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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?!
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
As the social network’s COO, Sandberg runs its all-important advertising business, business development, and oversees hiring.
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.
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.
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.
John Riccitiello, CEO of Electronic Arts, chats with Cramer.
AMC Entertainment, which owns the second-largest movie theater chain in North America, is in talks to sell the company or a significant stake in it to the Wanda Group, one of China’s largest theater owners, according to people briefed on the discussions. The NYT reports.
The television industry is at the brink of extraordinary change—the line between traditional “TV” and the Internet is disappearing.
The oldest newsmagazine on television, “60 Minutes,” might have figured out how to halt the aging process. Purposefully but almost imperceptibly, the CBS News program, the most popular of its genre, has become younger in recent years. Stalwarts like Steve Kroft and Lesley Stahl have been joined by new contributors like Lara Logan and Anderson Cooper. And the program has embraced the Web to a degree that some of its older viewers have not, selling an iPad app on iTunes and promoting a weekly online show, “Overtime.”
Expectations were high for Marvel’s 'The Avengers,' and the film beat even the most optimistic predictions and shattered records, kicking off the summer movie season to a MASSIVE start.
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