catherine Oxenbe...
18:00 2019-06-17

Chick-fil-A is missing out on more than $1B in sales by closing on Sundays Chick-fil-A made the decision in 1946 that it would not be open on Sundays. That decision could be costing it billions.       ...
00:13 2019-07-22

Sources: GSW closing on Russell, Iguodala deals The Golden State Warriors and Brooklyn Nets have agreed on a sign-and-trade that will send D'Angelo Russell to the Warriors on a four-year, $117 million maximum contract, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
11:52 2019-07-01

Premium TV brand Loewe is closing down its business Luxury TV manufacturer Loewe is throwing in the towel. The company is set to cease operations from July 1, with increased competition leading to insufficient funds for the business.The sad demise of the German brand was reported in Spiegel Online , where the company announced its plans to wind ...
18:52 2019-06-27

California 'Daffodil Hill' closing because of overtourism McLaughlin's Daffodil Hill, a field of beautiful yellow and white flowers outside of California's state capital of Sacramento, has announced that it will be closing indefinitely due to fallout from its unexpected popularity on social media....
18:01 2019-07-19

Closing distance critical for UFC 239 title challengers Thiago Santos and Holly Holm must not let defending champs Jon Jones and Amanda Nunes, both known for their striking accuracy, fire away relentlessly from distance....
19:26 2019-07-04

The last hurrah? USA have blazed the trail but Europe is closing in The US have won three World Cups, and also helped make the women’s game what it is today. Even if their reign ends, they should be praisedIt would be difficult to script a more idyllic beginning.On a balmy August afternoon in 1985, the US women’s national team warmed up for their first ever game on ...
23:52 2019-07-05

Yankees’ Gary Sanchez closing in on a milestone HR Gary Sanchez finished the Yankees’ 5-3 loss to the A’s on Thursday night one homer shy of 100 in 354 big-league games. The fastest players in history to 100 homers are Ryan Howard (325 games) and Ralph Kiner (376 games). In 11 games since returning from a second stint on the IL (left groin) Au...
10:00 2019-08-23

N4T Investigators: Green Fields School Closing TUCSON – Financial records obtained by News 4 Tucson Investigators are shedding new light on the financial situation of the Green Fields School. Records show that the school lost more than $500,000 in each of the last two years. According to income tax returns the school lost $548,551 in the 2...
08:26 2019-07-10

'Borderlands 3' launched Friday. Here's everything we know about video game Publisher 2K Games launched "Borderlands 3," the latest chapter for the popular first-person shooter franchise. Here's everything we know about it.       ...
00:52 2019-09-14

Sophie Turner finds making a Jonas Brothers video 'more chaotic' than 'Game of Thrones' It's "the year of ending things" for Sophie Turner, including 'Game of Thrones' and X-Men, but nothing was as crazy as making a Jonas Brothers video.        ...
02:39 2019-06-04

E3 2019: In 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order,' video game you become a Jedi Knight A new revelation about the 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' video game, due Nov. 15: Character Saw Gerrara, played by Forest Whitaker, is in the cast.       ...
19:52 2019-06-09

Toddler dies after closing car window on her head as dad slept A 2-year-old Michigan girl died this week when she accidentally rolled up a car window on her head — as her dad snoozed in the front seat, according to a new report. Kierre Allen was in a 2005 Mazda 4 with her dad, parked in the driveway of their home on Detroit’s west side Monday......
17:39 2019-09-19

Agua Caliente Park closing Monday for renovations TUCSON — Starting Monday, Agua Caliente Park will be closed for several months as renovation efforts begin. The park spreads over one hundred acres with a warm spring and pond, making it an oasis in the southwestern desert. For the next few months, Pond 1 will be drained as Pima County works t...
04:00 2019-08-20

Italian Leader Extols Closing of Migrant Center Matteo Salvini, Italy’s nativist deputy prime minister, presided over the closure of a migrant reception center that was once the largest such structure on the continent during the region’s migration crisis....
04:52 2019-07-10

| Under US pressure, Afghan army starts closing checkpoints Only a tangle of razor wire marks the entrance of a remote Afghan army checkpoint that may soon be shuttered as the government closes vulnerable outposts after years of losses to Taliban fighters and desertions....
12:13 2019-06-18

