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  • Facebook Earnings Meet but Stock Stumbles Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 5:00 PM ET
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    In its first earnings report as a public company Facebook’s results were right on target with non-GAAP earnings per share of 12 cents.

  • Foursquare Launches Ads With Big-Name Partners Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 9:46 AM ET
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    After three years of building up its user base, Foursquare is finally starting to make money — a big step for the service with over 20 million users and over 2 billion “check-ins” to businesses.

  • Jeffrey Katzenberg On the Aurora Shooting Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 3:55 PM ET
    James Holmes, makes first appearance in court.

    As theater chains beef up security, Hollywood has taken measures to be sensitive to the  Aurora killings—Warner Bros. and the other studios refrained from reporting box office tallies over the weekend.

  • Theaters Ramp Up Security in Response to Shooting Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 12:08 PM ET
    The Century 16 movie theatre is seen where a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, 'The Dark Knight Rises' July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado.

    Theaters, security teams, and police departments are trying to respond to help Americans feel safe in the theaters where they’ve always been able to go for a respite from reality.

  • A Quest for Six-Packs, Inspired by Bollywood Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 3:37 AM ET
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    For his starring role in the recent action movie “Ishaqzaade,” the young actor Arjun Kapoor did the prep work expected of an aspiring leading man in Bollywood. He took acting classes. He worked on his dancing. And he spent months transforming his flabby stomach into a gym-hardened washboard of six-pack abs. The NYT reports.

  • Zynga Exploring 'Real Money Gaming': CEO Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 2:24 PM ET
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    Perhaps the biggest news out of the interview was the fact that Zynga spacer is "actively exploring real money gaming" — i.e. gambling. This could be a massive new source of revenue for Zynga, which has a hugely popular online Poker game.

  • Movie Studios: Have They Gone the Way of Dinosaurs? Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 9:29 AM ET
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    Several factors have fundamentally disrupted the economic and power dynamic of the traditionally studio dominated entertainment industry.

  • Marc Andreessen Talks Facebook, Romney and Yahoo Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 9:50 AM ET
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    Investor Marc Andreessen goes on the record about Facbook's IPO, who he wants to win the presidential race and also discusses Yahoo's new CEO.

  • Korea's Latest Export? Bubble Gum 'K-Pop' Sound Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 2:40 PM ET
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    K-pop groups are creating a frenzy worldwide selling out concerts within minutes, and breaking through billboard music charts.

  • Music IPOs Lose Their Beat Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 1:55 PM ET
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    The legendary Fender name is the latest rock star now appearing on the IPO calendar. Fender’s biggest problem is its biggest customer, retailer Guitar Center. How will Fender fair when it goes public?

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    This week Aereo won a victory — a federal judge ruled in favor of the startup, refusing to block the controversial antenna-based subscription service that takes free over-the-air TV broadcasts and streams them to any Internet-enabled device.

  • Game Over For Consoles, While Mobile Wins Big Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 3:52 PM ET
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    Another month, another slew of bad numbers for the traditional videogame industry as consumers shift to mobile and social games. 

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    Wednesday afternoon Viacom and DirecTV started negotiating again, after a stand-off between the two companies over fees resulted in the biggest cable blackout yet.

  • Gibson Guitars: Made in America Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 8:42 AM ET
    Gibson Guitars: Made in America

    A look at how the world's largest guitar maker has not missed a single beat since the dawn of rock and roll, with Henry Juszkiewicz, Gibson Guitar CEO.

  • See Warren Buffett's Duet With Jon Bon Jovi Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 12:32 PM ET
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    Warren Buffett is singing and playing ukulele again in public. He just did a duet of "The Glory of Love" with Jon Bon Jovi at the Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy in New York. Here's the clip.

  • Niche Retirement Communities for Boomers Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 4:34 PM ET
    in Fremont, Calif., is a retirement community catering to Chinese-American retirees. According to its website, “our focus on Chinese culture is reflected in everything we do.”The community features architecture based on the principles of  and activities include both Chinese pursuits like  and  as well as American standbys like bingo and bridge. The staff is Chinese- and English-speaking and health-care providers include several from China who are fluent in multiple languages and dialects.

    According to AARP, 78 million baby boomers are reaching retirement age. Read ahead to learn about the niche retirement communities serving the needs of silver-haired boomers.

  • Zynga CEO: Excited for Facebook Ads on Zynga Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 3:15 PM ET
    Zynga CEO: Excited for Facebook Ads on Zynga

    Zynga has launched "Zynga With Friends," and CNBC's Julia Boorstin discusses advertising, the mobile industry and stock value with Mark Pincus, Zynga president & CEO.

  • Classic Brave Merida Doll

    Brave’s Princess Merida joins Disney’s panoply of princesses, a brand which has generated over four billion dollars in global retail sales.

  • Is YouTube Google's Secret Weapon? Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 5:11 PM ET
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    YouTube made a lot of headlines when it launched its original content channels—but it also is making a lot of money. More specifically, its revenue this year is expected to be twice the cost of the company back in 2006.

  • 'Useless' Degree, Awesome Job Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 4:16 PM ET
    Summer is here, and along with high temperatures, shorts and flip-flops, another seasonal phenomenon is taking place — college students are graduating, and they’re taking their newly minted degrees into the real world in the hopes of landing a job. But what are their chances of finding work in their fields, or even finding jobs that don’t require them to ask if you want fries with that?Job seekers between ages 16 to 24 who are not enrolled in school and have attained a bachelor’s degree or highe

    Recent graduates with arts degrees face a jobless rate of 11.1 percent. With numbers like that, the degree probably seems useless. But many people have gone on to great success after earning “useless” degrees.