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CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports video game sales continue to slide, as gamers move to smartphones and tablets. Also, an update on the FTC's settlement with Facebook, which requires the company to live up to promises on privacy.
Shares of Manchester United opened slightly higher in their market debut than their $14 IPO price on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday.
Are there extra idiots on your commute these days? Yeah, you might need a better work-life balance.
An analysis of the billionaire signers of the Giving Pledge shows that most of them are bankers and financiers who are older than 65 and give to health and education causes.
Many companies have climbed aboard the Instagram bandwagon to sell photo-related gifts. Is the new business trend right for you?
What happened to cause Zynga COO John Schappert, a former top executive from Electronic Arts, to quit the company after less than 18 months?
The rapper apparently is an inspiration to online shopping start-up. How new businesses find inspiration.
French president Francois Hollande wants to go back to the future on taxes. When running for the job he eventually won, Hollande famously proposed a marginal tax rate of 75 percent on income above €1 million per year. The usual outcry ensued. Progressives argued it was only fair while those on the right — and those who would be impacted — made noise about fleeing France. Despite cries the rich are bluffing on their threat to say ‘au revoir, Paris,’ it appears that may actually happen.
Disney CEO Bob Iger told CNBC that people are still flocking to parks and spending more money there despite the tight economy. He said the entertainment giant also sees "room to increase pricing" further.
Amazon.com is launching its own Game Studio along with a social game for Facebook called ‘Living Classics.' This is the company’s first major step into video game development. But with Zynga’s recent downfall, one analyst is questioning Amazon’s decision to invest in social gaming.
Do you check your email on your iPhone or BlackBerry after work?
Amazon is stepping into the social-gaming business, and it's turning to Facebook to host its first game.
See how the FUBU founder built his fashion brand from a few hats.
While the fundraising success of video game project Ouya is unique, entrepreneurs can learn from their success. Some how-to tips for a successful crowd-funded campaign.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports what's behind Amazon's new social game studio and its first Facebook game, and a look at its impact on the stock, with Mark Mahaney, Citi Research analyst.
Google adhered to its mission of "velocity, execution and focusing on the future" as it delivered an exceptional second quarter. The company was intent on putting its rivals on notice — namely Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and, most importantly, its chief adversary Apple.
Facebook is venturing into the world of online gambling with the launch of its first application where punters can stake real money.
Comparisons of Facebook and LinkedIn inevitably cite the same thing — the difference in their customer bases. But those comparisons are missing one key thing.
From the world’s famous soccer club, to the biggest U.S. steakhouse, to the firm with the Madoff connection — this week’s initial public offerings calendar is jam-packed with action.
SecondMarket, the leading platform for trading private company shares, seems to be benefiting from growing distrust in the public markets — despite losing its most popular company, Facebook, to the public market.