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  • 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.

  • Scary Indicator II: Who's Ahead Now—Obama or Romney? Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 2:22 PM ET

    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!

  • Film on British Arabs Wins Award Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 10:48 AM ET

    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.

  • Chastened Pincus Talks Zynga’s Mobile, Gaming Potential Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 7:47 PM ET

    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.

  • States With the Most 'One Percenters' Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 11:12 AM ET

    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.

  • Facebook Earnings Under Pressure Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 7:54 PM ET

    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.

  • Mayer Stresses Mobile & Focus in First Earnings Call Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 7:27 PM ET

    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.

  • How You Can Create the Next Supermodel Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 1:23 PM ET
    Brandi Nicole submitted her picture to Model Launcher and won a website competition.

    Model Launcher is a new website that features amateur photos of aspiring models. The public then votes on their favorites.

  • Donovan: Will Companies Cash in On Internet Gambling? Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 10:49 AM ET

    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.

  • Murdoch Wins: Shareholder Proposals Rejected Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 3:56 PM ET

    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 Hopes New Look Will Drive Engagement Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    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.

  • Was Marilyn Monroe Really a Savvy Businesswoman? Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 11:03 AM ET

    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 Expands Into Scandinavia Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 2:55 PM ET

    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 Jumps Into Music With the XBox Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 12:43 AM ET

    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.

  • Videogame Sales Suffer as Users Await New Consoles Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 5:42 PM ET

    NPD Group's September videogame retail numbers tell a very clear story: Gamers are waiting for new consoles, and free mobile games are raising the bar for retail sales.

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