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The "Lone Ranger" joins a growing list of big summer movie flops. Turning box office pain into your gain, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.
Jennifer Lopez performed in Turkmenistan at the request of a major Chinese state-owned oil company, only to be dismayed when she discovered Turkmenistan's human rights record.
Amazon, which became the biggest force in bookselling by discounting prices, has started to cut back on some of its deals as competition wanes.
In an interview with "V Magazine," Prince says he doesn't own a cell phone, and the New York Times reports that Amazon is cutting back on book discounts. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Kayla Tausche discuss.
Disney's "Lone Ranger" has been savaged, by critics, says Matthew Harrigan, Wunderlich Securities senior analyst. Discussing what this means for the stock, with Vasily Karasyov, Sterne Agee Media analyst.
July 5- "The Lone Ranger," Walt Disney Co's big-budget Western starring Johnny Depp, wrangled just $19.5 million in ticket sales in its first two full days at U.S. and Canadian movie theaters, trailing far behind the $59.5 million racked up by animated sequel "Despicable Me 2.".
Disney's board extended Bob Iger's tenure as its CEO by 15 months through June 30, 2016.
A trip to the movies usually includes a container of buttered popcorn, so why is the salted treat so expensive lately? CNBC's Steve Liesman has an answer that might surprise you.
Rupert Murdoch's publishing and education company "Amplify" will remain a unit of News Corp, while its cable and movie assets unit will become "Twenty First Century Fox." CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details.
A former U.K. minister told CNBC that he "learned to live" with "several security services" bugging his electronic communications.
High-profile start-up sales have drawn the attention of investors. Now some of the world’s largest companies want a piece of the action.
Propaganda authorities have told local media to tone down their reporting to help stabilize financial markets. The Financial Times reports.
John C. Malone is weighing a deal for Time Warner Cable, using Charter Communications as the merger partner, people briefed on the matter said. The New York Times reports.
Former Disney Chairman and CEO Michael Eisner discusses why "content is still king," and how it has helped networks like AMC, PBS and HBO.
Kerry Trainor, CEO of Vimeo, explains consumers and filmmakers now have alternatives to traditional theatrical film releases.
How to become a better venture capital investor is the topic of the 500 Startups conference in San Francisco.
The SEC is investigating the relationship between Thomson Reuters and Institute for Supply Management, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Paula Deen tearfully says she is not a racist, that she should not have been fired from the Food Network, and that she was unsure whether the N-word was offensive.
Total U.S. spending on ads was virtually flat in the first quarter of 2013, with a 0.1 percent year-on-year decline, while the outlook remains subdued, according to a study from Kantar Media.
John Hendricks, Discovery Communication founder & executive chairman, discusses how curiosity led to the creation of Discovery Communications. And Hendricks reveals how a new business model will allow his company to stay competitive in an ever-changing media environment.
The service has become a major force in holiday retail, helping consumers find products and stores market to the right consumers.
The new "tailored audiences" tool is designed to dramatically improve advertisers' return on investment.
The second film in the popular franchise is well on its way to grossing as much as $170 million.