Williams-Sonoma is offering edible gingerbread estates, and 18.5 million viewers watched the "Sound of Music" Thursday. Pop culture commentator Chuck Nice, shares his opinions on these topics.» Read More
Apple must eliminate its guarantee that its e-book prices would match the lowest prices found online, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Molly Wood, CNET.com, discusses whether iTunes' radio will impact other music streaming.
SAN DIEGO, Sept 4- Qualcomm Inc introduced its "Toq" smartwatch on Wednesday, a wrist-worn device that can play music and handle phone calls and messages, marking the chipmaker's entry into the consumer electronics and wearable computing arenas.
Though some family businesses are epic success stories, other families fracture under the strain—with explosive results.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK- Concert film "One Direction: This is Us," a Sony Pictures/ TriStar release featuring red-hot British boy band One Direction, won the weekend box office race with ticket sales of $17 million, edging civil rights drama " Lee Daniels' The Butler," which had led for the past two weeks. Caterpillar plan illustrates risk of variable pay plans.
Sirius XM was slapped with a hefty lawsuit today by a small non-profit group that collects music royalties. David Hirsch, Metamorphic Ventures, discusses the impact this may have on other Internet music services.
The Michael Jackson estate said the taxable value of the singer's image and likeness was $2,105, while the IRS says it's more like $434 million.
Pandora shares clawed back some of their losses after-hours after falling as much as 13% following a disappointing outlook.
Actor Ashton Kutcher expressed his thoughts on the benefits of hard work at the Teen Choice Awards, and U2 front man Bono spoke out on capitalism. Syndicated radio host and columnist Dennis Prager, shares his opinions.
"It's in-your-face football," Kiss lead singer Gene Simmons says, discussing his involvement in a group returning the sport to Los Angeles after a five-year hiatus.
"Entrepreneurial capitalism takes more people out of poverty than aid," says rock star and humanitarian Bono. Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," and Andrew Busch of The Busch Update discuss.
New CEO and co-founder of Groupon Eric Lefkofsky listened to Mason's songs for the first time on "Squawk on the Street" and likened one of them to a song by a muppet.
The first of August is Jerry Garcia's birthday. He would have been 71. The Dead's rhythm guitarist Bob Weir talks to CNBC about his longtime bandmate.
Bob Weir, rhythm guitarist and vocalist in The Grateful Dead, tells CNBC his memories of Garcia and reflects on why the Dead's music is still so popular today.
For a variety of reasons, most economists take a dim view of how effective an entertainment boycott of Florida would be.
The Rolling Stones saxophone player Tim Ries joins "Summer on the Street" to talk about his career, Mick Jagger, and discuss the impact services like iTunes and Spotify have on the music industry.
Big trouble ahead for the likes of Spotify and Pandora? CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Spotify defended itself, saying it is doing everything it can do support new musicians.
In an interview with "V Magazine," Prince says he doesn't own a cell phone, and the New York Times reports that Amazon is cutting back on book discounts. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Kayla Tausche discuss.
Inside the secret world of concert ticket sales: When you try to buy seats to see your favorite artist, ever wonder why they sell out so quickly? The answer may surprise you.
NEW YORK, July 1- Steinway Musical Instruments Inc., the 160- year-old manufacturer of pianos, saxophones and trumpets, said on Monday it had agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Kohlberg& Co. in a deal valued at about $438 million.
If incoming Bank of England governor Mark Carney was likened to one of the Beatles, which would he be? Analyst say that he's more of a Ringo Starr than Paul McCartney.