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  • Actor Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall.

    The North American launch of "Skyfall," the latest James Bond flick, is "off to an amazing start," according to Sony. Find out who stands to cash in from its success.

  • SecondMarket Shifts Post-Facebook Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 1:38 PM ET

    SecondMarket made a name for itself as a destination for trading shares of private companies like Facebook and Zynga before their IPOs. So it’s no surprise that in the past quarter — with all those once-high flying companies public — SecondMarket’s trading has fallen dramatically.

  • Iger Talks Advertising, Consumer Trends, and LucasFilm Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 6:46 PM ET

    On the heels of an earnings report that was right in line with expectations, Disney’s CEO Bob Iger says he has “great confidence in Disney’s availability to sustain growth” from its biggest business, the media networks.

  • Driven higher by retransmission fees and digital revenue, CBS beat earnings expectations with an upbeat outlook for 2013. But revenue came in lighter-than expected, dragged down by CBS Radio’s advertising declines, as well as foreign exchange rates, and the impact of the Republican and Democratic conventions pre-empting six nights of programming. But CEO Les Moonves’ projections for the fourth quarter were rosy, saying the company will benefit from higher retransmission compensation, plus more digital revenue, as well as the surge of political advertising, which shifted into the fourth quarter this campaign season.

  • Time Warner Earnings Beat Expectations Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 12:08 PM ET

    Despite some tough comparisons to a year ago, Time Warner reported it beat analyst expectations on cable network gains on Thursday.

  • News Corp. is "well positioned for growth" despite "significant challenges due to economic headwinds," its COO said Tuesday, shortly after the media company reported better-than-expected quarterly results.

  • Netflix Poison Pill Aims to Thwart Icahn Takeover Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

    On the heels of corporate raider Carl Icahn accumulating a chunk of Netflix shares, the streaming video company adopted a shareholder rights plan — a poison pill.

  • Is Disney's Animation Back on Track? Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    Disney Animation’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph,’ opening in 3,700 theaters, is expected to rule the box office, and gross somewhere in the $45 million range.

  • The Costs of Competitive Kids Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 10:21 AM ET

    CNBC.com presents a list of competitive activities for kids, and what parents can expect to pay for their child’s involvement. Some are academic, some are in the arts and some are meant to develop strategic thinking. But all of them carry a price tag much higher than you’d expect.

  • Mobile Wars: Pandora's Got Frenemies Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 7:12 PM ET

    Pandora's CEO remains upbeat about competition in the mobile-music space despite the fact that tech titans like Apple, Google and Microsoft are moving in. Everybody smile!

  • LinkedIn Soars on Revenue and Earnings Growth Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 6:01 PM ET

    LinkedIn’s focus on professionals is working: The company reported better-than-expected third quarter results and raised its revenue guidance for the whole year.

  • Analysts Applaud Disney’s Lucasfilm Acquisition Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 6:54 PM ET

    Wall Street consensus on the Disney-Lucasfilm deal was very positive, with analysts noting that over the next two years Disney will buy back the approximately 40 million shares it issues in this transaction.

  • Most Expensive NBA Tickets Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 4:37 PM ET

    Fans want to see certain NBA matchups very badly, and in some of these cases this has driven up prices for those games by 400 percent or more. Read ahead to see the 10 most expensive NBA tickets of the 2012-2013 season.

  • Icahn Netflix Play Sends Stock Soaring Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 4:26 PM ET
    Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

    Netflix shares jumped more than 20 percent on Carl Icahn’s disclosure that he’s amassed a 10 percent stake in the streaming video company.

  • Facebook Drops as Employees Sell Shares Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 2:16 PM ET

    The lockup period expired on 229 million shares, which caused the stock to drop more than 4 percent, on higher-than-average volume, though it has recovered a bit.

  • 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.

  • Current TV Fields Offers but Will the Network Sell? Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 8:39 PM ET

    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: Buy or Sell on Apple Dip? Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 8:16 PM ET

    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?

  • Apple Moves to Launch Music Service, Pandora Plummets Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 6:17 PM ET

    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.

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