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  • Dennis Kneale: 'Obamacare Will Stall' Tuesday, 1 Dec 2009 | 12:01 PM ET

    A funny thing happened on the way to Armageddon. The world did not end.  While many of us preached doom a year ago, some were sellin’ the hope. Here are predictions for 2010, which are also a bit bold and optimistic.

  • 3D's Tipping Point and Your Living Room Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 | 2:18 PM ET
    Japan's Toshiba unveils the prototype model of a 3D television set 'Cell Regza'.

    Just about every major studio is developing 3D movies nowadays, and DreamWorks Animation for one says every single production it does will be 3D. No surprise there. What might surprise you is how quickly this kind of technology is coming to your living room.

  • Silicon Valley and Hollywood Now Fast Friends Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 | 12:43 PM ET
    Modern Warfare 2

    As we head into the holiday shopping and entertainment season, a funny thing is happening to Hollywood and Silicon Valley heavyweights. Once rivals, they're now key partners in a new kind of "if you can't beat 'em join 'em" approach to digital entertainment.

  • Deep Discounts Should Make It a Very Tech-y Holiday Friday, 20 Nov 2009 | 2:06 PM ET
    Man watches home theater televisions at the Best Buy

    With deep pricing discounts on many electronic products, retailers are hoping to lure in shoppers who are guarding their wallets more carefully.

  • Sorry Santa, We're Out of Stock Friday, 20 Nov 2009 | 1:58 PM ET
    Shoppers leave a store on 'Black Friday' in New York City.

    With nightmares of Christmas 2008 markdowns dancing in their heads, retailers have slashed inventories to some of the leanest levels in recent memory.

  • Stocks Slide After Dell's Big Miss; Merck Gains Friday, 20 Nov 2009 | 12:37 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks declined Friday as technology shares took yet another hit — this time it was weak earnings from PC maker Dell. Merck was among the few gainers today as investors moved into classically safe bets like health care, consumer staples and utilities.

  • Stocks Open Lower After Dell's Big Miss Friday, 20 Nov 2009 | 10:16 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened lower Friday as technology shares took yet another hit — this time it was weak earnings from PC maker Dell.

  • Futures Dip, Tech Shares Under Pressure Friday, 20 Nov 2009 | 6:07 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures were slightly lower ahead of trading Friday, with technology shares pressured by a weak earnings report from PC maker Dell.

  • Sony's E-Reader Shortage and the Digital Book Battle Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 4:25 PM ET

    Huge demand is every consumer products-maker's fantasy; the nightmare is when shortages from high demand results in shortages that drive consumers to your rivals.

  • Sumner Redstone's Companies Face Off Yet Again Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 1:43 PM ET

    Since Sumner Redstone split up CBS and Viacom, the two companies have had an increasingly acrimonious relationship.

  • What MGM's Sale Could Say About Value of Content Monday, 16 Nov 2009 | 2:56 PM ET
    MGM Studios

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer said it's considering a sale or a merger as it evaluates "strategic options," raising the question: what does this mean for the future of the industry?

  • Michelle Wie Wins, Now What? Monday, 16 Nov 2009 | 9:36 AM ET

    In October 2005, Michelle Wie was the talk of the world. This teenage golfer would not only beat the women, she would one day beat the men, we were told.

  • Video Game Sales Plunge, but Have They Hit Bottom? Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | 7:02 PM ET
    Modern Warfare 2

    After a brief sales increase in September, video game sales took another nosedive in October — but the bad news may finally be over.

  • For Video Game Makers, Stakes Are High for The Holidays Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | 10:51 AM ET
    Modern Warfare 2

    The holiday season is traditionally viewed as a time of good cheer and hope, but for many video game publishers, 2009’s will be filled with shot nerves and stress.

  • 10 Video Games on Holiday Wish Lists Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | 7:12 AM ET

    As you gear up for your holiday shopping, here are the games most likely to be on the wish lists of friends and family.

  • On the surface, a video game opening a virtual pet store doesn’t sound like something investors should care too much about. But when that game is “World of Warcraft,” the stakes change.

  • iPhone Has Become Threat To Nintendo: 'Doom' Creator Friday, 6 Nov 2009 | 12:14 PM ET
    Doom Classic for the iPhone

    While there are now over 100,000 apps in the Apple App store, the vast majority of them were created on a shoestring budget. With customers flocking toward lower-priced program, it just doesn’t make business sense to spend big development dollars—especially on games, the App store’s most crowded category.

  • Smartphone Landscape to Change Dramatically in Asia Thursday, 5 Nov 2009 | 4:54 PM ET

    Apparently, not all industries sink with the recession. Latest industry figures show that global smartphone business expanded by 4 percent in the third quarter compared with a year ago. Bertrand Bidaud, managing vice president at Gartner Group, shared his market views with CNBC.

  • Is Oprah Ready to Go on Her OWN? Thursday, 5 Nov 2009 | 2:56 PM ET
    Oprah Winfrey

    Rumors are swirling that Oprah will give up her daytime syndicated talk show, to bring the show, and her full focus to OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, in mid-2011.

  • WoW Fights New Front in China Tuesday, 3 Nov 2009 | 12:01 PM ET

    Big problems for World of Warcraft fans in China, and there are lots of them, as first reported by GameSpot yesterday. But this could be as big, if not a bigger problem for Activision investors and that's why it's certainly worth mentioning here.