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  • Gaming Industry's Latest Idea: Free Games Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 1:31 PM ET

    One of the next big things in gaming is free games -- and some firms are making big bucks on them.

  • Pirates Need to Beware     Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    People who illegally download or stream pirated content will receive a warning from their internet service provider. Repeat offenders will face tough penalties, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Also Rich Tullo, Albert Fried, discusses rising global music sales.

  • When Business Gets Personal     Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank and Courtney Reagan discuss recent situations where business became personal: the Bill Ackman-Carl Icahn feud and the battle over Martha Stewart products between JC Penney and Macy's.

  • JPMorgan Meets With Investors     Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports JPMorgan's CEO Dimon is speaking to shareholders today about cost cuts and management.

  • Tribune Hires Bankers to Sell Newspapers: Sources Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 7:22 PM ET
    Chicago Tribune

    Tribune Co., the media company that recently exited a four-year bankruptcy, hired bankers to sell its flagship newspaper properties, according to two people familiar with the matter.

  • CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the Tribune Company exited bankruptcy on December 31, 2012, and that the company has hired investment bankers to sell some of its assets, including several newspapers.

  • Online Pirates to Get Six Strikes Under New System Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 9:32 AM ET

    Internet users who illegally share music, movies or television shows online could soon receive warning notices from the nation's major Internet service providers.

  • Vivendi Stumbles on Asset Sales; Shares Drop Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 5:06 AM ET
    Vivendi's Chief Administrative Officer Philippe Capron

    Entertainment-to-telecoms conglomerate Vivendi said on Tuesday it could give no full-year group outlook until it had more clarity on key asset sales, prompting its shares to slip.

  • Homes of Celebrity Couples 2013 Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    These celebrity couples have houses that range from a young couple’s $2.5 million “starter” to a $43.5 million mega-mansion.

  • First Lady Stealing the Spotlight?     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 7:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow questions what exactly the First Lady's connection to the Academy is. Sharon Waxman, TheWrap.com founder provides perspective.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway adds another daily newspaper to its growing print empire.

  • Blackberry 10

    And the winner for craziest stock of the year is ... Blackberry. It seems Wall Street is worried as to whether its new phone will be a success.

  • The government of Iceland is drafting plans to ban pornography, in print and online, in an attempt to protect children from a tide of violent sexual imagery.

  • Behind the Scenes at the Oscars Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:18 PM ET
    Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, and George Clooney, winners of the Best Picture award for 'Argo,' pose in the press room during the Oscars.

    I was lucky to attend the Oscars on Sunday night and there were a number of details that surprised me about the in-person experience. Here are a few.

  • Vegas Violence Scaring Tourists?     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:24 PM ET

    A spokesman for Caesars Entertainment commented on recent violent activity in Las Vegas, saying "we are concerned because it can create misconceptions about the safety of the city," reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • SnapChat Sees Big Future in Erasable Media Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    The photo-messaging app SnapChat is just getting started in erasable media, the company CEO Evan Spiegel said Monday on CNBC's Squawk on the Street.

  • Microsoft Splitting Up?     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    Stifel Nicolaus says it believes Microsoft should be split into 2 units: software and design. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on the chances of this happening.

  • This year, Hollywood spread its awards around to classic genres. The biggest winners were also the biggest box office hits, each of these five grossed over $100 million at the U.S. box office.

  • 'Argo' Storms to Oscar Victory on Night of Surprises Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 12:27 AM ET
    Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, and George Clooney, winners of the Best Picture award for 'Argo,' pose in the press room during the Oscars.

    "Argo" stormed to Best Picture victory at the Oscars on a night that ended in disappointment for frontrunner "Lincoln" and handed the most overall wins - four - to "Life of Pi."

  • How to Win Your Oscar Pool Saturday, 23 Feb 2013 | 9:40 AM ET

    The 6,000-member Academy may be older and more male than the average movie fan on Twitter, but when the numbers are crunched, all the various data points can provide a good indicator of how the envelope-opening will play out Sunday.

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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.

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