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  • Porn Company Prices IPO Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 11:16 AM ET
    Friend Finder Network

    After a series of false starts, the owner of Penthouse magazine and over two dozen adult Websites is finally going public.

  • The Best Money Movie Monologues Monday, 9 May 2011 | 3:27 PM ET
    The business world has served as the backdrop for some of the most entertaining movies ever made. The industries var y wildly, and everything from real estate to fashion to organized crime has had its moment on the silver screen. However, whatever the business might be, one thing is likely --- at some point, one of the characters will let us know with a monologue exactly what makes the enterprise tick. Click ahead to see 14 of the most iconic monologues about business in cinema history.

    The business world has served as the backdrop for some of the most entertaining movies ever made. Click to see 14 of the most iconic monologues about business in cinema history.

  • Sony PlayStation Mess: What Should It Do to Recover? Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 2:05 PM ET

    As the repercussions and scope of recent cyberattacks continue to grow, Sony's problems are mounting.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's "Squawk on the Street."

  • Hedge Fund King Cliff Asness: Go See 'Atlas Shrugged' Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 2:31 PM ET
    Atlas Shrugged

    Cliff Asness, the managing partner of AQR Capital Management (one of the world's biggest hedge funds), has sent an email urging friends to see the film "Atlas Shrugged," the adaptation of the novel by Ayn Rand.

  • Britons in Demand for US Coverage of Royal Wedding Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 8:06 AM ET
    Prince William and Kate Middleton

    The most sought-after pundits have been signed to long-term contracts worth over $100,000; some even have deals with several outlets.  "As long as you have an English accent," one expert joked, "you'll work." The New York Times reports.

  • Where Have I Seen That Island? Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 4:32 PM ET
    Some movies are clearly shot on island locations, but where exactly are those beaches and palm fronds and mountains and volcanoes and huts? It’s important to know—purely to investigate the culture, ecology, and history of said island, and not because it would make a great place to vacation. Certain movie franchises, like James Bond and Pirates of the Caribbean, are filmed on pretty much every beautiful tropical island. There are far too many to catalog them all here, but we will touch on some. (

    Some movies are clearly shot on island locations, but where exactly are those beaches and palm fronds and mountains and volcanoes and huts?

  • The Richest Royal Wedding Guests Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 12:21 AM ET
    On April 29, 2011, millions of people across the world will watch Prince William wed his long term girlfriend and college sweetheart, Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey in London. William and Catherine (as she will be known officially ) have urged that the ceremony reflects these recessionary times and avoids being overly "lavish , " but with a guest list boasting royalty, oligarchs and celebrities, their nuptials will be celebrated by some of the wealthiest people in the world - for whom being

    So, who is expected to be the richest in attendance at the royal wedding of Prince William to college sweetheart, Kate Middleton? Click to find out.

  • Reality TV Show Houses: Where Are They Now? Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 3:59 PM ET
    The celebrity mansion / gaudily decorated cast house has become an obligatory character in most reality series, just as reality series have become an obligatory part of TV programming. In fact, for a few years there, VH-1 seemed to be recycling the same company mansion throughout numerous series involving overlapping casts of musicians and ill-behaved young people vying to date them / win money / become presentable members of society. The modern era produces such a glut of reality television pro

    The modern era produces such a glut of reality television programming that the houses they are set in are bound to turn up on the market. Click to see updates on ten of these familiar reality TV houses.

  • End of an Era: ABC Kills Two Long-Running Soaps Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 4:20 PM ET
    One Life to Live

    ABC said on Thursday that it's canceling "All my Children" and "One Life to Live," two television shows that have been on air for decades and which largely defined the once-dominant soap opera genre.

  • Highest Grossing Children’s Movies of All-Time Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 1:19 PM ET
    April hasn't been a great month at the U.S. box office. Among the new movies were remake s of the 1981 comedy Arthur and Your Highness, a comedy starring Natalie Portman. Both films opened in wide release with lots of publicity, and they both disappointed at the box office. However, the animated feature Hop, which opened in first place the prior weekend, held the top spot again. It just goes to show, family films are solid business. So, what are the highest grossing children’s films of all time?

    So, what are the highest grossing children’s films of all time? Click to find out.

  • Hidden Costs of Vacation Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 5:42 PM ET
    Vacations always cost more than you think — even if YOU sign up for one of those “all-inclusive” deals.By now, most of us are accustomed to all the airline fees, from extra legroom and exit-row seating to in-flight entertainment, in-flight meals, extra checked luggage and now, apparently, luggage of any kind.But there are a ton of hidden costs that even the adult Girl Scouts among us, who plan for everything, didn’t see coming.“Every traveler wants to stretch their vacation dollars as far as pos

    Vacations always cost more than you think — even if sign up for one of those “all-inclusive” deals. Here are 10 hidden costs of vacation.

  • Snowman Predicts a Long Hot Summer Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 6:20 AM ET

    The century-old tradition of burning a straw effigy bearing a strong resemblance to a snowman to drive out evil winter spirits in the center of Zurich marks the official end to snowy winters in Zurich.

  • Why Big Bear David Tice Is Bullish Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 9:14 AM ET

    Anyone who reads the newspaper or watches CNBC knows David Tice. He is the founder of the Prudent Bear Fund.

  • Even in Fiction, the Rich Just Get Richer Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 7:43 AM ET
    Gordon Gekko from Wall Street

    You can't beat a Forbes Rich List for insight into the world's winners and, err, not so big winners.

  • R. James Woolsey, 16th Director of Central Intelligence

    James Woolsey, the former director of the CIA under Bill Clinton, is returning to his old role – this time in a musical comedy.

  • After Sheen’s disastrous Detroit show, tickets to the 'Torpedo of Truth' tour have resold for as low as $9. That compares with $90 prior to his appearance in the Motor City.

  • Top 10 Destinations for Family Entertainment Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 1:25 PM ET
    Among people who plan to travel in 2011, 83 percent will be traveling with family, and 90 percent of those traveling with family will keep their trips domestic, according to a recent TripAdvisor survey. What follows is the top 10 destinations where these travelers have the best-rated options for entertainment, dining, and accommodation. This ranking was released as inaugural Traveler’s Choice Family list, compiled based on user reviews from TripAdvisor.com. The 10 destinations were determined ba

    Here are the top 10 destinations where these travelers have the best-rated options for entertainment, dining, and accommodation.

  • Nintendo's Big Bet: High Hopes for 3D Gaming Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 6:51 PM ET
    Nintendo 3DS

    With increasing competition from Apple, and a customer base that's more price-conscious than ever, Nintendo has a lot riding on its new handheld device.

  • Best Selling Video Games of This Generation Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 3:00 PM ET
    While the Halo series might be one of the biggest names in the gaming universe, the Master Chief falls a bit short when it comes to his peers. Microsoft's biggest franchise is nowhere to be found in the ranking of the industry's best selling games, as ranked by life-to-date sales. The list, calculated by the NPD Group, uses data that reaches back to 1995 is not inflation adjusted. (It looks at gross sales.) But it still shines some light on the biggest individual titles the industry. CNBC.com lo

    Wondering which video games will define this generation? CNBC.com looks at the 10 best-selling video games. Check out the list!

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