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  • Electronic Arts' Radical Strategy for Long-Term Growth Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 1:39 PM ET
    Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) signage is displayed outside of the company's office in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

    Electronic Arts, which reported slightly better-than-expected earnings Tuesday, is radically shifting its strategy for “Star Wars: The Old Republic” as a part of its big bet on free and digital gaming.

  • Cable Earnings: Trends to Watch Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 6:06 PM ET

    The cable industry faces some big issues: rising content costs, rising competition challenging ratings, and the looming threat of blackouts as content and distribution companies negotiate new deals. This week we’ll see how the industry is faring.

  • Does Facebook Have a 'Bot' Problem? Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 3:32 PM ET
    Facebook

    Facebook’s advertising model is under attack — facing allegations that ad clicks on the site aren’t real, but are more likely from “bots,” (web robots) than from people.

  • Apple TV–Hulu Plus Deal Speaks to Future of Apple TV Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 2:26 PM ET
    Hulu Plus for Apple TV.

    The launch of subscription service Hulu Plus on Apple TV is more than just another incremental video distribution deal. It should be a win-win for both companies, and most importantly — it gives us a glimpse of what Apple has planned for its Apple TV service.

  • Why Apple-Twitter Team-Up Talk Fascinates Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 2:24 PM ET
    Apple

    Though there’s no indication a strategic investment is in the works, the two companies work closely together, and any talk of Twitter and Facebook spacer deepening their relationship continues to fascinate.

  • You, Too, Can Wear Sue Sylvester's Green Track Suit Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 1:27 PM ET

    Wesley Tansey's idea for a business started when he tried to track down the sunglasses Kristen Stewart wore on "Twilight" to give to his girlfriend. The girlfriend's gone, but the business is thriving.

  • Facebook Earnings Meet but Stock Stumbles Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 5:00 PM ET
    Facebook

    In its first earnings report as a public company Facebook’s results were right on target with non-GAAP earnings per share of 12 cents.

  • What to Look for in Facebook's Earnings Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 11:08 AM ET

    Facebook stock may be trading down ahead of its first earnings report as a public company, but the company’s market cap is still north of $60 billion, implying expectations of major growth potential.

  • Zynga Plummets On Earnings and Outlook Misses Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    Zynga plummeted to an all-time low after reporting earnings that fell short of expectations and a much weaker outlook. The news also sent Facebook shares lower.

  • AOL CEO Expects a 'Tailwind Across Digital Advertising' Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 3:43 PM ET
    AOL offices in Palo Alto, Calif.

    AOL CEO Tim Armstrong talked to CNBC about what’s driving the company's better-than-expected numbers and what lies ahead.

  • Foursquare Launches Ads With Big-Name Partners Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 9:46 AM ET

    After three years of building up its user base, Foursquare is finally starting to make money — a big step for the service with over 20 million users and over 2 billion “check-ins” to businesses.

  • Netflix

    Netflix returned to profitability in the second quarter, but the stock dipped by a double digit percent drop after hours. What went wrong?

  • Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 11:29 AM ET
    Some like it hot – especially women’s swimwear designers. For the eighth year, thousands of fashion industry pros and onlookers migrated to Miami Beach to check out the latest in barely-there attire during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim. The show, which is one of the largest swimwear trade shows, ran from July 19 to July 23. Although the bathing suits may be skimpy, the stakes are not. Women’s swimwear sales are projected to grow to $2.9 billion this year while total U.S. swimwear sales are exp

    Total U.S. swimwear sales are expected to hit $4.2 billion this year. Click ahead to see the newest swimwear trends for 2013.

  • Jeffrey Katzenberg On the Aurora Shooting Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 3:55 PM ET
    James Holmes, makes first appearance in court.

    As theater chains beef up security, Hollywood has taken measures to be sensitive to the  Aurora killings—Warner Bros. and the other studios refrained from reporting box office tallies over the weekend.

  • Katzenberg On Impact of Classic Media Acquisition Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 3:25 PM ET
    Jeffrey Katzenberg

    DreamWorks Animation has made another move to diversify away from reliance on a few film releases every year, announcing a deal to buy Classic Media for $155 million.

  • Two ‘Lottery Tickets’ That Just Might Pay Off Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 12:14 PM ET

    There are billions of dollars to be made selling everything from lottery systems to online gaming to the casino gaming industry.

  • Theaters Ramp Up Security in Response to Shooting Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 12:08 PM ET
    The Century 16 movie theatre is seen where a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, 'The Dark Knight Rises' July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado.

    Theaters, security teams, and police departments are trying to respond to help Americans feel safe in the theaters where they’ve always been able to go for a respite from reality.

  • facebook

    After the biggest initial public offering in history, Facebook has disappointed investors large and small. Zynga, Facebook's big driver in traffic, is performing more like a lead zeppelin than a Led Zeppelin.

  • Innovation in Virtual Markeplaces Generating Buzz Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 4:49 PM ET

    One of the hot topics the venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and executives have been buzzing about at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference is marketplaces.

  • Zynga Exploring 'Real Money Gaming': CEO Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 2:24 PM ET

    Perhaps the biggest news out of the interview was the fact that Zynga spacer is "actively exploring real money gaming" — i.e. gambling. This could be a massive new source of revenue for Zynga, which has a hugely popular online Poker game.

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