Category Archive: CNBC

Ubisoft CEO open to a merger – but not with Vivendi

The CEO of Ubisoft said he’s confident the French videogame publisher will be able to fend off a move by Vivendi to obtain a seat on the company’s board of directors. However, he… Continue reading

‘Doom,’ ‘Fallout’ creator dives into virtual reality

The video game publisher that accuses Oculus of stealing its intellectual property to create its flagship virtual reality headset isn’t planning to stay on the sidelines as VR games grab a foothold in… Continue reading

Microsoft unveils plans for new Xbox

Microsoft is ready to move the Xbox to the next generation. The company on Monday unveiled a new Xbox One system — code named Project Scorpio — that retains many of the features of… Continue reading

EA lays out ‘Star Wars’ gaming road map

Electronic Arts wants the video game world to know how dedicated it is to “Star Wars.” But don’t look for a new title this year. The software publisher laid out a road map… Continue reading

As EA approaches, video game industry is at a turning point

While sales of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are moving at a rapid clip, a sense of transition looms over the video game industry these days — and the imminent kick-off of… Continue reading

3 essential business growth lessons from the craft beer boom

You don’t have to be a fan of IPAs to know that the craft beer world is doing something right. In 2015, 620 new breweries opened, with only 67 closing their doors. That… Continue reading

4 key business tips from the man behind Atari and Chuck E. Cheese’s

Nolan Bushnell doesn’t have to worry about a legacy as an entrepreneur. He’s already got several. But the creator of Atari, Chuck E. Cheese’s and several other ventures (including his latest, Brainrush, a… Continue reading

7 ways to slash business travel expenses

Business travel is an important part of running a business, but it is a drag on the bottom line. Here are strategies to help you save money. Read more at CNBC.com: 7 ways… Continue reading

Why Disney unexpectedly quit the video game business

Four months ago, Disney boasted loudly about the strength of its self-published video game unit. Tuesday, the company shut it down. Read more: Why Disney unexpectedly quite the video game business

HTC set to square off against Facebook with virtual headset

In the looming battle of virtual reality technology, HTC and Valve Software are preparing to square off against Facebook’s Oculus Rift. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, both companies announced the Vive,… Continue reading