Nintendo Studies New Business Model After Surprise Loss Forecast – Bloomberg

BloombergJan. 17 (Bloomberg) — Richard Windsor, an independent analyst at Radio Free Mobile, discusses Nintendo Co.’s revised forecast for the fiscal year to a net loss of 25 billion yen…

Rescue underway for icebound ship in Antarctica – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A long-awaited rescue of passengers on board a research ship that has been trapped in Antarctic ice for more than a week finally got under…

Who inspires Britney? Beyonce, Bruno — and her ex JT – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLAS VEGAS — Roaring into an opening weekend for Britney: Piece of Me, her new two-year residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, the onetime fixture on the charts…

Cracker Barrel, after outcry, resumes selling ‘Duck Dynasty’ products – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesCracker Barrel has heeded to an old adage: The customer is always right. Late Sunday, the Tennessee-based restaurant chain, which has 625 locations in 42 states, reversed course…

Harry Potter ready for stage entrance – Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunHarry Potter has travelled from page to screen – and now to stage. J.K. Rowling said Friday she is working on a play about the boy wizard’s life before…

Life sentence for gay Ugandans – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldJohannesburg: Uganda has passed an anti-gay bill that imposes life sentences for some homosexual acts. In a move described by opponents as “a truly terrifying day for human…

‘Duck Dynasty’: A&E warned Phil Robertson about speaking out too much – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAnyone looking at the “Duck Dynasty” uproar may wonder why A&E didn’t warn Phil Robertson about the dangers of talking too much to reporters. But it now looks…

Tech giants band together in anti-snooping coalition – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN MATEO, Calif. — Torched by disclosures the National Security Agency tapped into its data and spied on people and businesses, some of tech’s biggest names have banded together…