Sephora closing for diversity training after complaint by singer SZA Cosmetics retailer Sephora will close all its U.S. locations this week to conduct employee diversity training -- after accusations of racial profiling by singer SZA....
20:00 2019-06-03

Closing arguments at trial of self-improvement group founder NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says the former spiritual leader of a cult-like self-improvement group was a “con man” and a “crime boss.” Assistant U.S. Attorney Moira Penza delivered closing arguments on Monday at the trial of Keith Raniere (rah-NEER’-ee). Penza ...
17:13 2019-06-17

Closing arguments due in Navy SEAL court-martial SAN DIEGO (AP) — Closing arguments are set to begin in the court-martial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder and other crimes in Iraq. The prosecution is expected to begin summing up its case against Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher on Monday in San Diego. Gallagher is accused of f...
16:52 2019-07-01

Amsterdam mayor considers closing red-light district City’s first female mayor aims to tackle human trafficking, fraud and money launderingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is considering closing down the city’s famous red-light district due to the conditions endured by the sex workers behind its windows.Femke Halsema, a former leader of the national Gre...
12:26 2019-07-04

| Bezuidenhout closing in on maiden European title in Spain South Africa's Christiaan Bezuidenhout holds a commanding five-shot lead over Spain's Jon Rahm heading into the final round of the Andalucia Masters....
22:00 2019-06-29

No Decision Yet On Closing Airspace To India, Says Pak Foreign Minister Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has made it clear that no decision has yet been taken to close the country's airspace to India, Dawn news reported....
09:13 2019-08-29

Canada closing Venezuela embassy effective immediately Canada's foreign affairs minister says the Maduro regime has taken action to prevent foreign embassies from functioning, "particularly those advocating for the restoration of democracy."...
01:13 2019-06-03

The Latest: Closing arguments next in scholar’s murder trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man who could get the federal death penalty if convicted of killing an international scholar who was studying at the University of Illinois: (all times local): 4 p.m. A judge has set closing arguments for Monday after a former University of Illinois s...
23:13 2019-06-21

"Blessed" Leander Paes Closing In On 4th Decade As Pro And 1,000 Racquets Leander Paes continued to defy his years on Friday, two weeks before his 46th birthday, winning his opening doubles match alongside in-form Frenchman Benoit Paire as he goes in search of fifth French......
11:13 2019-06-01

UAW workers lament closing of GM's transmission plant in Mich. While workers lament the plant closing, GM said it will have opportunities for all displaced workers at the plant to transfer to other GM operations....
14:52 2019-08-01

Wells Fargo Is Reviewing Its Account-Closing Practices The chief executive, C. Allen Parker, told Senator Elizabeth Warren that the bank had begun an “extensive review” of overdraft fees for such accounts in response to a New York Times article....
02:26 2019-09-05

Youth training center closing in northern Wisconsin LAONA, Wis. (AP) — A job training center that has served hundreds of disadvantaged youths is closing in northern Wisconsin. The closure of the Blackwell Job Corps Center in Laona comes as part of a Trump administration plan to cut 1,100 jobs in the Forest Service Job Corps Civilian Conservation Cent...
19:00 2019-05-30

IKEA Closing Only US Furniture Factory, Cutting 300 Jobs IKEA said it will close its only US factory at the end of the year, cutting 300 jobs, as it will be more cost effective to make the products in Europe and import them....
03:39 2019-07-16

Closing arguments set in Virginia abortion regulations trial RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal trial is coming to an end in a lawsuit challenging four Virginia abortion laws that women’s health groups say are overly restrictive and limit access to abortion in the state. The case is one of more than a dozen lawsuits filed around the country seeking to lift ...
14:13 2019-06-06

