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  • Netflix letting DVD business die a little faster Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 6:19 PM ET
    A sign is posted in front of the Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, California.

    Netflix has been happy to let its DVD business shrink — profitably — for several years, reports Re/code.

  • Can 'Apes' save a bombing summer box office? Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:21 AM ET
    A scene from "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

    When Fox's "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" opens in theaters this weekend, even rival studios across Hollywood are hoping it'll be a hit.

  • The World Cup’s biggest winners: US media giants Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:06 PM ET
    Robin Van Persie of the Netherlands and Ezequiel Garay of Argentina during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semifinal match in Sao Paulo.

    In dollars and cents, the biggest winners of the World Cup are media companies—both traditional and social.

  • CBS CEO Moonves: No war with Diller over Aereo Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
    Barry Diller and Les Moonves at the 2014 Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley.

    "Barry and I decided a year and a half ago not to talk about Aereo," CBS CEO Leslie Moonves says.

  • TV ads gone too far  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Richard Greenfield, BTIG media and technology analyst, discusses his new advertising note called "Ad Nauseam" where he addresses online and TV ad strategies.

  • Dish Network to bid on wireless spectrum Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    Dish Network said it plans to participate in the upcoming wireless spectrum auction which could position it to offer mobile services, Re/code reports.

  • Aereo's plan b  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the latest details on Aereo's move to become a cable company and discusses Dish Network's opposition to the deals between Comcast and TWC, and AT&T and DirecTV.

  • Netflix wins 31 Emmy noms  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    Netflix is making more gains on traditional television and cable. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the streaming video company won 31 Emmy nominations.

  • Historic loss for Brazil = Historic win for Twitter Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:09 PM ET
    A Brazil fan looks dejected following the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany.

    Brazil's going to have a tough time moving on from Tuesday's #WorldCup slaughtering by Germany, nearly 40 million tweets later.

  • Why analysts are still bullish on Facebook Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 2:06 PM ET
    Facebook headquarters

    There's been no shortage of negative Facebook headlines recently, but the company's stock will likely continue to climb, some analysts said.

  • Discovery CEO expects TV content consolidation Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 11:10 PM ET
    David Zaslav, president and chief executive officer of Discovery Communications

    Discovery Communication CEO David Zaslav said TV content companies are likely to consolidate in response to pending deals between cable companies.

  • Twitter keeps Brazil's World Cup wound wide open Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:27 AM ET
    A dejected David Luiz of Brazil after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany on July 8, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

    Brazil is a nation in mourning today, following its embarrassing 7-1 defeat to Germany in the World Cup semi-final.

  • 'Kashing in' on the Kardashian klout Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian on March 12, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida.

    Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian are hard to ignore these days and a number of companies and brands are banking on the trio's influence being profitable.

  • Key music business tips from Taylor Swift Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Taylor Swift performs at Singapore Indoor Stadium on June 9, 2014 in Singapore.

    In an op-ed on the future of the music industry in The Wall Street Journal, Taylor Swift gives advice on building a successful music business.

  • Big Brother is watching—make that trolling—you Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    A woman protests the surveillance of U.S. citizens by the NSA outside the Justice Department, January 17, 2014.

    The Pentagon has recorded and analyzed social media activity on sites like Twitter to better use and understand its influence.

  • Report: Facebook researchers had few limits Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 6:50 AM ET

    Facebook's data scientists who had access to the daily lives of nearly 1.3 billion users operated with few limits until recently, the WSJ reported.

  • From big to giant: Behemoth TVs start to take off Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 6:47 AM ET
    Sony TVs

    Americans increasingly are replacing their once-enviable 50-inch TVs with even bigger screens. Think: 65-inches and up.

  • Photo-sharing site Shutterfly up for sale: Report Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 8:40 AM ET
    Shutterfly

    Shutterfly, the photo-sharing service, is said to be working with boutique investment bank Qatalyst Partners to sell itself, Bloomberg reported.

  • Google streams into Songza  Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 9:09 AM ET

    Google has acquired music streaming service Songza. The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss who this deal benefits.

  • Inside Google's World Cup 'war room' Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:50 PM ET
    Google employees and contractors crunch real time search data during the 2014 World Cup.

    Soccer fans are gathering today to cheer on their teams during the World Cup. Google employees are also watching, but for work.

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  • Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.