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Registration for the new .xxx Internet domain name kicked off on Wednesday, starting with a 50-day period during which businesses both inside and outside the adult entertainment industry can register for a .xxx domain or exclude their name from it to protect their reputation.
Over the last month, many Americans watched from a distance in horror or amusement as it became evident that the News Corporation regarded Britain’s legal and political institutions as its own private club.
Find out why the “Mad Money” host believes this “secretly-high yielder” is worth buying.
Bids for EMI suggest that the British music company could fetch more than $4 billion, allowing Citigroup to recoup about three-quarters of the money it lent to Guy Hands’ ill-fated private equity buy-out in 2007.
"American Psycho" was a weird book. It was so graphically violent that many serious critics decided that it must be satire. No serious novel could relish murder, misogyny and mayhem without irony, the critics thought. But what was it satirizing?
There are a lot of great real estate bargains on the market right now but this one takes the cake — You can buy an entire town for $799,000.
Just two weeks after announcing a price adjustment that angered many customers, Netflix came out Monday with a weaker-than-anticipated earnings outlook, the New York Times reports.
Looks like Wall Street may be getting itself a reality TV show, but with a bit of twist. It won't be the Wall Street male financiers under the limelight, but their wives.
The British parliament will unite on Wednesday to urge Rupert Murdoch to drop plans to further expand his media empire in a move unthinkable before a phone hacking scandal exploded just two weeks ago.
On Tuesday, July 12, around 10,000 Harry Potter fans rallied towards the Parisian concert hall of Bercy to celebrate the premiere of the last episode of the adventures of the world’s most famous sorcerer. But while fans were parading with their magic wands, sorcerer's hats and flying brooms, the French film industry has been up in arms.
DreamWorks chief Jeffrey Katzenberg said the company is not for sale and won't be taken private — yet. "I don't think that's the opportunity for us right now," he told CNBC Thursday.
Fashion lovers gathered in Paris this week for the haute couture fall/winter 2011 presentations. Click for highlights.
Investors got just the news to confirm hopes that Netflix is on track for the kind of growth to justify its stock price. After expanding to Canada, the company will launch its online streaming service in 43 countries in South and Central America along with the Caribbean later this year.
"Transformers: Dark of the Moon" was the biggest-grossing film of the July 4 holiday weekend in the U.S., but to IMAX Chief Executive Richard Gelfond it was just another 3D movie.
The world’s biggest gambling nations include plenty of unlikely candidates. Read on to find out the countries with the biggest losers and the boldest gamblers.
MoviePass wants to apply the subscription model that worked so well for Netflix to movie theater tickets. But it cancelled the trial Thursday night in the midst of conflict with theaters. And now it looks like MoviePass' business could blow up before it begins.
Social game company Zynga has finally filed for an IPO to raise $1 billion, which may be one of the biggest IPOs of the year. As CNBC reported earlier this week, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are the company's lead underwriters, with Merrill Lynch, Barclays and Allen & Co. also participating.
The $ 2.2 billion Indian movie industry that churns out 1,200 movies a year, employs over 1.8 million people and has more than 14 million theatre viewers a day, is groaning under its own weight.
Paramount is wasting no time driving moviegoers to 3-D screenings of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon." Director Michael Bay has been personally campaigning to draw moviegoers to the new format, by communicating directly with fans and campaigning for theater chains to project the film with more light.
Citing the company's "best-in-class operating trends" and ability to turn around the NBC broadcast business, Goldman Sachs has added Comcast to its conviction buy list and increased its price target.