Closing arguments to be held in border activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to deliver closing statements on Friday in the criminal trial against a humanitarian aid volunteer who says he was fulfilling his duty to help others when he encountered two migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border. The trial against 36-year-old Scott Daniel ...
07:00 2019-06-07

Four Seasons, NYC’s famed power lunch spot, closing again NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s famed Four Seasons Restaurant is closing less than a year after it reopened in a new location. The New York Times reports that the midtown Manhattan restaurant known as the original power lunch destination will close Tuesday. The Four Seasons lost its home in the Sea...
20:52 2019-06-08

France, Germany closing in on arms exports pact France and Germany said on Thursday they were close to an agreement on how to remove obstacles to exporting weapons manufactured in joint programs, after French firms called for easing German export restrictions....
02:39 2019-09-20

The S&P 500 index is closing at a record high, erasing its losses from May NEW YORK (AP) — The S&P 500 index is closing at a record high, erasing its losses from May. The post The S&P 500 index is closing at a record high, erasing its losses from May appeared first on LEX18.com....
22:13 2019-06-20

Closing arguments set for missing Chinese scholar case PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Closing arguments are set for the federal death penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with kidnapping and killing a 26-year-old visiting scholar from China. Monday’s closings follow a week and a half of testimony. If jurors convict Brendt...
06:26 2019-06-24

Four Seasons Restaurant is closing. Is the power lunch dead? The famed Four Seasons Restaurant in New York, which for decades was a go-to spot for power brokers to hobnob over lunch, will shut its doors on Tuesday....
07:52 2019-06-10

Louvre employees mull closing museum again over overcrowding PARIS (AP) — Employees at the Louvre in Paris are mulling whether to close the museum for a second day this week over tourist overcrowding. The world’s most visited museum was closed on Monday after employees complained they were harassed by tourists waiting to see the Mona Lisa. Pierre Zinenb...
16:39 2019-05-28

'Call of Duty' returns to 'Modern Warfare' with new video game out Oct. 25 The next Call of Duty video game, out Oct. 25, 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PCs, has a familiar name: 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.'        ...
19:52 2019-05-30

Indian Boxers Closing In On Kazakhs, Uzbeks: Santiago Nieva India recorded their best-ever finish at the World Boxing Championships by claiming a silver and a bronze through Amit Panghal (52kg) and Manish Kaushik (63kg)....
17:52 2019-09-22

Steve Clarke says ‘not closing door’ on absentees from Scotland squad • New coach intends to ‘make players know they are wanted’• His first squad has combined tally of 14 international goalsSteve Clarke has said he will not take a hardline approach towards players who have made themselves unavailable for Scotland. A week after becoming the national manager, Clarke’s s...
01:26 2019-05-29

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing of offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
13:39 2019-06-14

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
06:39 2019-06-14

Closing arguments in Kellen Winslow trial focus on his NFL fame VISTA, Calif. — Attorneys for former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. say five women who accused him of rape and lewd conduct invented the allegations to prey on his wealth, while prosecutors say his fame empowered him to prey on the most vulnerable. Winslow’s status was mentioned by both sides ...
16:39 2019-06-05

Study: Closing ERs increases death rate in local communities The closure of a local emergency department can add 30 minutes or more to the trip of a person suffering a heart attack, and may increase the risk of death, according to new research....
01:13 2019-09-05

Transfer window LIVE – Everton 'closing in' on Zaha signing "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
10:26 2019-08-07

Yankees’ Luis Severino closing in on taking key step in his rehab Now that the Yankees know they won’t be adding any significant arms for the rest of the season, the return of Luis Severino is even more critical. And even the right-hander was caught off guard when the Yankees failed to make a move to boost their rotation or bullpen at Wednesday’s trade deadline. “...
14:26 2019-08-03

Biden leads in Iowa, but Warren is closing the gap, new poll finds The survey, released Thursday, shows the former vice president winning the support of 28 percent of likely 2020 Iowa Democratic caucus voters, while Warren takes 19 percent....
20:39 2019-08-08

What we know about GM's all-electric pickup truck that could save Detroit plant from closing While the UAW has rejected the offer and sent roughly 48,000 of its workers out on strike, the EV truck is widely expected to remain part of an eventual settlement....
22:00 2019-09-16

