DeNA Co., the Tokyo-based company whose service lets people play games on mobile phones, is seeking to expand its e-commerce and mobile entertainment businesses and is mulling acquisition opportunities.
In “ Nintendogs ,” a game franchise for Nintendo Co. ’s DS, players train, groom, and feed a virtual puppy. Neglect your Nintendog, it gets filthy and runs away; care for it, the pup frolics and paws at the screen.
Sony Corp. President Kazuo Hirai is paying the price for trying to revive ailing TV and smartphone sales, with more than $2 billion of market value lost today, as his counterpart at Panasonic Corp. benefits from paring those units as it struggles to compete.
Sony Corp. lost $2.2 billion in market value today after Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai cut his earnings forecast and posted a loss because of stalling demand for Bravia TVs, Cyber-shot cameras and Hollywood movies.