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Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman narrowly took the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office in North America with their comedy "The Bucket List," according to studio estimates issued Sunday.
The industry is at the technological and financial crossroads. With high definition TV here to stay, porn distributors and producers have to decide whether to adopt an expensive and potentially embarrassing new technology that promises to squeeze already shrinking profit margins.
Companies are picking up on Nintendo's motion-sensing technology, incorporating it into new electronic products, some of which go beyond the realm of video gaming.
In-car technology is all the rage and the major automakers are looking for the right partners to make a big splash. Forget about simple GPS. We're talking computing. (Full story)
Small businesses exhibiting at CES can get lost in the crowd but hard work and the right strategy can help their products stand out.
Games such as Activision's "Guitar Hero" are off the charts, but they have led to an odd phenomenon: Not only are real guitar players competing against fake guitar players. Real guitar companies are now making fake guitars
Sony Chief Executive Howard Stringer said on Monday the media and electronics conglomerate had a "very good" holiday season but the current quarter may present challenges.
Certainly one of the hottest technologies at this year's CES is the 27-inch Organic Light Emitting Diode television by Sony, which is just three millimeters thick.
CES is all about gadgets, but this year more than ever it's about getting CONTENT on those gadgets. What's the point of a gorgeous huge, super skinny high def TV, if not to watch high def movies at the touch of your fingertips. And all these fancy mobile devices, aren't they all just means to watch clear video on that tiny screen?
It's been a raucous 24 hours at the Consumer Electronics Show and the show floor hasn't even opened yet. I touched down in Vegas Sunday at 10:45 a.m. after being up all night because of the Northern California storms, and headed straight for the Las Vegas Convention Center so I could put the finishing touches on our story NBC Nightly News.
There are two stories I'm looking forward to investigating as the crowds hit the floor Monday. First, there's the state of the struggle between Toshiba, with its HD DVD high-def disc format, and Sony's rival Blu-ray format. Secondly, there's a new batch of electronics that incorporate motion-based controllers similar to Nintendo's Wii.
Nicolas Cage's "National Treasure" sequel was the top draw at North American movie theaters for a third consecutive weekend, while a pregnant schoolgirl delivered another healthy box-office bundle.
Warner Bros. has become the latest studio to back Blu-ray exclusively. The announcement scheduled for Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas instead leaked out today with the studio now confirming the news.
For years, everyone's been waiting for an indication that either Sony's Blu-Ray or Microsoft and Toshiba's Blu-Ray format would emerge triumphant and the other would go the way of the BETA deck. Today, finally, a crucial tipping point in this battle in which the $20 billion dollar home video market is at stake.
Late Thursday night, Microsoft was touting the company's apparently monumental success with Xbox sales this holiday shopping season, even though the industry's gold standard of market research, the NPD numbers for December, are still weeks away.
CNBC Contributor David Pogue shows off four new professional quality cameras for semipro prices.
Happy 2008! I'm back from my travels and have spent the day reading up on all the news I missed while away (though news of Benazir Bhutto's assassination was everywhere, the international press doesn't follow Hollywood labor negotiations as closely).
Nicolas Cage led the North American box office for a second weekend with his "NationalTreasure" sequel, while the teen comedy "Juno" raced up the rankings despite playing in limited release.
Nicolas Cage topped the North American box office for the second time this year on Sunday with "National Treasure: Book of Secrets," a sequel to the biggest movie of his career.
Nintendo, already struggling with shortages of its Wii video game console, is also seeing signs of higher-than-expected demand for its DS handheld device.