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*S&P 500 on track for seventh straight month of gains. Data signals soft U.S. economy but not abrupt slowdown. NEW YORK, May 31- U.S. stocks held steady by midday on Friday in a volatile session with constant profit-taking and "buying the dip" activities keeping the market mostly unchanged.
In an exclusive interview, CNBC's Julia Boorstin talks with Michael Burns, Lionsgate Films vice chairman about the studio's earnings beat and the upcoming sequel to "Hunger Games." "It's all about content," Burns says.
*Netflix shares advance, limiting Nasdaq losses. NEW YORK, May 31- U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday as stronger-than-expected data on manufacturing gave investors a reason to buy despite massive equity gains so far this year.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Fanhattan, a company known for its app for navigating content options, just unveiled a new remote control and a new way to search video content options on your TV.
Tech startups and old media giants are fighting over who delivers entertainment to your living room. CNBC's Julia Boorstin offers insight.
Amazon.com will make five original TV series, having used viewer feedback to pick the shows from a group of 14 pilots filmed by the company earlier this year.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 29- Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday that it will make five original TV series, having used viewer feedback to pick the shows from a group of 14 pilots filmed by the world's largest Internet retailer earlier this year.
Citigroup recently cataloged a clutch of new technologies, including mobile payments and energy production, that are disrupting markets and sparking innovation.
Sheryl Sandberg talks about gender equality in the workplace and Facebook's business model at the D: All Things Digital conference. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.
Apple shares got a bump today following comment from Tim Cook on hints of future products in development, reports Jon Fortt. And, the FMHR crew have the play on Netflix's original programming plan. Also, Rick Sherland, Nomura, explains why he thinks there's a "change in the winds," as some investors become increasingly more frustrated with Microsoft's performance.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin discusses her interview with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets, and Ed Williams, BMO Capital Markets, provide their thoughts on the company's strategy to provide original programming amid fierce competition in the field.
Despite many in the market who would like to see an acquisition of Netflix, its co-founder and CEO said the company is better off remaining independent.
"This is how HBO started," said Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, discussing the company's global growth strategy with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Investors want to know if Netflix can continue its stellar performance, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
The launch of its fourth season was a 'success and did have a noticeable effect on network traffic," according to Procera, a network intelligence company.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Netflix's ability to increase its client-base monetization makes the stock dangerous to short, TheStreet.com reports.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Investors have a hard enough time reading 10-Ks and keeping up with corporate earnings. Now they're going to have to monitor Facebook and Twitter, too.