Netflix is launching a new season of Arrested Development on Sunday, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Hulu is also in the spotlight, with reports that Yahoo has put in a bid for the online video giant.» Read More
When Activision Blizzard’s long-awaited Diablo III went on sale at midnight, it had already broken sales records. Once players got their hands on the game, they also overloaded Activision Blizzard's servers.
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Iger led off the earnings call with a heavy emphasis on international growth, China in particular. Iger says China is a "priority" and that the Shanghai resort, which is now under construction, will be very important for international growth.
All of Rupert Murdoch’s scandals and legal woes aren’t hurting the company’s performance.
Just weeks before Bo Xilai was sacked, sparking the country’s biggest political crisis in recent decades, Allan Zeman, a prominent Hong Kong businessman, spent an evening rubbing shoulders with the former mayor of Chongqing.
John Riccitiello, CEO of Electronic Arts, chats with Cramer.
AMC Entertainment, which owns the second-largest movie theater chain in North America, is in talks to sell the company or a significant stake in it to the Wanda Group, one of China’s largest theater owners, according to people briefed on the discussions. The NYT reports.
The television industry is at the brink of extraordinary change—the line between traditional “TV” and the Internet is disappearing.
The oldest newsmagazine on television, “60 Minutes,” might have figured out how to halt the aging process. Purposefully but almost imperceptibly, the CBS News program, the most popular of its genre, has become younger in recent years. Stalwarts like Steve Kroft and Lesley Stahl have been joined by new contributors like Lara Logan and Anderson Cooper. And the program has embraced the Web to a degree that some of its older viewers have not, selling an iPad app on iTunes and promoting a weekly online show, “Overtime.”
Expectations were high for Marvel’s 'The Avengers,' and the film beat even the most optimistic predictions and shattered records, kicking off the summer movie season to a MASSIVE start.
The already hostile takeover fight for New Frontier Media, the publicly traded owner of nine adult-themed pay-per-view networks, has expanded to include a pair of Hollywood power players – one of whom is also a former video game executive.
Thor, The Hulk, Captain America, Black Widow, Iron Man and Hawkeye are teaming up to take the box office by storm. Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’ officially kicks off the summer box office,.
CNBC spoke with media heavyweights, tech titans and Internet innovators to get their predictions of where television is heading, and how they hope to be involved.
Facebook is selling 180 million shares – the proceeds of which it will keep. Other stockholders will sell 157.4 million shares, and those proceeds will not go to Facebook.
In a report just released SecondMarket reported that it continued to grow its trading volume in the last quarter it had access to Facebook shares.
YouTube is partnering with the US Olympic Committee for a "Team USA" channel sponsored by AT&T.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo took the stage at the Wired 'Disruptive by Design' conference and exclaimed "I appreciate everyone's concern for our business, but it's working phenomenally well."
Andreessen tells me that now he's particularly interested in social commerce, saying he's very excited about Pinterest in particular. That gives a hint at that sharing startup's future business model.
Today Wired is hosting its fourth annual Business Conference in Downtown Manhattan, and I had a chance to catch up with Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson to talk about how important disruption is to businesses today.
Investing in a movie seems a risky proposition. But movies can be more than glamorous: for a serious investor there are many ways to make money in films that have little to do with box-office success.