‘The Cher Show’ announces closing date, national tour She worked her G-stringed butt off to make it a success, but in the end, “The Cher Show” just wasn’t strong enough to make it. Despite non-stop promo appearances on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “Today,” “The View” and more, the criti...
19:00 2019-06-27

Sex cult trial in New York moves to closing arguments on Monday Jurors are expected to hear closing arguments on Monday in the trial of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials....
13:00 2019-06-17

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
22:26 2019-05-31

'SolSeraph' review: Is new video game a worthy second act for 'ActRaiser' ? Video game classic 'ActRaiser' flies once more under a different name. Does 'SolSeraph' do justice to the original Super Nintendo game?       ...
20:13 2019-07-10

Eric Garner’s mom storms out of closing arguments in Pantaleo’s NYPD trial Eric Garner’s mom stormed out of an NYPD courtroom on Thursday during closing arguments defending the cop accused of putting her son in a banned chokehold that led to his death. Gwen Carr declared, “I can’t listen to this!” and called defense lawyer Stuart London a “snake” as she left the department...
09:26 2019-06-07

Broadway play 'Hillary and Clinton' closing early due to low ticket sales A Broadway depiction of former President Bill Clinton and former First Lady Hillary Clinton will be ending its run one month early due to underwelming ticket sales. ...
02:26 2019-06-18

Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys closing in on massive deal with 24-hour hope Maybe Ezekiel Elliott can play Sunday against the Giants after all. There appears to be real progress being made in talks with the Cowboys, with ProFootballTalk reporting the two sides are “close” on a six-year, $90 million extension. ESPN reports there’s “urgency” to g...
00:52 2019-09-04

Ford enjoys June sales boom in Russia despite closing car factories Ford enjoyed a sales boom in a falling Russian market in June despite closing two car plants as the automaker ends sales of passenger vehicles in the country....
13:39 2019-07-09

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
05:13 2019-05-22

Germany to start closing black coal plants in 2020: draft law Germany plans to shut down its first power plants that use black coal in 2020, a draft law seen by Reuters on Thursday showed, as part of a planned phase-out of coal by 2038 expected to cost at least 40 billion euros ($44 billion)....
19:52 2019-09-05

Ezekiel Elliott on closing Cowboys deal: ‘I went to bed in a bad place’ Ezekiel Elliott's holdout is over, but his standoff with the Cowboys took a toll on the running back. Now he's ready to get back to work.       ...
02:52 2019-09-05

Brokerage Charles Schwab closing Singapore office two years after launch Discount brokerage company Charles Schwab Corp will close its Singapore office by the end of this year, only about two years after opening it in late 2017....
18:13 2019-09-05

Mothers rally as Hong Kong’s divide shows no sign of closing Hong Kong’s political divisions show no sign of closing as students rebuffed an offer from city leader Carrie Lam to meet and a few thousand mothers rallied in support of young protesters...
06:52 2019-07-06

Russia Plans to Block Major VPNs as Next Step in Closing Up Internet Russia is getting closer to implementing the sort of internet regulations that exist under the Great Firewall of China. Earlier this year, internet providers began preparing to conduct tests to find out if Russia can build an internet disconnected from the rest of the world. Now, Russia plans to blo...
20:00 2019-06-07

San Francisco airport is closing a runway in September. How airlines are helping flyers The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is closing one of its major runways for repairs throughout September.       ...
06:39 2019-08-28

Republicans hope Trump’s closing argument secures win in N.C. House race Voters cast their final ballots Tuesday in a long-disputed race that has proved surprisingly competitive despite Trump easily winning the district in 2016....
22:39 2019-09-10

'Aladdin' rakes in riches: Will Smith's live-action Disney remake soars to $207.1M globally Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' grossed an estimated $86.1 million to take the top spot in North America. It's expected to pass $100 million by Monday.        ...
07:26 2019-05-27

