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  • News Corp. is "well positioned for growth" despite "significant challenges due to economic headwinds," its COO said Tuesday, shortly after the media company reported better-than-expected quarterly results.

  • Netflix Poison Pill Aims to Thwart Icahn Takeover Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

    On the heels of corporate raider Carl Icahn accumulating a chunk of Netflix shares, the streaming video company adopted a shareholder rights plan — a poison pill.

  • A Bidding Frenzy...for This Guy's Last Name?! Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 4:25 PM ET

    Jason Sadler is the kind of guy who will sell you the shirt off his back. Now, he's going to go one better — he'll sell you the name off his driver's license!

  • Is Disney's Animation Back on Track? Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    Disney Animation’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph,’ opening in 3,700 theaters, is expected to rule the box office, and gross somewhere in the $45 million range.

  • iPad Mini Hits Stores     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 11:20 AM ET

    About 550 people lined up at New York City's flagship store for the iPad mini, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Mobile Wars: Pandora's Got Frenemies Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 7:12 PM ET

    Pandora's CEO remains upbeat about competition in the mobile-music space despite the fact that tech titans like Apple, Google and Microsoft are moving in. Everybody smile!

  • LinkedIn Soars on Revenue and Earnings Growth Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 6:01 PM ET

    LinkedIn’s focus on professionals is working: The company reported better-than-expected third quarter results and raised its revenue guidance for the whole year.

  • Analysts Applaud Disney’s Lucasfilm Acquisition Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 6:54 PM ET

    Wall Street consensus on the Disney-Lucasfilm deal was very positive, with analysts noting that over the next two years Disney will buy back the approximately 40 million shares it issues in this transaction.

  • Icahn Netflix Play Sends Stock Soaring Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 4:26 PM ET
    Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

    Netflix shares jumped more than 20 percent on Carl Icahn’s disclosure that he’s amassed a 10 percent stake in the streaming video company.

  • Facebook Drops as Employees Sell Shares Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 2:16 PM ET

    The lockup period expired on 229 million shares, which caused the stock to drop more than 4 percent, on higher-than-average volume, though it has recovered a bit.

  • After the Disney Deal, How Much Is Lucas Worth? Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:45 PM ET

    The Star Wars creator's wealth will soar to more than $5.2 billion after Disney purchases Lucasfilms.

  • Bob Iger made his third major acquisition for Disney (DIS) - buying Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion, roughly half-cash, half-stock.

  • With the lights out smart phones are the only source of information for people left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy, which puts the spotlight on Twitter and Facebook.

  • Current TV Fields Offers but Will the Network Sell? Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 8:39 PM ET

    The media has been abuzz with rumors that the Al Gore-backed Current TV is on the block. The company has had offers in the past — could it be taking them more seriously this time?

  • Pandora: Buy or Sell on Apple Dip? Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 8:16 PM ET

    Pandora shares took another hit amid buzz that Apple is moving toward a streaming ad-supported music service. So, does that make Pandora a "buy" now?

  • Apple Moves to Launch Music Service, Pandora Plummets Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 6:17 PM ET

    Pandora stock fell off a cliff Thursday on reports that Apple is on track to launch a free streaming service in the first quarter of 2013.

  • Hagar Rocking the Business World     Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 6:43 AM ET

    Rock star and Cabo Wabo founder, Sammy Hagar talks about making money and music, with CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • Program pairs U. Mich. experts with entrepreneurs Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 12:23 AM ET

    ANN ARBOR, Mich.-- Fourteen Middle Eastern and North African entrepreneurs are at the University of Michigan as part of a State Department- sponsored program that partners university experts with area community organizations. The program participants are from Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Morocco and Tunisia.

  • Chastened Pincus Talks Zynga’s Mobile, Gaming Potential Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 7:47 PM ET

    Mark Pincus struck a chastened tone, kicking off the company’s earnings call with the acknowledgment that things haven’t been going as planned at Zynga.

  • Goldman's Blankfein on Power of Entrepreneurs Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 3:28 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein is focused on the next generation of entrepreneurs at its inaugural Builders and Innovators Summit in Newport Beach, Calif.

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