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  • Is AOL’s Fall On Proxy Win a Buying Opportunity? Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 4:49 PM ET
    AOL

    But despite this victory today AOL’s stock has tanked, down over six percent today. Why the drop? Investors seem to be concerned that AOL’s victory reduces pressure on the company to cut costs.

  • Why Pay TV Providers Are Under Investigation Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 4:22 PM ET

    The primary question: are providers inappropriately limiting competition from online video services like Netflix and Hulu by capping the amount of data/videos subscribers can stream every month?

  • Why Zynga’s Stock Fell Off a Cliff Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 1:28 PM ET
    Zynga

    It's off 11.5 percent at last check, bringing the social gaming company down nearly 50 percent year to date. What happened? It seems people are choosing more mobile instead of social games.

  • Daytime TV’s Empty Throne After ‘Oprah’ Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 11:22 AM ET

    In the year since Oprah Winfrey’s show ended, afternoon TV ratings reports have been rattled, demonstrating that audiences disperse when their favorite shows do the same — a classic case of media fragmentation.

  • Nintendo and Sony took pains to avoid mentioning their next generation console systems at this year's E3 videogame conference. But their publishing partners had plenty to say about what gamers can expect in 2013.

  • Facebook

    It’s been a busy week for Facebook, announcing a number of small changes and launches. Individually none of them seems like that big a deal, but together they paint a picture of a huge strategic focus on mobile.

  • Bacon Around the World: Speck-en Zee Bacon? Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 4:24 PM ET
    Pig over Paris

    People often think of it as being as American as apple pie, but many cultures around the world bring home the bacon.

  • Facebook Gains on ComScore Report Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 1:52 PM ET
    Facebook

    Facebook has been pummeled since its IPO—now down more than 30 percent—but the stock got a boost on Friday on news that ComScore says Facebook ads *are* effective.

  • Rock & Roll's Most Collectible Guitars Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 8:35 AM ET
    Take a finely crafted object, add exceptional provenance and the passion of collectors with means and passion—the likes of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and actors Richard Gere and Steven Seagal. What do you get? Some of the world’s most expensive electric guitars.Like most collectibles, vintage guitars have lost value since the financial crisis. At an auction this weekend of guitars and equipment that belonged to late legendary guitar innovator Les Paul, the top estimate for a signed 1968 Gib

    Click ahead to see the vintage guitar with the deepest cred —and some of the highest prices paid by enthusiasts.

  • The Inside Story on the Making of Nintendo’s Wii U Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 4:50 AM ET

    Judging by the lines at Nintendo's E3 booth, Nintendo's Wii U is a hit, but the system could have been a lot different if Nintendo had listened to its inner demons.

  • Zynga Prowls for Fresh Talent Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 3:32 PM ET

    Zynga will participate in E3 for the first time. But instead of using the media-saturated event to showcase its titles, Zynga's there with another goal in mind: capturing the eye of some of the industry's best talent.

  • Spotify's Sean Parker and Daniel Ek on Music and Piracy Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 12:19 PM ET
    Spotify

    Sean Parker transformed the music industry once with Napster, now he's doing it again with Spotify, where he's now a Board Member. He and Spotify CEO Daniel Ek took the stage at the D conference to talk about Spotify's new music model.

  • Take-Two Interactive CEO Talks Digital, Mobile at E3 Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 6:42 PM ET
    Grand Theft Auto IV

    Here at E3, Take-Two announced a number of new mobile games, including a number built on Nickelodeon brands. The idea is to go wherever consumers are, and Take-Two doesn't care if they're on their smart-phones or consoles.

  • ‘Airtime’ Launches; Will Someone's A** Be Fired? Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 5:12 PM ET
    Airtime

    It's a good thing Parker and Fanning lined up such comic relief - the big demo presentation suffered some major technical difficulties.

  • Nintendo's Social Play: Game Over? Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 3:38 PM ET

    Nintendo lost $551 million in its fiscal year ending on March 31, and now it's counting on its new console, the Wii U to turn everything around.

  • Gaming's 12 Richest People Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 3:24 PM ET

    Sales in the videogame industry have been declining for more than three years, but it's still a field that's creating high-net-worth individuals at a rapid clip.

  • WiiU Super Mario Bros.

    The videogame company on Tuesday rolled out a string of top franchises that will support the launch of Wii U, its next generation home console system and gave fans a better idea of what will make that system unique.

  • EA Targets Hard-Core Gamers Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 9:13 PM ET

    Electronic Arts is trying to adapt to the new digital landscape. That message from CEO John Riccitiello was sent loud and clear at the company's E3 presentation.

  • Can XBox Music Dethrone iTunes? Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 4:50 PM ET

    Microsoft is taking Apple head-on with an iTunes competitor. Starting this fall, XBox will offer 'XBox Music,' with 30 million songs — just a bit smaller than Apple's catalog.

  • Reborn: American Drive-In Movie Theaters Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 4:48 PM ET
    Drive-in movie theaters are so often associated with times gone by, a fading industry where the real estate is more valuable than the business, that it might surprise you to learn that not only are many theaters hanging tough, there are some new theaters that have been built in the past decade.Make no mistake, though. The industry, like many small businesses, faces challenges. It has seen the number of screens decline from more than 4,000 in the 1960s to 366 today. Skyrocketing real estate value

    While it's true that the real estate drive-ins occupy are often more valuable than the business, many theaters are hanging tough.

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