Coast Guard anticipates closing Port of New Orleans and lower Mississippi within several hours The United States Coast Guard expects to close the Port of New Orleans and the lower Mississippi River on Friday as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Gulf Coast....
18:39 2019-07-12

Center for Data Innovation: U.S. leads AI race, with China closing fast and EU lagging While the U.S. currently has a comfortable edge in the race to develop artificial intelligence, China is rapidly gaining ground as Europe falls behind.Read More...
06:26 2019-08-19

North Carolina day care closing after children wander off, found on busy highway A day care in North Carolina is set to close after six of the children being cared for at the center wandered away from teachers in December and onto a busy highway, officials said Monday....
18:26 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-Brokerage Charles Schwab closing Singapore office 2 years after launch Discount brokerage company Charles Schwab Corp will close its Singapore office by the end of this year, only about two years after opening it in late 2017....
14:52 2019-09-05

Plus-size clothing chain Avenue is closing all 222 of its locations as the retail apocalypse continues Avenue Avenue is shutting down all of its 222 stores across the US. The plus-sized clothing brand announced it is closing stores across 33 states on Wednesday. Retailers have already announced more than 8,000 store closures so far in 2019, according to an analysis by Business Insider. Visit Busin...
19:26 2019-08-16

Man Utd coach Mark Dempsey closing in on return to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plans to welcome Mark Dempsey back into the fold at Manchester United after the coach was rushed to hospital during the summer tour of Australia and Asia....
08:00 2019-09-17

Speaker Bercow says he will stop Johnson from closing parliament to secure Brexit: Telegraph British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday he would refuse to allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to close parliament to secure Brexit, the Telegraph reported....
00:39 2019-08-14

Browns Is Closing Its Iconic South Molton Street Store & Moving Further Into Mayfair The shift away from Oxford Street’s bustling thoroughfare towards the luxury landscape of Bond Street comes four years after Browns was acquired by Farfetch...
15:39 2019-06-04

Ben & Jerry's, Lush, Patagonia among businesses closing Friday for Global Climate Strike Ben & Jerry's, Burton, Lush, Patagonia and SodaStream say they are closing Friday for the Global Climate Strike.       ...
02:13 2019-09-20

Beto: Closing of abortion, family planning clinics a 'life-and-death matter' Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke said Sunday that the closing of roughly 25% of the state’s family planning clinics, which often offer abortions, is a “life-and-death matter” because of how it has put pregnant women at risk if they cannot receive adequate care....
20:00 2019-06-09

Closing N.S. pulp mill would cost 2,700 jobs, decimate forestry industry: union The mill's parent company, Paper Excellence, is facing a January 2020 deadline under provincial legislation to shut down a treatment facility that sends effluent into the Boat Harbour lagoon near a Mi'kmaq community....
18:52 2019-08-07

UPDATE 1-Taking aim at rivals, CBOE Europe's closing auction debuts with tiny volume Europe's latest share trading platform debuted with a whimper this week as just 23,000 euros ($25,460) worth of stock changed hands in Monday's first closing auction, but its parent Chicago-based CBOE said plenty of customers were lining up to use it....
17:26 2019-08-20

Closing arguments set to begin in Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher's trial. Here's a breakdown of what's been presented Closing arguments are expected to begin Monday in the trial of Chief Special Warfare Operator Eddie Gallagher, a Navy SEAL accused of stabbing an ISIS prisoner to death, among other violations of military law....
18:00 2019-06-30

Exclusive: Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations - sources Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, cutting short ambitious plans to challenge traditional aerospace companies in a new "space race," four people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
23:13 2019-05-31

New Jersey judge who asked woman about closing her legs to prevent rape is ‘remorseful,’ lawyer says A New Jersey judge who asked an alleged rape victim if she tried closing her legs to prevent a sexual assault is "remorseful," his lawyer said before the state Supreme Court Tuesday....
15:13 2019-07-11

Rafael Nadal moves step closer to closing down Roger Federer's grand slam record Rafael Nadal took a "step forward" in his pursuit of Roger Federer's grand slam record as he advanced to the semifinals of the US Open. The Spaniard beat Argentine Diego Schwartzman 6-4 7-5 6-2 Wednesday as he chases a 19th grand slam title....
23:52 2019-09-05

