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  • Behind the Song and Dance, Bollywood’s Flop Story Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 9:42 PM ET
    Commuters pass a giant painting of a Bollywood film poster in Trafalgar Square before heading to work on August 17, 2007 in London, England. The painting will be finished over a period of days during the Indian Festival in Trafalgar Square.

    The $ 2.2 billion Indian movie industry that churns out 1,200 movies a year, employs over 1.8 million people and has more than 14 million theatre viewers a day, is groaning under its own weight.

  • Transformers Movie Campaigns for Big 3-D Numbers Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 3:48 PM ET
    3D audience

    Paramount is wasting no time driving moviegoers to 3-D screenings of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon." Director Michael Bay has been personally campaigning to draw moviegoers to the new format, by communicating directly with fans and campaigning for theater chains to project the film with more light.

  • Comcast Added to 'Conviction Buy' List at Goldman Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 8:49 AM ET
    Comcast corporate headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Citing the company's "best-in-class operating trends" and ability to turn around the NBC broadcast business, Goldman Sachs has added Comcast to its conviction buy list and increased its price target.

  • ‘The Erotic Engine’ — How Porn Changes Everything Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 11:51 AM ET
    The Erotic Engine

    "Mainstream companies, of course, are often too risk-averse to emulate the porn industry’s embrace of new media. But even if you’re not ready to make the leap, it is worth paying attention to the porn industry – the latest tech trends in porn are a strong predictor of the next big thing for mainstream," writes the author.

  • The Key to Happiness, a Simple Formula? Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 4:42 AM ET
    smiley face

    "O + (N x S) + Cpm/T + He" is a formula developed by Cliff Arnall, former tutor and research psychologist at Cardiff University, to determine people's happiness.

  • Goldman Analyst Breaks Bachelorette's Heart Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 10:07 AM ET
    Bentley Williams on the Bachelorette

    In case you missed Monday night's episode of "The Bachelorette" here's how an investment banker breaks the girl's heart.

  • A Videogame Based on Jewish and Christian Texts Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 3:54 PM ET

    Ignition Entertainment is finishing work on "El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron," based on the Book of Enoch, an ancient text that, while not a part of either the Jewish or Christian canon, is printed in the Dead Sea Scrolls.

  • A Force Behind the Gaga Effect Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 4:42 AM ET
    Lady Gaga accepts award from Cher on stage at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards.

    Soon after Apple started its music-centric social network Ping last year, Steven P. Jobs reached out to Lady Gaga and her business manager, Troy Carter, for feedback, the New York Times reports.

  • 10 Big Successes in Product Placement Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:22 AM ET
    Product placement goes back to the earliest days of film. The first movie ever to win a Best Picture Oscar was a silent 1927 film called Wings, which featured Clara Bow, Gary Cooper and, in one scene, a prominently placed bar of . The practice lives on today, as companies place their products in movies in the hope that filmgoers will buy what they see onscreen. But which cases of product placement in the movies have really worked? Click ahead to see 10 of the most notable product placement succe

    Which cases of product placement in the movies have really worked? Click ahead to see 10 of the most notable product placement success stories.

  • iTunes

    Amazon, Google and Apple are among the companies that will fight to dominate the consumer cloud technology space, primarily through music storage platforms.

  • Your Chance to Be a SEAL and Kill Bin Laden Is Here Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 7:11 PM ET
    Pakistani army soldiers leave the area near the hideout of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden after a ground operation by US Special Forces in Abbottabad on May 2, 2011.

    Osama bin Laden is dead ... Except at SC Village Paintball in Corona, California.

  • Now Legal in Scrabble: Thang, Blingy and Grrl Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 1:20 PM ET
    Scrabble

    You still can't use people's names in Scrabble — but according to the latest update of one major Scrabble dictionary, words like "Grrl" and "Innit" are just fine.

  • 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.

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