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  • Those Celebrity Tweets Could Be Ads Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 3:32 PM ET
    Charlie Sheen

    Troubled sitcom actor Charlie Sheen stands to earn $1 million this year endorsing products on such social media sites as Twitter, Arnie Gullov-Singh, CEO of Ad.ly, a website that links celebrities with companies and brands online, told CNBC Monday.

  • World of Warcraft Maker Turns 20, Looks Ahead Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 1:56 PM ET
    StarCraft 2

    You might think that after creating a title that has over 12 million customers happily paying a monthly subscription fee, Blizzard Entertainment would be immune to some of the fears circling the video game industry.

  • Nintendo vs. Apple and Google in Gaming Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 4:46 PM ET
    Nintendo 3DS

    Smartphones have absolutely crashed the mobile gaming industry party since the iPhone came onto the scene in 2007 – can Nintendo answer?

  • Electronic Arts Goes ‘On the Offensive’ Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011 | 5:52 PM ET
    Electronic Arts Headquarters, Redwood City, California

    Electronic Arts hasn’t exactly been a darling of Wall Street in recent years, but the president of the EA Games label says the company has made the necessary changes to get back on top.

  • Could Storytelling Be Your Secret Sauce to Success? Tuesday, 1 Mar 2011 | 10:15 AM ET

    In his new book "Tell to Win," Peter Guber says what's needed now is State-of-the-Heart-Technology."

  • Sheen on a Vulgar Spiral Down: Guber Monday, 28 Feb 2011 | 4:26 PM ET
    Charlie Sheen

    Troubled actor Charlie Sheen is “screwing his way to the bottom,” and Peter Guber, chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, told CNBC Monday.

  • Few Surprises at the Oscars Monday, 28 Feb 2011 | 1:49 AM ET
    Oscar Awards

    There will be plenty of ties in office Oscar pools this year: The Academy Awards were just as predictable as they possibly could have been.

  • Get Ready for the Oscars — Vote Friday, 25 Feb 2011 | 2:28 PM ET
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    We're set up on the red carpet, which is actually on Hollywood Blvd. And with the threat of rain, the red carpet is covered in white plastic and the giant gold statuettes are covered in giant clear plastic bags.

  • Video Game Sales Get off to Slow Start in 2011 Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 7:01 PM ET
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    Despite comparing with weak numbers from a year ago, game software sales were down 5 percent last month versus 12 months earlier, coming in at $576 million, according to NPD Group, which tracks the industry.

  • Video Games Seen Stumbling Into the New Year Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 11:09 AM ET
    Call of Duty Black Ops

    After two consistent years of negative growth, investors in the video game industry are hoping for things to start turning around in 2011, but they may have to wait a little longer for that to happen.

  • A 3D TV Tipping Point? Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 12:22 AM ET
    Fairgoers wear special '3D' glasses as they watch a movie on a 3D TV screen.

    The 3D TV market just got a little more exciting. On Sunday, '3net' launched in 18 million homes from Discovery, Sony and Imax. And on Monday, as a Valentine’s gift to sports fans, ESPN launched on DirecTV, Comcast and Time Warner Cable. This brings the total number of 3D networks to three, including DirecTV's 'N3d' channel, launched last year in partnership with Panasonic.

  • Sony's PlayStation Phone is Headed to Verizon Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | 3:56 PM ET
    Sony Ericsson has unveiled Xperia, the PlayStation phone.

    The company has unveiled the Xperia Play at the ongoing Mobile World Congress. Due in March, the device will be available exclusively through Verizon in the U.S. and will lead the charge of cell phones capable of playing PlayStation titles.

  • Madden NFL 2011

    A work stoppage in the NFL is looking increasingly likely — and the effects of that could reach far beyond the gridiron. One company that’s undoubtedly monitoring the situation closely is Electronic Arts.

  • For EA and THQ, Is a Turnaround in Their Future? Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 9:53 AM ET
    Medal of Honor

    The last couple of years have been rough ones for Electronic Arts and THQ. Rapid changes in the video game landscape and an unlucky string of underperforming titles has taken its toll on both companies’ stock prices.

  • Stocks End Slightly Up; Dow Hits New High Thursday, 3 Feb 2011 | 5:11 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks ended slightly higher after trading lower most of the session as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated the central bank would continue to stimulate the economy, even amid signs of growing strength in the U.S. economy, evident in news out early in the session. Cisco and BofA rose, while Merck fell.

  • Stocks Turn Up Ahead of Close; Retail Gains Thursday, 3 Feb 2011 | 3:59 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks turned higher after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated the central bank would continue to stimulate the economy, even amid signs of growing strength in the U.S. economy. Cicsco and Bank of America rose, while Merck fell.

  • Story Headline for display on site Tuesday, 1 Feb 2011 | 9:12 PM ET

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  • Plasma TVs: Price Pinches Popularity Monday, 31 Jan 2011 | 10:29 AM ET
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    Chances are you'll be watching the big game on a smaller-sized, lower-priced LCD set, even if the picture quality isn't as good as its rival.  In the cutthroat, deflationary world of consumer electronics, the debate over which flat-panel TV technology is superior has taken  a backseat to price.

  • Sony Unveils Next Generation Handheld System Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 9:27 AM ET
    Sony PSP2

    The company unveiled its next generation handheld system Thursday – the successor to its six-year old PlayStation Portable device. Sony also announced a new initiative that would bring PlayStation games to Android-based devices.

  • Actor Colin Firth poses with his award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) for 'The King's Speech'.

    The big winner of the morning is "The King's Speech," from The Weinstein Co. — grabbing the lead with a whopping 12 nominations including Best Picture, Actor and Director.