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  • 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.

  • Counting Down to the Oscars     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a close look at who might win at the Oscars this Sunday.

  • Oscar Pool Strategy     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    Social media analytic firm BrandWatch analyzes 60 million websites and nearly half a million conversations to calculate the critics and public pick for the Oscars, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • 13 Actors Hit With The Oscar Curse Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011 | 3:36 PM ET

    As Academy Award season approaches, it’s not uncommon to hear talk about the “Oscar Jinx." Click to see the actors and actresses whose careers declined once they won the Academy Award.

  • Oscars: Who Will Win?     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 1:46 PM ET

    Oscar-nominated "Little Miss Sunshine" producer David Friendly discusses who he thinks will win big at this weekend's Oscars.

  • The Oscars Social TV Ad Bonanza Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    ABC, which broadcasts the event, said it saw the highest demand for Oscar ads in over a decade. The average 30 second spot sold for between $1.65 million and $1.8 million, the highest prices since 2008, when ads averaged $1.7 million.

  • White House Hackathon     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    President Obama is holding a "White House Open Data Day Hackathon" today. CNBC's Jon Fortt explains.

  • Is Google Gaining Cool as Apple Slips?     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    While Apple has been having a tough couple of months, Google's seen a steady climb, with Dennis Berman, Wall Street Journal, and Lance Ulanoff, Mashable. Has Google taken over as the "cool" company?

  • Stand Out in a 'Cloud-ed' Space     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 10:20 AM ET

    If you've ever broken your phone and lost your data, a new company has the solution: Amos Winbush, Founder and CEO of CyberSynchs, explains.

  • Tech Winners & Losers     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 7:50 AM ET

    Daniel Ernst, Principal at Hudson Square Research, says Apple has been undervalued for a long time.

  • Who Needs an Oscar? Industry Basks in Its Comeback Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    Hollywood's 2012 blockbuster films lifted ticket sales and stemmed a seven-year free fall in sales of DVD's and other home entertainment.

  • HP Earnings Beat Despite Falling Profits     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    Dan Morgan, Synovus Trust, weighs in on HP earnings as Q1 net income slipped.

  • Potential Oscars     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 5:40 AM ET

    Jane Crowther, editor-in-chief of Total Film, speculates on the Oscar winners.

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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.