On Wednesday afternoon Google will finally launch its long-awaited music store at an event in Los Angeles.
While there's little doubt the videogame industry will once again end the year with negative growth, publishers are certainly positioning themselves to go out with a good fight.
The holiday season is typically loaded with must-have videogames, but the number hitting shelves this year is unprecedented. Here are ten videogames that won't miss their mark.
The European Central Bank: The big bazooka. There are plenty of important events this week, from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's presser to the Group of 20 nations (G20) to nonfarm payrolls. But the story most closely watched is ECB President Mario Draghi's first press conference tomorrow. Why? Not just because many believe he may cut interest rates a month early, it's that many are betting he will reiterate that he is going to continue to buy sovereign bonds.
European leaders gathering for an emergency meeting Wednesday in Cannes could get more attention than Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, unless he has a surprise policy move up his sleeve.
Like an unpleasant relative, the European debt crisis came back for a visit Monday and may still be hanging around on Tuesday.
Stocks closed out the final trading day of October with a thud, finishing near session lows amid renewed concerns over the European debt crisis, but logged some record gains for the month.
Futures declined Monday as the U.S. dollar shot up to a three-month high against the yen after the Japanese government intervened in the market to curb its currency's appreciation.
Thailand announced a five-day holiday on Tuesday to give people the chance to escape floods closing in on Bangkok as the prime minister warned that the capital could face an inundation of 1.5 metres (nearly five feet) of water if barriers collapsed.
Shares of Take-Two Interactive Software surged Tuesday as the company confirmed the long-rumored next installment in its hit "Grand Theft Auto" series is on the way.
What follows is a list of products and services that became so indispensable to consumers that they instantly lost interest in their previous favorites.
Buy a movie once, watch it anywhere, on any Internet-connected device, through the cloud . That's the new business model making waves in Hollywood. Apple's in advanced negotiations with the movie studios to offer movies through its iCloud service and UltraViolet, from a consortium of media and tech companies, rolls out its first cloud-enabled DVDs this week. And Hollywood's hoping that these new options will grow digital movie sales to compensate for DVDs' decline.
Despite a failed attempt at the end of Friday's session to close the week out on a positive note, stocks finished higher on some tepid signs of recovery for the US economy.
Futures rebounded, erasing their early losses Friday following a stronger-than-expected monthly government payrolls report.
Steve Jobs left behind a company that is still the greatest company on earth, Cramer says.
High-profile cyber intrusions, mixed with anonymous mechanized threats and curiously timed offline periods for major corporations, have prompted conspiracy theorists to wonder if hackers are trying to undermine big business or the economy.
Sony has secured financing from Abu Dhabi’s investment fund for EMI as second-round bids for the UK music company came in before a deadline last night, people close to Citibank’s $3.5bn-$4bn auction said. The FT reports.
Today Tim Armstrong presented a new strategy to get AOL on track, unveiling an unprecedented investment in video in an exclusive interview on CNBC.
So far, no company has been able to even come close to rival the success of Apple's iPad, but with the unveiling of its version of a tablet computer Wednesday, analysts say Amazon has a real chance.
Netflix reportedly struck a streaming deal with DreamWorks Animation. But can the studio behind family hits like "Shrek" and "Madagascar" make up for the potential loss of Liberty Starz content?