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The day Michael Jackson fans from around the world have been waiting for is finally here. "This Is It" - the much debated, controversial and expensive concert-documentary film, compiled with footage of Jackson's final rehearsals - starts playing tonight, in 3500 theaters in the U.S. and simultaneous premiers in 16 cities across the globe.
“I can’t fight this unkillable stock,” he says.
Its tempting to suggest that the 'V'-pattern recovery seen on the Microsoft chart reflects the behaviour of the unpopular Vista operating system and the announcement of its replacement with the newly released Windows 7. According to technical charts, however, that's not the case.
Streaming movies are coming to the PlayStation 3. Netflix (NFLX) and Sony (SNE) on Monday announced a partnership that will let owners of the gaming system instantly watch roughly 17,000 movies and TV shows.
Gold prices continued to rise on Monday, nearing $1,060, as the U.S. dollar fell. Brian Belski, chief investment strategist at Oppenheimer & Co. shared his insights on gold, markets, and more.
The economy just exited a recession and we’re in a sub-par recovery, so the markets are "entitled to a rest after the big gain," said Bob Doll, vice chairman and global chief investment officer of equities at BlackRock.
We've seen these tales of two companies before: one competitor begins pulling away from another, and like a raging brush fire, generates its own momentum, makes its own wind, and just keeps growing. And growing. Devouring everything in its path.
The rights to the improbable story of two kids from Indian villages, who won a pitching contest without even knowing the rules of baseball and were eventually drafted, have been acquired by Sony.
This has been a fascinating week for Apple and Microsoft. Both have been mired in a pitched battle with each other for decades, but I can't remember a week like this one, with so much news, so much excitement, so much meat on the bone for both company's stories.
When you're running a company the size of Microsoft, you're going to face issues. Lots of them. Competition with Apple, and Google, and Sony, economic vagaries, the European Commission, the Justice Department. Product development, innovation, politics.
Eastman Kodak is down 60 percent in the last month, and the options are looking for further declines.
Barnes & Noble has finally unveiled the details of its much-anticipated e-book. It's called the "Nook," and like Amazon's Kindle, it costs $259.
The good news: After six consecutive months of negative numbers, the video game industry finally had a month that topped 2008’s sales figures. The bad news: It only did so by the skin of its teeth.
You think Lloyd has a rough time on "Entourage"? At least he's not a temp. You saw how Ari treated those people after Lloyd left. However, revenge is sweet, especially in Hollywood, and temps have found their voice in a blog called The Temp Diaries, purportedly written by one of their own.
Google is sure to shake up the digital book business with is new platform to sell e-Books. In classic Google-fashion it's becoming a "frenemy" — both a competitor and a new driver of revenue — for the likes of Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com.
Google is launching a new service for booksellers next year called Google Editions, which will let readers buy books and read them anywhere on gadgets ranging from cell phones to possibly e-book devices.
The Australian dollar has hit a 14-month high against the U.S dollar, prompting investors to speculate once again, if the currency will reach parity with the greenback. According to historical charts, that outcome is unlikely anytime soon.
The November 2005 launch of the Xbox 360 marked not only the beginning of a new cycle of video game hardware, it also launched a new era in video game pricing.
Good news for those of you who are waiting/hoping for more e-book choices - reports are out that Barnes & Noble plans on selling its own electronic reader possibly as soon as next month.
It looks like this will be the holiday shopping season of the e-reader; we'll finally see some serious competition and affordable prices, which means the niche could finally take off.