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Nintendo names president after death of Iwata

Tatsumi Kimishima, center, newly appointed president of Japanese video game giant Nintendo, speaks to reporters at the Osaka Stock Exchange on September 14, while Nintendo’s famous game creator Shigeru Miyamoto, left, looks on. Nintendo said it has appointed Kimishima as ...

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Netflix streams into virtual reality, shares up nearly 6%

Netflix’s latest original content was created along with Oculus VR — a virtual reality app for Samsung’s Gear VR headsets. The streaming provider showed off the new app, available now in the Oculus VR app store, on Thursday at the ...

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China should be a Silicon Valley obsession

A portion of the Great Wall of China. produced a bumper crop of start-ups.(Photo: ChinaFotoPress, Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO — Where are the Big Ideas? Dr. Yangyang Zhang has plenty of them. “Near-space technology” developed by his company, Kuang-Chi, promises ...

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Q&A: Nintendo designer on 30 years of 'Super Mario Bros.'

A scene from the original ‘Super Mario Bros.,’ which launched in Japan 30 years ago.(Photo: Nintendo) Thirty years ago, one of the most important video games debuted. On Sept. 13, 1985, Nintendo launched Super Mario Bros. in Japan for the ...

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Kenmore's latest washer is perfect for technophobes

If you just need clean clothes, you’re reading the right review. You won’t find many baubles or unnecessary features on the Kenmore 25132 (MSRP $549.99). It’s just a 4.3-cu-ft. box that fills up with water and spins, and you can ...

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Vertical video pays off for Snapchat

Jefferson Graham goes behind the scenes to visit a Los Angeles production company that makes vertical video for red-hot messaging app Snapchat on #talkingtech. Sean Fujiwara A vertical kitchen was built at Tastemade Studios in Santa Monica to produce video ...

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Regular airline flights to Cuba to begin as soon as next year?

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Passengers walk across the tarmac at Jose Marti International Airport after arriving on a charter plane operated by American Airlines January 19, 2015 in Havana. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images) Regularly scheduled ...

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Bits Daily Report: China Promises to Work With U.S. to Prevent Cybercrime

Photo Credit In Seattle, the talk was of cooperation. In a speech to American business leaders Tuesday night, China’s president, Xi Jinping, pledged to work with the United States to prevent cybercrime. Mr. Xi’s long-anticipated visit comes over increased tensions ...

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Cash in and get the new iPhone 6s

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Cash in and get the new iPhone 6s Ready to upgrade to the iPhone 6s or 6s Plus? Here’s how to make the most money ...

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Clara is applying to be your virtual personal assistant

Maran Nelson, 24, is the co-founder and CEO of Clara Labs, a machine-learning software service that takes over scheduling tasks via email.(Photo: Chris Wiggins, Special for USA TODAY) SAN FRANCISCO – As with many tech company epiphanies, Maran Nelson had ...

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