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  • Give Up a Little Privacy, Get a Great Deal Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 1:40 PM ET
    Woman on her laptop in a cafe.

    If I were to ask you if you'd be happy with a company scraping your personal information from a Facebook post and using it in their business, you might not like that. However, if I said that information would be used to give you a deep-discount at your favorite restaurant, you might reconsider.

  • An Institution Ends When 'Guiding Light' Turns Off Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 11:35 AM ET
    Kim Zimmer

    You don't have to be a fan of the show, or of the soap opera genre it pioneered, to feel a sense of gravity at the demise of "Guiding Light."

  • Pops & Drops: JPMorgan, Boeing... Monday, 31 Aug 2009 | 6:07 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Nasdaq and JPMorgan popped while CBS and Boeing dropped.

  • In an innovative push to protect cable subscription revenue Time Warner Cable has rallied content providers to launch a password-protected online access system for subscribers.

  • Better than -674,000 but... Friday, 21 Aug 2009 | 11:25 AM ET
    Vince Farrell

    Unemployment claims upticked to 576,000 last week from 561,000 the prior week. While still better than late March's -674,000, the recent trend shows a stubborn jobless situation. The four week moving average rose a bit to 570,000 and the continuing claims of 6.24 million shows a consumer that is not likely to rise from the ashes all that quickly.

  • These days anyone with an iPhone is a citizen journalist. And that makes the Southeastern Conference, which has a $3 billion plus, 15-year contract with CBS and ESPN very, very scared.

  • CBS News Pioneer Don Hewitt Dies at 86 Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 1:08 PM ET
    Don Hewitt

    Don Hewitt, the CBS Newsman who invented "60 Minutes" and produced the popular newsmagazine for 36 years, has died. He was 86.

  • DirecTV's NFL Sunday Online and TV's Future? Monday, 17 Aug 2009 | 1:54 PM ET

    DirecTV is rolling out a test in which cable customers in New York can pay $349 to watch Sunday games online.

  • Fox Business Needs a Lift. Could It Be Don Imus? Monday, 17 Aug 2009 | 10:38 AM ET
    Don Imus

    The News Corporation needs television viewers to find the Fox Business Network, and it thinks the cowboy-hat-wearing radio host Don Imus could help.

  • CBS Shares Surge on Improved Advertising Outlook Tuesday, 11 Aug 2009 | 3:58 PM ET
    CBS

    Media giant CBS beat the Street when it reported earnings of 8 cents a share last week, but its net profit is down more than 90 percent on the year. So why have CBS shares skyrocketed?

  • There’s an App for That. But a Revenue Stream? Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 12:10 PM ET
    Apple iPhone 3G S

    The early days of iPhone applications resemble the early days of the Internet. Media companies know they need to have an app for the iPhone, and so they are creating appealing ones that are loaded with features.  Yet, as with the Web, it is far from clear how much revenue media apps for the iPhone can produce.

  • Stocks Rally for a Fourth Straight Week Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 5:43 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Friday, bringing their winning streak to four straight weeks, after the latest employment numbers showed signs of a stabilizing job market.

  • Jobs Report Juices Stocks; AmEx Jumps Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 3:03 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Friday after the latest employment numbers showed signs of a stabilizing job market.

  • CBS Optimistic as Profit Drops Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 9:43 AM ET
    CBS

    CBS Corp stock traded up after hours on CEO Les Moonves' optimism about recovery after the company released earnings that suffered from the advertising recession.

  • Futures Shoot Higher After Strong Jobs Data Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 9:10 AM ET

    Futures jumped Friday after the latest employment numbers showed signs of a stablizing job market.

  • Payrolls Pop Futures Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 9:01 AM ET

    Futures popped 8 points as the nonfarm payroll report, with a loss of 247,000 jobs, was better than even the consensus of a loss of 275,000. It was the best monthly number since August 2008.

  • Ad Buying Declines for TV's New Season Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 8:32 AM ET
    TV

    Advertisers bought about 15 percent less commercial time from networks ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox for the upcoming TV season and — for the first time in years — paid less for the airtime they did purchase.

  • Stocks Fall Amid Jobs Jitters; S&P Below 1,000 Thursday, 6 Aug 2009 | 4:45 PM ET

    Stocks fell for a second straight session Thursday as tech stocks dragged after Cisco's tepid outlook and investors remained jittery ahead of tomorrow's jobs report.

  • Stocks Retreat as Cisco Drags on Dow Thursday, 6 Aug 2009 | 12:09 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back Thursday after a higher open as Cisco dragged on the Dow.

  • Winning Stocks From Winning Sectors Thursday, 6 Aug 2009 | 11:33 AM ET

    As investors debate whether the stock market gains are sustainable, Barry Knapp, Barclays Capital Managing Director, believes that it is time to be very selective with stocks.