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  • Pioneer to Launch Blu-Ray Recorders in 2008 Tuesday, 8 Jul 2008 | 6:32 AM ET
    Sony Blu-ray Disc

    Japanese consumer electronics maker Pioneer said on Tuesday it plans to launch Blu-ray DVD recorders by the end of the year, taking aim at a rapidly growing market after the end of a bitter format battle.

  • Will Smith Tops Box Office with 'Hancock' Sunday, 6 Jul 2008 | 3:14 PM ET

    Will Smith's box-office superpowers remain intact.  Smith's "Hancock" -- the story of a boozing, foul-mouthed superhero who dresses like a street bum -- led the Fourth of July weekend with a $66 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday.

  • 'Hancock' Poised to Extend Hollywood Hot Streak Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 12:33 PM ET
    Director John Moore, actor Bruce Willis and actor Jai Courtney attend the dedication and unveiling of a new soundstage mural celebrating 25 years of 'Die Hard' at Fox Studio Lot.

    "Hancock," the new Will Smith action movie opening ahead of the July Fourth holiday, seems sure to extend Hollywood's latest hot streak, keeping the U.S. box office on pace to exceed last year's record summer.

  • Hollywood is looking at another intense third act; the tough guys are pulling out the big guns. The Screen Actors Guild is the last of the entertainment industry's guilds to renegotiate its contract, and let's just say, it's not looking like a fairytale ending.

  • Nokia Signs Warner to Music Deal Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | 8:38 AM ET

    The world's top cellphone maker Nokia signed a deal with Warner Music Group to make Warner titles available through its "Comes With Music" service and Nokia music store, Nokia said on Tuesday.

  • 'Guitar Hero: Aerosmith' Breaks New Gaming Ground Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | 9:21 PM ET

    "Guitar Hero: Aerosmith,"  Activision's latest installment of their video game franchise, launched Friday at Time Square's Hard Rock Cafe release party n New York. It's the fourth game in the best-selling title, but the first based on a specific band.

  • Sony Ericsson Warns on Profit as Demand Slows Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | 9:24 AM ET
    Woman on Cell phone.

    Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson warned on Friday it would make no profit in the second quarter due to weaker demand for its more expensive phones, sending shares in co-parent Ericsson down more than 11 percent.

  • Lightning Round: Apple, Sony, Visa and More Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 7:18 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Lightning Round: Apple, Starbucks, Coach and More Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 6:14 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Today's Live Blog of Apple's WWDC--iPhone Re-Launch Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 1:00 PM ET
    IPhone 3G

    The posts from today's live blogging of the Apple World Wide Developers Conference and launch of the new generation iPhone from the Moscone West building in San Francisco, California.

  • 'Panda' Karate Chops 'Zohan' at the Box Office Sunday, 8 Jun 2008 | 12:33 PM ET
    Director John Moore, actor Bruce Willis and actor Jai Courtney attend the dedication and unveiling of a new soundstage mural celebrating 25 years of 'Die Hard' at Fox Studio Lot.

    It was fight night at the box office this weekend,  and the "Kung Fu Panda" defeated Israeli commando-turned-hairdresser "Zohan" with an estimated three-day total of $60 million in box office sales.

  • Euro 2008: Bad English Football Is Bad for Business Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 3:29 PM ET

    Unfortunately, for a huge number of companies across the world, the English national football team is not very good and has failed to qualify for Euro 2008, which kicks off in Switzerland on Saturday.

  • Web Extra: Set It Off Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 6:55 PM ET

    In Wednesday’s Web Extra find out how to trade Sony’s agreement with cable operators to eliminate set-top boxes

  • Yahoo Wasn't Key to Microsoft Internet Plans: Exec Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 2:01 PM ET

    Microsoft's attempts to strike a deal with Yahoo is an "accelerator" of its online strategy, but not the sole answer to advancing its Internet vision, the company's top software executive said on Wednesday.

  • Sony's Blu-ray Boosts DVD Recorder Sales in Japan Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 12:38 AM ET

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  • Playing Guitar Hero

    These titles are working their magic for new songs as well, and that could mean a critically important new distribution method for established bands, as well as new bands seeking a way to end run traditional music labels, trying to reach their fans directly.

  • Apple's Ebb and Flow Friday, 23 May 2008 | 10:40 AM ET

    It wasn't too long ago that Apple Inc. was out of favor on Wall Street, the stock languishing, the outlook nebulous, the bears drooling at the raise-'em-up-tear-'em-down prospects of one of the most compelling companies in all of technology.

  • Netflix Drifts into the Clouds Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 7:47 PM ET
    Netflix

    Today's Netflix announcement with Roku about a new way to get movies from the net directly to your TV screen and bypassing the computer screen in your home office, is cool for a number of reasons.

  • Tru2way: The Future Way Of Cable Television? Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 4:33 PM ET

    At this year's cable show, everyone from cable operators to TV set makers are buzzing about a game changing new technology called Tru2way. Are you sick of that bulky set top box? Annoyed that you have no choice of cable operators? Tru2way could be your solution

  • Video Game Downloads Could Reinvent the Industry Friday, 16 May 2008 | 5:14 PM ET

    Rather than having to pitch a video game idea and hope for funding, developers and skilled hobbyists can now create the game they want on the side—then let the market dictate whether their idea had merit.