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EA's dice roll with Battlefield Hardline pays off, results beat Wall Street

The game maker ends a strong year thanks to its popular shooter franchise, while it also looks ahead to capitalize on the much-hyped Star Wars revival.

By May 5, 2015

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HBO blasts NPD study, says TV subscriptions are on the rise

"The research is simply incorrect," said a representative for both HBO and Cinemax.

By January 22, 2014

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People growing more hip to wearables, NPD study finds

More than half of those polled said they are aware of wearable tech devices and a third of those respondents said they're likely to buy one, according to the research firm.

By January 7, 2014

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Video game hardware sales plummeted in March, survey says

Sales of devices like the Xbox, PlayStation and Wii U drop by more than a fifth, repeating the post-Christmas lull of earlier this year.

By April 16, 2015

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Nintendo pushes video game industry positive in February

Thanks to its most successful portable Zelda game ever, the Japanese game giant led the industry in software sales last month.

By March 12, 2015

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Jay Z's Tidal music service makes star-studded splash

The rapper mogul's celebrity-packed unveiling touted Tidal as the first artist-owned streaming music service of its kind, but it was scant on details about what that means.

By March 30, 2015

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Microsoft is banking the future of Xbox on Windows 10

The company is preparing to switch its game console over to the Windows 10 platform, a move designed to make gaming easier across all devices and regain the goodwill of developers and consumers.

By March 6, 2015

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Sony's PlayStation 4 continues to soar with 20M sold

By contrast, Microsoft's most recent public count in November noted Xbox One sales at around 10 million, though that figure is likely much higher after a strong holiday-shopping season.

By March 4, 2015

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What's inside your smartphone? Most customers don't care

Samsung's easy dismissal of Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor highlights the chipmaker's weak brand power with consumers. What can Qualcomm do to raise its profile?

By March 2, 2015

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Big future in Broadcom's little set-top box?

The chipmaker has been working on new technology for its cable provider customers, including a TV dongle and a chip for faster broadband speeds.

By February 1, 2015