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  • Spider-Man swings into Marvel's cinematic universe Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 4:08 PM ET

    Spider-Man is officially joining the Marvel cinematic universe, but what does that mean for Sony?

  • Cutting the cord? Expect new shows from BitTorrent Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Detail of "Children of the Machine" poster

    BitTorrent is announcing a partnership with Rapid Eye Studios to create new shows over the next two to three years.

  • Netflix 'plants flag' in Cuba  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 6:50 AM ET

    It's definitely a publicity move, says Brent Lang, Variety Magazine, discussing what's likely behind Netflix's motivation to enter a country where less than one-percent of the population has broadband access.

  • Netflix is coming to Cuba Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 1:47 PM ET
    A classic car sits outside a movie theater in Havana, Cuba.

    Starting Monday, a "curated" selection of movies and series from Netflix will be available for streaming in Cuba.

  • UPDATE 2-Netflix launches in Cuba Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 12:24 PM ET

    Feb 9- Netflix Inc launched its movie and TV streaming service in Cuba on Monday, joining the list of U.S. companies looking to take advantage of thawing diplomatic relations between the United States and the communist-ruled island country. MasterCard Inc has said it will allow its cards issued in the United States to be used in Cuba, effective March 1.

  • UPDATE 1-Netflix launches in Cuba Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 12:07 PM ET

    Feb 9- Netflix Inc launched its movie and TV streaming service in Cuba on Monday, joining the list of U.S. companies looking to take advantage of thawing diplomatic relations between the United States and the communist-ruled island country. MasterCard Inc has said it will allow its cards issued in the United States to be used in Cuba, effective March 1.

  • Netflix launches streaming service in Cuba Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    Feb 9- Netflix Inc said it launched its movie and TV streaming service in Cuba on Monday. The service, starting at $7.99 per month, will be available to customers with international payment cards, Netflix said in a statement. Netflix said last month it would complete its expansion into 200 countries within two years, faster than expected, as the company builds its...

  • Netflix launching in Cuba  Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports people in Cuba will be able to subscribe to Netflix starting today.

  • Gamers rejoice: 'Zelda' series may come to Netflix Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 5:56 PM ET

    Netflix has started to develop a live action series based on the popular "Legend of Zelda" games, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Congress slow to agree on Internet regulation Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 4:50 PM ET

    That means that communications legislation written in 1934, when Franklin D. Roosevelt was in office, will likely be used to regulate how Internet service providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast do business with content providers like Google, Netflix, YouTube and Amazon. On Wednesday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced a plan that would put Internet service...

  • Here's what net neutrality could mean to you Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 9:48 AM ET
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler

    A look at the issue of net neutrality and why you should care.

  • Early movers: HSP, LB, SIRI, YUM, CME & more Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 7:49 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Netflix to enter Japan in fall of 2015 Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 8:18 PM ET
    A sign is posted in front of the Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, California.

    Netflix said it will launch its movie and TV streaming service in Japan in the fall of 2015.

  • UPDATE 1-Netflix to enter Japan in fall of 2015 Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 7:55 PM ET

    Feb 4- Netflix Inc said it will launch its movie and TV streaming service in Japan in the fall of 2015.. The video service provider will also be opening an office in Tokyo as part of the rollout, the company said in a statement. Netflix will allow users to choose from a wide variety of Japanese TV shows and films, as well as its original series including "Marco Polo" and the...

  • Feb 4- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc cut its profit forecast for the next financial year after the dollar strengthened and as more viewers and advertisers swap its broadcast networks for on-demand TV. Fox expects a profit in "the mid $7 billion range" for the financial year ending June 2016, Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey said after the company reported...

  • Netflix to enter Japan in fall of 2015 -source Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:23 PM ET

    Feb 4- Netflix Inc will launch its movie and TV streaming service in Japan in the fall of 2015, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. The move is part of the U.S.-based streaming pioneer's global expansion. A Netflix spokesman had no comment.

  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, in an op-ed on Wired.com, said he sought the "strongest open Internet protections ever proposed by the FCC" that would apply, for the first time, to both wireless and wired Internet services providers. Wheeler on Thursday will share his latest plan with other FCC commissioners. The five-member FCC will...

  • FCC boss plans sweeping new net neutrality rules Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 11:43 AM ET
    Federal Communication Commission(FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler.

    Tom Wheeler will seek to ban cable companies from throttling access to certain kinds of broadband data and seeking payments to prioritize content.

  • Biggest bonehead calls off the gridiron Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 3:30 PM ET
    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady hoists the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium.

    The Monday morning quarterbacks are out in full force criticizing Pete Carroll's Super Bowl call. While they’re at it, let's remember some of Wall Street's biggest bonehead moves.

  • Do you feel sad, lonely and binge watch?  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells confesses binge watching all her favorite shows. Studies show that binge watch is for sad and lonely souls and may have harmful effects like obesity low productivity, and strained relationships.