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July 26, 2017 7:52 AM Nintendo swings to operating profit, beats estimates on Switch console sales

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd on Wednesday said it swung to a profit in the first quarter, beating analyst estimates, due to strong demand for its Switch console. High hopes for the console has driven up Nintendo's stock price around 60 percent since its March debut. The firm has said it expects Switch to help more than double its annual 31

July 24, 2017 4:46 PM C$ extends gains as data beats, oil rises

TORONTO: The Canadian dollar strengthened against its US counterpart on Monday, as domestic wholesale trade data beat expectations, oil prices moved higher and the greenback struggled to shrug off soft data and political uncertainty. The loonie, as the currency is colloquially known, is trading at its strongest in 14 months, helped by a hawkish turn from the Bank of Canada 40

July 20, 2017 2:51 PM Samsung Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 8: Rumoured Specs & Features

How do 2017's main flagship rivals compare? We take a look at the Galaxy S8 versus the rumoured iPhone 8 Samsung and Apple's launch schedules create a sort of awkward leapfrog dynamic when it comes to comparing each generation. Apple has, for several years now, reliably launched its new flagships in September, while Samsung typically releases a new Galaxy 45

July 17, 2017 1:05 PM Game of Thrones Premiere: The Secret Symbolism in Daenerys’s Awesome Throne

If the Game of Thrones season premiere proved anything, it’s that the HBO drama is keeping its female domination momentum going in its seventh season. So after Cersei (Lena Headey) ascended the Iron Throne in last season’s finale, the drama’s masterminds decided to give Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) her own damn throne too. In celebration, Vanity Fair reached 92

July 17, 2017 4:25 AM 'Game of Thrones' Season Premiere Recap: The North Remembers

Monarchs make their moves across the Seven Kingdoms as HBO's hit series kicks off its endgame Seven hells, yes! After a longer-than-ever wait between seasons (for a smaller than ever run of episodes) Game of Thrones has returned – and so, for that matter, has. Daenerys Targaryen, heir to Aegon the Conqueror and rightful ruler of the Seven Kingdoms. The Mother 114

July 16, 2017 9:44 PM Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer defeats Marin Cilic in final

Federer wins his eighth Wimbledon title0:55 ALREADY a legend, Roger Federer has elevated even higher into the grand slam stratosphere with an eighth Wimbledon triumph and 19th major success. Defying age and a wounded Marin Cilic, the 35-year-old snared another large chunk of history with a runaway 6-3 6-1 6-4 victory at the sport’s spiritual home. Federer 104

July 12, 2017 12:11 PM Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Review: A Truly Exceptional Phone

Nothing beats that new phone smell, and we just took the Galaxy S8+ out of its box! Samsung's come a long way from dropping the ball with the Galaxy S5. The Galaxy S6 restored its reputation, but for one reason or another, failed to shift in massive numbers. The Galaxy S7 series, however, changed everything. At this point Samsung was most assuredly back on form with a handset 116

July 10, 2017 11:16 PM Gilles Muller beats Rafael Nadal in marathon match at Wimbledon

Late in his career and late in the day — the shadows long on the courts of Wimbledon — the tireless Gilles Muller finally got what he wanted. In a fourth-round match Monday that had the tennis world hanging on every point, Muller stubbornly outlasted one of the best players in the game, winning a 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 15-13 marathon. There was a peculiar 48

July 10, 2017 6:50 AM Spidey beats out the competition at the box office

New York — Spider-Man: Homecoming swung past expectations, opening with an estimated $117m in North America and giving a Sony Pictures a much needed hit. Homecoming was one of the biggest tests yet for the notion that domestic moviegoers are growing weary of sequels and reboots and suffering so-called "franchise fatigue." Homecoming kicks off the third 61

July 9, 2017 8:30 PM How 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Beat the Reboot Curse

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Sony/Marvel's Spider-Man: Homecoming.] Though the last decade has seen a massive proliferation of superhero movies, only a few powerful characters have stuck in the pop-culture consciousness for more than a couple years. For DC, Superman and Batman have been standard-bearers for decades. For Marvel, few superheroes 78