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Apple’s Co-Founder and Chief Executive Steve Jobs is the “ultimate CEO who matters,” according to a ranking by Barron’s magazine. The annual ranking of top CEOs from around the world seeks to identify the corporate leaders who have top-notch reputations in the financial community and would be missed by investors if they unexpectedly left their jobs.
Google has formed a political sales team that has held discussions with with political and advocacy group consultants to discuss ways Google can help these groups with their campaigns, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times.
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An unexpected deal between industry titans, News Corp (NWS) and NBC Universal (GE), sent the media world tumbling, today. The long-time adversaries agreed to set aside differences and jointly launch a new website which will compete directly with Youtube, owned by Google (GOOG). The move comes a week after Viacom’s (VIA) $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit. Can Google play the David to these corporate Goliaths and come out a winner?
That seems to be the marching orders behind the unusual partnership of NBC Universal (the parent of this network!) and News Corp., along with Yahoo, Time Warner's AOL, Microsoft's MSN and News Corp. social networking icon MySpace.com.
General Electric's NBC Universal And News Corp are creating an online video site to compete with Google's YouTube.
The Fed's statement sparked a big Wall Street rally yesterday that sent investors on a shopping spree in world equities markets.
The brave Spartan soldiers of "300" enjoyed a one-sided victory at the North American box office for a second weekend, making light work of critically lambasted new challenges from Sandra Bullock and Chris Rock.
Betting on the college basketball tournament --legal and illegal-- is estimated at more than $7 billion, making it the biggest sports gambling event of the year. The vast majority of legal wagers are made in Las Vegas, where the $2.4 billion sports book industry is gearing up for its busiest season.
Media conglomerate Viacom sued Google and its Internet video-sharing site YouTube for more than $1 billion on Tuesday in the biggest challenge yet to the Web search leader's strategy to dominate the online video market.
Cramer's got some advice for holders of Yahoo!, NYSE Group and Ford and more...
Video game makers are taking a page from YouTube's playbook by offering user-generated and customized options for popular models.
When it comes to technology it seems like everyday we focus on big-screen this, or big-screen that, but today, thanks to Microsoft, I want to take a look at the small screen in your den or the tiny screen in your pocket.
The Motion Picture Association of America released data Tuesday showing that 63 movies grossed more than $50 million in 2006.
I had the unusual opportunity to emcee Silicon Valley's first Technology Policy Summit last week in San Jose, an awesome collection of policymakers, investors, CEOs, nonprofit reps and academics. But one of the most fascinating panels included the co-founders of three of the web's most exciting start-ups. And I had the chance to interview them exclusively about the potential of their sites, and the prospects for a bigtime payday.
The Warner Bros. film was released on DVD just two weeks ago, the third of the best-picture nominees to hit retail shelves, and its Oscar buzz is likely to lead to increased sales.
This year’s Best Picture nominees grossed a mere $243 million in domestic box office sales, less than a fifth of the $1.32 billion raked in by the top five movies in 2006.
A deal between Google and CBS that would let YouTube users watch clips from CBS shows such as "The Late Show with David Letterman," has unraveled, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
Microsoft is busy pushing its entertainment offerings. The tech company's new secret weapon in selling digital downloads to play on a cell phone or other devices is a new digital rights management technology called PlayReady. The upside for consumers: content purchased for one mobile device isn't limited to just that gadget. Users can register several devices to share content. This is a rather controversial approach, but could really catch on eventually.
MySpace said it would block unauthorized music videos and other clips containing Universal Music Group's music, while still allowing the Vivendi unit and its artists to circulate promotional audio and video they authorize.