Closing the West's Largest Coal Plant Will Leave the Navajo Nation With $40 Million in Missing Revenue The Navajo Generating Station in Arizona is closing, and that’s terrible news for the Native American communities that rely on the coal plant for their income. A new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is calling on the federal government to step in for this...
01:00 2019-06-01

Taco Bell manager claims she was fired for closing the store to clean it: 'I just kept finding things that were disturbing' A Taco Bell manager claims that she was fired for closing the restaurant to perform a deep clean on the kitchen and lobby, which she described as “disturbing.”...
23:13 2019-07-24

Pizza Hut fans, including Chrissy Teigen, react to news of restaurant closing hundreds of locations Fans shared their concerns over the loss of their favorite local spots, as well as the jobs of the employees who work in the soon-to-shutter restaurants....
02:00 2019-08-10

Both sides make closing arguments in trial of ex-Obama White House lawyer Greg Craig Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that Greg Craig, a prominent Washington lawyer and former White House counsel under President Barack Obama, misled his then-law firm and the Justice Department about his work for the pro-Russian government of Ukraine in 2012....
04:13 2019-09-04

Home Depot is charging into Target's home-decor territory, but the home-improvement retailer refuses to copy one of its winning strategies (HD, TGT) ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images Home Depot is ramping up its home decor offerings. Business Insider spoke with merchandising EVP Ted Decker and merchandising SVP Jeanine Huebner about the company's strategy. They said that Home Depot will likely avoid Target's strategy of partnering up with third-par...
23:39 2019-07-03

'Stand tall, you are closing in' - Tennis world reacts to Rafael Nadal's 19th Grand Slam triumph "Rafael Nadal won his 19th Grand Slam champion - one less than his arch rival Roger Federer\u0027s all-time best haul of 20 - at the US Open on Sunday."...
12:26 2019-09-09

Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS detainee was victim of 'target fixation,' attorney says in closing arguments An attorney for decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher argued Monday that his client was a subject of "fixation" by military prosecutors and claimed the case against Gallagher had "huge gaping holes."...
12:00 2019-07-02

Rafael Nadal closing in on Roger Federer's record Grand Slam tally after US Open triumph Rafael Nadal is closing in on Roger Federer's record Grand Slam haul after a thrilling five-set victory over Daniil Medvedev in the US Open final on Sunday....
14:52 2019-09-09

Which Is Less Impossible: Scoring In An NBA Game, Getting A Hit In An MLB Game, Or Getting A First Down In An NFL Game? As often happens when you work with highly opinionated idiots, the Deadspin staff got into a lengthy argument yesterday over, what else, a Twitter question:...
22:39 2019-08-30

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to their benefit, and taking active measures to boost...
18:13 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Yemen aid programmes closing, Guterres Idlib concern, Somalia insecurity, honouring terror victims Today’s stories: aid money promised for Yemen fails to materialize, prospects of new Idlib conflict put millions at risk, new Sudanese transitional government welcomed by UN chief, insecurity threatens Somalia progress....
09:52 2019-08-22

NYC ban on CBD has stores mulling options Get your CBD-infused snacks and drinks while you can: A crackdown is coming to the Big Apple. Retailers that sell consumable goods infused with cannabidiol — or CBD, an ingredient in marijuana that doesn’t get you high, but which is said to relieve pain and anxiety — are poised to yank them from the...
04:52 2019-06-24

Walgreens to close 200 US stores By Angelica LaVito, CNBC Walgreens plans to shutter 200 stores in the U.S. as the company pares back its locations in the U.K., the company said Tuesday. Parent company Walgreens Boots Alliance earlier this year announced plans to shutter 200 stores in the U.K. and review its U.S. footprint. The new...
17:39 2019-08-07

These are the 20 most popular stores in America Walmart, McDonald's and Starbucks top 24/7 Wall St.'s list of the top 20 stores in the U.S. Drug stores and convenience stores also made the list.        ...
14:13 2019-05-29

