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  • Iger, Lucas Weigh in on Disney's $4 Billion Lucasfilm Acquisition

    Things are getting serious at the Magic Kingdom: Disney started an internal cost-cutting review and is mulling layoffs.

  • Cars, Homes Smarten Up at Vegas Tech Extravaganza Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 11:53 PM ET
    Attendees visit exhibitors in the PMA @ CES TechZone at the 2012 International CES.

    At the world's largest technology conference that kicks off on Monday, the most intriguing innovations showcased may be gadgets and technology that turn everyday items into connected, smarter machines.

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger smiles during his book signing for 'Total Recall' at a bookstore on October 5, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

    As he famously droned on-screen in his signature "Terminator" movies, Arnold Schwarzenegger is back.

  • French actor Gerard Depardieu

    French film star Gerard Depardieu received a hug from President Vladimir Putin and a new Russian passport on Sunday after abandoning his homeland to avoid a new tax rate for millionaires.

  • Panasonic's Toughbook 53 model.

    Two thirds of the 420,000 patrol cars in the United States are equipped with Panasonic's rugged Toughbook computers, and chief Kazuhiro Tsuga sees the niche product as a model for how the sprawling conglomerate can make money beyond a gadget mass market increasingly dominated by Samsung Electronics and Apple.

  • Hollywood, California

    It took Leatherface and his chainsaw to chase tiny hobbit Bilbo Baggins out of the top spot at the box office.

  • Lance Armstrong Considers Admitting Doping: Report Saturday, 5 Jan 2013 | 8:10 AM ET
    Lance Armstrong

    The New York Times reported Friday that Lance Armstrong has told associates he is considering admitting to the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

  • Anti-Fracking Movie Hits Theaters Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 7:45 PM ET
    Anti-Fracking Movie Hits Theaters

    "Promised Land," starring Academy Award winner Matt Damon opens nationwide today. CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Katie Pavlich, Townhall Magazine, discuss.

  • What's Next for Hulu After CEO Jason Kilar Resigns? Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 6:00 PM ET
    Jason Kilar

    Hulu CEO Jason Kilar announced in a blog on Friday that he'll be stepping down in the first quarter. While the news was not unexpected, the timing was certainly a surprise.

  • Patrick Dempsey Wins Bid to Buy Tully's Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 4:49 PM ET
    Patrick Dempsey Wins Bid to Buy Tully's

    Patrick Dempsey, also known as "McDreamy" on Grey's Anatomy, visited Tully's stores today. Dempsey's venture Global Baristas plans to stabilize the business and improve quality control.

  • 'Law & Order' Creator Pens Novel Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 10:22 AM ET
    'Law & Order' Creator Pens Novel

    Dick Wolf, creator of "Law & Order" series and "Intercept" author, talks about his foray into the literary world and the state of the media industry.

  • The Worst Movie of 2012 Was Truly Ghastly Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 4:18 PM ET
    The Ghastly Love of Johnny X

    Based on ticket sales, the worst movie of 2012 was a 106-minute long black-and-white $2 million musical fiasco, that had a total of $117 in ticket sales.

  • Al Jazeera Buys Current TV Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 3:52 PM ET
    Al Jazeera Buys Current TV

    Al Gore's liberal TV network has been purchased by Al Jazeera, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Wendy's Rising Above $.99 Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 3:22 PM ET
    Wendy's Rising Above $.99

    Wendy's says its raising prices on a new value menu billed as right size, right price, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Al Gore's Current TV Snapped Up by Al Jazeera Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 12:06 AM ET
    Current TV Fields Offers but Will the Network Sell?

    Al Jazeera said on Wednesday it will buy Current TV, the struggling cable channel founded by Al Gore and partners, in a move that will boost the Qatar-based broadcaster's footprint in the United States.

  • Breaking Down the Disney-Netflix Deal Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 9:11 PM ET
    Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

    Securing the rights to first-run Disney movies starting in 2016 is a big deal for Netflix — it sent Netflix shares soaring. It's the first time the streaming video service has acquired the rights to a major studio films in the 'premium TV' window, beating HBO, Showtime and Starz.

  • Talking Numbers: Buy Apple or Pandora? Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 3:30 PM ET
    Talking Numbers: Buy Apple or Pandora?

    Shares of Pandora are higher today ahead of its earnings report, and in the face of reported competition from Apple. Which stock is a buy now? Enis Taner, RiskReversal.com and Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kaiptal Management, discuss.

  • Help Wanted on Wall Street: Manage My Dates Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    Someone claiming to be a Wall Street pro wants to outsource management of his online dating pursuits through Craigslist.

  • Soft Power: China's Wanda Eyes US Hotel, Movie Deals Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 12:10 AM ET
    Hollywood, California

    Dalian Wanda Group, the world's biggest owner of movie theaters, is in talks with Hollywood studios to co-produce films and is looking to buy and build hotels in U.S. cities as it eyes a $10 billion "soft power" spending spree.

  • Charter Has the Biggest Upside in Cable: CEO Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 3:33 PM ET

    Charter Communications, the St. Louis-based cable company, has more upside than any other U.S. cable company, CEO Thomas Rutledge told CNBC's "Power Lunch" on Monday.

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