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  • Netflix sues Yahoo CIO for alleged kickbacks Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Netflix is suing a former company vice president who is now chief information officer at Yahoo, accusing him of receiving money from vendors he hired to work with the video streaming company. Netflix says it was not aware of the payments until after Kail left in August for Yahoo. Yahoo and Netflix Inc. declined to comment.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    1. Five Nights at Freddy's 2, Scott Cawthon. 2. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon. 2. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc..

  • Midday movers: Apple, Netflix, Comcast & more Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • New Tina Fey-created sitcom headed to Netflix Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Netflix has picked up two seasons of a new sitcom from Tina Fey. Netflix Inc. says the 13- episode first season will premiere in March. The series had originally been bound for NBC, but that network passed.

  • How much do you know about how the Internet works? Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— We may be the Internet generation. A new Pew Research Center survey released Tuesday found most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer information confidential. The Federal Communications...

  • YOUR MONEY-Behind Black Friday's giant, cheap TV deals Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Nov 25- You might need two carts to walk away with what may be this year's biggest Black Friday bargain: a 65 "Vizio television at Walmart for $648. Unit sales are already up this year so far, says Stephen Baker, vice president for industry analysis at NPD Group, which tracks TV sales. Best Buy is featuring a 50 " Panasonic for $199.99.

  • Redbox raising DVD rental rates by 25 percent Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 3:19 PM ET

    Redbox's Blu-Ray rental rates are jumping 33 percent, from $1.50 per day to $2. The stock of Redbox's owner, Outerwall Inc., surged $7.83, 12 percent, to close Monday at $71.39— the biggest one-day gain since February 2012. Those options include Netflix's $9- per-month Internet video service, with 37 million U.S. subscribers, and various video-on-demand packages...

  • 'Hunger Games' curbing appetite for movie stocks? Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:13 AM ET
    Jennifer Lawrence in "Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1"

    Lionsgate is experiencing the fickle game of expectations on Wall Street after its latest "Hunger Games" movie fell short. But one media analyst tells CNBC not to worry too much.

  • GameStop slumps after results; Ross, Autodesk advance. NEW YORK, Nov 21- U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, with major indexes notching a fifth straight weekly advance after China's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate and its euro zone peer announced asset purchases in efforts to boost each region's economy. The move came after European Central Bank...

  • Amazon plans ad-supported video streaming: Report Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 12:04 PM ET

    Online retailer Amazon.com will release a new ad-supported video streaming service early next year, the New York Post reported, citing sources.

  • Nov 21- Online retailer Amazon.com Inc will release a new ad-supported video streaming service early next year, the New York Post reported, citing sources. Amazon's Prime service costs $99 a year. Though the new service will be separate from Prime, ultimately Amazon plans to lure more users and eventually get them to sign up for Prime, the Post said.

  • Aereo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 9:03 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Online streaming service Aereo says that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court was too difficult to overcome. Netflix, Amazon and Hulu offer full episodes of popular shows from broadcast networks ABC, NBC and Fox like "The Colbert Report" the next day for free. CEO Chet Kanojia said in a...

  • Cosby takes show to Bahamas amid trouble at home Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    NASSAU, Bahamas— Bill Cosby took his comedy show on the road Thursday in the Bahamas as controversy surrounds him at home. Cosby stuck to his familiar routine of anecdotes about his life, including stories about his childhood growing up in the projects of Philadelphia and some observations about life in the Bahamas drawn from previous visits to the island chain.

  • Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 3:01 AM ET

    For about $100, you can get a great streaming TV device to do that. Content selection varies, but all offer such basics as Netflix, Hulu and YouTube. That's not the case with the $39 Fire TV Stick, which is why I'm recommending it over the $99 Fire TV.

  • Surprise holiday hit: The ultra high-def 4K TV Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:59 AM ET
    Toshiba Ultra HD 4K televisions on display at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, January 2014

    Consumers are expected to spend nearly $2 billion on ultra high-def 4K TVs this year. But are they worth the high price tag this Christmas?

  • Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 12:38 AM ET

    BOCA RATON, Fla.— A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually. Therese Serignese, now 57 and a nurse in Boca Raton, said the television icon raped her in 1976 when she was 19 years old following a show in Las Vegas. Bill Cosby was behind me, having...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 19- NBC said on Wednesday it has canceled an upcoming project with veteran comedian Bill Cosby, his second show to be pulled after accusations that he sexually assaulted women resurfaced in recent weeks. The move by NBC comes a day after online streaming company Netflix Inc said it was postponing Cosby's stand-up comedy special " Bill Cosby 77,"...

  • Dish's big spectrum bet sends stock into orbit Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 4:44 PM ET
    Charles Ergen

    Shares of satellite television operator Dish soared thanks to a big bet on wireless spectrum.

  • What will Nielsen's streaming measurement reveal? Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 4:02 PM ET
    File photo of a protest sign aimed at Nielsen ratings.

    Nielsen's measurement of online streaming may help companies evaluate licensing of shows and see how many people still watch on TVs.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 19- U.S. stocks ended little changed on Wednesday as minutes from the recent Federal Reserve meeting gave investors few new clues as to when U.S. interest rates may rise. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 4.66 points, or 0.03 percent, to 17,683.16, the S&P 500 lost 3.17 points, or 0.15 percent, to 2,048.63 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 26.73 points,...