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  • YouTube Makes Pitch for Sports and Women Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 9:41 AM ET
    Youtube

    YouTube is partnering with the US Olympic Committee for a "Team USA" channel sponsored by AT&T.

  • Twitter CEO: Not Tweeting Any IPO Soon Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 3:21 PM ET

    Twitter CEO Dick Costolo took the stage at the Wired 'Disruptive by Design' conference and exclaimed "I appreciate everyone's concern for our business, but it's working phenomenally well."

  • Andreessen on Mobile, and the Next Big Thing Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 12:35 PM ET

    Andreessen tells me that now he's particularly interested in social commerce, saying he's very excited about Pinterest in particular. That gives a hint at that sharing startup's future business model.

  • Wired's Chris Anderson: Disrupt or Be Disrupted Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 11:01 AM ET
    WIRED Magazine

    Today Wired is hosting its fourth annual Business Conference in Downtown Manhattan, and I had a chance to catch up with Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson to talk about how important disruption is to businesses today.

  • Sundance Film Festival

    Investing in a movie seems a risky proposition. But movies can be more than glamorous: for a serious investor there are many ways to make money in films that have little to do with box-office success.

  • Zynga’s Earnings and User Growth Higher Than Expected Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 4:39 PM ET
    Zynga

    Zynga’s earnings, revenue, and user growth all came in slightly higher than expected.

  • Providence is in talks to sell its stake for somewhere in the ballpark of $200 million—though my sources tell me it could be lower.

  • Relax, America, the Bacon Crisis Has Passed Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 10:53 PM ET
    Bacon Brunch

    Gas prices may still be uncomfortably close to $4 but great news, bacon lovers — just in time for the summer BLT season, bacon prices have fallen back down to earth in the U.S.!

  • The AOL corporate headquarters on Broadway in New York City.

    If the goal of Internet companies' “New Front” presentations is to convince advertisers that it’s easy to buy online video ads, AOL’s presentation aims to show that it’s creating an online complement to TV ads.

  • Speed Divorcing: Like Speed Dating, Only ... Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 2:06 PM ET
    Shaking hands

    One of the latest trends in divorce is something called "speed divorcing." It's a lot like speed dating only with break-ups, not hook-ups. Seriously, who has time for the long version?!

  • New Fronts: Microsoft Rolls out Ads for Apps Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 12:42 PM ET
    Microsoft

    Microsoft wants ads in Xbox LIVE apps to be the new way marketers target consumers.

  • Netflix

    CEO Reed Hastings didn’t shy away from acknowledging its growing number of competitors.

  • A sign with the 'like' symbol stands in front of the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

    Facebook’s user growth continues to be gangbusters: the company now has 901 million monthly active users, up from 845 million in the last filing.

  • Why Facebook Is Spending $550 Million On Patents Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 1:56 PM ET
    Facebook

    Silicon Valley patent wars are heating up and Facebook wants to protect itself against some potentially very pricey litigation.

  • Netflix

    When Netflix reports quarterly earnings after the bell, investors should focus on U.S. streaming subscriber numbers.

  • Disney

    The chairman of Disney’s movie studio, Rich Ross, wrote in a note to his staff Friday that he is stepping down and the role is no longer “the right professional fit for me.” Ross ran the studio for just two and a half years, and now is cleaving under the cloud of a massive bomb—"John Carter."

  • Why Did VC Investment Fall Off a Cliff? Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | 1:07 PM ET
    Burning Money

    It seems like every week we see another VC-backed company go public and the stock soars — most recently, Splunk stock jumped 109 after going public. With such profitable exits, one would expect venture investors to clamor to pour money into startups. But in fact, the opposite is the case.

  • Dick Clark Remembered: Host, Producer, CEO Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | 6:01 PM ET
    Dick Clark

    Dick Clark may have been best known for hosting "American Bandstand" and ABC’s "New Year’s Rockin’ Eve," but he also was a hugely successful TV producer, and in many ways revolutionized TV production.

  • Tupac Hologram

    Tupac may be coming to a city near you. In a move that's unlikely to put rumors the late rapper is still alive to rest, Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre are considering taking the hologram that performed at Coachella on tour, WSJ reports.

  • Next Instagram-Size Acquisition Could Be Tumblr Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 10:00 AM ET
    Tumblr

    Tumblr, which launched in 2007, has raised a total of $125 million in venture funding. As of last September it was valued at $800 million. Considering Instagram’s $1 billion price tag, Tumblr could be worth even more.

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