Hiroshi Yamauchi, (AP Photo/Katsumi Kasahara, File)

Nintendo’s Yamauchi dies aged 85

TOKYO (AP) — Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company’s transition from traditional playing-card maker to video game giant, has died. He was 85. Kyoto-based Nintendo said […]


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Nintendo focuses on games at E3 with new ‘Mario’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s all about the games for Nintendo. Instead of a typical flashy presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the Japanese gaming giant opted to showcase several games for its Wii U […]


Julie Uhrman

Julie Uhrman on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Julie Uhrman, a video game entrepreneur, who is founder and CEO of OUYA, an innovative gaming console that enables any developer to publish a console game by bringing the mobile app model to the TV. OUYA is a powerful, beautifully designed, open and inexpensive alternative to traditional game consoles.


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Nintendo’s TVii a replacement for the remote

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nintendo is switching on a television service that transforms the tablet-like controller for its new Wii U game console into a remote that changes the TV channel and puts programs from the Internet just a few finger taps away.


Intel, Apple praised for clean mineral efforts

(AP) – Apple, Hewlett-Packard and Intel have become “pioneers of progress” through their efforts to avoid purchasing minerals that fund armed groups in Central Africa, an advocacy group said Thursday. The Enough Project ranked companies […]


Tech News Today

The world’s biggest smartphone maker predicts huge sales for it’s latest device, Nintendo goes “big,” and Facebook makes some changes we’ve been asking for. Tom Merritt, host of the daily podcast Tech News Today, joined […]



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