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Nintendo Revenue, Earnings Decline on Crumbling Wii U Sales

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January 29, 2014
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Lackluster financials have driven Nintendo to cut its Wii U sales forecasts by two-thirds. Video provided by Newsy


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Nintendo Wii Shown to Benefit Children With Dyspraxia

Nintendo Wii Shown to Benefit Children With Dyspraxia

Reuters (Apr. 30, 2013) Children with dyspraxia, a condition that causes co-ordination and balance problems, have been shown to benefit from therapy using the Nintendo Wii Fit video game. A group of British researchers have been studying the phenomenon and believe it could make a significant difference in the lives of afflicted children.
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More Shoppers Buy Google Chromebooks Than Apple Mac Books This Year

More Shoppers Buy Google Chromebooks Than Apple Mac Books This Year

TheStreet (Dec. 30, 2013) Sales of Google's Chromebook surged this year -- outselling Apple's MacBook, according to a study by research group NPD. From January through November 2013, 1.76 million Chromebooks were sold -- that's up from a total of 400,000 sold last year. Altogether, Chromebooks made up 21% of notebook sales in 2013. Meanwhile, NPD's report showed that Apple's desktop and laptop sales dropped 7%. Amazon's list of hottest products during the holidays backs up the findings, as Chromebooks were its top two laptop sellers.
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Himax: A Potential Google Glass Winner With Its Leading Technology

Himax: A Potential Google Glass Winner With Its Leading Technology

TheStreet (Feb. 13, 2014) (TheStreet) -- Trifecta Stocks Portfolio Manager Bryan Ashenberg highlights Himax Technologies as an interesting play on Google Glass. Himax just reported a modest beat with its fourth-quarter revenue as earnings came in-line with consensus. The company gave inline forward guidance.Himax has been diversifying its dependence on the LCD TV marketplace into smartphones and tablets and has been building a business in TV chipsets, power management chips, CMOS image sensors, touch panel controllers, and liquid crystal on silicon or LCoS displays, which are being used in applications including Google Glass. The stock seems to trade mainly around the LCoS technology even though its just a sliver of the company's offerings, though it is certainly the most exciting! Video provided by TheStreet
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Man Changes Gender of Video Game's Characters for Daughter

Man Changes Gender of Video Game's Characters for Daughter

Buzz60 (Nov. 13, 2012) Mike Hoye was tired of doing gender translations on the fly while playing Nintendo's 'Legend of Zelda' story with his 3-year-old daughter. So he hacked the Wind Waker game, making Link into a girl and changing every he to she, him to her, and lad to milady. Vanessa Yurkevich has the story.
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