Daily Archives: January 16, 2009

Chris Nuttall

Wii PlayThe US video game industry proved its resilience to recession in December with the latest figures from the NPD research firm showing 9 per cent growth on the previous year and revenues topping $5bn in a single month for the first time.

Nevertheless, growth is definitely slowing  – down from 18 per cent in October – and console revenues only rose 2 per cent on the previous year. Read more

Richard Waters

Carol BartzWhatever you think about Jerry Yang, he was at least cheap. During his 18 months or so as Yahoo CEO he earned approximately $1.50. In fact, if you consider what’s happened to his 4 per cent stake in the company, his wealth actually decreased by around $750m.

So what is there to make of Carol Bartz’s much more lucrative package? Read more