QuizUp became the world's fastest-growing app, with over 5 million players in 4 weeks. Thor Fridriksson, Plain Vanilla Games CEO, discusses the success of his mobile application, and how the company plans to make money.» Read More
Bob Iger made his third major acquisition for Disney (DIS) - buying Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion, roughly half-cash, half-stock.
With the lights out smart phones are the only source of information for people left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy, which puts the spotlight on Twitter and Facebook.
The media has been abuzz with rumors that the Al Gore-backed Current TV is on the block. The company has had offers in the past — could it be taking them more seriously this time?
Pandora shares took another hit amid buzz that Apple is moving toward a streaming ad-supported music service. So, does that make Pandora a "buy" now?
Pandora stock fell off a cliff Thursday on reports that Apple is on track to launch a free streaming service in the first quarter of 2013.
Time to check in with the Halloween mask indicator, which has been eerily accurate in past elections, to find out who it's gonna be -- Obama or Romney!
It took Welsh-Egyptian director Sally El Hosaini six years to make hernew movie, “My Brother the Devil”, but the time and effort put intothe film paid off as the director won the prestigious “Best Newcomer”Award at the British Film Institute (BFI) London Film Festival.
Mark Pincus struck a chastened tone, kicking off the company’s earnings call with the acknowledgment that things haven’t been going as planned at Zynga.
CNBC.com presents a list of the 10 states with the most ultra-high net worth individuals on a per capita basis.
It’s official. Facebook is serious about making money, and its turning its mobile problem—mobile growth was eating into margins—into an opportunity.
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.
Model Launcher is a new website that features amateur photos of aspiring models. The public then votes on their favorites.
The Internet gaming restart will likely create a far more complex series of changes than some observers imagine, and implications for casino owners could be momentous and unexpected.
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.
Marilyn Monroe has been dead for more than 50 years, but her image lives on and her estate made $27 million last year, according to Forbes which placed her at number 3 on its ‘Dead Celebrities Rich List in 2011, right behind Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley.
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.
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.
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.