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  • 'Modern Warfare' Not Best-Selling Game to Date Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 9:45 AM ET

    There aren't a lot of sure bets in the videogame industry, but for the past few years the "Call of Duty" franchise was a pretty safe place to put your money.  Even after the holidays, they've led the game sales pack for at least the first few months of the following year — but not this year.

  • Disney Appoints Alan Horn New Studio Chief Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 4:04 PM ET

    Disney CEO Bob Iger finally appointed a new chairman of Walt Disney studios-- Alan Horn, who was President and COO of Warner Brothers Entertainment. Horn replaces Rich Ross, who left on April 20th in the wake of the John Carter bomb.

  • Money-Making Athlete Wives Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 4:29 PM ET
    The stereotype about professional athletes’ wives is they’re not much more than gold-digging arm candy, with few accomplishments of their own. The stereotype no longer applies today, thanks to the efforts of some high-profile women who established themselves well before they married their famous husbands.Many of the wives of today’s professional athletes are entrepreneurs and business professionals. Some of them have been so successful in their chosen fields they are as famous as their husbands.

    What follows is a list of the wives of 10 athletes who’ve made names for themselves as columnists, models, designers and more.

  • Highest Grossing Comic Book Movie Franchises Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 4:18 PM ET
    The superhero contest – at least at the box office – continues to up the ante with new installments of comic-book adaptations for the big screen, as well as adding new franchises to the mix. In the past year, moviegoers saw “Thor,” “Captain America,” “Cowboys & Aliens,” “The Green Hornet” and “Green Lantern” hit theaters. The sequels “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” and “X-Men: First Class” expanded their respective franchises – and their box-office gross receipts.With several more sequels pla

    Following are the top 10 comic book movie franchises of all time, with data compiled by BoxOfficeMojo.com.

  • Spain: Too Poor to Win a Singing Contest? Friday, 25 May 2012 | 6:00 AM ET
    Spain pop singer Pastora Soler performs during a rehearsal for the Eurovision 2012 song contest in the Azerbaijan's capital Baku, on May 20, 2012. Pastora Soler will represent Spain in the Eurovision 2012 in Baku.

    The Spanish contestant in the pan-European singing show “Eurovision” has said her crisis-hit country would struggle to host the next event if she were to win the competition, according to various reports.

  • Bacon Tourism: From the Davos of Bacon to Bacon Mecca Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 3:25 PM ET
    Bacon wrapped Mini Cooper.

    America's love for bacon has reached a fever pitch in the past few years and now, this bacon mania has spawned a new trend: Bacon tourism. You can pretty much eat your way across America all year long, from one sizzling bacon festival to another! Grab a cooler — or three or four — it's a porcine tour of America, with one off-the-beaten path stop in ... Iceland?!

  • Sheryl Sandberg

    She steered clear of any controversial issues -- no talk about the Nasdaq or the stock price. She talked quite a lot about working with CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the premium both of them place on honesty and clear, simple communication.

  • The National Cable and Telecom show is all about the convergence of content, distribution and technology, and today I had the pleasure of moderating a panel at NCTA's annual show that addressed all those issues.

  • David Zaslav's Discovery Communications is bucking the trend, and proving that content is king. Despite the fact that overall cable ratings are flat and broadcast ratings fell 7 percent last quarter, Discovery grew US ratings 6 percent.

  • Where Have I Seen That Outfit? Monday, 21 May 2012 | 5:20 PM ET
    Every so often, a movie or television show depicts a character in an outfit that becomes iconic. It probably isn’t the intention of most filmmakers to inspire fashion revolutions with their movies, but the makers of “Flashdance” probably didn’t mind when America’s teenage girls started blowing their entire allowances on legwarmers.Not every movie or television show can achieve such a feat on that kind of scale, but many try, with varying degrees of success. What follows is a list of those that m

    What follows is a list of those that made an article of clothing famous, made characters famous for fashion sense, or managed some combination of the two.

  • Tech Innovation

    While the cable industry celebrates its accomplishments — growing distribution, advertising revenue, etc. — there are also some looming questions about the industry's transition to the digital future.

  • Sweeney: Facebook Advertising Money Is In the Movies  Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 4:01 PM ET

    GM has learned what the savvy marketers already knew – people are not looking to buy on Facebook…yet. Facebook users believe their life (and the lives of their friends) is the most entertaining of 24/7 cinema; because they are the stars.

  • Facebook

    Facebook has become an integral part of the recruiting process. It’s given employers an opportunity to learn more about prospective candidates and has allowed organizations to gain intelligence on a person’s ideals and background.

  • Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook's Billion-Dollar Woman Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 2:02 PM ET
    Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook.

    As the social network’s COO, Sandberg runs its all-important advertising business, business development, and oversees hiring.

  • A DVR Ad-Eraser Causes Tremors at TV Upfronts Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 12:58 PM ET

    As with past technological threats, network executives are closing ranks against a Dish Network device that undermines the broadcast business model. The New York Times reports.

  • Diablo III Launch Breaks Records and Servers Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 1:50 PM ET

    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.

  • Just sent dirty pictures of yourself to someone who's not your wife? Need to get rid of them quickly? There's an app for that.

  • 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.

  • News Corp.'s headquarters in New York.

    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.

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