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  • 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.

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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

    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.

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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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
    Counting Down to the Oscars

    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
    Oscar Pool Strategy

    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.

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

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

  • 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.

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

    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
    Is Google Gaining Cool as Apple Slips?

    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?

  • 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.

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