TOKYO: Shares of Nintendo Co surged as much as 18 percent on Thursday, propelled by a surprise announcement at Apple Inc's iPhone launch event of the debut of the Japanese firm's popular game franchise Super Mario Bros on the iPhone.
BERLIN: Volkswagen will launch its first battery-powered van later this month as it shifts to zero-emission vehicles following its diesel cheating scandal, but customers are still skeptical about the benefits of going electric.
LG Electronics Inc unveiled a premium smartphone on Wednesday that the South Korean firm hopes will help revive its money-losing mobile business, a major revenue contributor and key customer for components suppliers in the LG group.
SAN FRANCISCO: The iPhone 7 is expected to make its global debut on Wednesday, but many consumers and investors are already setting their sights on Apple Inc's 2017 version of the popular gadget, hoping for more significant advances.
SYDNEY: The Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s battery explosions continue to haunt users keeping this expensive gadget. In the latest incident, the cellphone battery spontaneously exploded reportedly racking up more than $1,800 AUD (£1,030) worth of…
BEIJING: Decades of conservation work in China have paid off for the giant panda, whose status was upgraded Sunday from "endangered" to "vulnerable" due to a population rebound.
SHANGHAI/BEIJING: Judging by the volume of online chatter, there's a lot less buzz in China ahead of this week's expected launch of the new Apple iPhone, and people on the street say they're more likely to "wait and see" what the latest…
WASHINGTON: In its rush to beat rival products to market, notably Apple's new iPhone, Samsung Electronics has accelerated new phone launch cycles, but its haste is raising concerns that it fell short on quality testing.