Mario Kart Tour a much-needed smartphone hit for Nintendo

Business / Corporate Oct 29, 2019

Mario Kart Tour a much-needed smartphone hit for Nintendo

Nintendo Co. can finally claim a megahit smartphone game with its new Mario Kart Tour, which has been downloaded 123.9 million times in its first month and comfortably eclipsed the company's previous mobile game debuts, according to data from app research firm Sensor Tower. "The ...

Huawei defies U.S. ban with strong growth in smartphone sales

Business / Corporate Oct 17, 2019

Huawei defies U.S. ban with strong growth in smartphone sales

Huawei Technologies Co.'s revenue jumped 24 percent in 2019's first nine months, defying the sanctions of U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to sustain growth in its pivotal smartphone business. China's largest technology company reported revenue of 610.8 billion yuan ($86.1 billion) in the January to ...