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

    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

    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.

  • Nintendo Miiverse Social Network

    Videogame makers are unveiling their new slates — which no surprise are looking to seize spots in the top three games of the year — as well as find new ways to make money.

  • Will New Videogame Consoles Sell? Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 8:52 AM ET

    As Nintendo prepares to launch the Wii U later this year and Microsoft and Sony gear up for expected 2013 launches for their next generation consoles, there's a sense of excitement building in the videogame industry — but there's also a sense of fear.

  • Pinterest

    Social still looms large, but now I'm hearing lots of talk about social commerce.

  • '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.

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