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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ video game passes $1 billion in sales to retailers

Published 01/01/1970

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc's latest title from its blockbuster "Call of Duty" video game franchise surpassed $1 billion in sell-in sales - [more…]

Twitter shares soar in frenzied NYSE debut

Published 01/01/1970

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc shares jumped 73 percent in a frenzied trading debut that drove the seven-year-old company's market value to around [more…]

Wal-Mart website glitch gives shoppers super bargains

Published 01/01/1970

(Reuters) - Shoppers looking for a bargain got some big ones at Walmart.com Wednesday morning. A technical glitch on the Wal-Mart Stores Inc U.S. website [more…]

South Koreans cram for dream jobs at Samsung

Published 01/01/1970

BUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - In a cram school in the South Korean port city of Busan, 70 college students packed into a classroom, chanting [more…]

Grab the vacuum: Ladybugs overwhelm parts of U.S. Southeast

Published 01/01/1970

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (Reuters) - Millions of ladybugs are invading homes and businesses in parts of the U.S. eastern seaboard and Gulf Coast this fall, [more…]

Arcade Fire knock Katy Perry off top spot on Billboard 200

Published 01/01/1970

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Canadian alternative rock group Arcade Fire scored its second No. 1 record by knocking pop singer Katy Perry off the top [more…]

What’s the #TWITTERIPO buzz on Twitter?

Published 01/01/1970

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - As Twitter Inc had its coming-out party on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, the micro-blogging service exploded with a [more…]

Brazil police investigate Bieber for spray painting Rio wall

Published 01/01/1970

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Police in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday said they were investigating whether Canadian teen singer Justin Bieber had illegally spray [more…]