CNBC's Steve Liesman gets an exclusive interview with the man behind the Grateful Dead's final encore, Peter Shapiro, Fare Thee Well promoter.» Read More
John Popper, "Blues Traveler," talks politics and the changing landscape of the music business.
With Facebook’s stock off by more than half since its May IPO, CEO Mark Zuckerberg is under pressure to show that he’s getting the business back on track for accelerating growth.
Yahoo shares rose after hours on better-than-expected results—earnings of 35 cents per share on revenue of $1.09 billion. But far more interesting than those numbers were Marissa Mayer’s comments in her first earnings call since taking the helm of the company three months ago. She came out of the gate strong, saying “this job is tailor made for me. The core components of Yahoo’s business—search, mail, ads, mobile, news and the homepage—are also the core I built my career upon.” Mayer said her goal is to “help redefine one of the Internet’s most beloved companies,” and went into some detail about how she plans to do that.
You know the Mayans were right when in 2012 we care more about apps than actual maps, when women want to bind themselves (in binders?) to TMZ-worthy sperm, and when Bieber Fever is reduced to duct tape.
CNBC's Bob Pisani & Kayla Tausche chat about last night's presidential debate and who they thought won.
NewsCorp.'s annual shareholder meeting delivered another win for the Murdoch family, despite growing investor opposition to the family's control over the company.
LinkedIn has unvieled a new look for profile pages, which the company hopes will make it easier for people to connect on the site, and therefore spend more time and return more frequently.
A growing list of investors is opposing Rupert Murdoch and his family’s control over News Corp. ahead of the company’s annual meeting in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Max Wolff, Greencrest Capital, and Carter Worth, Oppenheimer, chat about Microsoft's move into the music business and what it means for Apple.
Netflix is launching its streaming-only service in Sweden, as it pushes international growth and looks to move past the debacle when it split its DVD and streaming services in the U.S. last year.
Richard Greenfield, BTIG, discusses whether it's too late for Microsoft to jump into the crowded music business.
Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft senior vice president, discusses the launch of Xbox Music, and competition with the likes of Pandora and Spotify, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin
Microsoft wants to turn XBox into an entertainment brand — one powerful enough to sway consumers picking a phone or video game console. To do that, it's launching its biggest bet on music yet — XBox Music.
NPD Group's September videogame retail numbers tell a very clear story: Gamers are waiting for new consoles, and free mobile games are raising the bar for retail sales.
Mobile gaming is exploding, according to a new report from The NPD Group, and that could pose a threat to traditional gaming companies.
Despite the explosion of digitally downloaded music, avid collectors are keeping the market for CDs and music stores alive.
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Some of Facebook’s biggest backers are hoping that cutting-edge technology can change politics the way Facebook changed the way people interact.
Psy, a portly 34-year-old rapper with a penchant for silly dances, brought central Seoul to a standstill last week as he gave a free concert for 80,000 adoring fans, including two renditions of his global hit “Gangnam Style.” The FT reports.
The annual Advertising Week conference is underway in New York and the big question this year is where are ad revenues growing and who's cashing in on that growth?