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  • Aug 26- Digital video recorder maker TiVo Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue due to strong growth in subscribers through cable TV partners such as Virgin Media in the UK, ONO in Spain and Com Hem AB in Sweden. TiVo's subscriptions rose by a third to 4.8 million in the second quarter ended July 31.

  • Emmys exalt old favorites over TV's shiny newcomers Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:04 AM ET
    Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus (L), actor Bryan Cranston and winner of the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series award for 'The Big Bang Theory' Jim Parsons on stage during the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014.

    The industry on Monday chose to bestow its top Emmys on the long-running shows "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family" and long-time television actors.

  • "Breaking Bad," AMC's unlikely tale of a teacher-turned-drug kingpin Walter White, won the night's biggest honor, the Emmy for best drama series, for the second year in a row while lead Bryan Cranston took best drama actor for the fourth time in that role.

  • 'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' win big at Emmys Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Bryan Cranston, who played the memorable meth dealer Walter White on "Breaking Bad," won his fourth best drama actor Emmy at television's biggest awards show Monday night, tying him with another four-time winner, Dennis Franz. "Downton Abbey," made by Britain's ITV network, was shut out in the drama category, while the BBC's "Sherlock" won three awards.

  • "Breaking Bad" held off upstart "True Detective," Netflix's online political thriller " House of Cards," HBO medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones," PBS British period series "Downton Abbey" and AMC ad world portrait "Mad Men.

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 25- " Fargo," the TV re-imagining of the Coen brothers' cult film, won best miniseries at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, while HBO's "The Normal Heart" earned best TV movie honors for its depiction of the early fight against AIDS. "Parsons won his fourth lead acting Emmy for playing the pedantic nerd Sheldon in CBS comedy" The Big Bang Theory.

  • In a year in which newcomers and cable and streaming company Netflix Inc have dominated the conversation about television's top honors, the big broadcast networks fared well in the early comedy awards.

  • Netflix hits all-time high ahead of Emmy Awards Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:03 PM ET
    The Netflix Inc. website displays the 'Orange is the New Black' series.

    Netflix hit an all-time high of $485.30 earlier on Monday, before easing to close at $480.93, up 0.4 percent on the day.

  • Benefits of winning an Emmy     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    Tuna Amobi, Standard & Poor's, discusses the promotional benefits and how much subscriber growth Netflix might see from winning big at the Emmy Awards.

  • High stakes at Emmys     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin looks at who is hoping to win at the Emmys and explains how NBC is looking to capitalize from the audience surge on social media.

  • Smaller cloud companies chase new business models Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Nothing concentrates minds at a tech start-up like living in the middle of a price war between Amazon and Google. NYT reports.

  • Netflix has 'good prospects' in Europe: Pro     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Richard Broughton, director of broadband analysis at IHS, says Netflix's European prospects are good as it prepares to launch in new markets and records "rapid growth" in markets it's already in.

  • Online video stars mobilize for U.S. net neutrality Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Aug 20- Online video personalities are joining together to advocate for equal treatment of Internet traffic, aiming to stop the U.S. government from allowing what they worry will be fast and slow lanes for delivering content.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 4:24 PM ET

    3. Afterlight, Afterlight Collective, Inc. 4. Sleep Cycle alarm clock, Northcube AB. 8. Buddyman: Kick 2, Crazylion Studios Limited.

  • Want a better return than Apple or Google? Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:39 PM ET

    Guess what delivers higher returns than both Google and Apple? (Hint: Think booze and underwear!)

  • The worst Google IPO calls: Search and destroy Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 11:22 AM ET

    Most likely to be another Netscape? Would never catch Microsoft and Yahoo? Google has proved a lot of pundits wrong since its IPO.

  • 5 things that could derail Google's stock Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google Inc.

    With triumphs inevitably comes scrutiny, and Google is the recipient of plenty. Here are five risks the company faces over the next 10 years.

  • A Closer Look: Do more with companion devices Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Apple has ways of encouraging you to buy more of its products: It offers bonus features on devices like the iPhone and iPad that work only when paired with other Apple gadgets. The devices need to communicate with each other at a deep level, and that's more easily done when a company controls the software on both ends.

  • Hedge funds love…Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman? Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 1:48 PM ET
    Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn

    Investment managers love bets made by both billionaire activists, according to a new analysis of top hedge fund stock positions.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- Activist investor Carl Icahn reported a 6.6 percent stake in Gannett Co Thursday and revealed that he planned to push the media company to split into separate print and broadcast firms before Gannett beat him to it, a regulatory filing showed.