Deepfake video shows Bill Hader morph into Tom Cruise in CBS interview – video Creator of video says he wants to raise awareness of technology's potential in age of fake news and doctored footageWhat do we do about deepfake video? Continue reading......
22:26 2019-08-13

'Don’t touch me like that!': video shows trans women forcibly removed from an LA bar – video A video posted to social media show a group of transgender women being forcibly removed from a Los Angeles bar. The women said they had earlier been harassed by a straight couple at a downtown bar called Las Perlas. Mobile phone footage shows one security guard putting his arms around a woman as she...
21:13 2019-08-27

UFC’s Kevin Lee plays video games while driving in shocking video This is quite the display of reckless driving. UFC fighter Kevin Lee posted a video on his Instagram of him playing video games while driving his car on a highway. He can be seen turning around and adjusting the camera – without his eyes on the road – and then proceeding to use both his......
23:00 2019-09-16

Dressbarn is about to close 650 stores — here's a map of these locations As shopping has shifted online and styles have evolved, Ascena has been grappling with sagging sales and a large debt-load. Looking to stem the losses, Ascena is turning to pruning its less successful brands....
21:26 2019-05-21

Dressbarn Is Going Out Of Business, Will Shut Down All 650 Stores (TODAY)– The Dressbarn clothing chain will wind down operations as part of a larger plan to close all of its stores, the company has announced. No timeline was given for the closure of its approximately 650 locations, but the women’s retailer will remain open for business for the time being, a...
17:52 2019-05-21

The next OnePlus product to hit stores might not be a smartphone OnePlus has been launching two flagship phones a year for quite a while now, but 2019 marks a turning point in the company’s brief history. For starters, we’ve witnessed OnePlus unveiling not one but three OnePlus 7 phones in the first half of the year, including the OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, an...
17:26 2019-08-14

Toys 'R' Us could come back with six stores and a website Following the custom of well-known retailers that went under as a result of leveraged investments and business moving online, Toys R Us is reportedly close to a comeback. According to Bloomberg, a former executive is pitching plans for a chain with l......
04:13 2019-06-22

Where the World Stores Its Emergency Stockpiles of Oil Attacks on two Saudi Arabian oil facilities have sharpened focus on the world’s ability to absorb massive shocks to its energy supplies and raised pressing questions about emergency stockpiles around the globe....
00:39 2019-09-23

Sonic to bring Mini to BMW stores The nation's fifth-largest dealership group is believed to be among the first companies to integrate Mini sales into a BMW dealership after BMW of North America last year gave its Mini retailers who also had BMW stores that option....
10:26 2019-06-29

Cashierless Stores Make Inroads in U.S. U.S. retailers large and small are pressing ahead with testing the use of artificial intelligence to track what products shoppers pick up and automatically bill them when they walk out the door, eliminating the need for a checkout line....
10:26 2019-08-13

What to buy at Topshop’s sale before its US stores close Fresh-off-the-runway fast fashion is dead. Well, that’s the mood among Topshop and Topman fans stateside. On Thursday, the BBC reported that the British high street retailer will close all of its 11 United States stores, as well as 23 stores throughout the UK, after profits continue to plummet...
17:39 2019-05-24

Apple says iPhones can now be fixed at all U.S. Best Buy stores Apple Inc and Best Buy Co Inc said on Wednesday that they have extended a partnership that will allow the Minneapolis-based retailer's technicians fix iPhones at any Best Buy store in the United States....
17:13 2019-06-19

Restaurants in stores are trendy again, but their goal is as old as ever At restaurants in Anthropologie, Ralph Lauren and even Capital One bank outlets, it's impossible to forget that they want you to buy more than a salad....
20:39 2019-05-31

Old Navy Plans to Open 800 More Stores Gap’s Old Navy brand plans to open hundreds of stores as it prepares to split from its parent company at a time when slower sales and online rivals are challenging many bricks-and-mortar chains....
00:00 2019-09-13