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  • Olympics: Making the Most of A Major Investment Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 8:57 AM ET
    View of the BC Place Stadium which will host the Winter Olympics opening and closing ceremonies in downtown Vancouver.

    Major events like the Olympics and Oscars offer a rare opportunity for marketers in this changing media landscape.

  • The Ad Bowl's Big Winners Monday, 8 Feb 2010 | 4:53 PM ET

    The morning after the big game the New Orleans Saints weren't the only big winners: advertisers cashed in on the biggest audience for any program and TV history. So who won?

  • The Black Widows Monday, 8 Feb 2010 | 1:24 PM ET
    Before his untimely death, aspiring but unsuccessful screenwriter Ken McDavid strikes seeming gold when Helen Golay befriends him. She takes him off the streets, pays for rent, food and clothes. But, it’s a set-up. Helen and her friend Olga Rutterschmidt are ruthless con artists who take out life insurance policies on unsuspecting men and kill them in hit-and-run "accidents."Click ahead to find out how these "black widows" ultimately get trapped in their own web of lies and deceit.

    Helen and her friend Olga Rutterschmidt are ruthless con artists who take out life insurance policies on unsuspecting men and kill them in hit-and-run "accidents."

  • Infamous Black Widows Friday, 5 Feb 2010 | 7:01 PM ET
    Since the early 1970s, law enforcement authorities have noted a significant increase in the number of women convicted of murder. Their victims are typically close to them — quite frequently family members or close acquaintances. And the motive? It often involves personal gain — most often, life insurance policies naming the suspected murderess as the benefactor.Here, we take a look at some of the most notorious murder cases committed by women over the last century that involve their families and

    Here, we take a look at some of the most notorious murder cases over the last century committed by women and involving their families and friends as victims.

  • Super Bowl's Online Game Friday, 5 Feb 2010 | 12:17 PM ET

    The Super Bowl on CBS isn't just about TV. Advertisers who hell out millions for a 30-second spot are working hard to maximize their return on investment, so they're going online.

  • What's a Super Bowl Ad Worth? Friday, 5 Feb 2010 | 9:40 AM ET

    The Super Bowl isn't just the biggest game of the year; it's the biggest annual forum for advertisers.

  • Most Unusual Super Bowl Prop Bets Wednesday, 3 Feb 2010 | 7:42 AM ET
    From bookmakers to "Super Bowl Squares", gambling on the outcome of the Super Bowl is big business.Here's a look at some of the more unusual proposition bets (wagers on a very specific outcome) that are being taken on the "big game" by one of the premier online gambling sites,  this year for the Indianapolis Colts vs. New Orleans Saints matchup in Miami, FL on Sunday, February 7th.By , Senior Producer for CNBC.com

    Here's a look at some of the more unusual proposition bets that are being taken on the "big game" by one of the premier online gambling sites, Bodog.com this year.

  • Farrell: Behind the 'Good' Headlines Tuesday, 2 Feb 2010 | 11:49 AM ET

    The week started out with nothing but good looking news. Overseas a bunch of countries reported their Purchasing Managers surveys (PMI) and they were almost uniformly good.

  • CBS Wins New Viewers for Grammys Monday, 1 Feb 2010 | 3:32 PM ET
    Grammy Award Trophy

    While singers brought home plenty of awards from the Grammys last night, the biggest winner was CBS. The network scored its highest ratings in six years — preliminary Nielsen ratings show a 35 percent increase in viewers to 25.8 million viewers.

  • CBS Sells Out Super Bowl Advertising Spots Monday, 1 Feb 2010 | 12:58 PM ET
    Super Bowl XLIV | South Florida 02.07.10

    CBS has sold all the advertising spots for the television broadcast of the National Football League's Super Bowl championship game this coming Sunday, the television network said Monday

  • Grammy Awards and Piracy Update Friday, 29 Jan 2010 | 5:07 PM ET
    Microphone and Record

    The Grammy Awards are shaping up to be a showdown between four powerful women -- Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, and Fergie from the Black Eyed Peas.

  • CBS Super Bowl Inventory Check, Ad Controversy Friday, 29 Jan 2010 | 3:11 PM ET

    The Super Bowl isn't just about football; it's the biggest advertising event of the year with 100 million viewers tuning in. Ad prices are watched as a key indicator of the health of the ad market.

  • Carmax Finds Super Bowl Ads At Half Price Friday, 29 Jan 2010 | 3:01 PM ET
    Carmax retail store in Naperville, Illinois.

    Used car retailer Carmax wanted to advertise during this year’s Super Bowl, but realized that its 100 locations were only within reach of half of the population. So company officials worked with CBS to buy four spots in each of the 48 local markets in which they sell their cars.

  • A Look At A Super Bowl Ad CBS Did Reject Thursday, 28 Jan 2010 | 4:25 PM ET

    There's been a lot of debate as to whether CBS should have rejected the Tim Tebow Focus On The Family ad, which is speculated to include a pro-life message. I've said that the state of the economy likely pushed CBS to say yes on that one. But then, there's this.

  • What Does Apple's iPad's Mean for Media? Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 5:00 PM ET
    Apple iPad

    The news is out, Apple's iPad will compete with e-Readers, portable game devices, and it will create a whole new category of portable video players. The good news for content creators is the fact that it'll sell for $499.

  • How Controversial Is The Tebow Ad? Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 4:23 PM ET
    Tim Tebow

    There's been much ado about the Tim Tebow ad that is scheduled to run during the Super Bowl. What we know is that the ad was paid for by an organization called Focus on the Family.

  • Apple's iPad: Live Blog Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 3:11 PM ET
    Apple iPad

    This is a live blog from Jim Goldman who is in San Francisco attending an event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts where it is expected Apple will unveil and share details of its newest product, The iPad.

  • Can Apple's Tablet Save Publishers? Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 2:55 PM ET

    Steve Jobs revolutionized the music business, creating a new way for consumers to listen to music on the go, and buy songs.

  • Avatar movie character

    James Cameron's sci-fi spectacular replaced his maritime melodrama as the biggest international release of all time during the weekend and is on the verge of claiming its worldwide crown, which also includes North American receipts, distributor 20th Century Fox said on Sunday.

  • Why CBS Wants The Jets To Lose Friday, 22 Jan 2010 | 1:08 PM ET
    Quarterback Mark Sanchez of the New York Jets walks off the field after the AFC Divisional Playoff Game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on in San Diego, California.

    It’s the barbershop and water cooler talk across the country. What Super Bowl matchup will yield the biggest ratings? Many fans immediately look to market size and figure that the New York Jets have to be one of the teams. And they’d be wrong.