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MMO competitors and countrymen-in-arms Nexon and NCsoft are closer than ever today, as Nexon has acquired a minority interest in its fellow company. The move makes Nexon NCsoft's largest shareholder. Nexon announced that it had invested in NCsoft by snapping up 3,218,091 shares in a private tran...

June 8th 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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The WirelessHD group has been making noise all year in what looks like run up to big things in 2009, so two of its biggest supporters, Panasonic and Samsung, are putting their money where their mouth is, with a "strategic investment" in developer SiBEAM. No word on exactly how much cash was laid out...

December 2nd 2008 at 8:03am 0 Comments
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In most MMOs, making currency without actually playing usually involves rule-breaking macro-farming which risks getting your account banned. In EVE Online, however, a number of viable options exist for making ISK with absolutely no effort. From hiring research and development agents to public inves...

September 1st 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Not like LG had any choice but to get savvy with OLED, but either way, it's good to hear that it's making the investment willingly. According to CEO Kwon Young-soo, LG is planning to use some of its "abundant cash" (must be nice, right?) to "increase capital spending for the active-matrix organic li...

June 28th 2008 at 5:22am 0 Comments
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MarketWatch is reporting that Apple's shares reached a 52-week high of $87.95 today, apparently fueled by furious rumors of - you guessed it - an iPhone. I'm sure the report that Hon Hai received a manufacturing order from Apple for just such a device isn't doing anything to stop people from losing...

November 21st 2006 at 1:30pm 0 Comments